A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Yangshuo: Earth's Teeth
Breaking News: My fund-raising campaign on the website, Kickstarter, was successful! With the money raised this week, I'm (much) better able to create and distribute my book project about my year in C... Posted on 6/9/12 at 9:09 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Cooperation fading as session nears end
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Republicans say Gov. Mark Daytons Friday veto of their tax-relief bill threatens cooperation in the few remaining days of the Minnesota legislative session.
You do ... Posted on 5/4/12 at 11:57 PM
Market, economy leave some horses unwanted, abandoned
SIBLEY, Iowa — At one time, there were more than 20 horse processing facilities scattered throughout the country, but today the number of plants that can process the animals legally has dwindled to just a few. Now, horse producers and national associations are stepping in to try and turn the tide.
Jerry Flease (far left) is ready to give Betty Huehls (second from left) of Cookeville, Tenn., a ride on he and wife Gwen’s one-horse open sleigh Thursday at the Fleases’ farm in rural Jackson County. To Huehls’ left is her daughter, Becky Menke of Fairfield, Iowa; also shown are Menke’s children, Heidi (far right) and Kyle (back).
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.
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