From the Scott Trostel photo collection Stepping beyond the threshold of the UNITED STATES is a decidedly 19th century environment. From the carpet to the furniture and the curtains, Dave Kloke, and his staff of craftsmen provided countless hours of painstaking work to accurately recreate this historic car. Beyond the door a black coffin rests upon the catafalque.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) “I was supposed to arrive yesterday afternoon but due to some problems with the weather in Denver, which happens a lot at this time of year, I’m a day late and a couple dollars short,” Renee Saxman who is back in town visiting her sons, said.She can now relax.For many, trying to have as little worry as possible, is the name of the game.That’s why they take a shuttle up to the Twin Cities instead of driving.”We do it whenever we do fly out,” Phyllis Barnidge, traveling to see her son, said. “We don’t fly that much but it is so convenient and now all the driving is up to them, the traffic, the headache and they get us to the airport on time.”Barnidge is glad neither she nor her husband will have to make the drive up to the airport.Workers at Go Rochester Direct said that this is the busiest time of the year and the shuttles are usually filled.On Friday alone, one driver said he shuttled 500 people to and from MSP.While the vans are full, that’s part of the adventure.”I met a couple really cool people along the way,” Ray Kradle, traveling to see his mom’s family, said.
Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today, and could be near hurricane strength by the time landfall occurs. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches). The NHC track has the center making landfall near the Big Bend of Florida.
COLD START TO SPRING: Spring officially arrives Tuesday at 11:15 AM CDT and actually we are going to see cooler weather return for the first few days of spring. An upper trough forms over the eastern quarter of the nation, and colder air will be pulled down into the state Tuesday. The rest of the week looks dry, and we will have much cooler morning back in the 30s Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings..
While at Baylor, Waldrum was named the National Coach of the Year in 1996 and the Big 12 Coach of the Year in 1988 after winning the conference championship. In 1999, he left to take on duties as the head women coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Waldrum led the Irish to National Championships in 2004 and 2010.