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snow goose migration update
Update Date: April11 As expected with the recent mild weather conditions, a major movement of snow geese is occurring in the state. Birds have been observed from the Canadian border to South Da...
4/11/14 at 1:39 PM snow goose update 4/8/14 at 12:27 PM
weekend snow goose insight 4/4/14 at 2:02 PM
Why Spring Snow Melts Quickly
Snow that falls in late March and April tends to melt quickly. There are several reasons for this. Average temperatures are much higher this time of year than in winter. In April, it is difficult t...
4/1/14 at 10:15 PM Surprise Snow 12/19/13 at 11:20 AM
First Inch 12/4/13 at 6:43 PM
Committee OKs classes instead of traffic tickets
By Don Davis Local Minnesota governments could offer classes instead of fines to drivers ticketed for minor traffic violations, a House transportation committee decided Tuesday. On a unanimous vote, ...
3/18/14 at 8:18 PM
#EmbraceWinterMovement and Become Part of an Exhibit
Combine photography, fitness and become part of an exhibit at The Arts Center.I'm asking you to get involved and share in this challenge with methere are prizes! These days we are all about capturi...
2/26/14 at 4:57 PM
The Simple Life: Adapt, Like a Frog. Or a Finch.
I'm really not supposed to be chatting with you right now. If my schedule, the one I set up last night before the snowstorm, were in place, I would be 70 miles away at Costco, shopping. The monthly...
2/7/14 at 5:24 PM
The Long Winter
Too many cold days. Too many snow days. The book that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote called "The Long Winter" was indeed a cautionary tale. Let's face it, we are all going a little stir crazy! We start ...
1/24/14 at 9:14 AM
Negatives and Positives
We have been having bitter negative temperatures in the Midwest with treacherous driving conditions due to freezing rain and snow. There are negatives about winter, cars that will not start and accide...
1/9/14 at 1:56 PM Reflections of a Winter Tale 1/4/13 at 11:22 AM
Three parts holiday cheer...
Here we are only six days away from Christmas. Sights, smells, and sounds of the holiday abound and are intermixed with good cheer and kind gestures. This evening I would like to share three parts of ...
12/19/13 at 11:09 PM Die winter...die! 4/13/13 at 11:30 PM
One for the win column? 12/8/12 at 10:14 PM
Crazy bright moon hops across the Hyades tonight
Brilliant nights!When a big moon beams over the snow-covered forest and Orion raises his club in the south I don't care how cold it gets.By the time the sky cleared last night, the nearly full moon ...
12/15/13 at 1:52 PM Cross the "snow line" to Saturn and relish its ancient ice 3/28/13 at 3:48 PM
Don't miss tonight's not-so-snowy Full Snow Moon 2/7/12 at 11:21 AM
Digging out, gearing up on Lake of the Woods
The storm that dumped upwards of a foot of snow across vast parts of the region might be good for skiing and snowmobiling, but it couldnt have come at a worse time for lakes that were just setting up ...
12/5/13 at 3:43 PM Going to the snow 1/28/13 at 11:54 AM
Enough already! I want snow 12/28/11 at 11:56 AM
What's on Your Snow Day Menu?
As the snow keeps piling up in Grand Forks on this first real winter storm of the season, I'm wondering: What's on your dinner menu? Leave a comment below. For me, something like a hearty soup or ...
12/4/13 at 4:23 PM
The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class? My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi...
11/14/13 at 11:33 AM
It's Holiday Time
Holiday Message If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important. I would like to take this time, to focus on somet...
11/12/13 at 5:12 PM Senior Truths 12/10/11 at 5:36 PM
The Day After Thanksgiving 11/23/11 at 11:30 AM
4/24/13 at 10:12 AM
Set Apart for Ministry: Leviticus 8-10
Ten years ago, during a Minnesota spring that had much less snow than we have this year, my pastor huz went through an ordination council. New pastors need to be tried and tested on their theology in ...
4/23/13 at 6:43 AM A Coat, Boots, and a Grown Up 2/11/13 at 9:15 AM
Minne-SNOW-ta 2/24/12 at 6:30 AM