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
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND River Keepers recognition
- River Keepers, a Fargo-Moorhead non-profit organization has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the Cass County Soil Conservation Districts Urban Steward Award for their substantial efforts in prov... Posted on 2/19/13 at 6:43 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND We Cannot Go Back
Regardless of whether we are ready or not, life has a way of simply moving forward. We may want to hold onto today, but by tomorrow today will be gone. The past comes so quickly. Stop therethat is ... Posted on 7/30/12 at 7:00 AM
Agreed, the strategy behind management of the Missouri River, set by Congress in 1944, needs to be reshaped. But it needs to be done in a balanced and thoughtful way. Four members of the Missouri congressional delegation want to eliminate “fish and wildlife” from the eight purposes laid out to guide the federal government’s management of the river. That kind of unilateral action runs the risk of creating more problems than it solves, and would not fix much of what’s wrong with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers management of the river.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota’s congressional delegation said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon issue permits to tap surplus water from Lake Sakakawea for use by oil companies and other industrial users.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers said Friday it was finalizing how soon crews could begin urgently clearing submerged rock formations that are hindering Mississippi River barges as concerns linger that the drought-plagued waterway soon may be closed to shipping.
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