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
THE NUTRITION FORUM Food Safety in a Power Outage
Well, Worthington, this has been quite the spring/winter storm! With the abundant power outages, food safety can be of real concern. Fortunately, with the rolling blackouts we are having, the power sh... Posted on 4/11/13 at 11:06 AM
STAFF BLOG BETWEEN THE PIPES One rule change maybe hurting the intergrity of the game
As many know, my favorite sport in the world is hockey. I love to watch it, play it and talk about it with anyone who shares my interest.
So it isnt hard to see why I have come to enjoy covering area ... Posted on 1/28/13 at 1:41 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE What do I do with THIS?
OK, what in the world do I do with this?
I mean seriously?
I have been working for months -- yes, literally months -- on trying to clean out my freezer.
It all started in February, right around V... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:39 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein
During my trip to Flensburg in May 2010, I did a pair of bike tours along the Flensburg Fjord, a bay area that is part of the Baltic Sea and enclaves the border city. On one day I toured the south e... Posted on 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
WORTHINGTON — An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA.
While electricity is restored, long-term repairs could take a year WORTHINGTON — It’s been nearly a month since ice-coated power lines caused thousands of wooden poles to snap and transmission structures to tumble, yet a drive through the countryside shows the massive amount of restoration work yet to be done.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the president to grant the request made by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad for a declaration of a major disaster in response to damaging winds, heavy rains, thunderstorms, freezing rain, and ice and snow this month.
WORTHINGTON — University of Minnesota Extension will host a tree assessment workshop from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center, 1527 Prairie Dr., Worthington.
Damage tally for region includes $16 million in Nobles County WORTHINGTON — According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than $26 million worth of damage was done across southwest Minnesota during the April winter storm.
Worthington forester talks future of area trees after ice damage WORTHINGTON — In a worst-case scenario, city of Worthington Forester Scott Rosenberg estimates 50 percent of the city’s trees will be lost as a result of the April 9 ice storm in the community. Replacing those trees will be a long, slow process — one hampered even more by the ongoing drought.
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