The Trailer’s New Home…

My NDSU office was in Minard Hall in 2009.  Then there was a partial structural collapse of the building in late December 2009 on the side of the building that my department’s offices were located.  We decided that we would move until construction was concluded.  We expected to be out of the building for 12-18…
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Negligence Per Se…

My entire family was travelling in two cars on 416 South out of Ottawa on Saturday on our way back to New York.  It was a few minutes before 12 PM when we passed a red truck carrying a queen matress, box spring, and headboard in its bed.  As we passed the truck it was…
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WHAT COULD YOU POSSIBLY BE THINKING??!!

Today I ask the driver of the maroon-colored Saturn MN license plate TUX272 who was driving this morning with an unrestrained toddler in the front seat – WHAT COULD YOU POSSIBLY BE THINKING??!! I was incensed to learn today from Mike that this driver – an older woman – had to make an abrupt stop…
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Putting It In Context…

Troy Becker at The Forum created a map that illustrated the “swath of the Oklahoma tornado if it had hit the F-M area.”  The map quickly puts into context the breadth of the devastation in Oklahoma and provides local folks a somber reminder that it could happen here.  Take a good look at the path…
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The Train Always Wins…

A couple of weeks ago I saw a young man in his vehicle hurry to beat the train that crosses 18th Street North at 12th Avenue North.  The train wasn’t moving too quickly, but it still was plenty dangerous for the young man to cross when he did.  There are no crossing arms at that…
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