THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Book/Documentary of the Month: A Tour of the Rhine
There are many ways to write a book on bridges, let alone do a documentary for a TV program. One can focus on one bridge and its history, but that is more for locals who are closely attached to the ... Posted on 3/20/13 at 8:48 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE This is not goodbye
It's amazing how perspective can change.
As I drove home last night, I felt like things were different.
I met my cousin, Kyle, and his wife, Kayla, in Spencer on Tuesday night. I hadn't seen them fo... Posted on 3/14/12 at 10:42 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Education: Minnesota-style
A couple of years ago, I splurged and bought a year-long pass to the great state parks of Minnesota. I had visions of visiting every one of them if not throughout the state, at least those right here... Posted on 2/7/12 at 9:05 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Dresden Neumarkt: The Medieval Market
Moving on from the markets in the outer portion of Dresden, we come to the Christmas market in Dresdens Neumarkt, one of two major Christmas markets in Dresden's Altstadt. The market is loca... Posted on 12/23/11 at 7:04 PM
Storden veteran receives first two sets of Korean Defense Service plates
STORDEN — A Storden man and member of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 41, The Frozen Chosin of Mankato, received the first Korean Defense Service license plates during a presentation Monday afternoon in Worthington.
Re-enactors staged a Civil War-era battle between Union and Confederate troops as part of Pipestone Civil War Days, Aug. 14, 2010, but there was also 1860s music and entertainment. Even President Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to Pipestone and gave the Gettysburg Address.
Jackson’s Strube cared for soldiers on stateside Army bases
JACKSON — She dedicated nearly her entire adult life to caring for the ill and the injured, but perhaps nothing had a more profound impact on her than the years she tended to our nation’s men in uniform — the broken, the battered boys of war.
Luverne man earned Purple Heart in hand grenade explosion
LUVERNE — Gilbert Ketterling still has the scars on his legs and a few marks on his back to show where shrapnel scattered and pierced his body 66 years ago.
Hubner shares tale of booby-trapped guns and Axis Sally
PIPESTONE — With the exception of his 42 months in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, 90-year-old Loren Hubner has spent his entire life within a quarter-mile stretch of farmland on the northwest side of Pipestone.
Worthington man shares story of survival on Wheeler Field
WORTHINGTON — One week ago today, Eugene Erlandson walked the halls of The Meadows in Worthington proudly wearing the cap that told his fellow neighbors he was a survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
That sect with a Mormon root which insists on polygamy has been giving Texas law enforcement officials pains — and —
Texas law enforcement officials have been giving the polygamists pains.
No harm in that exchange, I think. We must hope no enduring harm is done the 450 children caught in crossfire.
In this year of Minnesota’s 150th anniversary, it seems fitting to note the land we occupy also was a land of polygamists in 150 years gone by.
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