THE NEW FORTY Targeting vulnerable populations...
I have received a half dozen garden catalogs over the last few weeks. They are filled with big beautiful photos of colorful flowers and plants. They tantalize the latent garden-lover in me with the pr... Posted on 3/6/14 at 10:57 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Leap Day Troubles
Leap day. It is what we call February 29, the day added onto February every fourth year to keep the seasons from slowly drifting through time as the earth takes slightly longer than 365 days to revolv... Posted on 3/6/14 at 11:14 AM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Winter interest. . . again
Not meaning to beat a dead horse, here--if you read my blog regularly you might be thinking, "Really? Is she going to go on some more about winter interest in gardens in Minnesota?"
Andyes, I am. But... Posted on 2/28/14 at 7:36 AM
FARMBLEAT A Top 10 about this winter
As I stood inside one of the 80-plus degree greenhouses at Grandpas Fun Farm Thursday afternoon, I thought about creating a space on the counter, finding a chair and spending the rest of my day writin... Posted on 2/27/14 at 5:39 PM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Winter Olympics Who Cares
Did the Winter Olympics start? Are the Winter Olympics over? Now I know that is a bit much but to be quite honest I really had very little interest in watching the Winter Olympics this year. They were... Posted on 2/27/14 at 2:23 AM
DULUTH — Minnesota researchers are trying an experimental way to fix potholes that uses powerful microwaves to heat the patch mix at the very site where the craters develop. As an added dividend, the technology provides a use for taconite waste and recycled asphalt and shingles.
Takes into account cold with little wind
The National Weather Service may be issuing a new type of weather warning in the next weeks. The NWS offices of North and South Dakota and Minnesota will experiment with issuing “extreme cold warnings,” according to John Paul Martin, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Bismarck.
Keith Norman, Forum Communications Co.
, January 10, 2011
Winters in Red River Valley harshest
An entire winter’s worth of snow fell last month, the sun still can’t manage to work a full 8-to-5 shift, the year’s most bone-chilling days loom ahead, the roads are perpetually slick as a car salesman, and when all this finally lifts, pretty much every area river is ripe to bust its banks.
Forecasts call for ‘coldest arctic outbreak’ in 2 years
GRAND FORKS – This is potentially bad news.
We have to report it. It’s our job.
We’re talking about winter … likely the coldest stretch of this already hard winter …
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, January 07, 2011
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