THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Massacre of Historic Bridges in the USA Underway?
At the beginning of this year, fellow pontist James Baughn predicted in his website, the Historic and Notable Bridges of the US, that there would be fewer demolitions for 2013, providing hope for ma... Posted on 1/22/13 at 6:08 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Approachably Abrasive
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam?
We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab... Posted on 4/28/12 at 9:20 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER On second day, Dayton faces tense situation
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton diffused a tense situation at his first official function Wednesday by sharing his microphone with shouting protesters crowded into his office.
Dozens of people opposed t... Posted on 1/5/11 at 5:02 PM
Electricians and supporters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers held and informational picket outside Two Harbors City Hall Monday night. Approximately 20 people gathered and carried signs to call attention to what they say is the city’s slow response to negotiating a fair contract.
Members of area unions stood outside of the building site of the future O’Reilly Auto Parts store intermittently throughout the past week, protesting the use of non-local, non-union labor for the project.
(Photo by Monica Isley) Around 65 protesters rally Wednesday in front the Lake County News-Chronicle in support of Forrest Johnson, former editor of the paper whose last day on the job was May 7. Johnson, who was with the paper for nearly 20 years, was replaced with an interim editor. A permanent replacement is being sought.
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