THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Ice Storm Photos
I apologize for not posting these photos sooner...I couldn't look at them without feeling ill. Seriously. I had to avoid the... Posted on 4/23/13 at 2:05 PM
TWINS RUBES: A LOCAL ANGLE ON THE MINNESOTA TWINS W.A.R.: What is it good for?
As a very beginner level sabermetrician, one statistic that I can comprehend is WAR - Wins Above Replacement. Basically it calculates how many wins a player added to his team over a period of time, ab... Posted on 2/12/13 at 6:02 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES The Bridges of Chippewa County, Wisconsin (USA)
The last of the three part Wisconsin bridge tour takes us to Chippewa County. With 62,415 residents according to the latest US Census survey, the county is part of the greater Eau Claire economic me... Posted on 6/15/12 at 6:04 PM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Spargel season
Our recent trip to Germany happened to coincide with a very important culinary time there. It was white asparagus season, and stands selling spargel were everywhere, and the highly prized vegetable wa... Posted on 5/23/12 at 6:18 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Last report from Twins' spring training
I received a final report from my uncle, Marlin Berkland, from Minnesota Twins' spring training.
The Twins will open their season on Friday night at Baltimore.
From my uncle late Wednesday night... Posted on 4/5/12 at 2:46 PM
Corn crop going in as one of earliest on record
WORTHINGTON — The rain held off for longer than expected Friday, allowing farmers from throughout the region to get in several extra hours of planting time.
WORTHINGTON — Farmers who have been out in recent days getting the rest of last year’s corn crop harvested are finding it over-wintered rather well, considering snow depths that, in some places, buried the entire corn stalk.
Junior varsity softball coach Jason Behrends throws a shovel full of snow Tuesday afternoon in an effort to hasten its melting prior to the start of the season in Worthington. The first game is scheduled for March 30.
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