THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Rudolf the Smooth-Nosed Reindeer
I love unpacking our Christmas things. I dont even mind the mess, when, for a few days, boxes and storage tubs fill the living room and I cant get the tree sap off of my elbow. I love unwrapping... Posted on 12/11/12 at 11:40 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES You can take your Christmas Tree down now.
A few days ago, as I was preparing for my English classes at the university in Germany, I was listening to a morning talk show on a radio station based in Kansas City when the hosts brought up... Posted on 1/12/12 at 7:48 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota restricts walnut tree imports
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson has restricted the import of walnut trees and some related products from areas infested with thousand cankers disease.
A fungus carried by the wal... Posted on 2/28/11 at 5:35 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Christmas comes out of hiding
I got Christmas out of the attic over the weekend. Despite a nasty fall on the ice Friday night nothing broken, just bruised, thank goodness I managed to crawl into our odd attic space and pull out ... Posted on 11/29/10 at 12:26 PM
REPRINT 1985: Kids Climb a Tree, or Try
A bunch of kids climbed a tree in 1985, leaving behind Matthew Weg, who made the best of it.... Posted on 10/18/10 at 6:00 PM
Removal and reimbursement discussed with FEMA WORTHINGTON — After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take a closer look at the way its storm-damaged trees are being trimmed around town.
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.
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.
Ice storm damage leaves insurance agents, property owners sorting through claims WORTHINGTON — In the aftermath of last week’s storm, cleanup crews aren’t the only ones with a heavier work load. Insurance agents have been answering questions and submitting claims as quickly as possible.
Annual city-wide trash clean-up delayed WORTHINGTON — While clean-up crews are hard at work throughout the city to clear tree debris from boulevards, Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark said residents shouldn’t worry about missing the opportunity for removal if trucks have already been on their block.
A tree that snapped during Friday afternoon’s rainstorm and tornado warning is shown in front of a South Shore Drive residence in Worthington. The home of Ethan and Leslie Bates, Leslie said Monday that the tree was in the place it had fallen Friday, and had narrowly missed a window to a room in which their baby was sleeping.
WORTHINGTON — With the official proclamation read by Worthington Mayor Pro Tem Lyle Ten Haken, students, faculty and staff celebrated Arbor Day with the planting of a Black Hills Spruce tree on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College Friday morning.
WORTHINGTON — For the past year, Love In the Name of Christ has been identifying and evaluating needs in the local community and finding resources through its partner churches and existing agencies to meet them.
Now, to further highlight its role in the community, Love INC is planning a Christmas Tree Forest event to usher in the holiday season.
Scott Sjogren of S & D Tree Service, Reading, watches a section of a large cottonwood tree he cut be lifted out of the way by crane operator Jay Larson of Larson Crane Service Tuesday afternoon in Worthington. The old tree was taken down in sections, some of which weighed over 3,000 pounds.
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