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The weather sucks. Want the details?

Dundas Weather Paul Jesh
Dundas resident and All Flex Flexible Circuits engineer Paul Jesh has a local weather website up called Dundas MN Weather.

It’s considerably friendlier and more visual than the Carleton College Weather database, though nothing beats that for local historical weather info.

Thanks to Clark Webster for the tip.

Photo album: ‘Save the Depot’ community meeting

The ‘Save the Depot’ committee held a public meeting last Monday, March 1 at the NCRC. Members include Steve Edwins, Lynn Vincent, Rob Martin, Pat Allen, Chip DeMann, Alice Thomas and Clark Webster.

I’ve turned off comments on this blog post. Continue the discussion that’s attached to the Oct. 8 blog post titled Is Northfield’s train depot worth saving?

See the album of 12 photos, the large slideshow, or this small slideshow:

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Remembering Henry Fisk, the Rice County hermit

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While snowshoeing at the east end of the Cannon River Wilderness Area last weekend, I pointed out to my niece the approximate spot where Henry Fisk, the Rice County hermit, lived.  Robbie and I happened upon his sparse living quarters when we first moved to Northfield in 1974 but I don’t remember if he was still living there.

Northfield News columnist Maggie Lee wrote several columns about Fisk (also spelled ‘Fiske’) back in 2006, and many people chimed in with letters-to-editor about him. (Do a search there on both spellings of his name.)

Anyone have memories of Henry?  Anyone have a photo of him?

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