SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Bipolar Nature
I am amazed that a one hour stop en route to a meeting in Duluth at Jay Cooke State Park in northern Minnesota keeps generating thinks day after day. As I viewed the pictures in the slideshow again fr... Posted on 8/14/11 at 9:20 PM
STAFF BLOG SUE DOEDEN'S ALL ABOUT FOOD Weekend Finds: Minnesota Maple Syrup and Hand-Rolled Butter
Who would have thought that a favorite find at a food and wine event would be maple syrup? Oh, and butter, too.
One of my first vendor stops at the 17th Annual Food and Wine Experience at Target Fiel... Posted on 3/6/11 at 1:22 AM
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DNR announces bag limits, dates and times for waterfowl season
Waterfowl season dates and limits, including significant changes designed to allow hunters to harvest more Canada geese, have been established for the fall season, according to the Minnesota Departmen... Posted on 8/4/10 at 6:50 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Flooding: Emergency Management Coordinator Interview
I wrote two stories yesterday about flooding and flood-related issues in Minnesota and Iowa, and talked to so many people and had so many notes afterward that I didn't use all of them. Today I'm ... Posted on 3/19/10 at 7:07 AM
Those fighting floods in several communities along the Mississippi River were mostly successful Sunday despite the onslaught of water, but an ominous forecast and the growing accumulation of snow in the upper Midwest tempered any feelings of victory.
Members of the congressional delegations from the Dakotas, Kansas and Montana are urging President Barack Obama to deny requests to aid Mississippi River navigation by authorizing additional water releases from Missouri River dams.
Corps of Engineer officials announced that lake levels at the Jamestown Dam would remain steady while levels at the Pipestem Dam would be drawn down this summer. The announcement was part of the James River Operations Meeting held Wednesday in Jamestown
A five-month, statewide survey of 15 North Dakota rivers found minimal traces of four widely-used pesticides.
“The 2009 testing program — the most extensive yet in North Dakota — found just the trace amounts of only these pesticides,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “This is reassuring to people who get their drinking water from these rivers, and it is a credit to our agricultural producers and the care they use in applying these chemicals.”
A public meeting on projected releases from Jamestown and Pipestem dams and plans for building emergency levees in Jamestown will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the theater at Jamestown High School, 1509 10th St. N.E.
Although there is still plenty of ice-fishing going on, some anglers throughout the Midwest are already enjoying open water fishing. They’re on rivers, and they’re fishing for walleyes. Walleyes will eat a bait year ‘round. While they will get more aggressive later in the year as the water temperatures rise, right now can be a good time to get in on the action. The walleyes are willing to bite, they can be found in good numbers in certain areas, and it’s always fun to get the boat in the water for the first open water fishing trip of the year. Here’s how you can get in on the action.
By Bob Jensen, Fishing the Midwest
, March 05, 2010
The latest flood forecast from the National Weather Service indicates a higher probability of flooding on the James River and Pipestem Creek this spring. The forecast was issued this morning and does indicate “at least some minor flooding is a near certainty in all basins and the probability of major flooding is substantial.”
Philip Rivers got his big-money contract extension. Now all he needs to do to keep up with Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger is to win the Super Bowl.
Rivers signed a six-year contract extension Monday with the San Diego Chargers worth $93 million, with $38 million guaranteed.
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