Tag Archives: Spring

Spring Allergies – A Radio Announcer’s Worst Nightmare

It’s hard to gesture loud enough for radio.  My hands don’t make a lot of noise, except for clapping, and that’s a terrible way to tell you that the Beatles are next.  So, Sunday, when I woke up with absolutely no voice, I knew I was in trouble.

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So, It’s April And We’re Anticipating A Blizzard Again: A Pep Talk

Here we are, staring down the barrel of another Minnesota blizzard, but as opposed to blizzards and snowstorms earlier in the season – WE THOUGHT WE WERE DONE.  If ever you’ve needed a definition for ennui, you’ve got it now. 

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Have You Seen Your First Robin Of Spring Yet?

Have you seen your first robin yet? One of the first signs of spring, right?

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Spring Rain, Snowmelt May Cause Localized Flooding, Road Closures

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Spring rain, melting snow and culverts and catch basins plugged with ice can cause water to back up onto highways. The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to be watchful for flooded areas as water can rise quickly. In many areas, ditches are filled with snow and the roadway shoulders have high banks of …

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Early Spring Gardening Prep – Focus 3/10/19

This weekend on Focus, my guest is Robin Trott,  Douglas County Extention Educator, University of Minnesota.  We discuss the effects of all of the snow we have these days, potential flooding, the emerald ash borer, how to start prepping for gardening, and how to best feed the birds.   Listen now:

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