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Introducing: The 2013 Smith Awards for Spectacular Disasters
Aside from new categories for the 2013 Othmar H. Ammann Awards, the Smith Awards, where the author picks the best and worst news in the world of (historic) bridges, also has a new category that will...
10/29/13 at 9:50 AM Ohio Covered Bridge Destroyed by Arson- Arsonist being sought 6/19/13 at 2:29 AM
Fire damages Royal Gorge Bridge in Colorado 6/12/13 at 2:58 AM
Fire truck or bus?
Four Duluth elementary students earned rides to their schools in a fire truck after winning the Duluth Fire Departments fire-prevention safety contest. Today a Laura MacArthur first-grader and a Pied...
10/9/13 at 11:00 PM Is something burning? 7/10/13 at 11:00 PM
Speaking of fireworks 7/5/13 at 11:02 PM
I am on a bit of a banana kick this spring, but thisrecipe is a little flashier than others, literally. Bananas Foster. Ripe bananas cooking gently in a bubbling syrup made from brown sugar, butter, c...
5/7/13 at 7:51 AM
Car on Fire
A car was on fire near our house. The fire department came and put the fire out. The car is trashed because it was a bad fire. I heard this was the second fire in a car today. What causes car fires? I...
3/9/13 at 6:27 PM Who Protects Us From Thick to Thin? 5/17/10 at 8:27 AM
Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits
Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits Due to Fire, Burn Hazards Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a rec...
2/28/13 at 9:12 AM BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled 2/12/13 at 4:17 PM
Gems Sensors Recalls Pressure Transducers Used in Fire Pump Controllers 1/20/13 at 11:13 PM
The future of healthcare: Patient Choice
My wife and I recently saw the powerful documentary, Escape Fire the fight to rescue American healthcare. The film portrays a healthcare structure thats designed for quick fixes rather than preventi...
11/15/12 at 3:00 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/afterthefire.mp3...
10/12/12 at 7:41 AM After the Fire 10/6/12 at 6:44 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 8/30/12 at 5:49 AM
Explosion at Laura MacArthur School, 1982
Story printed September 28, 1982 Apprehension and excitement show on the faces of first-graders outside Laura MacArthur-West Elementary School following a boiler explosion on September 27, 1982. They...
7/13/12 at 3:26 PM Vintage view of Gary-New Duluth fire and police hall 5/29/12 at 1:42 PM
Holy Family Catholic School burns, 1992 4/25/12 at 2:02 PM
The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence
Going to a soccer game on a Saturday at a German soccer stadium is a ritual for at least 10 million fans. For 90 minutes they enjoy the company of their friends and family, cheering for their favori...
6/7/12 at 3:30 AM
Fire in the barn
Early Saturday morning I was awakened by thunder and lightening. Chance was nervoushe laid right beside me and panted. I dozed..Far Guy woke me up and said he was leaving Terrys barn is on...
7/25/11 at 5:05 AM Minnesota Happenings! 6/14/10 at 3:39 AM
The Natives are Restless 4/9/10 at 4:07 AM
My Former Student
I am impressed with many of my former students. One I want to mention is Payton Sullivan. I think of him as very much an entrepreneur. I think it comes from his upbringing. He owned two video stores, ...
7/9/11 at 7:18 PM
Born in 1914, she was a 16-year-old witness to this December 1930 fire. Some oily rags tossed into a closet by a janitor spontaneously combusted in the middle of the night, swallowing up the building....
6/13/09 at 4:54 PM