Archive for February, 2009

Now’s a good time to buy cabins and hunting property at low prices – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Now’s a good time to buy cabins and hunting property at low prices
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
Wulff’s property listings recently included a new log cabin, on 8 acres near Sherwood Lake, for $59900. The price was reduced by $10000. Electricity is available but hasn’t been hooked up yet. There’s no running water, but you could put in an outhouse.

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Log houses provide a back-to-nature feel – Austin American-Statesman

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Log houses provide a back-to-nature feel
Austin American-Statesman, TX
They began work on their dream home — or rather, a series of dream structures, starting with a 1289-square-foot guest house — using a fairly unconventional process: log-cabin construction. The approach lends itself to long life, says Wimberley Log

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Tiger Women Advance in SCAC Basketball Tournament – DePauw University

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

DePauw University
Tiger Women Advance in SCAC Basketball Tournament
DePauw University, IN
“The DePauw women got off them and on them in a 70-52 victory over the Hendrix women,” he reports in the Log Cabin Democrat of Conway, Arkansas. “DePauw advances to play Trinity at 1 o’clock [CST] this afternoon. One reason was the Tigers (22-4) had a
Columnist Offers “Random Thoughts” on SCAC Basketball Tournament DePauw University
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A family support system is vital for youth development – Log Cabin Democrat

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
A family support system is vital for youth development
Log Cabin Democrat, AR
I’ve also seen some things that should be unacceptable, while I was out covering youth events, since I’ve been here at the Log Cabin Democrat, and I must say some parents and coaches just don’t get it. Not only can degrading a child early in a sports

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Weekly Roundup of the Best Money Saving Posts (27 February 2009) – Money Saving Blog

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Weekly Roundup of the Best Money Saving Posts (27 February 2009)
Money Saving Blog, UK
But we also had our eye on some other great blog posts from around the web on topics ranging from dumpster diving to homesteading to scheduling bill payments using Google Calendar. Of course, it’s tax season so a lot of the posts out there were about

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Lifestyles: Building with the Grand Old Party – Amherst Bulletin

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Lifestyles: Building with the Grand Old Party
Amherst Bulletin, MA
Together we’ll build a shed, a doghouse, a log cabin, and a Bridge to Nowhere. And while building, you’ll learn how the Grand Old Party has helped Americans through tough times with foresight, can-do energy, and teamwork. But enough speeches.

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Nebraska Humanities Council awards grants – McCook Daily Gazette

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Nebraska Humanities Council awards grants
McCook Daily Gazette, NE
Homestead National Monument of America, Beatrice, $1500 for Heartland Storytelling Festival, May 7-8 at the Homestead National Monument Education Center. The event features regionally known storytellers who relate homesteading history through stories

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History camps offered this summer – Chaska Herald

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The Carver County Historical Society announces its schedule of summer history camps for 2009. “History camps are an inexpensive and fun learning experience for elementary school-aged children. They provide a wonderful creative outlet and greatly …

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After the Green Economy, Green Security – Huffingtonpost.com

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Now that we’ve decided to “green” the economy, why not green homeland security, too? I’m not talking about interrogators questioning suspects under the glow of compact fluorescent light bulbs, or cops wearing recycled Kevlar recharging their Tasers …

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After the Green Economy, Green Security – Common Dreams

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Now that we’ve decided to “green” the economy, why not green homeland security, too? I’m not talking about interrogators questioning suspects under the glow of compact fluorescent light bulbs, or cops wearing recycled Kevlar recharging their Tasers …

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