THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Nr. 28: Unusual Swing Bridge in Virginia
Swing bridges have become a rare commodity on our roads today. Built using a center pier designed to turn the span at a 90 angle, most of them were built using mostly Howe, Lattice, Baltimore or eve... Posted on 9/17/13 at 7:58 AM
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 FLENSBURGER 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
THE ATTIC Photos of Paul Wellstone in the Northland
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, marks the 10th anniversary of the plane crash near Eveleth that took the life of U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.), his wife Sheila, and six others. Read the News Tribune's c... Posted on 10/24/12 at 5:01 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One museum has among its vast Confederate-centric collection Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's sword and the flag that flew at Robert E. Lee's headquarters. The other museum strives to tell the story of the Civil War through the eyes of Northerners and Southerners, freed and enslaved blacks, soldiers and civilians.
STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press
, November 17, 2013
VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — Northern Minnesota's logging industry is suffering along with the rest of the national wood products industry, but leaders of trade groups say loggers who've held on so far are likely to survive.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are pursuing fresh leads in the kidnapping of a Minnesota woman who was allegedly abducted off a street and taken to Texas by her estranged husband just hours after he got out of jail, police said Thursday.
VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol and other federal agencies are assisting police in a northeastern Minnesota community in their search for a woman allegedly kidnapped by her estranged husband.
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