THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Traer Bridge to be replaced by loggers.
102-year old truss bridge scheduled for replacement; lumberjacks provide county with head start.
Over 80 historic bridges will be the focus of the upcoming Historic Bridge Weekend in Iowa during th... Posted on 5/13/13 at 4:09 AM
ASTRO BOB Bizarre green meteorite NWA 7325 may be from Mercury
In April 2012 Stefan Ralew, a meteorite collector from Berlin, found himself staring at a spread of 35 green meteorite fragments for sale by a dealer in Morocco
"It was offered as a Martian (meteor... Posted on 2/3/13 at 12:38 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Building Roses and Hammered Dulcimers
I wanted to add a bit more to my story about Jeff Malm of Kulm, a man who creates the iron crosses that are traditional to German and Swedish cultures, and which can still be found in cemeteries in ... Posted on 6/1/12 at 8:16 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND I'm Italian...You Know You Want to Be...
Yesterday, a friend left the following quote on my Facebook wall:"You know, there are two kinds of people; Italians and those that want to be Italians." ~ Mario Batali
Thanks to my awesome family lin... Posted on 11/29/11 at 9:00 AM
STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN Tune in on Sunday
An old friend of mine, Brad from back in Oshkosh, Wis., told me to tune into the Food Network this Sunday night for Iron Chef America.
Brad was an interesting guy to say the least.
It turns out he... Posted on 10/19/11 at 5:13 PM
There is nothing useless, junky, abandoned or trifling about the scrap metal business these days, despite how the dictionary defines scrap.
Nothing better illustrates that than the mountains of rusty and faded iron towering over and bulging into fences at the Residual Materials Inc. yard on Mill Road, on the north edge of Grand Forks. The hills are a sign of a worldwide bull market for scrap steel, copper, brass and aluminum.
By Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald
, August 11, 2008
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