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Loving ode to bridge poets: The Unknown Bridge
The Month of Bridge Poets The month of dedicating our loving odes to bridge poets continue with another bridge poem that was discovered a few years ago. Unlike the previous post (which featured the...
5/2/13 at 8:55 AM Best Bridge Preservation Example Part 1: Answer to the Pop Quiz 11/19/12 at 10:47 AM
Historic Bridge Conference 2012: Indiana 10/1/12 at 9:41 AM
the Pavek Museum
Sometimes people give gems of information to each other, gems which are worth more than their mineral counterparts. Paul Maloney is a friend of mine who gave me such a gem and I want to share it with ...
4/20/13 at 8:37 AM Rural Reflections Radio 3/22/13 at 6:57 AM
Letter to Dave 3/15/13 at 6:30 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Your DNA Could Be Good or Bad
I think sometimes we inherit good traits and sometimes we inherit undesirable traits. Sometimes we learn some bad behaviors from our up-bringing or even behaviors that we choose to dwell on. Our DNA ...
10/23/12 at 2:13 PM Historical Video by Wendy Grethen 5/14/11 at 6:00 AM
Hearing Loss 10/10/10 at 8:03 AM
Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians. The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo...
9/10/12 at 11:11 AM Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode 7/6/12 at 4:50 AM
Civil War's 150th anniversary noted at Minnesota Capitol 5/18/11 at 6:49 PM
Congdon family home movies posted on YouTube
The staff at Glensheen recently re-unearthed in the attic of the mansion film footage of the Congdon family trips and time spent at home. These videos have been digitized, and some of them are poste...
1/12/12 at 6:15 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
What's The Forest History Center
It's actually located in Grand Rapids, MN. It's a 1900 logging camp that you can learn about forestry and forest ecology. Pull out your plaid wear. You will meet lumberjacks, blackmiths and cooks. You...
8/7/11 at 8:25 AM Check out African American History Month, Red Long Johns, and The Duluth Grill 2/24/11 at 6:01 PM
Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots
My friend, Rose McGee, has a passion for life, a passion for people, and a passion for food, especially sweet potato pie. I met Rose several years ago when I first joined Women Who Really Cook, a Twi...
2/25/10 at 4:08 AM
Mayor’s portrait comes out of hiding to take its place in Duluth City Hall
David Ericson’s painting of former Duluth Mayor Henry Truelsen David Ericson's portrait of former Duluth Mayor Henry Truelsen The St. Louis Historical Society is currently showing six paintings...
1/12/10 at 1:00 PM