RURAL REFLECTIONS Popular Times
As a youngster, I loved the magazines, Popular Mechanics and
Popular Science. These two magazines were portals into a place
where my own creativity was born complete with pictures and diagrams... Posted on 4/12/13 at 5:47 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG I Love March Madness
It is that time of year again when the Nation goes online and prints out an NCAA bracket and participa... Posted on 3/19/13 at 9:16 AM
NDAD INSIGHTS Today is benefit for little Teagan in Grand Forks
By Mike Brue
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.
Teagan Leehans chubby legs pushed her quickly into Jenny Jump Up high gear.
Ahhhggggkk! the excited 10-month-old hollered. A squeal of delight and several more... Posted on 9/16/12 at 9:20 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events.
Then came my surprise... Posted on 8/20/12 at 12:01 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Kansas City in photos
Today I am elbow-deep in planning Leah's birthday party for tomorrow morning. 10 girls, 2 crafts, a game, and possibly a sticker/stamp hunt...let's see how much hair I have left for Leah's dance recit... Posted on 4/29/11 at 2:33 PM
Authorities believe that a slain 18-month-old girl whose body was found over the weekend was killed on the eastern Kansas farm where her mother and two men were killed, and that the child's body was later disposed of in the next county.
A phrase declaring that life begins "at fertilization" tucked into new abortion legislation in Kansas is creating concern among abortion rights advocates that the wording will inspire new attempts to prevent the procedure.
An August survey suggests that the continuing drought and lessening export demand for U.S. products are among the drains on the economy in nine Midwest and Plains states, according to a report released Tuesday.
Kent Anthony Clemens returned home to Kansas after a short stay in North Dakota's booming oil patch with a stack of crisp $50 bills, sharing what authorities say was ill-gotten booty with his sister. Then, apparently, guilt set in.
A suspect in an armed robbery in Williston has been arrested in Kansas. Williston Police Detective Cory Collings tells The Bismarck Tribune that the 60-year-old man has made an initial court appearance.
Kansas State University student Greg Peterson and some friends were unwinding at a drive-in restaurant when LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio. He groaned. But as the chorus droned on, the 21-year-old found inspiration. He switched "sexy" to "farming" as he began rapping. It would be fun, he thought, to do a video parody with his brothers when he returned home to the family farm in central Kansas.
When the threat of flooding prompted a North Dakota zoo to send most of its animals to a wildlife park in Wichita last year, the animals were expected to stay in Kansas for four to six weeks. A year later, the lions, leopards, giraffes and several other animals are still at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park.
A 17-year-old boy with a provisional driver's license was behind the wheel when a converted semitrailer crashed on a Kansas highway, killing five members of his Minnesota family who were on vacation to see a motocross race, authorities said Monday.
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