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Education Is Bigger Than Schools
Enjoy this piece on educational philosophy by guest contributor, Joseph Preesh. Growing up and going to school is such a ubiquitous part of Americana that we hardly even think about the subjects learn...
10/28/13 at 7:34 AM On Syria 8/28/13 at 10:34 AM
On Syria 8/27/13 at 5:43 PM
Top villains of horror
Unlike any other genre, a horror movies success hinges on the villain. Their superhuman powers, their odd motivations and even their sinister one-liners and delivery can make or break a franchise. Her...
10/22/13 at 10:03 AM
LaDuke worries about pipelines
By Don Davis Winona LaDuke plans to use her national notoriety to fight what she says are dangers caused by North Dakotas oil boom, which also could affect Minnesota communities such as where she liv...
10/16/13 at 8:05 AM Minnesota shutdown impact spotty 10/1/13 at 4:45 PM
Lawmakers question disaster bill 8/28/13 at 9:31 PM
Bridge Vibration: Can a bridge bounce?
To start off this terminology page under the word Bridge Vibration, there is a story that is connected with this bridge. The Lackawaxen Suspension Bridge was built in 1849 by Russell Lord and John R...
9/30/13 at 6:48 AM Something Old and Something New at the Historic Bridge Weekend 8/30/13 at 4:16 AM
Happy Fourth of July 2013 7/4/13 at 4:23 AM
For What It's Worth
Three and one-half months ago, my wife Debbie and I moved into our newly-built home, a perfect combination for a country boy and a city girl. We say we built it because we initiated the process and we...
9/4/13 at 11:08 AM Choose Marty's Path 5/1/13 at 7:49 AM
Rumors, Assumptions, and What-ifs 3/11/13 at 8:03 AM
Curiosity rover sets sights on bumpy Cumberland rock
The Mars Curiosity rover team has selected a rock they're naming Cumberland as the next drilling target for the rover. The new site lies about 9 feet (3 m) west of John Klein, where Curiosity's bit ...
5/11/13 at 12:13 PM
End of the Line: The Pope steps down- a decision of historic proportions
History has a way of creating the best out of people. When Pope Benedict XVI was nominated to take over for the deceased Pope John Paul II in 2005, he made history in Germany as the first person in ...
2/12/13 at 6:40 AM End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models 1/18/13 at 4:53 AM
More from writer John Sandford
New York Times Bestselling author John Sandford's latest novel from the Virgil Flowers series comes out on Tuesday and the writer behind 30-plus mystery and suspense thrillers will speak and sign at ...
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Letter to Dave
Dear Dave, I hope you enjoyed the video I recently emailed your way. The video depicts a Case/IH tracked tractor backed up to a John Deere in an old-fashioned game called tug of war. John Deere uses ...
5/20/12 at 5:15 AM True Grit 12/31/10 at 4:27 PM
Into the Wild 9/30/09 at 1:36 PM
A Bargain For a Cause, Red Long Johns
Buythis full suit of red long johns at a bargain price to help raise money for Circle of Hope (a new non-profit, a 501-c-3).This organization will be providing breast cancer block grants to those mo...
2/27/11 at 3:54 PM Check out African American History Month, Red Long Johns, and The Duluth Grill 2/24/11 at 5:01 PM
By Joshua Huffman, certified financial counselor The Village Family Service Center Annette and John Graves came in with a very familiar problem. They just dont have enough money to cover all of their...
1/18/11 at 3:54 PM
A lovely day to curl up with a good read...
Because I'm a slacker, I did not report on our October book club meeting, and now we've had another, so this will be a BONUS! DOUBLE ISSUE! (Doesn't that make it feel more special instead of just the ...
11/30/10 at 4:18 PM
Bolstad to International Falls; Hoagie and NSIC
Minnesota Hockey Hub announced last week that Mike Bolstad has been named to follow John Prettyman as boys hockey coach at International Falls. Bolstad, 49, played at Internat...
6/28/10 at 3:32 AM A Fan Looks at the DECC Expansion 4/16/10 at 4:27 AM
Duluthian Gilbert Honored 1/28/10 at 2:18 PM
McDonald's blast makes for perfect Father's Day tribute
Great story on the Big League Stew blog over at Yahoo on Toronto's John McDonald hitting a homer on Father's Day in a loss to San Francisco. At first glance, it seems like a meaningless longball that ...
6/21/10 at 6:17 AM What would Wooden have done with Gophers? 6/5/10 at 5:15 AM
Friday morning rambling 6/4/10 at 5:28 AM
Thinking About People From My Past
I was thinking about people from my past today. Governor Wendell Anderson, having a drink with him, telling him that we could maybe be related. Thinking of his wife, ex, who at one time gave me baby c...
6/7/10 at 2:23 PM Who Protects Us From Thick to Thin? 5/17/10 at 8:27 AM
John Zorbas, Musician Died 5/13/10 at 9:51 AM