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What's on Your Snow Day Menu?
As the snow keeps piling up in Grand Forks on this first real winter storm of the season, I'm wondering: What's on your dinner menu? Leave a comment below. For me, something like a hearty soup or ...
12/4/13 at 3:23 PM
Stay home … for now
The Duluth Library Foundation has rescheduled its second annual Libations at the Library due to the snowfall. The event will now be from 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 11. The fundraising event promises to be a g...
12/2/13 at 11:00 PM It's snow time 11/11/13 at 11:00 PM
Say it ain’t snow 5/27/13 at 11:00 PM
'Tis the Season for Weatherization
On May 2, 2013, the daytime high temperature in Grand Forks hovered at only 38 degrees, nearly thirty degrees below normal. Just eleven days later on May 13, the city saw the mercury rise to 91. North...
11/26/13 at 4:08 PM Embracing Winter 3/8/13 at 3:14 PM
Every Now and Again We Need a Good Blizzard 2/19/13 at 2:55 PM
The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class? My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi...
11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
Very little snow has been seen around Fargo Moorhead this season. Unusual? Not at all. In fact our average first 1 inch snow fall is on November 13. We average 7.9 inches in the month of November, but...
11/13/13 at 11:27 AM Lake Effect Snow in Fargo? 11/12/13 at 9:01 AM
October Snows 11/1/13 at 9:52 AM
It's Holiday Time
Holiday Message If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important. I would like to take this time, to focus on somet...
11/12/13 at 4:12 PM Senior Truths 12/10/11 at 4:36 PM
The Day After Thanksgiving 11/23/11 at 10:30 AM
2013 spring snow goose update April 23
from Sand Lake NWR: This information is current as of noon, Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Not too much has changed in the overall progress of the migration since the last report. Some flocks of snow geese ...
4/23/13 at 12:29 PM April 18 snow goose migration report 4/18/13 at 10:47 AM
migration update 4/16/13 at 10:41 AM
Winter continues. . .
Snow, snow, and more snow. It's pretty discouraging, isn't it? I was looking back at my blog entries from a year ago, and my April 16th post described going to a Garden Day in Grand Forks, working in...
4/19/13 at 6:58 AM
Anxious to start planting
I just got off the phone with a farmer in northeast North Dakota who just got of his tractor. No, he hadn't been working in his fields; he'd been moving snow after the most recent storm. A year ago, ...
4/15/13 at 1:07 PM
The word from the National Weather Service is that a wallop is coming our way. This looks like one that the whole state will be able to "enjoy" - well, yippee ki yay. Just what all us North Dakota fol...
4/13/13 at 10:30 PM One for the win column? 12/8/12 at 9:14 PM
A caterpillar spotting... 3/1/12 at 7:50 PM
Cross the "snow line" to Saturn and relish its ancient ice
Wipe the dust from an antique and you can begin to appreciate its vintage and workmanship. See beneath the space-worn colors of Saturn's rings and moons and you might just get a glimpse of the prime...
3/28/13 at 2:48 PM Don't miss tonight's not-so-snowy Full Snow Moon 2/7/12 at 10:21 AM
Kickin' around in the snow 11/29/10 at 1:12 PM
Die winter, die
I think winter needs to close its show and move out of town. I cannot remember a recent winter which has overstayed its welcome to such perfection as the one most current. As a young man near Viking,...
3/23/13 at 5:06 AM Rural Reflections Radio 4/6/12 at 5:31 AM
Middle age crazy 3/31/12 at 6:09 AM
Larry the Neighbor Guy parted the White Sea for me
What I saw stopped me in my tracks. Someone had plowed a wide path through the deep snow in our backyard. Now I can once again roll our garbage and recycling receptacles around to the front sidewalk. ...
2/27/13 at 11:17 AM I finally bit the bullet 2/25/13 at 11:41 AM
Like my shovel? It's new! 1/17/11 at 2:01 PM
Weekly Memo 2-22-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Mayor, Council meets with MPCA Mayor Stauss and some Council members along wit...
2/22/13 at 10:35 AM Weekly Memo 12-14-2012 12/17/12 at 8:27 AM
Quick Hits - The Curmudgeon Edition 1/31/12 at 7:00 AM
memorable mondays: kids jumping for joy - snow day
I still remember a time in college when I had not been attentive to the fact that I had a music theory test the next day. Not wanting to do poorly, I began seeking divine intervention. It was a glorio...
2/11/13 at 12:01 AM mama mondays: snow for the new year! 1/2/12 at 12:01 AM
mama mondays: snow and what we do to survive it 1/31/11 at 12:00 AM