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Windy Enough for Mary Poppins?
It is windy on the prairie today. I mean, like 52mph kind of winds. The kind of wind that keeps me indoors with cup after cup of tea. There are things Im supposed to do in town, but Im chicken o...
3/2/12 at 7:58 AM
Most serious Minnesota nuclear plant alert not all that serious
Minnesotas most serious nuclear power plant emergency apparently posed no threat to the public and, in the end, was not all that serious. The Thursday Prairie Island power plant incident amounted t...
1/5/12 at 5:10 PM Authorities investigate Prairie Island nuclear plant bleach leak 1/5/12 at 1:24 PM
Nuclear plant studies bill advances 3/17/10 at 6:40 PM
The fading sun
I absolutely love this time of year, when the leaves turn their beautiful shades of oranges, yellows and reds, and then fall from the trees and crunch under foot. I like driving down country roads an...
10/12/11 at 10:05 AM Learning by Doing 6/14/11 at 11:16 PM
Eyes wide open 3/14/11 at 11:10 PM
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 9:27 AM
A few weeks back — on one of those relentlessly cold winter mornings that make one want to stay in bed, snug and warm under the covers, all day long — we rented a Wii. Unsurprisingly, it p...
3/2/10 at 8:51 AM