STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Water Quality Remains a Minnesota Problem
The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years.
That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson 25 years ago. The river is in the southern half of Minnesota whe... Posted on 8/17/17 at 8:15 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Genre of the Week: Allentown by Billy Joel
We all have been paying attention to the recent developments in the United States, especially when it comes to Donald Trump. Already he has destroyed generations-long ties with traditional neighbors... Posted on 6/7/17 at 3:14 PM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Fargo-Moorhead’s Earth Day Celebration
Fargo-Moorheads Earth Day Celebration
Ugly Food of the Norths Terra Madre Celebrates the Earth, Food, and the Fargo-Moorhead Community
BY ASHLEY REZACHEK
For the first time ever Ugly Food of the Nort... Posted on 4/20/17 at 7:37 PM
RENEW ND Driverless Cars a Boon or Bane for Cities?
Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autosis accelerating at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars a... Posted on 2/26/17 at 3:04 AM
(CNN) -- The oil and gas industry's injection of wastewater deep into the Earth is "a likely contributing factor" to the 50% increase in Oklahoma earthquakes since October, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, May is the time that most flowering annuals are available as sturdy seedlings at garden center and nurseries but many will grow just as well or even better when you seed them directly into the garden.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Next week is the start of Spring Clean Up Week in greater Grand Forks.
And while it's a great time to get rid of unused items by placing them on the curb for the city or other citizens to pick up; there are some items that health and safety officials urge you not to place on the curb.
Stamford, CT (CNN) - A lot of Connecticut got a lot of rain over a 24 hour period. So much that a number of sewage plants around the state just couldn't handle it. Thirteen sewage treatment plants overflowed Thursday, spilling sewage. At least one of them spilled 25 million gallons worth.
The Wisconsin fishing opener is six days away, and people were still ice-fishing this past week. Many anglers think most lakes will remain ice-covered when the season opens Saturday. That was the case last year, too.
“Everyone around here — we’re all grumpy and gloomy,” said Steve Genson at Hayward Bait and Tackle in Hayward. “Last year was pretty good. Tourism here was good. We just lost a whole month.”
Sam Cook, Forum News Service, Duluth News Tribune
April 27, 2014
NOONAN, N.D. — A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated.
Forum News Service, Jamestown Sun
April 25, 2014
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