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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gopherwrestler wrote:
Nice, Most of the time I was always stuck in a 300 Komatsu or a 600
I basically got stuck digging a lot of hog pits and cattle pits.
Everyonce and a while I would get thrown in the D6 LGP's..
We never had the real nice stuff. Basically all used.

Did a lot of loading trucks in a DaeWoo 500 and a Hyundai 780 loader in our gravel pits.

Life was easy and enjoyable back then!


Honestly, I prefer the older equipment!'

With all the electronics and the newer engines with their DPFs/regens and whatever else they're adding onto the engines for environmental reasons, equipment breaks down left and right.

Would I know your family's company name?
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The Super Bowl LII party kicked off early in Worthington, Minn.

Former Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson arrived in town Tuesday to run students through a few practice drills and to distribute $60,000 in grants to youth recreation and nutrition programs. It’s part of “52 Weeks of Giving” by Minnesota’s Super Bowl Host Committee, which is crisscrossing the state all year, distributing grants leading up to America’s 52nd Super Bowl next February in Minneapolis.

The grants will mean an upgrade for the town’s beloved but frequently flooded Buss athletic field and more breakfast options for hungry high school students. Long after the Super Bowl ends, kids in Worthington will still be playing soccer at Buss Field — on grounds renovated and equipped by a $50,000 legacy grant.

The 52 Super Bowl legacy grants will be spread across 52 communities. Two weeks ago, the Moorhead Area Public Schools received a $38,000 grant to install new playground equipment at its elementary schools. In Faribault, a Super Bowl grant will help renovate a damaged playground at a mobile home park with new sidewalks and safe new playground equipment. Another legacy grant will help the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe buy equipment and materials for community gardens.

http://www.startribune.com/super-bowl-hosts-share-the-wealth-statewide/417096123/
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

vike daddy wrote:
The Super Bowl LII party kicked off early in Worthington, Minn.

Former Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson arrived in town Tuesday to run students through a few practice drills and to distribute $60,000 in grants to youth recreation and nutrition programs. It’s part of “52 Weeks of Giving” by Minnesota’s Super Bowl Host Committee, which is crisscrossing the state all year, distributing grants leading up to America’s 52nd Super Bowl next February in Minneapolis.

The grants will mean an upgrade for the town’s beloved but frequently flooded Buss athletic field and more breakfast options for hungry high school students. Long after the Super Bowl ends, kids in Worthington will still be playing soccer at Buss Field — on grounds renovated and equipped by a $50,000 legacy grant.

The 52 Super Bowl legacy grants will be spread across 52 communities. Two weeks ago, the Moorhead Area Public Schools received a $38,000 grant to install new playground equipment at its elementary schools. In Faribault, a Super Bowl grant will help renovate a damaged playground at a mobile home park with new sidewalks and safe new playground equipment. Another legacy grant will help the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe buy equipment and materials for community gardens.

http://www.startribune.com/super-bowl-hosts-share-the-wealth-statewide/417096123/



Worthington is such a dump.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

vike daddy wrote:
The Super Bowl LII party kicked off early in Worthington, Minnesota.
The grants will mean an upgrade for the town’s beloved but frequently flooded Buss athletic field and more breakfast options for hungry high school students. Long after the Super Bowl ends, kids in Worthington will still be playing soccer at Buss Field — on grounds renovated and equipped by a $50,000 legacy grant.


http://www.startribune.com/super-bowl-hosts-share-the-wealth-statewide/417096123/


Well shouldn't flood anymore, these soccer fields were upgraded this past year and they hauled in 50,000 yards of clay along with a little over a mile of tile drained into a retention pond. The money is going into paying for it I believe, not a lot more they can throw money into it.

This field was located over a old concrete and junk landfill. Overtop of that they just used this land for a dredging field for when they cleaned the lake years ago.

Not very good ground for where they have been playing soccer and other activities for years, even before I was born.

TENINCH wrote:
Worthington is such a dump.

My grandfather and even dad said how much that town has downgraded since Swift kind of shot up.

First thing you do entering the town is smell the place.

They have been doing a lot of work to it. Spending a ton of money upgrading roads and the rest of the town.
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TENINCH wrote:
vike daddy wrote:
The Super Bowl LII party kicked off early in Worthington, Minn.

Former Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson arrived in town Tuesday to run students through a few practice drills and to distribute $60,000 in grants to youth recreation and nutrition programs. It’s part of “52 Weeks of Giving” by Minnesota’s Super Bowl Host Committee, which is crisscrossing the state all year, distributing grants leading up to America’s 52nd Super Bowl next February in Minneapolis.

The grants will mean an upgrade for the town’s beloved but frequently flooded Buss athletic field and more breakfast options for hungry high school students. Long after the Super Bowl ends, kids in Worthington will still be playing soccer at Buss Field — on grounds renovated and equipped by a $50,000 legacy grant.

The 52 Super Bowl legacy grants will be spread across 52 communities. Two weeks ago, the Moorhead Area Public Schools received a $38,000 grant to install new playground equipment at its elementary schools. In Faribault, a Super Bowl grant will help renovate a damaged playground at a mobile home park with new sidewalks and safe new playground equipment. Another legacy grant will help the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe buy equipment and materials for community gardens.

http://www.startribune.com/super-bowl-hosts-share-the-wealth-statewide/417096123/



Worthington is such a dump.

Could be said about every other town in southwest Minnesota.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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TENINCH wrote:
Worthington is such a dump.

Could be said about every other town in southwest Minnesota.

Watch it buddy!
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Could be said about every other town in southwest Minnesota.


True.
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TENINCH wrote:
skywindO2 wrote:


Could be said about every other town in southwest Minnesota.


True.


Then you haven't seen Western Kansas. Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vikes_Bolts1228 wrote:
gopherwrestler wrote:
Nice, Most of the time I was always stuck in a 300 Komatsu or a 600
I basically got stuck digging a lot of hog pits and cattle pits.
Everyonce and a while I would get thrown in the D6 LGP's..
We never had the real nice stuff. Basically all used.

Did a lot of loading trucks in a DaeWoo 500 and a Hyundai 780 loader in our gravel pits.

Life was easy and enjoyable back then!


Honestly, I prefer the older equipment!'

With all the electronics and the newer engines with their DPFs/regens and whatever else they're adding onto the engines for environmental reasons, equipment breaks down left and right.

Would I know your family's company name?


Could you repeat the part of the stuff where you said all about the things? Laughing
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disaacs wrote:
Then you haven't seen Western Kansas. Laughing

Western Kansas up through western North Dakota is all a dump, Black Hills excluded.
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