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Volunteer to look in a book
The United Way of Greater Duluths Womens Leadership Council is hosting a book drive to collect books appropriate for kids up to grade 3. Big Red Book Shelves are around town year-round at Fitgers Boo...
6/6/13 at 12:00 AM Deadline for grad ads 5/22/13 at 12:00 AM
Wednesday is for trees 5/14/13 at 12:00 AM
Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey There is little doubt the 2013 Minnesota Legislature will be remembered for its historic vote to allow gay marriage and a $2 billion tax increase. Democrats say the s...
5/22/13 at 1:01 PM Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 8:45 PM
Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
This is only a test.
This has been an unusual week for us. Instead of staying at home mornings to "do school", I have been driving the kids to the school Leah attended for kindergarten and 1st grade. This has been "testin...
4/17/13 at 2:12 PM How on earth am I gonna teach Algebra?! 4/1/13 at 10:13 AM
In case you were wondering how it's going... 3/22/13 at 1:23 PM
Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU!
Hello and welcome February! It is a blustery one here in North Dakota. As I type I am enjoying an impromptu Snow Day after we got a healthy dumping of snow and wind, enough to close down two major in...
2/11/13 at 3:48 PM The Space Between: CONNECTing Music Therapy & Music Ed 1/12/13 at 1:54 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 1:33 PM
Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently 11/8/12 at 3:26 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite...
10/25/12 at 8:36 AM The Best Leaders Learn From Example 7/9/12 at 9:28 AM
Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life
The trek was over. I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journ...
10/6/12 at 9:21 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Bamboo U 5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
Putting a dent in family travel
Besides family time, one of the concerns about starting school before Labor Day is that it would cut into family travel... and ultimately the tourism and hospitality industry. And that's a big deal in...
8/30/12 at 12:40 PM Online colleges edge out UMD 2/9/11 at 1:22 PM
Explosion at Laura MacArthur School, 1982
Story printed September 28, 1982 Apprehension and excitement show on the faces of first-graders outside Laura MacArthur-West Elementary School following a boiler explosion on September 27, 1982. They...
7/13/12 at 4:26 PM Morgan Park High School memories 5/19/12 at 8:35 PM
Old Denfeld sign at old Laura MacArthur school 12/14/11 at 2:17 PM
Free Homebuyer Education Class
The Village Homebuyer Education program is one of several services we provide as part of The Village Family Service Centers Financial Resource Center, or FRC. The Homebuyer Education Seminar includes...
6/13/12 at 4:12 PM
Duluth Children's Museum first Friday: Be well
From Thursday's Eh? column: The first Friday of the month is always a big to-do at the Duluth Childrens Museum, and it will be even a bigger deal this Friday (June 1, 2012). The museum is hosting its...
5/31/12 at 7:02 AM Duluth Children's Museum gets ready to open in new Lincoln Park home 5/28/12 at 5:19 PM
Knitting classes at Yarn Harbor 3/22/12 at 8:10 PM
Travel Adventures On All Seven Continents
Explore the world with award-winning author and Duluth native Marty Essen as he presents the multimedia show, Around the World in 90 Minutes, at UMD on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Weber Music...
4/16/12 at 10:41 AM Jenelle Bartelt Explores the World of Puppets 3/14/12 at 8:49 AM
Choral Event Launches Scholarship 3/2/12 at 2:34 PM
Contemplation by Peggy Anderson
As parents we worry about our kidsor adult kids. We want them to be happy, find this place in this world before we pass on to another life. I think most parents struggle with these issues. Some of our...
2/24/12 at 8:50 AM On Education and Training 1/4/11 at 7:29 AM
Saving Teaching Jobs in Minnesota 9/17/10 at 12:17 PM
There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class
Video games are the reason for students struggles in school as much as food is to blame for peoples weight issues. College often is a persons first taste of freedom (loads of free time) from parental ...
12/27/11 at 1:00 AM Bulldogs' winning ways prompt more fans to wear their pride 9/21/11 at 12:00 AM
Upcoming Financial Presentations
There are two upcoming presentations in the area to learn about finances. Many of these things we may already know, but it is useful to hear them again. On Saturday, Sept. 24 Edward Jones Investment...
9/20/11 at 5:26 PM