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2013-04-17 23:01:05

Contrasting approaches to historical interpretation revealed in Lakes Country Living's newest television episodes. Brandon, MI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Since it first aired in 2010, one of the popular subjects featured on Lakes Country Living is local history. Two new story segments on the half-hour television show reveal very different approaches historical societies use to interpret history: guided tours of actual historic sites, and staged settings filled with period props. In...

2013-03-15 23:02:07

Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl will simplify the down payment process at a seminar in Belle Plaine, MN over the weekend. Belle Plaine, MN (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 Belle Plaine, MN will welcome Kris Lindahl, a trusted voice in today's real estate market, to host a down payment seminar over the weekend. Lindahl plans to use most of the time to demonstrate the new Minnesota Down Payment website that he created. He will also take questions from the audience in which he will answer general or...

2012-12-29 05:02:34

Looking for local color, this made-for-cable television show finds nuggets of history in the region´s rural byways. Brandon, Minnesota (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 With public attention focused on the anniversary of the 1862 Dakota Conflict this past year, Lakes Country Living has filmed at some interesting locations that don´t usually get much attention. Three new episodes relate, specifically or indirectly, to the Dakota War and its impact on settlement of the area. Fort Pomme...

2009-02-10 09:53:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XATA Corporation (Nasdaq: XATA) today announced it has opened a larger, more efficient distribution center in Burnsville, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis. The new 16,000-sq-ft. distribution center, which includes office space, will warehouse and distribute the company's private and for-hire product lines, XATANET and MobileMax. XATA's previous distribution centers, two smaller facilities, each in Burnsville and Manchester, NH, have moved...

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 17--CHASKA -- The final 15 miles of the Minnesota River are dramatically different than the other 300 miles. The lower Minnesota winds through 15 communities in four metropolitan counties, running next to the Twin Cities International Airport and Mall of America and filled with barges carrying Midwest grain to world markets. The area is under the jurisdiction of the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District, which works closely with the U....

2008-07-07 06:00:12

By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 7--For conservationists along the Minnesota River, stopping the expansion of the Big Stone power plant has become the single most important goal in decades. "It's a proposed corporate water grab from Big Stone Lake. It's an incredibly dangerous precedent and is against everything Minnesotans stand for," said Patrick Moore, head of the Montevideo-based group Clean Up the River Environment. Big Stone Lake, near Ortonville, is in both...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.