Archive for March, 2009

Norwood News Briefs April 1 – The Daily Planet

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Norwood News Briefs April 1
The Daily Planet, CO
On April 2 at 6:30 pm at the Log Cabin in Norwood there will be a meeting to discuss the control of whitetop, or hoary cress, on private land on Wright’s Mesa. Landowners from across the area are encouraged to attend, and cost share applications and

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Reliving the Hawks Nest disaster – Charleston Gazette

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

According to West Virginia Archives & History, workers broke ground March 30, 1930, at Gauley Junction to start construction of the Hawks Nest Tunnel and dam. The tunnel and dam are still in use today, but before the construction was completed, many …

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House fire claims pets, displaces family of four – Rome Sentinel

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
House fire claims pets, displaces family of four
Rome Sentinel, NY
(Sentinel photo by John Clifford) TOWN OF TRENTON — A family of four is homeless this morning after a fire heavily damaged the interior of their log cabin-style home and killed several cats and dogs on Mapledale Road Monday night.

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CSC rangeland cup team makes history – Chadron Record

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

A Chadron State College trio topped 14 other teams in a national competition that tests problem solving and communication skills for rangeland ecology and management. A three-person team from CSC won the Society for Range Management’s Rangeland Cup …

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3 Kittens Needle Arts store – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
3 Kittens Needle Arts store
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN
The show, now in its fifth year, will feature a 2000-square-foot log cabin, a native plant garden and more than 250 exhibitors. For more information, go to www .lakehomeandcabinshow.com. The 3 Kittens Needle Arts store — until recently in St. Paul

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DNR Offering Summer Jobs to Under-25 Hoosiers – 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
DNR Offering Summer Jobs to Under-25 Hoosiers
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis, IN
The state will build more hiking and horse trails, rehab some existing ones, and do repairs on some historic buildings, from a log cabin on Patoka Lake to the home of Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter in Noble County. DNR director Ron Carter says
Stimulus funds to help parks Times-Mail (subscription)
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The green movement is all about energy – 27east.com

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The green movement is all about energy
27east.com, NY
And giving up the weekend pastime of home improvement and the noble task of homesteading is quite simply out of the question. So how can we reconcile these two imperatives—the drive to minimize the construction industry’s impact on Mother Earth and the

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The philosophies of parenting – Log Cabin Democrat

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The philosophies of parenting
Log Cabin Democrat, AR
(Staff writer Jessica Bauer can be reached by e-mail at jessica.bauer@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1236. To comment on this and other stories in the Log Cabin, log on to www.thecabin.net. Send us your news at www.thecabin.net/submit)

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A River Prone to Flooding, and Misunderstanding – Gadsden Times

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

FARGO, N.D. — Predicting the weather has always been at least in part a gambler’s game — a matter of odds and percentages. But over the last week, as the Red River in North Dakota has surged to potentially catastrophic flood levels, setting off …

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A River Prone to Flooding, and Misunderstanding – Gainesville Sun

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

FARGO, N.D. — Predicting the weather has always been at least in part a gambler’s game — a matter of odds and percentages. But over the last week, as the Red River in North Dakota has surged to potentially catastrophic flood levels, setting off …

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