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Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
Thursday, August 16 is a historic day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council. At 11:00 AM we are dedicating the new Jon L. Wanzek Center for Scouting that will serve as the regional headquarters ...
8/15/12 at 5:12 PM New High Adventure Base 11/19/09 at 12:13 PM
Spend time with your kids. The disappearing ruler. 10/5/09 at 12:09 PM
But can he play soccer? Yes, yes he can
The message sounded too good to be true. As president of the Duluth Amateur Soccer League, its common for me to receive e-mails from people new to the area looking to join a team. But Id never read o...
7/29/12 at 12:00 AM There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class 12/27/11 at 1:00 AM
Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 1:00 AM
Small Town Saturday Night
Howl at the moon; shoot out the lights. The folksy folks of small town China reminded me of the community I grew up in. After chugging along 12 hours of train track southbound from Beijing, I arrived ...
7/28/12 at 9:57 AM One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 10:38 AM
For the Love of Scrapbooking: "Love Every Day" Layout
Looking for a new creative outlet or a way to preserve memories? Scrapbooking might be a great hobby for you, and you certainly wouldn't be alone. The Craft and Hobby Association reported in its 2010...
2/8/12 at 9:37 AM Extreme Coupons: Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Time 2/7/12 at 11:07 AM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too! 11/23/11 at 3:30 PM
10 Christmas Movies to Enjoy
Now that we are past Thanksgiving, the Christmas season is in full swing. Jessica at Life as Mom has put together a list of Christmas movies to watch during the holiday season. We are all busy with...
11/26/11 at 10:58 AM Family Christmas Countdown 11/22/11 at 5:52 PM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 4:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 2:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 9:00 AM
First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo...
11/17/11 at 5:41 AM
It seems like it was just last weekend that we were sweltering in 80 degree heat, and now it's dipping into the low 30's at night. Oh wait, it was last weekend and the temperature shift has been tha...
9/18/11 at 9:28 AM Summer Has Arrived 7/23/11 at 8:45 AM
Almost Boy Scout Socks 7/19/11 at 2:37 AM
Public Health Offices Prepare for Zombie Apocolypse, You're Next
DouglasCounty Public Health staff, along with other public health agencies in west central Minnesota, will participate in a training designed to prepare them and their family members for emergency sit...
8/2/11 at 1:58 PM
The Fish Will Tell You How to Fish Them
I signed up for the fly-fishing-for-women course through the local B&B because I needed to escape my everyday existence and learn something new. I had been drawn to the running trails near the Kin...
7/28/11 at 10:24 PM Flight of the Bumblebee 4/3/11 at 9:04 PM
Ten Throws 3/2/11 at 10:40 PM
It's race time
Its time to dust off the ratty tennis shoes, break out my scuffed up jeans and crappy T-shirts because this weekend Mom leaves for the track, which means racing season officially begins for us anyway...
6/3/11 at 1:47 AM Keeping an eye on the roses 5/6/11 at 11:15 AM
I need a Mucho Macho Manâ€¦ 5/5/11 at 9:45 AM
phil&teds USA Clip-on Chairs
CPSC Alert: Consumers Urged To Stop Using phil&teds USA Clip-on Chairs Due To Serious Dangers Posed To Children WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns consu...
5/10/11 at 7:34 PM
Doughnuts are nothing to brag about, but....
I whirled through a Mother's Day weekend of playing, cooking and baking. My 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter, Claire, was here with her mom and dad for 65 hours, give or take a few minutes. That included ...
5/9/11 at 2:05 PM Weekend Baking: There's a kumquat in my cookie 3/25/11 at 12:05 AM
Watch your diet and still enjoy Peanut Butter Granola 3/14/11 at 11:26 AM
Some Final Words
The Village Family Service Center www.HelpWithMoney.org The Village Financial Counselors who worked with each of the Forum Financial Fix-up families had a few final words they wanted to share. Joshu...
2/16/11 at 5:13 PM Redemption, Reflection & Appreciation 2/11/11 at 10:14 AM
Changes help give families new hope 2/2/11 at 2:09 AM
Klobuchar international adoption bill signed
A bill championed by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota allowing American parents to adopt foreign sibling has been signed into law. Parents from Minnesota and across the nation dont have to worry ...
12/1/10 at 5:09 PM Group supports prayer day 7/11/10 at 6:09 AM