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Tale of two riverfronts

Trains are an endangered species in my neighborhood. I’ve seen track pulled up, signs removed, and far fewer rail cars biding their time on the tracks that parallel the Mississippi River. It’s not surprising. What’s happening here has happened all … Continue reading

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Oat hulls in my life

I never gave oat hulls a moment’s thought until I moved to southeast Minneapolis. But I live very close to the Southeast Steam Plant, an old power plant on the Mississippi River that used to produce electricity for the streetcars, … Continue reading

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