RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
Young couples prepare for a new child with preparation; I do the same
for winter. We are both nesting although it manifests itself in
different ways. My favorite medium in which to... Posted on 11/23/13 at 6:00 AM
Back home Wednesday for her 55th class reunion, Janet Anderson visited the Marshall County Historical Society Museum. It’s a routine stop whenever she and husband Lyle return to their hometown from their residence in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Aircraft will be spraying for mosquitoes in the Marshall County towns of Newfolden, Stephen and Florian 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday, according to Airborne Customs Spraying, whose pilots will be doing the spraying.
The legendary wilderness explorer Daniel Boone famously said he had never been lost, but was “bewildered once for three days.” Three teenaged hunters from Thief River Falls spent 14 hours bewildered Saturday in a roadless wildlife area before being found late at night by searchers including members of county, state and federal agencies, as well as volunteers.
Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge in Marshall County has opened its four-mile Lost Bay Habitat Drive for the season. The route offers interpretive signage, including three sound stations where visitors can listen to pre-recorded narration about the refuge’s wildlife, habitat and management activities by tuning their car radios to 1610 AM.
Authorities say Justin Adelmann, 29,a member of the Minnesota National
Guard who served in Iraq, offered to pay the girl, who is 16. A court complaint said she suspects Adelmann made the same offer to other students in the Marshall County Central High School.
According to a state patrol report, Kairouan L. Balvik-Porter, 39, was traveling west at 8:25 a.m. on icy roads when she lost control of her vehicle, overcorrected the wheel and rolled, landing upright between the ditch and the eastbound lane. All five were wearing seatbelts.
Minnesota cattlemen are celebrating the reopening of markets nationwide after tuberculosis found in one cow six years ago hurt their sales. Gov. Mark Dayton issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state’s cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested.
Gov. Mark Dayton today issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state’s cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested over six emotionally and financially challenging years.
The owner of farmland just east of the Red River Valley, Rodney Liedberg has claimed that he’s “15 miles from the good land.” His property may not have the rich soil of the valley, but it has something that likely soon will enrich its value — healthy winds. He has property on the high sand ridges of the Pembina Trail, where the wind is strong and steady, ripe for wind energy.
A wildfire covering about 200 acres in Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge north of Thief River Falls continues to burn, but firefighters are making “significant progress,” refuge officials said Wednesday.
Developers: Project to create up to 200 construction jobs A 98.9-megawatt wind farm has been proposed in rural Marshall County, Minn. The Ellerth Windpark would include 43 to 61 turbines, depending on turbine size, according to documents filed with the state.
The 480-acre sanctuary originally known as The Wetlands Pines and Prairie Audubon Sanctuary was started in 1982 when Eldor Omdahl, a member of the Agassiz Audubon Society, began donating land to the group.
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