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Mystery Bridge Nr. 24: The Red Rock Bridges
Our 24th Mystery Bridge profile (as I counted the unusual bridge type in a salty German city as nr. 23) features not only one bridge, but as many as five, all going back to Marion County, Iowa, whic...
5/16/13 at 5:53 AM Newsflyer: 15 May 2013 5/15/13 at 3:48 AM
Traer Bridge to be replaced by loggers. 5/13/13 at 4:09 AM
Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes. Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ...
5/7/13 at 3:40 PM TEEN POSTER AND VIDEO CONTEST 2/26/13 at 1:12 PM
DOUGLAS COUNTY GOES STREET SMART 8/2/12 at 3:22 PM
Order trees, shrubs
The deadline for ordering native trees and shrubs from the South St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District is fast approaching. People have until April 12 to order the bare-root seedlings...
3/29/13 at 12:00 AM Junior historians, unite! 2/23/13 at 1:00 AM
3 Northland teachers up for award 2/8/13 at 6:38 PM
Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees
By Don Davis Gay advocates have lobbied for allow same-sex marriages for years, but they made little progress. That appears ready to change Tuesday when House and Senate committees will hear bills...
3/8/13 at 4:24 PM One recount is not enough 11/27/12 at 6:20 PM
Legislative notebook: Synthetic drug bill passes Senate 4/2/12 at 11:00 PM
The bars of North Fifth Street in Superior, 1978
October 15, 1978 Bars line the north side of North Fifth Street in Superior on Oct. 15, 1978. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) Does the scene above look familiar? If so, you have a pretty good memory...
3/1/13 at 1:54 PM Superior church's steeple comes crashing down, 1982 8/30/12 at 3:45 PM
Another of the Northland's legendary characters passes away 2/26/12 at 7:26 PM
Project Rain Garden
I mentioned last week I was elected to a supervisor position with the Pennington SWCD. I decided I would use my column to occasionally explain SWCD projects from time to time. The agency name and its ...
2/16/13 at 8:12 AM Rural Reflections Radio 12/28/12 at 7:41 AM
Winter Visitor 12/22/12 at 9:16 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.newspapers received more than 140 awards, ranging in categories from "Best Local Breaking News Story" to "Best Website" during the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Conte...
2/4/13 at 12:06 PM Forum Communications Co. publisher elected president of Wisconsin Newspaper Association 3/2/12 at 2:18 PM
3rd Annual Pink Run, A Poker Run
Southern Douglas County (Wisconsin) October 6, starting about 5:00 p.m. They will start giving poker hands and raffle tickets for the Get ER Done fundraiser at the Cabin Store. There will be...
10/6/12 at 6:34 AM Paws For Love 3/28/11 at 7:39 AM
Bowling For Breast Cancer
It is not too late to sign up to bowl for breast cancer. Form a team of 4-5 people. It can be friends, neighbors, a group of women, a group of men, teens, in memory or in honor of someone. The cost is...
5/4/12 at 5:40 AM Casda, Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Wisconsin 4/15/12 at 6:21 AM
Interesting About Poverty Numbers In Today's Paper 4/4/12 at 7:35 AM
New rocks at the Cloquet public library
Visitors to the Cloquet public library may have noticed two new rocks near the main door. Runoff from the roof was eroding holes in the ground on either side of the door so I offered to put so...
12/4/11 at 11:21 PM Painting of axe and log rock 1/9/11 at 10:36 PM
Sample rock (Scanlon park and ride) 11/16/10 at 9:09 PM
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 Bergen, Minnesota 1/23/11 at 5:26 AM
Molecular Imaging Shows Chronic Marijuana Smoking Affects Brain Chemistry
Molecular Imaging Shows Chronic Marijuana Smoking Affects Brain Chemistry Chronic use of marijuana causes a decrease in brain receptors that bind with the psychoactive chemical in cannabis San An...
6/11/11 at 7:03 AM Kandiyohi County Tobacco Free County Fair Proposal 6/7/11 at 8:51 AM
Another Study Shows Adult Supervision Doesnâ€™t Make Teen Drinking Safe 6/1/11 at 10:44 AM
County will return jailhouse lampposts
Youre hearing it here first. St. Louis County officials will return the old jails original brass lampposts to where they belong: flanking the historic old jails front entrance. We have no intentions...
8/25/10 at 3:02 PM Old jail's triumph... and other Northland winners 7/28/10 at 8:17 AM
Unemployment numbers show recovery has been tenuous 1/26/10 at 5:51 AM
Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis might seem far away from the rest of Minnesota, but the ripple effects of budget cutbacks at HCMC are likely to be felt across the state. Exactl...
12/2/09 at 6:15 AM