A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
WHAT'S THAT ROCK, ETC? Watch those leaves zoom by
Fall colors are here and so are the inexplicably impatient drivers. The locals are willing, even eager, to pass in No Passing Zones all year round, but the behavior of the foliage lookie-loos is hard ... Posted on 9/24/10 at 11:03 AM
RINK & RUN Looking at Lake Superior State
Two weeks from Friday, Minnesota Duluth opens 2010-11 at Lake Superior State in a one-game trip to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on Oct. 8 (followed with a game the next night at Northern Michigan.)
The M... Posted on 9/24/10 at 9:39 AM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK New visitor center celebration at Grand Portage State Park
A new visitor center at Grand Portage State Park will be celebrated on Sept. 25, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. Maples should be near their peak of fall color ... Posted on 9/16/10 at 12:49 PM
The state shutdown would seem like a mere inconvenience compared to a federal failure to meet debt obligations, which would be almost certain to toss the U.S. and global economies back on the brink of recession.
Carlton County hasn’t been spared either state shutdown effects. Both public and private organizations and citizens seeing the ripple effect of the shutdown, most results of laid-off state employees who normally oversee permits or licensing issued by the state.
Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin extended a court order to allow loggers to cut trees and move logs from state lands until she holds another hearing on the issue Monday, but she made it clear she is inclined to stop the operation.
The addition of the new land will bring the size of Split Rock Lighthouse State Park to 2,089 total acres. The property sits approximately 150 feet above Lake Superior along both sides of Highway 61 and is adjacent to a historic MnDOT wayside rest.
While the governor turned down $850,000 in sex-education money, he did accept other federal funds to teach sexual abstinence. The grant he rejected requires no state money, but the one for which he did apply would require a state matching contribution.
Don Davis/MN State Capitol Bureau
, August 31, 2010
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