RURAL REFLECTIONS Coming Home
(Highlanding, Minnesota is a former townsite near the city of Goodridge-about 17 miles east of Thief River Falls, Minnesota.GN)
Recently, a soldiers remains were identified as that of Corporal
James ... Posted on 7/21/11 at 12:26 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Snow In May
Yesterday it snowed most of the afternoon. It melted almost as soon as it hit the ground. I believe our last snow event was back in February.
It is just as well, most of the snowbirds are back, that... Posted on 5/8/10 at 5:46 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II 7 quick takes friday (vol. 19)
It's that time again for the Friday flash!
BREASTFEEDING DOLL CONTROVERSY: There's been some interesting talk in the blog and news world related to a new doll that has come on the market. Ins... Posted on 8/7/09 at 5:17 AM
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
With 80 percent of possible combinations of Powerball numbers already picked, someone is almost sure to win the game's highest jackpot on Saturday night, a windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars — and that's after taxes.
Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
An asteroid it would take an hour to walk across will speed past Earth on May 31 and provide radio astronomers a perfect opportunity to nab closeup views of its surface. Skywatchers with small telescopes will see it too.
If it were clear here in Duluth, I'm sure we'd be seeing northern lights. The Kp index, an indicator of magnetic activity around the Earth, shot up to "5" or minor storm level around 11 p.m. Central time Friday night- Sat. morning.
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