THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Update: The US 101 Bridges in California
In the June 7th edition of the Bridgehunter's Chronicles, I profiled the four bridges in Harrison County, Iowa that were part of a larger bridge imported all the way from California. Two of these br... Posted on 7/25/12 at 5:53 PM
THE DIRT Big plans
As always, I have big plans for the weekend--big gardening plans. I really hope the weather cooperates.
The cutting garden is looking just gorgeous right now--it really is at its best when the peonie... Posted on 6/1/12 at 8:08 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Just another day in Avoca
A few members of Avoca Fire & Rescue went to a meeting Wednesday night in Slayton, and when we got back we parked the truck we had driven back in the firehall.
AFR member Sid Granum locked up the ... Posted on 6/3/10 at 11:13 PM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Montana Burgers
Montana burgers have been getting a lot of attention lately. Today, a Bozeman, Mont., restaurant is offering a "Barack Obama Burger" for $10 in honor of the president's visit to th... Posted on 8/14/09 at 3:07 AM
The producer of Maker's Mark bourbon is cutting — likely permanently — the amount of alcohol in each bottle to stretch every drop of the famous Kentucky whiskey. The alcohol volume is being lowered from its historic level of 45 percent to 42 percent — or 90 proof to 84 proof.
A friend of mine just returned to southwest Montana from his original home in the Belfield, N.D., area where he and his relatives made 510 pounds of various types of game sausage. It must have been something to witness — grinding up deer and elk meat, adding fat and spices in making five different types of sausage, all in keeping with the wild game meat harvest that takes place at this time of year.
It is ineffable to me that a little noise at a Jamestown Public School Board meeting can draw so much attention from others. I’m referring to The Jamestown Sun editorial regarding sports cutting, Blue Jay News, etc.
Seventy-four point seven percent of the Jamestown Sun online readers believe cutting prepares students for adult life … then we should cut in grade school and maybe even in preschool. Let’s really prepare these kids for what’s coming … life. Better yet let’s not have sports at all, then we can protect our children from the political drama and negative fallout that can happen in some sports.
Austin Visser of Spiritwood placed 18th in boys’ cutting at the National High School Rodeo in Farmington, New Mexico.
Visser posted a score of 188 in the Wednesday morning portion of the competition.
July 25, 2008
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