Belle Plaine

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Minnesota gets really wet: Top photos

    -- Scroll to pages four and onward for bonus late-breaking photos --There may not be any seals on the loose -- yet -- but Minnesota is in the midst of getting lambasted with arguably the most intense rain storm the state has experienced since the Duluth floods two years ago.Here's how the story has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Judge rules against MNGOP legislators, says new social studies standards are "reasonable"

    An administrative law judge has ruled that despite the MNGOP's worries, the state's new social studies standards won't turn Minnesota's youth into a bunch of jihadists after all.In her ruling, Judge Barbara Nelson called the new standards "needed and reasonable," adding that "It is inevitable that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    MNGOP leaders want Dayton to veto insufficiently patriotic social studies standards

    Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Education held a public hearing about new proposed social studies standards that have drawn the ire of the MNGOP's House leadership.SEE ALSO: VFW flag controversy: MnDOT compromises, will allow flag to fly above overpasses after allThe standards prompted House ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Republicans want "Choose Life" license plates

    The "Choose Life" llicense plate being proposed by Republicans.​Republicans are busy in the culture warrior kitchen. Today, a group of them introduced H.F. 91, which calls for the creation of "Choose Life" license plates. Funds from the sale of the plates would be directed only to counties that a ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 29, 2004

    Bushels Of Fun

    Apple Orchards offer productive fall foliage; lessons in hybrid development

  • Books

    October 8, 2003
  • Art

    March 1, 2000

    Be Here Now

    A documentary show at the Minnesota Historical Society captures the state of the state, one second at a time