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
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW What's a Little Ice When You've Got Angels on Your Side?
After 19 years of living in the Mid West, I think Im beginning to belong.
I have joined the ranks of Minnesotans who say, If we stayed home at the least little bit of nasty weather, wed never go anyw... Posted on 3/4/13 at 10:14 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Are we there YET?
There comes a time in every journey - usually sooner rather than later - when you simply run out of things to talk about. I mean, the same three people inside the same car for hours upon hours can get... Posted on 10/24/12 at 11:22 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing: Emperors and Communists
After a lazy Sunday in Beijing, it was time to get into the nitty-gritty and get me an eduvacation.
Beijing is one of the most storied capitals around. Its most recent chapters have been written whil... Posted on 7/7/12 at 10:18 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Yangshuo: Grateful for Rain
Yes, that's right. I was grateful for the "bad" weather during my time here. Crazy, huh? Well, normally I'd wish for blue skies just like the next fella, but something about this place made the rai... Posted on 4/23/11 at 12:33 PM
Road repairs and detours on Minnesota 60 leave nearby businesses with fewer customers WORTHINGTON — Tesa Spillman drives in to work every day at the Blue Line Travel Center from her home at Okabena, and while the recent spike in gas prices is difficult on a budget, it comes at a time when she’s already suffering from lost tips and a cut in hours.
WORTHINGTON — This summer, several Worthington High School agriculture students visited McCook, Neb., with teacher Cody Dvorak to learn first-hand the variations in farming techniques from one state to another.
C.S.A.H. 10, 35, in progress
WORTHINGTON — Slow down — road construction season is still in progress.
Local motorists have probably already noticed the construction projects underway along County State Aid Highways (C.S.A.H.) 10 and 35 near Worthington Middle School (WMS), but they might not be aware of the projects’ goals or targeted completion dates.
WORTHINGTON — Crailsheim Road from Collegeway to Fox Farm Road on the west side of Worthington will be closed for construction beginning Wednesday for the installation of drainage pipe culverts through the roadway.
WORTHINGTON — What had been the primary detour route for Minnesota 60 will likely remain open to local traffic only through mid-to-late May as the Minnesota Department of Transportation fixes portions of County State Aid Highways 4 and 5 that have deteriorated under the weight of heavy traffic in recent weeks.
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a modification to the development agreement between the county and enXco that will have the company paying for necessary road repairs rather than contracting for the work to be done.
Southern Minnesota Construction foreman Pat Roach dumps dirt from his backhoe bucket Tuesday afternoon in Worthington while working on Ray’s Road, the new access road between Oxford Street and Ryan’s Road.
3:30 p.m. Friday Update
MILFORD, Iowa — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will order the breaching of 230th Avenue between Lower Gar Lake and its Mill Creek outlet after the Little Sioux River crests and begins to go down, possibly Sunday but more likely Monday.
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