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Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf in California?
To start off this article, let's begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of th...
11/8/13 at 7:40 AM Newsflyer 2 October, 2013 10/2/13 at 6:18 AM
Bullying - cyber or otherwise - it needs to stop.
I was bullied as a kid. I was a shy, geeky girl who would cry at the drop of a hat - a prime target for anyone who wanted to assert dominance over me. My childhood experiences are what influenced my a...
10/19/13 at 8:54 PM Damn the trolley!!! 10/30/12 at 11:38 PM
Stay safe my friends, stay safe. 10/29/12 at 10:35 PM
Religious Freedom Debates Across America and North Dakota
As most (if not all) readers of this blog know, North Dakotans will soon have an opportunity to vote on Measure 3, which seeks to pattern North Dakotan religious freedom protection after that which al...
5/31/12 at 11:12 AM
Third of three finalists for Vice President for University and Public Affairs to visit UND campus April 26-27
Derek Hall, one of three finalists for the position of Vice President for University and Public Affairs, will visit the University of North Dakota Thursday and Friday, April 26-27. Hall is Vice Presid...
4/25/12 at 2:02 PM
More oddball fish
ISLAMORADA, Fla. Well, its our last day of fishing in the Florida Keys, and a fine adventure its been. A thunderstorm yesterday morning was the only break from the clear skies wed seen all week. The...
4/6/12 at 7:27 AM A big ray and a long boat ride 4/3/12 at 6:06 PM
Fishing in the Florida Keys, entry No. 1 4/2/12 at 6:32 PM
Drew Shore signs with Florida
Junior forward Drew Shore, the leading scorer for the University of Denver for the past two seasons, has signed with the Florida Panthers, giving up his final year of college eligibility. Shore had 2...
3/26/12 at 3:54 PM
Willmar Stingers buzz bin
Stinger scribbles: Sean Dwyer and his textbook swing were featured on the official baseball homepage for Florida Gulf Coast University. The Eagles have sent three players to the Willmar Stingers to p...
2/5/12 at 1:09 AM
If you took a trip to Florida this winter to get away from our cold temperatures, you may have been disappointed with the temperatures during your visit. The months of December and January, combined, ...
2/19/11 at 12:11 PM Fargo Cold, Florida Style 12/7/10 at 6:31 AM
Key West Caterer's Sesame Almond Chicken with Mango Banana Chutney
Attending a conference or seminar that includes food in the registration fee can be a bit risky when it comes to the food part. I've learned through past experiences to go into it with low expectation...
1/23/11 at 1:01 AM Gelato or custard. Frozen and fabulous. 1/21/11 at 11:55 AM
Guest House Cinnamon Rolls 1/11/11 at 7:00 AM
Finding the Keys
A few days ago, the team captain of my Ragnar Relay team gave me a ring. My teammates all live in the Twin Cities area and it's been more than a month since we ran the Great River race, so I was a...
9/29/10 at 7:56 AM
A dear friend sent me this link a couple days ago. (CNN) -- A Florida appeals court Wednesday struck down a state law barring gay men and lesbians from adoption on the basis of equal protection unde...
9/25/10 at 11:04 AM
By George, heâ€™s jumping!
George McGovern turns 88 today. That's a remarkable age. But what's even more remarkable is how the former South Dakota congressman (1957-61) and senator (1963-81) will mark his birthday. He's jumping...
7/19/10 at 12:17 AM
Florida Re-Signs Garrison
Former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Jason Garrison, 25, signed a two-year, one-way contract Wednesday with the NHL's Florida Panthers, re-signing with general manager Dale Tall...
7/7/10 at 12:37 PM Yzerman as Tampa Bay GM? 4/30/10 at 5:16 AM
Florida Calls Up Garrison 12/18/09 at 7:51 AM
Southern snow tales
Can you believe how cold it is? I could live with piles of snow if the temperature was a bit more tolerable. Right now I want to put on Eric’s Ice Armour and wear it non-stop until spring. It&rs...
1/12/10 at 9:18 AM
It was 36 below zero this morning.. just another chilly day in the state of FROZEN. If you are dressed in layers, and resemble a polar bear..you will survive. Have you ever been so cold that your tear...
1/3/10 at 7:25 AM