THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge?
O... Posted on 5/24/13 at 4:29 AM
STAFF BLOG LIVIN' UP How to make a Rolo Turtle Holiday Cookie
The items you will need for this recipe are:
Favorite nut (almonds used in this recipe)
... Posted on 11/21/12 at 12:01 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Five N.D. properties named to national register
A theater, pavilion, hotel, forest and stone structures have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places, according to a news release from the State Historical Society.
The National ... Posted on 7/23/10 at 6:32 AM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Fargo comes in 86th in list of "Best Places to Live"
Money Magazine ranks Fargo as the 86th Best Places to Live on its annual Top 100 list.
Read the story: www.inforum.com/event/article/id/284647... Posted on 7/12/10 at 10:39 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Strange Places: Lake Nyos, Cameroon
People have already begun to resettle the area around Lake Nyos, a deep crater lake next to an inactive volcano in the small country of Cameroon, but they may look to the lake with cautious eyes. Over... Posted on 12/16/09 at 12:00 AM
The group Preservation North Dakota is seeking nominations for its annual list of the three “most endangered” places in the state.
The list includes sites that have historical, architectural or cultural significance and are in danger of demolition, deterioration or alteration due to neglect or vandalism.
From the main lodge deck you can see a fire pit to the right with five logs to sit on, a dock in the center with a small gravel boat landing and a group of four cabins to the left. All are in front of the blue waters of Spiritwood Lake.
Summer is here and one way would-be travelers can save money and still see some interesting sights is by taking a road trip in North Dakota.
“We offer so many unique opportunities. … We can really please a number of different wants from the traveler’s perspective,” said Kim Schmidt, public and media relations director with North Dakota Tourism.
“Much environmentalism,” my brother-in-law remarks, “falls somewhere between a fad and a good idea, but there is a lot of muddled thinking that goes into the entire movement.”
Wayne Weidlich is a professorial type with a Ph.D. in botany from Duke University. His current peeve is the incandescent light bulbs that have been foisted onto the public by environmentalists and even power companies, such as NorthWestern Energy in Montana.
An oil painting of a wood duck has been chosen as the 2009 Best of Show in the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp Contest, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Thomas Dwyer, Bismarck, titled his winning artwork “King of the Lake.” Dwyer’s artwork was selected from 551 entries received from across North Dakota.
While many other western states such as Colorado, Wyoming and Montana are rich with public land that is open to hunting, fishing and a variety of other uses, North Dakota is not so fortunate. Among the state’s 45 million total acres, less than one half of 1 percent is managed by the State Game and Fish Department.
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