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
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW 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... Posted on 3/4/13 at 10:14 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Are we there YET?
There comes a time in every journey - usually sooner rather than later - when you simply run out of things to talk about. I mean, the same three people inside the same car for hours upon hours can get... Posted on 10/24/12 at 11:22 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing: Emperors and Communists
After a lazy Sunday in Beijing, it was time to get into the nitty-gritty and get me an eduvacation.
Beijing is one of the most storied capitals around. Its most recent chapters have been written whil... Posted on 7/7/12 at 10:18 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Yangshuo: Grateful for Rain
Yes, that's right. I was grateful for the "bad" weather during my time here. Crazy, huh? Well, normally I'd wish for blue skies just like the next fella, but something about this place made the rai... Posted on 4/23/11 at 12:33 PM
WORTHINGTON — Sure, the shivers and snow aren’t fun, but extreme cold weather can cause more than just inconvenience. It can be dangerous, too.
Even local postal carriers were retreating from the snow-covered streets by late Thursday morning.
You cannot afford $4 a gallon for gasoline for that Yellowstone trip you wanted. Look closer. Look at the largest metropolitan area in the Upper Midwest.
Minneapolis, St. Paul and environs are much more than the Mall of America.
FULDA — Slayton’s Mark York and Fulda’s Tina Slaathaug were the respective male and female winners of the Wood Duck 5-K road race Saturday morning.
York, a cross country runner for Murray County Central, took an early lead in the 42-runner event and stretched the margin over the 3.1 mile distance, finishing 40 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor.
York’s winning time was 19 minutes and 12 seconds.
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