RURAL REFLECTIONS Deb's Retirement
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime
because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one
person that same chunk of time has been a career.
My ... Posted on 9/29/12 at 7:21 AM
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Besides the sports card trader, the coolest thing on Crookstons Main Street was the barber shop.
I remember as a youngster riding in our talking 1980s Chrysler New Yorker and seeing the red and whi... Posted on 2/17/12 at 9:11 PM
People who process marriage license applications in Polk County anticipate little change due to Minnesota legalizing same-sex marriage. Michelle Cote, director of property records at the Polk County Government Center in Crookston, said she had received no inquiries about the law change by mid-day Tuesday.
The moose had hung around town for about 10 weeks in the winter and early spring. Authorities believed they had finally shooed her out of town for good about two weeks ago. However, she showed up inside the city limits again this week, on Tuesday and Thursday.
A moose is no longer on the loose in town here. After spending about 10 weeks in the city limits, entertaining residents and frustrating authorities, the moose has moved — or, more accurately, been pushed — out of town.
Many rural Republican lawmakers cited recent approval of the environment and agriculture finance bill, which included water usage fee increases, an example of plans they say will disproportionately impact greater Minnesota.
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