The firebrand singer and songwriter who transformed coal into diamonds by exploring her dirt-poor childhood in eastern Appalachia in her career-defining 1970 hit died on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Her family said that she died from natural causes at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
Becker Transports of Wadena, Minnesota, started in with a 1985 Mack Superliner bought in 2010. A dozen years later, that ‘85 Mack is still putting in the miles as Becker Transport has grown into a regional trucking company, hauling loads like farm machinery, construction equipment, gravel and grain across the upper Midwest.
Anemometers are located only in a few select locations, making it very unlikely that an actual maximum wind will be captured.
Highs will hit the upper 60s to lower 70s Tuesday and Wednesday before a strong cold front brings chilly air to the Northland.
In boys soccer, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton routed North Branch for its 11th consecutive victory.
The Philadelphia Phillies (87-73) secured the final National League wild-card spot with a 3-0 road victory over the Houston Astros.
The Tigers didn’t advance to the state tournament, but the team “improved greatly” over the course of the season, according to coach Gabby Gidley.
Leonhard, 39, ended his tenure as a player as an All-American safety in 2004. After a 10-year career in the NFL, he returned to Camp Randall in 2016 as a defensive backs coach.
Tommy Kramer, who played in first Vikings game in London, watches this one with fans at a Wisconsin bar
Kramer was the starting quarterback for the Vikings when they played the first NFL game in London, a 28-10 preseason win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Aug 6, 1983. He threw the first touchdown pass ever in the United Kingdom, hitting running back Ted Brown in the second quarter from nine yards out.
A series of complaints about unleashed dogs in public spaces prompted discussion of a leash law.
Minnesota has its share of extreme weather: the Halloween blizzard of 1991, The Red River flooding of 1997, the Twin Cities tornado outbreak of 1965, the Comfrey-St. Peter tornado outbreak in 1998 and the 1999 'Boundary Waters Blowdown.'
"We got to the bench where the trail overlooks the Black River quickly. The foliage hadn't started to change colors at that point, so green leaves filled our view. I bet it's a gorgeous spot to sit now that the leaves are starting to turn," writes Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten.
The parade, which lasted almost 45 minutes, featured many student activities, clubs and sports teams.
Through 100 years of peaks and valley in agriculture, the North Dakota Mill and Elevator keeps grinding
The North Dakota Mill and Elevator opened its doors in Grand Forks on Oct. 20, 1922, after several decades of attempts by farmers to halt the hold the grain trade had on pricing and grain grading.
With the increasing need for vets in rural America, Dr. Erin Christ decided to open her own vet clinic in Ellendale, North Dakota.
"As an agricultural reporter, my job is to report the news."
As the weather gets colder, changes happen more frequently and are more noticeable.
Milwaukee (84-75) fell two games behind Philadelphia (86-73) with three games remaining for the third National League wild card.
Aaron Rodgers completed 21 of 35 passes for 251 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Aaron Jones rushed 16 times for 110 yards for the Packers and Allen Lazard caught six passes for 116 yards.