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What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C...
4/25/13 at 7:09 AM SIA Conference coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul 4/9/13 at 4:01 AM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: A Review of the 2008 Proposal 11/7/12 at 6:25 PM
Gutenberg 10 years later
26 April 2002- the day that will be remembered as the day that Germany stood still and watched in shock as a 19-year old stormed a high school Gutenberg Gymnasium in Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia,...
4/26/12 at 3:26 AM
Historic sites, museums up admission as society makes cuts
The Minnesota Historical Society says a lower-than-needed state budget means it is forced to reduce services and raise entrance fees. Beginning Dec. 1, admission to most historic sites and museums go...
8/27/11 at 9:18 AM New Yorker to lead Minnesota Historical Society 3/28/11 at 9:56 AM
China: Bone-Breaking Pressure
In China around 1000 years ago, a unique trend began in the area of fashion, custom, and duty. Parents started to tightly wrap the feet of their young daughters so the feet wouldn't grow large. This...
8/11/11 at 11:11 AM
1935: Honoring Those Long Wed; Legion Auxiliary
Honors were to be paid to people who'd been married the longest in 1935....
7/28/10 at 12:00 AM 1945: Baby Born, DAR Meets, Boron Hardens Steel? 1/20/10 at 12:00 AM
Shedding some light on HSUS
This press release was posted to my Facebook page earlier today. I wanted to share (enlighten) all of my Farm Bleat readers about the Humane Society of the United States. I have been inundated with in...
3/2/10 at 8:45 AM The Yellow Tail fallout 2/11/10 at 6:05 AM
The debate over animal agriculture 1/29/10 at 12:00 AM
The Origin of the Surprised Kitty
Earlier I linked to the Surprised Kitten, an internet sensation that, like the Dramatic Chipmunk and the Dancing Hamsters, have become a bizarre "everyone's seen it" kind of thing. Much to m...
12/4/09 at 9:04 AM