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Legislative notebook: Senate DFL not on board with surcharge
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Senate Democrats do not want to place an income tax surcharge on the richest of the rich, but they are looking into expanding a new tax the governor wants on the to...
3/20/13 at 7:22 PM Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees 3/8/13 at 4:24 PM
Updated: Dayton asks federal government for storm loans 8/15/12 at 11:35 AM
Duluth seal makes BuzzFeed list
Feisty, the seal thats now-famous photograph was taken on Grand Avenue outside Lake Superior Zoo during the June 2012 flooding in Duluth, was No. 3 on BuzzFeed.coms The 40 Cutest Things That Happene...
3/19/13 at 12:01 AM Flood gifts 1/8/13 at 12:00 AM
Local CD Fundraiser
Christmas By The Lake is a CD sold each December to raise money for Northern Lights Foundation that supports children's cancer needs. This year it supports this cause and Flood Relief victims. It is s...
12/19/12 at 7:51 AM Mark Your Calender for This Fundraiser 12/10/12 at 8:16 AM
Moderne ou Historique? The newly rebuilt Sutliff Bridge
What is modern and what is historic, when we look at bridges in general? This question is very difficult because it is based on the individual bridge and its appearance. Sometimes we cross a truss b...
10/17/12 at 4:19 AM Mystery Bridge Nr. 7: Two identical bridges not far apart 7/26/12 at 9:12 AM
The Chronicles' Interview with Julie Bowers 12/12/11 at 5:15 PM
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one person that same chunk of time has been a career. My ...
9/29/12 at 7:21 AM
Poverty, Flood Relief, and Growing Up Poor
One fourth of Duluthians live in poverty or now over 25%. The poverty rate for mothers is 82%. In Minnesota the average poverty rate is 11%. A recent speaker that spoke talked about how this region ...
9/21/12 at 7:17 AM
Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday. What she brought out ...
6/24/12 at 12:00 AM
From an early start to an early closure! The weather sure is finicky! Poplar Golf Course (WI) experienced the wrath of weather with the recent rains. The undulating Middle River normally winds around ...
5/29/12 at 6:21 AM
A flood that would make even Noah turn and run
Massive floods are not only common on Earth but 3.5 billion years ago they raged across the Martian landscape. One of the most dramatic issued from a breach in a rift called Mangala Fossae. 'Mangala...
10/31/11 at 2:36 PM
Good Turn Daily
The Boy Scouts of America was founded on the premise of doing a Good Turn Daily. Community Service is very important in the character building process and, as Scouts, we have made the commitment t...
4/26/11 at 6:58 PM
I wrote this original article back in 2009 as the Red River Valley was recovering from a record flood. In the last few weeks, the news has been warning us of another major flood. Many of us in the mid...
2/8/11 at 12:01 PM
Taking the flood fight to the streets
I had some free time this afternoon, so a co-worker and I decided we should volunteer some of our time to help those living near the Red River fight the flood. It was a pretty nice day to be...
3/17/10 at 3:17 PM Look back on last year's flood 2/6/10 at 6:29 AM
Flood blends surreal with the all-too-real 3/29/09 at 9:11 AM