CAPITOL CHATTER Spotlight turns to sand mining
By Danielle Killey
Many Minnesotans are not sure whether more silica sand mining could mean dangerous dust and contaminated water, a booming economy or something in between.
Cities and counties have... Posted on 2/18/13 at 10:40 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Best Bridge Preservation Example Part 1: Answer to the Pop Quiz
After a week of mulling, here is the answer to the Pop Quiz that I presented in the entry from last Monday:
The quiz question was which 1879 King Bridge Company bowstring arch bridge located in Jon... Posted on 11/19/12 at 10:47 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW King Turkey Day Extraordinaire!
When I moved to Worthington 15 years ago, there were several things that I had to adjust to. No, Im not talking about the prairie or the weather or the figures of speech. Not this time.
This time Im ... Posted on 9/17/12 at 10:06 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT I can’t wait to get on the road again
I cant tell you how many miles Ive driven in the course of the last two weeks, but with trips to the Minnesota State Fair and Clay County Fair, coupled with jaunts to the farm and a backroads drive th... Posted on 9/10/12 at 7:19 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around
It had only been two days on this mountain in Hubei province.
But in a whole new environment----one that encouraged the focus of every moment, no less---this meant a concentrated, super-saturated 48 ... Posted on 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
WORTHINGTON — When Monica King was pondering a name for her line of handmade soaps and lotions, her interest in mythology provided inspiration. In particular, a story about Discordia (also known as Eris) — goddess of strife, discord, contention and rivalry — caught her fancy.
WORTHINGTON — It isn’t a hobby. It isn’t a sport. It’s a passion.
The first King Turkey Day King Kaller brought in competitors from several states and was well attended for a first time event, said Shane Simpson of White Bear Lake.
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