Historical Snowstorms And Blizzards

I’ve written about the Children’s Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I’m very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 people.

Seven Things To Do During The Tropical Heat Wave

It can’t last. We are Midwesterners, and we know this lovely heat wave that has temporarily turned our chilly tundra into a tropical paradise, with temperatures in the 30s and maybe even low 40s, can’t possibly last. It’s only mid-February, and we have the rest of this month and all of March to get through…
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After what seemed like an eternity, some of our snow is finally melting. Of course, this has its downside. It’s turned into snirt, the combination of dirt and snow that looks really unattractive and still manages to hide all the grass. But I don’t think anyone in Minnesota really objects anymore, simply because it’s so good…
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Too Much Of A Good Thing: Yet More Snow

I for one welcome our snowy overlords! (Artist rendition at left) Driving back to Worthington from Jackson yesterday was a bit of an adventure, but it wasn’t too bad. The gentleman or lady driving behind me in a Hummer was courteous and didn’t try to tailgate me or hurry me into going faster (which was…
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The Glories Of Living In A Small Town With Nice People In It

As Daily Globe readers may have already realized, I attended the Worthington City Council meeting last night. When I left the Daily Globe’s office at about 6:45 p.m., the night air was cold and crisp and had that sort of biting feel that lets you know you shouldn’t really have any bare skin. It wasn’t…
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