THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Waterford Iron Bridge (Minnesota):
Heading southwest in the direction of my childhood place of Jackson on a heavily used state rural highway through Dakota County, there is an old iron bridge located just off to the left of the road ... Posted on 10/5/11 at 9:25 AM
HEALTHBEAT Deep-fried everything on a stick
I'm going to reveal a secret: I've lived in Minnesota all my life but have never taken partin that quintessential rite of late summer- the consuming of deep-fried cheese curds (or deep-fried anything,... Posted on 8/24/11 at 11:31 AM
REPRINT 1939: Oh, Sheep
Marian Pfeilwas named grand champion showman in the state sheep division in 1939.
These days, market sheep are sheared for judging so the judge can see the meatiness of the animal, according to our... Posted on 9/16/10 at 11:00 AM
Fick earns fourth trip to Minnesota State Fair with robot creation
LUVERNE — In another year, Ben Fick will be gearing up for college with plans to pursue a career in engineering. Though he isn’t quite certain which area of engineering he’ll focus on, one thing is for sure — his years as a Rock County 4-H member steered him toward a career of building and design.
‘Germ City’ T-shirts just one example of event’s lighter side
FALCON HEIGHTS — Two Minnesota state commissioners put on their best wild west sheriff impersonations, complete with cowboy hats, to show how to prevent flu from spreading.
About 120 4-H'ers sent home after some contract flu
FALCON HEIGHTS — Minnesota 4-H officials sent 120 youths to their homes across the state from the State Fair today after some came down with the H1N1 flu.
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