THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 21 May, 2013
Tornado destroys large bridge in Oklahoma, Bridge lost to flooding in Indiana, Future of Kentucky Bridge in question
The month of May was supposed to bring ... Posted on 5/21/13 at 5:07 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Red plus blue equals purple
By Don Davis
Two Minnesota senators want to form a purple caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together.
Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said there is little t... Posted on 3/4/13 at 8:10 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Anger of Muslims
The narrative surrounding the protests and violence in the Middle East is that it is occurring because a film called Innocence of Muslims depicts Mohammed. It's against Islamic law to create images of... Posted on 9/18/12 at 7:59 AM
Dover Street Skateboards team member Michael Iwen, 20, of Worthington, performs a “kick-flip” at the skatepark in Worthington. A “kick-flip” is a trick in which the skateboard does a complete roll under the skater who then lands with both the skater and the board, upright. Behind Michael is his brother and teammate, Jeremy.
DUNDEE — Along the trail that leads out to Fury’s Island County Park in northeastern Nobles County stands a stately burr oak tree that is more than 200 years old. It is a testament to the long and storied past, not only of Nobles County, but of a family that has called the parcel home through five generations.
The little blue spring horse at Church Park has had a belly full of snow this year, and is up to his belly in it, also. He was probably hoping the groundhog would not see his shadow Tuesday, but, alas, it was not to be. After Monday’s snowfall, it was pretty safe to assume there would be at least six more weeks of winter.
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Quarterback Skyler Higgins and fullback Zane Phillips accounted for nearly all of the offense and all of the scoring for Remsen St. Mary’s Friday night, leading the Hawks to a 36-12 victory over Harris-Lake Park in the season-opening football game for both teams.
WORTHINGTON — The Park Department’s thistle management strategy has become a prickly issue for some Worthington walkers after a natural prairie area at the south end of Olson Park was mowed this month to combat invasive species.
LUVERNE — Upcoming interpretive programs at Blue Mounds State Park include “Wish Upon a Star” at 10 p.m. Friday. Participants will see the stars like they’ve never seen them before and learn about the constellations.
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