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April 23, 2009
Adrift for hours on Lake Superior ice floe, bear finally floats to safety
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. The bear was first seen by ferry staff...
April 23, 2009 - 8:08am
February 20, 2009
Cottage Grove firefighters prepare for icy rescues
February 20, 2009 - 7:30am
February 4, 2009
'We're cutting it close this year'
Cottage Grove Public Works could come closer than it has in years to tapping out its supply of rock salt, one city official said last week, thanks...
February 4, 2009 - 8:00am
January 16, 2009
Icy roads cause fatal accident on Highway 61 north of bridge
Icy road conditions caused a fatal accident just north of the Highway 61 Hastings bridge at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle traveling north lost control and slid into southbound traffic, colliding with another vehicle. The state...
January 16, 2009 - 8:45am
January 5, 2009
Ice blamed for death of one, injury to another
The Minnesota State Patrol is blaming a patch of ice on Highway 52 for the single-vehicle accident that killed one person and injured a 20-year-old Rosemount woman Sunday. The Rosemount woman was driving south on Highway 52 near 117th Street around noon when she hit a patch of ice....
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
New angles on Northland ice-fishing traditions
Ice and anglers; friends and family; new experiences and passing on traditions -- combinations that go well together. On a recent day, Brian...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
City in a pinch when it comes to salt
The winter forecast in Newport?
December 10, 2008 - 7:59am
May 7, 2008
Minnesota's fishing opener on ice?
Small waves kissed the shoreline of Fish Lake just north of Duluth on Monday morning. A pontoon boat purred up to the landing at Hi-Banks Resort. From somewhere out on the lake came the high, clear call of a loon. All of this was a great relief to Tim Wagner, who owns the resort...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
Ice arena moves forward, despite higher cost
Cottage Grove City Council members pushed forward Wednesday with the expansion of the city's ice arena, awarding four bids despite concerns voiced by some over the still costlier-than-planned project because of an inflexible construction schedule needed to fulfill ice time already...
March 7, 2008 - 10:49am
February 28, 2008
ICE pays Worthington another visit
WORTHINGTON -- Immigration officials were closed-mouthed Wednesday about what they were doing in Worthington, but did say they were conducting an enforcement operation targeting specific individuals in the area -- a very different operation than the roundup that took place at the...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am
February 19, 2008
Newport man charged with DWI after falling in lake
A Newport man found out the true meaning of the phrase "thin ice" late last month. Mark Daniel Wenzel, 29, was driving his snowmobile across the frozen surface of Battle Creek Lake in Woodbury Sunday Jan. 27, when he attempted to cross open water. He and his passenger didn't make...
February 19, 2008 - 7:00am
February 13, 2008
Bids: Cottage Grove Ice Arena
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE 7516 80TH STREET SOUTH COTTAGE GROVE, MN 55016 CALL FOR BIDS PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed proposals will be received for: Bid Package 3: General Construction Cottage Grove Ice Arena, Cottage Grove, Minnesota in accordance with Construction...
February 13, 2008 - 10:00am
February 6, 2008
Celebrating ice & snow
Using marshmallows, sugar cubes, Styrofoam, frosting and glue, Cottage Grove Elementary School second-graders in Michelle Jorissen's class made ice castles last week to celebrate the St. Paul Winter Carnival as a part of Minnesota history. Gage Stroik, like the other students, built...
February 6, 2008 - 10:00am