THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Motor Mill Bridge near Elkader, Iowa Part 1
There was a round of critics who claimed that truss bridges are obsolete and cannot be used for today's highway standards, especially ... Posted on 7/5/13 at 6:07 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: Forecast to take budget temperature
By Don Davis
One of the big days of the Minnesota legislative session arrives Thursday, when state fiscal leaders announce how state revenues and spending are doing.
The budget forecast, released tw... Posted on 2/22/13 at 4:21 PM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB First radar images of 2012 DA14 - Watch it spin!
NASA released the first radar images of 2012 DA14 made with the Deep Space Network's 230-foot radio antenna at Goldstone during last Friday's flyby. Astronomers used the dish to beam radio waves at ... Posted on 2/19/13 at 11:51 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Into the Great Wide Open
One true mark of lazy journalism is using the calendar to choose a
topical subject. At this time of year, that would be a retrospective
on 2012 or to peer into my crystal ball for 2013. I choo... Posted on 1/5/13 at 8:36 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 6:23 PM
Lake County News-Chronicle Editor Tammy Francois and Reporter LaReesa Sandretsky selected their top stories of 2012 for this, the first Lake County News-Chronicle of 2013. Enjoy reliving these highlights.
Elections are all about the numbers — how many individual voters, how many electoral votes, which party has enough members elected to the House and Senate to have a majority. Everything is counted. Here is just a sample of some of the numbers from the most recent election.
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