RURAL REFLECTIONS the Little Gray Gym
Life passes by so quickly, even the material things that remind me of my own personal past sometimes disappear. My memory of weightlifting in the eighties is always colored gray, is subterranean and w... Posted on 2/21/15 at 8:30 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Mixing politics and trade
It's hard to say how much the agreement to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba will help Upper Midwest agriculture. Cuba wants and needs many of the ag products raised he... Posted on 12/19/14 at 9:22 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Dangers of Christians Staying Asleep
Atmy house, if you walk away from the toaster, your breakfast will burn.
In the same way that people in my household who want decent toast do not leave the room or drink tea, dreamily incognizant o... Posted on 11/14/14 at 3:24 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Soccer in the Jungle
Manaus, Brazil, is hosting Sundays FIFA World Cup match between the teams from the U.S.A. and Portugal. Manaus is a city of two million people located at the confluence of the Negro and Solimes River,... Posted on 6/17/14 at 11:04 PM
FARM BLEAT Education: Minnesota-style
A couple of years ago, I splurged and bought a year-long pass to the great state parks of Minnesota. I had visions of visiting every one of them if not throughout the state, at least those right here... Posted on 2/7/12 at 8:05 PM
Key developments Sunday on swine flu outbreaks:
— Deaths: 86, all in Mexico. 22 confirmed as swine flu, 64 suspected.
— Sickened: 1,384 in Mexico, suspected or confirmed; 20 confirmed in U.S.; 6 confirmed in Canada; 13 suspected in New Zealand; 7 suspected in Spain; 1 suspected in France; 1 suspected in Israel; 1 suspected in Brazil. There are confirmed cases in California, Texas, Kansas, New York and Ohio.
GENEVA (AP) - Canada filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Tuesday over a new U.S. law that requires retailers to provide country-of-origin labeling for fresh beef and pork, officials said.
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