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Actions and consequences
I've written several stories about how the proposed Food and Drug Administration ban on artificial trans fat in the U.S. food supply could affect Upper Midwest agriculture. One of the stories, an inte...
11/22/13 at 11:03 AM A tale of two corn fields 7/31/13 at 8:41 AM
Recent rains both help and hurt 5/24/13 at 10:26 AM
The first half of August ranked as the 9th coldest such period on record. Then an abrupt pattern change occurred bringing much warmer air into the area. So much so, that the second half of the month...
9/4/13 at 11:17 AM First Half Records 6/29/13 at 1:00 PM
Across the Street 6/28/13 at 11:00 PM
The need to seed
I am a flower girl. No, not the tiny kind that precedes a bride, tossing petals down the wedding aisle. Maybe I should say flower woman. I find delight in planting flowers in the spring and watching t...
5/23/13 at 11:03 AM Wet and wild 6/22/11 at 8:42 PM
Rain blame 5/9/11 at 12:34 PM
Don't say 'I told you so!'
While most of the blogs I write these days also appear in the Daily Globe newspaper, this isnt one of them youll be seeing in print. Why? I dont want my dad to read it. Actually, I dont want him to ...
3/12/13 at 12:37 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/projectraingarden.mp3...
2/28/13 at 7:20 AM Project Rain Garden 2/16/13 at 8:12 AM
A Sinking Feeling 5/27/10 at 7:01 AM
Chugga chugga chugga chugga choo choo! just kidding. This pineapple express has nothing to do with the movie nor the beloved children's book titled The Pineapple Express. In fact, it this pineapple ex...
11/30/12 at 9:12 PM Snow is on its Way 10/3/12 at 11:26 AM
Rainy days ahead with a chance of snow? 10/2/12 at 4:53 PM
What is Affecting Your Roof’s Performance?
If you are wondering if your asphalt roof is getting past its peak, it probably is. Asphalt roofs are made to withstand lots of beatings from the weather, but over time the material will succumb to ...
11/26/12 at 1:42 PM
There is always a rainbow...
We (Oprah and Gayle, a.k.a. Noah and I) are waylaid in Syracuse for two days. The doctor wanted Noah to stay close to the hospital to ensure that they have a handle on the situation.The doctor was con...
8/5/12 at 5:22 PM When it rains, it pours. 9/28/10 at 9:38 PM
What the hell...high water?? 6/17/10 at 7:11 AM
UND RAIN Program to host Informational Event June 20
The Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) Program will host an informational event from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Northern Plains Center for Behavioral Research. ...
6/4/12 at 3:04 PM UND RAIN Program to partner with Cankdeska Cikana Community College 2/24/11 at 4:50 PM
Weathering bad weather
Its been a long time since Ive posted to this blog. I apologize for the gap. One of the things that kept me away from this blog is my involvement in the topic of this blog riding bikes. Its been toug...
5/8/12 at 5:38 PM
Downpours of Rain: Two Perspectives
Perspective One It was 9 o'clock on Saturday, July 23, 2011. U2 took the stage at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis, MN, and the entire place erupted in cheering. 60,000 people stood up and never sat down...
8/2/11 at 8:46 AM
Dennis Daugaard, climate change believer?
For most Republican politicians, dissing climate change or global warming or whatever you choose to label it (I expect ObamaWeather to pop up soon), is just part of toeing the party line. The GOP does...
6/23/11 at 12:27 PM How highâ€™s the water? 7/30/10 at 4:07 PM
Icy sign of global warming? 7/28/10 at 9:31 PM
Accidental rain gauge
I left this glass outside on the table Monday evening. It was empty at the time, but after Tuesday's rain showers, look how much water it had in it. ...
6/15/11 at 11:31 AM Traffic trouble in Jamestown 5/24/10 at 12:49 PM
Incoming 6/26/09 at 3:09 PM
Yangshuo: Grateful for Rain
Yes, that's right. I was grateful for the "bad" weather during my time here. Crazy, huh? Well, normally I'd wish for blue skies just like the next fella, but something about this place made the rai...
4/23/11 at 12:33 PM
Starry, starry morning
After three days of wind and rain, I was glad to see that a few stars were twinkling in the sky this morning and that part of the moon was showing when I went outside in the pre-dawn darkness. It sti...
10/28/10 at 11:43 AM Stormy night 6/25/10 at 10:39 AM
Jinxing the weather 5/5/10 at 6:07 AM