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Mystery Bridge 31: Thacher Truss Railroad Bridge in Waverly, Iowa
A few months ago, the Chronicles did a special on the Thacher truss bridges, designed and patented by Edwin Thacher and first used in 1884 in the state of Iowa. To refresh the readers memory, the Th...
10/15/13 at 5:41 AM Newsflyer: 15 May 2013 5/15/13 at 2:48 AM
Eau Claire Bridge to open to pedestrians; National Register listing on the way? 10/10/12 at 12:20 PM
Over the weekend, my friends over at the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon capped about 16 months of planning for the inaugural race weekend. By all appearances, it turned out to be a pretty good event with be...
10/14/13 at 5:05 PM The best is yet to come 10/9/12 at 10:37 PM
Cruise control 6/11/12 at 8:05 AM
Review: Vikings Week 2
It was a very up and down Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings but I didn't think their performance was as bad as some people thought. Here are my thoughts: I did read people call their performance luc...
9/17/13 at 10:52 AM Review: Vikings Week 1 9/9/13 at 7:49 AM
Give Me Your Minnesota Vikings Prediction 9/4/13 at 8:55 AM
memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river
This weekend was slated to be a quiet one. With the soccer season delayed, it looked to be a weekend of singing for a funeral and Mass and maybe cleaning out the van (still on the list). Then Friday ...
4/28/13 at 11:02 PM writing wednesdays: thief river falls + author heidi schlumpf 5/18/10 at 3:48 PM
GPA Week 17 Recap
Gregors Packer Analysis Week 17 Recap In this issue Chicago wins, then loses Packers blow the two seed, but they do knock out the Bears The Chicago Bears needed to beat the Detroit Lions on Sund...
1/1/13 at 7:45 AM GPA Week 17 Preview 12/28/12 at 6:47 AM
GPA Week 16 Preview 12/21/12 at 8:59 AM
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...
10/27/12 at 10:31 AM
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 6:30 AM
My Top 10 Meals to Freeze for Later
Even the most enthusiastic cook can get kitchen fatigue. Stocking your freezer with delicious ready to heat meals can save you when you have one of those "There's no way I'm cooking tonight" days. I t...
4/17/12 at 6:34 AM Entertaining At Home: Steakhouse Chopped Salad 2/28/11 at 6:15 AM
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 8:27 AM I'm Smiling Now Risotto 3/13/11 at 12:53 PM
Circle of Hope, Fundraiser
Pass The Hat for "Bucks for Breast Cancer" Kim Storm from Chicago will sing at Beaners Coffee House located at 324 N. Central Ave. in Duluth on December 10th from 5-7 p.m. A sample of her music can b...
11/28/10 at 7:46 PM
Cancelled flights rare in Duluth
A story in Mondays News Tribune told about an increase in late flight departures at the Duluth International Airport as the number of total flights nearly tripled in the last five years. A lot depen...
10/5/10 at 11:40 AM Are direct flights to Phoenix, Denver next? 12/18/09 at 6:51 AM
Airport announces flight schedule to Chicago 10/20/09 at 6:33 AM
And now Leddy is gone
The latest update on Who is Leaving the Gophers Now? again comes from Roman Augustoviz of the Minneapolis Star Tribune who is reporting Tuesday that sophomore-to-be defe...
7/27/10 at 3:19 PM Bobby Hull: Enjoying the Stanley Cup 6/13/10 at 12:55 PM
Eveleth's Al Suomi: 96 6/6/10 at 3:01 AM
Another Halloween possibility
Despite having to work Halloween, my plan once I got done was to reprise my role as "Mose" from NBC's "The Office." I dressed up as him for a going-away party at work a few months ...
10/30/09 at 5:42 AM Despite the loss, Vikings have to be feeling pretty good 10/26/09 at 3:59 PM
Different takes on Harden 8/29/09 at 5:28 PM