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Floating islands try to improve water quality

April 30, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Grasses, flowers and plants on the artificial islands strengthen ecosystems above and below waterWORTHINGTON Under cloudy skies and sporadic sprinkles, students in Jeff Rogers’ Introduction to Soil Science class at Minnesota West Community and Technical College anchored the first of four floating islands Tuesday afternoon in the E.O. Olson storm water retention pond on campus. Continue Reading

Texas vets’ float crosses tracks after signals start

November 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MIDLAND, Texas A parade float that collided with a freight train, killing four military veterans, had crossed onto railroad tracks even though warning signals were going off, investigators said Saturday. Continue Reading

Help set a world record for Kinship

June 28, 2012 in EOT Focus

Be part of a possible Guinness World Record-setting event in Perham next Saturday, as Kinship tries to pull together at least 1,000 people to float out on Little Pine Lake. Continue Reading

A holiday float

December 2, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Zachary Nodland of Dickinson looks at float displays Friday during the Sights and Sounds of the Holidays event held in Dickinson in the Prairie Hills Mall parking lot. Continue Reading

To the beat of the drum

October 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

It was party central on The DJ Kirk and Alex D parade float Saturday morning during the Dickinson State University Homecoming parade. Continue Reading

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