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3-D Ring Nebula reveals its "inner jelly doughnut"
After the moon and planets, the Ring Nebula must be one of the top three deep sky objects sought out by astronomers of all stripes. Many a spring and summer night I've made my "pilgrimage to the Rin...
5/24/13 at 2:14 PM Ecuador's only satellite crippled in crash with Russian space debris 5/24/13 at 12:35 AM
Chance of auroras tonight May 23-24 5/23/13 at 9:08 PM
Healthy Eating for Summer Fun
Note: This article was written by Courtney Meier and Emily Hofer, two dietetic interns that worked with me this week at the Worthington Hy-Vee. Summer is a time when everyone wants to be healthy, act...
5/24/13 at 12:41 PM Grilled Margherita Pizza 5/13/13 at 12:42 PM
Food Safety in a Power Outage 4/11/13 at 11:06 AM
Process leads to Dayton outdoors funding vetoes
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel. The vetoes eliminated $3 million to fight aquatic invas...
5/23/13 at 11:37 AM Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do 5/22/13 at 1:01 PM
Legislative notebook: Voters to decide if council should set lawmaker pay 5/22/13 at 12:57 PM
Wisconsin northern muskie zone opens Saturday
Wisconsin's northern zone muskie season opens Saturday, and, despite a late start, the fish are likely to be done spawning in most waters and ready to feed, state fisheries experts say. I think the m...
5/22/13 at 3:28 PM Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon 5/15/13 at 1:06 PM
Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly 5/14/13 at 4:54 PM
Beer Brief #40 - Before the Dawn
Brewery - Steel Toe Brewing Company, Saint Louis Park, MN Beer - Before the Dawn Style - Black Barleywine aged in rye whiskey barrels ABV - 13.7% Color - Black with dark brown near the edges of...
5/21/13 at 9:55 PM Beer Brief #39 - Brimstone 5/8/13 at 10:11 PM
Societe Brewing Company Visit 5/6/13 at 10:43 PM
Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
Benefits of Resistance and Cardiovascular Training
Here are the benefits of strength training and cardiovascular training to help inspire you to get moving if you're not currently active and to reinforce what you're doing if you are active! Benefits o...
3/28/13 at 10:26 AM March and April MeetUp Get Out & Play Events 3/16/13 at 9:15 PM
MeetUp Get Out & Play Events - even Snow Golf! 2/28/13 at 6:39 PM
March is FoodShare Month!
The Food Share Month has started! How can you help? The money, toiletries and food that we receive at the Food Shelf during the month of March are partially matched by Minnesota FoodShare and the Fe...
3/5/13 at 5:10 PM March is FoodShare Month for the Food Shelf 2/20/13 at 10:13 AM
Check out the Holiday Train Video! 12/19/12 at 11:51 AM
Get LESS for the Holidays!
Tis the season for gift-giving, holiday parties, and family celebrations! If you're looking for ways to green up this season, consider these ideas to reduce the amount of trash you make. Earth...
12/4/12 at 6:11 PM Consider CFLs as Daylight Savings Time ends! 11/2/12 at 5:57 PM
Join the Recycling Revolution at your Business 10/9/12 at 3:39 PM
Got Vegetables? Make Soup
It can be a challenge cooking for two. When I made a big batch of Baked Garden Vegetable Stack the other day, I had a lot of tender vegetables left over. I turned them into creamy soup in 30 minutes...
8/22/12 at 6:00 AM What would Julia do with a load of fresh vegetables? 8/15/12 at 6:00 AM
No-Bake State Fair Honey Date Bars 8/12/12 at 11:30 AM
MRI Reveals Torn UCL for Joel Zumaya
Multiple sources are reporting that the MRI Joel Zumaya had this morning revealed a torn UCL in his right elbow. A torn UCL will mean Tommy John surgery and that he will not pitch in the 2012 season. ...
2/26/12 at 1:44 PM Zumaya already injures elbow? 2/25/12 at 2:37 PM
Twins Pitchers and Catchers report today! 2/18/12 at 2:09 PM
Update - More Blogs starting this May!
The next several months are very important to me and my family as we welcome our 2nd baby girl into the family. You can expect new and interesting blogs from me starting this May! Thank you for your i...
12/27/11 at 1:38 AM Working Out and Pregnancy 9/13/11 at 1:52 PM
Interval Training 7/5/11 at 3:41 PM
Eagle ready to be released
GREAT news. The Bald Eagle we rescued way back in March is ready to be released. It'll happen Wednesday August 24th at 9 a.m. at Carpenter Nature Center. Visitors are welcome to watch but parking will...
8/23/11 at 4:08 PM Black-and-white Warbler 5/9/11 at 9:32 PM
March Nature Notes: Maple Syruping 3/28/11 at 3:35 PM
Community Education Summer Programs for Kids
Are you and your kids looking for activities this summer? Community Education has what you are looking for! There are classes on art, babysiting, cooking, culture, languages, drama, dance, gymnastic...
4/18/11 at 10:59 AM Gentle Saturday April 2 - Over 40 Daytime Adult Classes 3/16/11 at 2:30 PM
Community Education Gets Coooking! 2/8/11 at 9:55 AM