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Dayton suggests $986 million construction borrowing
By Don Davis Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to borrow $986 million for construction projects across Minnesota, ranging from renovating a theater in the northeast to continuing a water project in th...
1/15/14 at 1:26 PM Lawmakers question disaster bill 8/28/13 at 10:31 PM
Update: Bonding bill up in air 5/17/13 at 7:17 PM
My dad's obituary
I took this week off as my dad passed away earlier this week. Here is his obituary. Victor Eugene Nelson, 90, of Thief River Falls, MN died November 25th at Thief River Care Center. Funeral s...
11/27/13 at 7:31 AM
Fish and Wildlife Service taking comments on Lake Alice ice fishing proposal
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now taking public comment on a proposal to open Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge to ice fishing. The comment period on the draft plan began Nov. 12 and contin...
11/18/13 at 12:52 PM
I Remember Mama —and Grandmama
Mothers Day is kind of a strange observance for me. Since Im not a mother myself and DotMom has been gone now for seven years, I only need make sure we have a card for marvelous mom-in-law Ella. But D...
5/13/13 at 3:58 PM FQOTW: Last week in February 2/23/10 at 5:00 AM
How busy are YOU 12/16/09 at 5:00 AM
The Seasonal, Annual, Holiday, Snuffling Cold
I feel yucky. My nose is stuffed, I cough -- twice -- every 30 seconds, I can't hear through the plugging of my ears, there's a chill that has nothing to do with a draft, my lithesome form drapes let...
11/28/12 at 3:26 PM
Downtown underground: A peek into what’s below downtown coffee shops and boutiques
Charly Haley, MSUM Multimedia Journalism FARGO, N.D. It was curiosity that sent Alice down the rabbit hole in Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland. Curiosity can spark all sorts of adventures, even in...
10/18/12 at 8:00 AM
Jaded - that's me.
The days of me trusting politicians, even the ones I like, are over. I guess you could say that after years of watching the ins-and-outs of politics, I am jaded. I no longer believe in the notion of t...
7/29/12 at 10:28 PM Speak even when you aren't spoken to... 4/11/12 at 10:02 PM
Maxxed out! 9/7/11 at 7:37 PM
On a melancholy cookie roll
I'm on a cookie-roll this week. Maybe it's been the dark, wet, dreary days we've been having that have sent me into the kitchen to turn on the oven. Or, maybe it's my melancholy mood. Yes, I think tha...
6/22/11 at 8:36 AM
Lost in the Shuffle
I was thinking about all the things that took place while on assignment in Washington D.C. when I recalled something that I shouldn't have forgotten. While following Senator John Hoeven around the C...
2/1/11 at 12:01 PM
Quad Cities bird report
Spent the afternoon in the Quad Cities...Buffalo, Enderlin, Kindred Casselton...saw an array of birds. Swans, ducks, snow geese, Canada geese....some good numbers of snow geese migrating in and throug...
3/27/10 at 2:35 PM