RURAL REFLECTIONS Polaris Brutus HD review
If you watch the boss cow of any cattle herd, you'll notice she
typically allows other cattle to act as guinea pigs to pass through
a new gate first. I try to learn from nature but this past December,... Posted on 2/8/14 at 8:24 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Simple Life: Adapt, Like a Frog. Or a Finch.
I'm really not supposed to be chatting with you right now.
If my schedule, the one I set up last night before the snowstorm, were in place, I would be 70 miles away at Costco, shopping. The monthly... Posted on 2/7/14 at 5:24 PM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Twins ride for money
Word is, the Black Woods Blizzard Tour raised $760,000 to help provide treatment and care for people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). (This is a preliminary number, as they still were tallyin... Posted on 2/4/14 at 12:00 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY The Long Winter
Too many cold days. Too many snow days. The book that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote called "The Long Winter" was indeed a cautionary tale. Let's face it, we are all going a little stir crazy! We start ... Posted on 1/24/14 at 9:14 AM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Crazy bright moon hops across the Hyades tonight
Brilliant nights!When a big moon beams over the snow-covered forest and Orion raises his club in the south I don't care how cold it gets.By the time the sky cleared last night, the nearly full moon ... Posted on 12/15/13 at 1:52 PM
Sam Cook column: I slipped into bed the other night, sliding between cool sheets, waiting for body heat to warm my little cocoon of space. It wouldn’t take long, I knew, but in that brief interlude between cold and comfort, something occurred to me.
A high-pressure system is situated in southern Ontario to our northeast, bringing mostly sunny skies in the morning and southeast winds
5-10 mph. Highs get up to 16, but clouds will increase as our next low approaches from the west.
Amid the many articles I’ve read about our latest snowstorm and the return of the dreaded polar vortex, I was pleased to see an uplifting article about the Angels for a Cause fundraising event in Duluth (“Snow-angel event in Duluth aims to raise money to help homeless people,” Feb. 25).
I live in a neighborhood with many houses being rented by students attending the University of Minnesota Duluth and College of St. Scholastica. It has been my observation that these colleges could do a great service for students, something to help them begin their college life on their own, away from their doting parents who obviously supplied them with sheltered parking and/or snow removal all the while they were growing up.
Even though we still have arctic high pressure forcing air to the ground and keeping us cooler than usual, a small low-pressure system is weaseling its way over that. Last night, it brought light snow to the region. Today, the snow should stop early but the clouds will linger.
A high-pressure system will slowly move to the southeast from Alberta into Saskatchewan. It will continue to keep us dry and pump in arctic air from the north. Highs only reach 0, with mostly sunny skies and northwest winds at 5-10 mph.
Nathan Schroeder races the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon to win — something he’s accomplished three times, including the past two years — but as a first-time Iditarod entrant, the 36-year-old Chisholm musher has a different goal in mind.
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