THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 21 May, 2013
Tornado destroys large bridge in Oklahoma, Bridge lost to flooding in Indiana, Future of Kentucky Bridge in question
The month of May was supposed to bring ... Posted on 5/21/13 at 5:07 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Red plus blue equals purple
By Don Davis
Two Minnesota senators want to form a purple caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together.
Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said there is little t... Posted on 3/4/13 at 8:10 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW The Sioux Falls Falls!
Last fall my family and I took a little jaunt over to Falls Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Sioux Falls - on the Big Sioux River - are a many-layered falls, with something to be found for ever... Posted on 5/16/12 at 6:45 PM
New camp site offers year-round adventure at Lake Shetek
CURRIE — While it may not be an ideal winter for people who love to spend their days ice fishing, building snow forts or snowshoeing, it still offers promising days to go for a hike, cozy up in a cabin with a good book or simply enjoy the serenity of a Minnesota State Park.
Park Board wants to keep public access, county considers options
KINBRAE — After meeting for nearly an hour with members of the Nobles County Park Board Monday night, county commissioners walked away with the realization their parks board doesn’t want to part with any of the properties currently in the system.
SW MN National Guard members clear debris, garbage from local parks, lakeshore
WORTHINGTON — Nearly 40 Army National Guard soldiers from across southwest Minnesota spent their Saturday afternoon in Worthington, clearing garbage from parks and debris from public shoreline as part of the nationwide Guard the Environment program.
WORTHINGTON — Throughout her lifetime, the late Fredi Lowry demonstrated her dedication to her community — lugging a tripod and video camera to countless events and meetings while employed by the local cable TV station, writing about community happenings in her Daily Globe column and talking about them on local a radio program, organizing tours through the local library, putting on puppet shows for local children and volunteering for various church programs and community functions.
Children ride a train through the city park in Rock Rapids Saturday afternoon as part of that community’s Heritage Days celebration. The afternoon in the park also included inflatables for the kids and a car and motorcycle show.
ST. PAUL — Don’t pitch your tent just yet at Lake Vermilion State Park, and don’t even think about driving that motorhome to a campground there, but state officials say activity will pick up this summer now that Minnesota owns the land.
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