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THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Should High School Coaches Be Fired For Not Winning?
Every off season of whatever sport it maybe professional or college, the headlines are flooded with what college coach got a professional job, what coach is moving from this college to that, or what... Posted on 1/30/13 at 1:54 AM
JOE FITNESS How To Keep a Consistent Weight Loss Routine
You've been on a steady diet for three weeks. You've been working out for six weeks. The 'honeymoon' phase of the new lifestyle changes are over. Everything is great, but you're not seeing any change.... Posted on 12/5/12 at 11:49 AM
THE WEST WING Work Session 8-28-2012
The packet and agenda for Tuesday evening's work session can be found on theCity Council web page.
This work session will have several big topics to discuss highlighted by the City bui... Posted on 8/28/12 at 6:47 AM
THROUGH THE LENS ...Share it all
Ah the internet... clearly an amazing tool to find what you need these days. It has also become the place to market your services. If I wasn't able to share my photos online then life as a p... Posted on 2/21/12 at 1:42 PM
I closed out 2012 on a fine note, fishing three out of the last four days of the year. Friday, a friend and I joined Darwin Sumner and Daris Rosebear of Seven Clans Casino in Red Lake, Minn., for a day of trout fishing on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
At 4:28 p.m. (CST) today Dec. 17, the twin GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) moon probes will be intentionally crashed into a mountaintop near the moon’s north pole. You might think this a poor use of a half-billion of your tax dollars, but the mission has been an astounding success.
The season for Christmas bird counts is at hand, and there are several opportunities for birdwatchers in the region to participate throughout the holiday season. The Christmas Bird Count season officially begins Friday and continues through Jan. 5.
November’s been a wonderful month for conjunctions (close approaches) of the planets and moon. Tonight’s no exception. Jupiter and the Full Beaver Moon will be little more than one degree apart in the east all night long. I guarantee a lot of dazzle – this pairing is close enough to get the attention of anyone who happens to look up. Be sure to check it out.
Parents often wonder how they can teach their little ones the skill of being potty trained. To make the process easier, we have developed a recipe for parents to use. Yes, that’s correct- a recipe. You use it for cooking, why not for potty training?
If you’ve ever been to the Minnesota State Fair, you’ve probably spent a few minutes checking out the fish pond at the Department of Natural Resources building. The pond is filled with Minnesota fish ranging from sturgeon to walleyes.
“They were jumping into the boat” often describes good fishing, but the phrase usually isn’t taken in the literal sense. Grand Forks catfish guide Brad Durick saw the phrase take on a whole new meaning Thursday night, when he and some clients were fishing the Red River near Drayton, N.D.
There’s no question that smoking greatly enhances the flavor of meat. The same can be said about fish. And in the case of salmon, planking — or cooking on a plank of aromatic wood that has been soaked in water — also helps to keep fish moist as well as doing it in a fat-free manner.
Do you have a friend or family member with a new little sweet pea on the way? If it’s your turn to play baby shower hostess, here are a few ideas to help you throw an earth-friendly celebration for baby and mom-to-be.
The other night while anticipating the aurora I kept looking north for signs of that familiar green glow, but twilight seemed to last forever. The sky was too bright right on through to 11:30 p.m.; only by 11:45 had it grown dark enough for that first blush of electrified air to show.
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