Basil Hackleman looked up the step ladder into the depths of an old bomber plane similar to one he flew on 11 missions during World War II and recalled how as a 22-year-old man he would jump up and grab the edge of the door to swing himself inside the plane.
We know of Bambi, the cute deer in the woods. But when Bambi and her descendants attack our gardens, they are not quite so cute. We would prefer that they eat elsewhere. We can plant deer-resistant plants. Many plants on such lists are eaten when deer are hungry enough. One year, deer ate the leaves of my rhubarb plants. They usually will not eat daffodils, ferns, grasses, sedges or very low plants, such as creeping sedums, creeping phlox or periwinkle.
An Anoka man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge and been sentenced by Anoka County District Court in the wake of a road rage incident in Coon Rapids last summer.
Dubbed the Summer of Soccer by Minnesota United FC, the team continued a season full of celebrating the game with a 2-0 win against English Premier League’s Swansea City AFC Saturday night in Blaine.
If you are looking for a bargain in a brand new house, look no further than Blaine High School. A student-built, three-bedroom rambler featuring a main floor laundry and a three-quarter bath adjoining the master bedroom is going to the highest bidder July 25 at 11 a.m. Minimum bid is $49,500.
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts recently announced the upcoming exhibition, “Small Moments, Big Spaces,” featuring paintings by artists Lisa Fratzke and Lindsy Halleckson, both from Minneapolis.