Southern Minnesota

Fire Department Rescues Duck
Fire departments are often recognized as rescuing cats from trees, and other animals/pets caught in buildings that may be on fire, or in need of evacuation due to some emergency. One Southern Minnesota fire department ended up rescuing a duck after it got stuck inside of a chimney.
Girl Scouts Stiffed for Cookies
I know I spent a little more than I should have this year on purchasing those delicious Girl Scout cookies from the Girls Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys. But it goes to a good cause and the cookies are so good and I did share them with family and friends...
Celebrate Early Spring
It's February 18, and the temperatures are close to record breaking. I don't have the data on any broken records for warmth, but, it is warm out there. We are enjoying highs in the 50s, which seems like spring.
I saw several motorcycles out yesterday, which is a nice sight after the bitter …
Flash Flood Warning for Southern Minnesota
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a  flash flood warning for Martin, southwestern Blue Earth, Freeborn and Faribault counties until 5AM Sunday.
At 11:59 PM, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the
warned area; 3-6 inchesare likely in som…
Minnesota ghost towns
Minnesota has 30 ghost towns, according to ghosttowns.com. The state is separated into six sections, with the northern/central/southern parts with two sections each.
So each town has a number for the section it will be found in. Our area is Section 6...