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MLB  Spring Training
NFL Super Bowl - New York Giants became Super Bowl champions
WNBA Finals: CONGRATS LYNX! Lynx win WNBA title
NHL Regular Season underway
NBA Regular Season underway
NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Football Alabama beats LSU in BCS Championship Game  Football Net | ESPN | NCAA > Championships
(National Collegiate Athletic Association) Hockey:  NCAA Tournament | NCAA Tournament (Women) | NCAA > Championships
Minnesota wins NCAA Division I Women's Hockey National Title
(National Collegiate Athletic Association) Basketball: Conference Tournament > NCAA Tournament | NCAA > Championships
Photo Gallery 1 |  フォトギャラリー  | Photo Gallery 2  |  Photo Gallery 3  Video Gallery (New)
Dow Jones, Nasdaq, S&P 500, Stock Market Data  |  Stock Market Watch  |  Yahoo! Finance  ストックマーケット情報
Photo of the Day (National Geographic) 今日の写真 |  This Day in History 今日の歴史
2012 Presidential Election 

late March -early April National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C.
March 31  Earth Hour
March 30, 2012 "We Hear' on WCCO (CBS) 宝くじ World's biggest jackpot: Record Mega Million jackpot grows overnight, up to $640M | read our Letter 26 (Japanese): The Odds - About 1 in 176 million Still Should we buy lottery tickets? :-) This is good for the state where the winner lives. $540M lottery has states anticipating tax jackpot.
"Picture of the Week" (Photo Gallery . Picture of the Week 120329)  Mallard Duck Pair
March 28, 2012 Earl Scruggs, banjo legend, dies
"Picture of the Week" (Photo Gallery . Picture of the Week 120328)   2  Mom kisses her kid  |   3  Two deer
"Picture of the Week" (Photo Gallery . Picture of the Week 120327)  1a / 1b (Up-Close)  Young Deer Rests
"Picture of the Week" (Photo Gallery . Picture of the Week
120326)  A Group of Cyclists
Men's Hockey Minnesota moves on to Frozen Four (NCAA)
The University of Minnesota men's basketball team advances to the NIT Final Four
University of Minnesota women's basketball team wins the 2012 Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI): NCAA, NIT, and WBI
Minnesota wins NCAA Division I Women's Hockey National Title
It's Spring Break time!   For more info on "Spring break", read Letter 39 レター 39    春休み
**Picture of the Week**  (Photo Gallery > Picture of the Week 120325)  Painted Turtles Sunning Themselves:  1a / 1b (Up-Close)  March 25, 2012
"Nature Note" March 25, 2012: Sandhill Cranes*, a Red-tailed Hawk, Tree Swallows*, Bald Eagles, a Bald Eagle sitting in its nest*, Mallards, Canada Geese, Hooded Mergansers*, Coots, Buffleheads, Ring-necked Ducks, Bluebird*, Cardinals, Goldfinches, Chickadees, Song Sparrows, Fox Sparrows, Northern Shovelers, Green-winged Teals, Blue-winged Teals, Wood Ducks, Fox scat, a Beaver Lodge, Tree budding (Craig's Walk)
a Junco, a Sparrow (unidentified), Robins, House Sparrows, Crows, Grackles*, a Blue Heron, Owl Pellets, a big Deer sitting on the grass, Gray Squirrels, a Muskrat Lodge, Painted Turtles sunning themselves on logs or rocks*, Western Chorus Frog's calls, Pond snails (dead?), a tiny bluish butterfly, Waterstriders
* Our first sighting of the season. 
 See our Wildlife photos
Farm Animals: Chickens: cocks and hens, a young and friendly Cow, a Donkey, two sheep at Dodge Nature Center

120324 - 0325  Twin Cities Pet Expo
**Picture of the Week**  (Photo Gallery > Picture of the Week 120324)  Clouds: Cumulus?  1  Flat bottom clouds |  2  Flat bottom clouds (Up-Close)
"Nature Note" 120324 A Bald Eagle, Rock Pigeons, Mallards, Canada Geese, Nuthatches, Northern Cardinals, Several Crows mobbing a hawk, Chickadees (Spring calls), Mole activity, Deer Roadkill, Western Chorus Frog calls*, Eastern Commas* (butterflies), very small grayish butterflies  See our Wildlife photos
Trees and shrubs leafing out* and some maple flowers blooming*
* The Signs of Spring
**Picture of the Week**  (Photo Gallery > Picture of the Week 120323)  Clouds:  1  Cumulonimbus or Swelling Cumulus |  2  Swelling Cumulus
**Picture of the Week**  (Photo Gallery > Picture of the Week 120322)  The Signs of Spring - Spring Migration 3a / 3b (Up-Close)  春の渡り鳥の季節:Fox Sparrow 
120322 -  Sorry we've been dealing with computer problems.  :-(
**Picture of the Week**  (Photo Gallery > Picture of the Week 120321)  Record High Temperatures  記録的に暖かい3月
"Nature Note" March 21, 2012 We saw a great horned owl flying overhead and several deer. 

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