THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Nr. 24: The Red Rock Bridges
Our 24th Mystery Bridge profile (as I counted the unusual bridge type in a salty German city as nr. 23) features not only one bridge, but as many as five, all going back to Marion County, Iowa, whic... Posted on 5/16/13 at 5:53 AM
THE RACING LIFE Vintage Racing Videos
We love to watch vintage race footage! ("Vintage": Any race that's been recorded on VHS tape or previous formats.) This video is from the Jeff Hapala home video collection. It features racing from the... Posted on 4/15/13 at 2:10 PM
THE DIRT Funky beans
I love beans. You probably already know that I plant green beans in my vegetable garden every year. One year we even participated in the U of M seed trials for green beans--THAT was an exciting summer... Posted on 2/4/13 at 8:32 AM
FARGO (AP) — An emergency notification system used heavily during the 2009 spring flood in the Fargo-Moorhead area is expanded to include other weather disasters.
Residents of North Dakota’s Cass County and Minnesota’s Clay County who sign up for the “Code Reds” will be alerted by a prerecorded phone message if there’s a tornado. They also will have the option of receiving severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings.
The Montpelier Club met on Jan. 23 with 13 members present.
President Marlys Boughten led the pledge. Discussion continued on the inauguration. Funny stories about bears and fish were told by Bob and Myrna Sarbaum, Millie Wilkinson had an experience with a bear in Yellowstone, Harold Ratts had a bear story and Lorraine Gall had a joke about Meal and Teeth sharing.
Significant rainfall in the Red River Valley has caused construction setbacks and profit losses for seasonal businesses this week.
Consistent rainfall coupled with low temperatures has also left standing water in yards and fields, damaging crops throughout the region.
By Alyssa Schafer and Michelle Rydell The Forum
, June 12, 2008
Hockeytown is home to the Stanley Cup — again.
Using a little Motown magic on the road, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in 11 seasons Wednesday night with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of the finals.
The celebration came two nights later than expected. The Penguins forced the series back to Pennsylvania by tying Game 5 with 34.3 seconds left in regulation and winning it shortly before 1 a.m. in Detroit on Petr Sykora’s power-play goal in triple overtime.
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