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Petit Jean Bridge receives new home- for the third time!
Yell County, Arkansas. Home of Mattie Ross. And Rooster Cogburn, who saved her life. There are some things about the county that make the people become that of true grit: hard working and honest, an...
11/22/13 at 7:18 AM Another Des Moines Historic Bridge slated for the dumpster? 11/8/13 at 6:25 AM
Introducing: The 2013 Smith Awards for Spectacular Disasters 10/29/13 at 10:50 AM
Flood Update: Records fall in Magdeburg and Wittenberge; Solidarity Pact used for flooding
Records set in Magdeburg, Wittenberge, Hitzacker; Hamburg prepares for Elbe, Solidarity Pact for Reconstruction of Region Imagine this photo of the city of Magdeburg. It's a fantastic com...
6/10/13 at 6:26 AM Flood Update: Crest has arrived; Euro-Zone Funding has (and will) not 6/6/13 at 11:31 AM
Flood Update: Germany set to smash 2002 Flood Records! 6/5/13 at 5:34 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Die winter, die!...
3/28/13 at 10:46 AM Letter to Dave 3/18/10 at 7:45 AM
Tuesday meeting to start writing disaster-relief bill
Minnesota legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton staffers plan to meet Tuesday as they begin writing a bill to provide disaster relief. The 11:30 a.m. meeting in the state Capitol will be the first of what...
8/2/12 at 1:18 PM Feds won't provide individual flood aid 7/25/12 at 1:25 PM
Congressman want emergency levee changes 10/29/11 at 3:44 PM
2011...A Year in Review
The first year of the second century of Scouting is drawing to a close. How exciting to be part of a relevant, dynamic organization that does so much good for kids, families and communities! After th...
12/30/11 at 5:57 PM
Living with Water: Your thoughts and experiences wanted.
It was almost hard to believe. Last month while we visited my husband's parents in Iowa, we ran into an old neighbor of theirs who has since moved to Texas. He and his wife moved there to be closer to...
8/7/11 at 8:08 AM Getting more people to your blog from your website 2/14/11 at 2:04 PM
Sounds of sogginess
Yesterday morning, due to the heavy rain, Hubby Bryan and I had to forgo our morning walk. Although there was no pitter patter of rain as we walked this morning, we still had a watery accompaniment. T...
9/24/10 at 9:47 AM Rainy days and Thursdays always get me down 9/23/10 at 9:53 AM
Drinking for peak performance
"'I can't do it' never yet accomplished anything; 'I will try' has performed wonders." - George P. Burnham Today's post covers two separate items: Hydration and my final prep for the marathon. Ther...
5/7/09 at 3:56 AM Course map fixed online 4/29/09 at 6:25 PM
Perfect 10 4/18/09 at 8:55 AM
loads of embarrassment
I think if I were any younger, I would have crawled in a hole today and stayed there for the duration. As it is, however, I'm 40, and much more equipped to let the things of life that might have sent ...
4/29/09 at 12:10 PM i couldn't have said it better 3/22/09 at 5:12 PM
The Search for Normal
Flood Update: The crest prediction has been lowered, and those who were evacuated have started coming home. The rest of us are breathing a bit easier, although still checking the basement periodical...
3/30/09 at 4:29 PM Word of the Day: MANDATORY 3/27/09 at 3:10 PM
Concerns Big and Small 3/26/09 at 3:48 PM
Flood blends surreal with the all-too-real
From sandbagging on the banks of the Red River to day-to-day tasks like driving to work, life in Fargo-Moorhead hasn't been the same lately. Hopefully, the sound of choppers flying over your head or t...
3/29/09 at 9:11 AM
We have had a major snow melt here, the rain that began on Sunday continues to do battle with the snowbanks. Far Guy and I took some photos of the water in our area yesterday. We live in the Mississip...
3/24/09 at 5:05 AM