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2013-06-25 23:24:58

Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl, an experienced Brooklyn Park real estate agent, has just listed another single-family home in Brooklyn Park MN Brooklyn Park, MN (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl, an experienced Brooklyn Park real estate agent, just listed a home for sale at 9051 Loch Lomond Boulevard, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443. The home features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a two-car garage, over 2400 square feet of living space, and .25 acres of land. The...

2009-08-09 05:29:36

Scottish national parks are dealing with camping equipment so inexpensive many visitors simply abandon tents and sleeping bags, rangers said. Rangers patrolling the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond sometimes need police escorts, The Scotsman reports. They have found many campers become abusive and even threaten violence when told to strike their tents and clear up after themselves. To make matters worse, some visitors set their tents on fire instead of just walking away. High-end camping...

2009-01-18 00:43:20

The first survey of Loch Lomond in 147 years has found Scotland's most famous loch is 600 feet deep in places with sheer cliffs lining an underwater canyon. The British Geological Survey used the latest technology -- multi-beam sonar -- to map the floor of Loch Lomond, The Scotsman reported. The last time the bottom of the loch was surveyed, in 1861, Captain H.C. Otter of the Admiralty used fishing line with lead weights attached to take soundings from a rowboat. Loch Lomond is deeper than...

2008-08-31 00:00:22

Two city men have completed their 'ultimate challenge' of cycling, kayaking and climbing across Great Britain - and raised pounds10,000 for charity in the process. Jamie Shewbrook, 34, from Hartley, and Sam Groves, 31, from Mannamead, cycled from John O'Groats to Land's End in two weeks, climbing the highest peaks and paddling the longest lakes in Scotland, England and Wales along the way. Jamie said: "It's been quite tough. After doing Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond I had problems with my...

2008-08-05 00:00:21

Splish Splash: Music fans brave the mud at the Live At: Loch Lomond event on Scotland's west coast. Many fans had been angered after the music festival failed to open on time amid health and safety fears. Around 12,000 festival goers made their way to the event to watch acts including The Sex Pistols, Groove Armada and the Happy Mondays. (c) 2008 Sentinel, The (Stoke-on-Trent UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-01 00:07:50

By andy everett THERE isn't much that promoter Ricky McGowan hasn't seen and done in the world of dance music over the past couple of decades, from small intimate club nights to massive sell-out events, he's been there and succeeded hundreds of times. Last year, though, saw him launch his most ambitious project to date with Live At: Loch Lomond, two days of combining DJs and electronic live acts with bands and a full festival camping experience. Was it a success? Of course it was, even...

2008-07-28 06:00:53

By Jim Gilchrist PERHAPS not quite as awful as being kidnapped by Orcs, but rolling down a hillside in a giant hamster ball does sound rather like the kind of mishap that might befall an unwary Hobbit in Lord of the Rings. Billy Boyd, the slight-framed Glaswegian actor who played Pippin in the blockbuster film trilogy of Tolkien's epic, goes wide-eyed at the prospect, as if newly confronted by an Ent: "They tell me they put water in the ball as well; I don't know how that's supposed to...

2008-07-23 03:00:41

BROTHERS Cider is giving two lucky music lovers the chance to win a pair of VIP passes and two complimentary tickets to the one of the UK's hottest new festivals, Live at Loch Lomond 2008, which is taking place on August 2 and 3. Following Brothers Cider's success at music events last year, Brothers Cider has decided to expand its music involvement and will take its famous Pear cider to every major festival in 2008. As the official cider of Live at Loch Lomond, Brothers Cider is giving...

2008-07-17 03:00:29

DRILLING at a Highland gold mine could be just a week away, it was revealed yesterday. Aussie operators Scotgold will take delivery of specialist equipment to begin exploratory work near Tyndrum in Perthshire. The machinery is on the way from Chile and will allow work to begin at the Cononish site. Scotgold chief executive Chris Sangster said: "That rig is to arrive in Ireland today or tomorrow. We would hope to be drilling in the next week or so." Scotland does not currently have a...

2008-07-01 06:00:26

By Jenny Haworth Environment Correspondent NEW laws could see anglers and landowners who put alien fish species into lochs and rivers fined up to GBP 1,000. The Scottish Government legislation aims to provide greater protection to our native freshwater fish life. Species such as pike, carp, roach, bream, tench and rudd - popular with anglers - have been appearing in areas where they did not previously live. They cause havoc, eating other fish, competing for food, spreading disease...


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2012-06-15 08:48:08

Symbol: ERCO39 Group: Dicot Family: Apiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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