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What's a Little Ice When You've Got Angels on Your Side?
After 19 years of living in the Mid West, I think Im beginning to belong. I have joined the ranks of Minnesotans who say, If we stayed home at the least little bit of nasty weather, wed never go anyw...
3/4/13 at 10:14 PM
Riverside Bridge Update: The Battle over the Ownership
There is usually a problem when it comes to preserving historic bridges and that is the question of ownership and liability. Most of the time agencies and parties involved in a historic bridge in qu...
8/6/12 at 10:27 AM
A Generation Back From the Dead
This is a piece about our connection to ancestors, their way of life in the Midwest, and these discoveries through one little old lady. My Aunt Olive Hendrickson was born in South Dakota and now liv...
7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
1940: Time for the Highways
We want roads. When do we want them? Now! ... as of 1940, anyway....
3/30/11 at 11:00 AM 1939: Globe Reporter Covers the Future 11/12/10 at 12:00 AM
1985: Highway 60 Detour Proposal Announced 8/28/10 at 11:00 AM
A near catastrophe on a country road
You know how they say curiosity killed the cat? How about those parents who always tell us we must learn from our mistakes? Well, Im kind of thinking both rang a little true in my life this afternoon...
3/29/11 at 7:14 PM
Bonding bill gets hearing in House committee
Road, flood project and civic center backers told the House Capitol Investment Committee Wednesday that they need money Gov. Mark Dayton proposes in his public works budget. Our roads are rough, aged...
2/24/11 at 7:36 AM Nurses say Minnesota roads getting safer 11/19/10 at 3:01 PM
10 Time Wasters: Bad Movies, Weird Photos, Weird Beach Boys Tunes and Even a LOLCat
1. From Reuters comes this top 10 list that may be better termed a bottom 10 list: It's a list of the 10 biggest movie flops of the past decade. And the biggest flop isn't Battlefield Earth, surprisin...
12/17/09 at 12:00 AM