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Putting oilfield brine on roads could help clear the air
WATFORD CITY, N.D. What is now considered oilfield waste could be reused as an affordable way to control dust on western North Dakota roads, officials said Wednesday. The North Dakota Department of ...
6/13/13 at 12:25 AM Natural gas headed in ‘positive direction’ 6/1/13 at 9:54 AM
Driver pleads guilty to illegal saltwater dumping 5/28/13 at 5:59 PM
Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics free of charge during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources Northshore Mini...
6/11/13 at 12:00 AM More Sigurd Olson 5/29/13 at 12:01 AM
St. Louis River events rescheduled 5/23/13 at 12:00 AM
Amid a New Study, Questions Surround the Ongoing Mining Issue in Glenwood City
[first published on WIvoices.org] A new and comprehensive study on frac sand mining was released Wednsesday featuring input from a local man.Tom Quinn is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Far...
5/17/13 at 11:21 PM UPDATED: Glenwood City Council Considers Adopting Mining Ordinance at April 18, 2013 Meeting 4/19/13 at 2:50 PM
Glenwood City Council Considers Adopting Mining Ordinance at April 18, 2013 Meeting 4/15/13 at 1:14 PM
Bug market, big returns
Sure, you could listen to the experts about what the stock market will do. But how reliable is that? The return of the cicadas this summer -- now that's something you can bank on. These locusts mak...
5/8/13 at 12:30 PM Cloth diaper comeback 4/17/12 at 1:36 PM
Waste not 6/3/11 at 12:51 PM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles 10/24/11 at 10:17 AM
How can Minnesota Plug Into Clean Energy? There are several actions you can do at your home to reduce 40% of of the energy. Americans can change their light bulbs to CFL's to reduce the energy used i...
7/19/12 at 7:40 AM Health Insurance, Health Care 3/17/12 at 5:56 PM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 10:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 11:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 10:30 AM
Legislative notebook: Dayton rejects GOP school payment plan
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a Republican plan to take money out of the state reserve fund to repay money owed Minnesota school districts. The Democratic governor on Thu...
4/5/12 at 11:57 PM Anglers fear warm weather kills Minnesota fish 3/29/12 at 10:02 PM
Senator says environmentalists are behind mining delays 10/17/11 at 11:07 AM
Ain’t Easy Going Green
As I mentioned in Mondays post, my huz preached an awesome sermon on Sunday (check out the blog that followed). In the midst of the sermon, he made a statement about how difficult it is to preach a ...
2/4/12 at 6:30 AM
Fair Farm Bill Campaign Kickoff Meeting
Care about small farmers? How about healthy, sustainable food? Then join us for the Fairm Farm Bill Campaign Kickoff Meeting. It is Wednesday, September 21st, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Whole Foos Co-op lo...
9/16/11 at 5:43 AM Science is Always Changing 5/28/10 at 3:19 PM
Your Smog Is Our Smog
I didn't fully realize until I arrived in Peru how closely people from outside the U.S. follow our internal politics. Peru has about as lively a political scene as you'll find anywhere, but headlines ...
9/5/11 at 5:14 PM
Areavoices Digest #35 - Okay, is it casserole or hotdish?
I had to laugh earlier today when I noticed a thread on one of my Facebook friend's pages. She had taken a picture of a Tator Tot Hotdish she had made. What followed was an hours-long discussion about...
6/8/11 at 2:08 PM Areavoices Digest #33 - I love Medora! (and more) 5/25/11 at 1:10 PM
Areavoices Digest #20 - From Scottish chemists to Minnesota politicians 2/23/11 at 12:28 PM
Breaking up is hard to do.
Every so often, I realize that my email inbox is filling up with more newsletters and sales offers than it is genuine MAIL. So for the next few weeks, instead of just deleting those irritating epistle...
4/6/11 at 3:05 PM
EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic....
8/30/10 at 1:45 PM