THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Bellaire Bridge to be sold for scrap metal on eBay?
With all the stories of thieves taking apart metal bridges for the price of metal, which includes stealing and dismantling a 50-foot long bridge in Pennsylvania, driving off with another short span ... Posted on 4/19/13 at 1:02 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT For the love of bridges ... Not!
I had a dream - or perhaps it was a nightmare - about bridges the other day. I dont know why they were on my mind, other than I recently heard a friend tell me of her experience crossing the Mackinac ... Posted on 11/19/12 at 11:16 PM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Belonging is Identification Enough: I Vote in a Small Town
In light of the voting bonanza going on across the United States today, I couldnt help but post on this election day about a voting incident in my past. I think of it every time I step into a room to... Posted on 11/6/12 at 7:42 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
WORTHINGTON — Gaining the knowledge needed to pass the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification isn’t easy, nor is it meant to be, but Minnesota West Community and Technical College has just made the process a little less complicated.
Expansion, renovation project included in Gov. Dayton’s bonding bill proposal
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College President Richard Shrubb said Wednesday he’s “pretty optimistic” about the college’s chances to get bonding money this year to renovate and expand the Worthington campus field house.
College can operate on its reserves for 2½ months
WORTHINGTON — Even if the state government shuts down, Minnesota West Community and Technical College will continue operating — by spending its reserves.
WORTHINGTON — On the surface, Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s “Defying Gravity” focuses on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, but the play’s theme is literally uplifting — people soaring to the heavens and reaching beyond their limitations.
WORTHINGTON — In an effort to open the lines of communication between the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system and its students, Board of Trustees member Jacob Englund visited Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus, on Monday afternoon.
Sibley’s Andy Mouw shares his story of kamikazes attack on U.S.S. Bismarck Sea
SIBLEY, Iowa — Andy Mouw received a shrapnel wound in his left leg during World War II, but he never reported it and, thus, he never received the most honorable of medals, the Purple Heart.
Mouw said he doesn’t deserve it — it wasn’t like he lost an arm, or a leg … or his life.
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College has had an extensive history of providing students with a quality higher education option. This year will mark the 75th anniversary of the Worthington campus.
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