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Rooney-Isms

Rooney-Isms

Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words. I've learned.... That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. I've learned.... That when you're in love, it shows. I've learned.... That just one person...

Custer Peak Fire Lookout

Custer Peak Fire Lookout

Custer Peak Fire Lookout was built in 1911. In 1935 it was replaced with a cupola building, and in 1941 the Civilian Conservation Corps used local natural materials to construct the fire lookout you see today. The structure was designed by architect William Ellis...

Melanterite in the Broken Boot Mine

Melanterite in the Broken Boot Mine

Melanterite is formed after decomposition of pyrite or other iron minerals due to surface waters. So it's a secondary mineral that forms post mining usually. There is also another mineral that is similar called Chalcanthite. Chalcanthite is a secondary mineral from...

What to Know About Walleye Spawning

What to Know About Walleye Spawning

Walleye Spawning By Conservation Technician Ryan Braun Even though we had a pretty mild winter it seems like everyone is excited to see spring arrive. The start of the walleye spawning season is generally an indicator of nice weather to come. Walleye spawning...

Paul Harvey’s Letter to his Grandchildren

Paul Harvey’s Letter to his Grandchildren

We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we made them worse. For my grandchildren, I'd like better. I'd really like for them to know about hand me down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches.. I really would. I hope you learn...

Little Known Facts About Olive Trees

Little Known Facts About Olive Trees

Did you know? People in the eastern Mediterranean have been grinding olives into oil for at least 6,000 years The oldest olive tree in the world is over 2,000 years old While high quality olive oil is prized, olive wood is highly sought after and expensive For more...

Bigfoot in South Dakota

Bigfoot in South Dakota

If you venture to the historic mining (now mostly gaming) town of Deadwood, SD, be on the lookout for a giant 15 foot Bigfoot on main street. Not very elusive and unlike other Bigfoots, very photogenic since he is made of black hills pine carved by the Jordan Dahl...

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