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Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday. To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ...
12/3/13 at 11:00 PM Square-off set 11/27/13 at 11:00 PM
Eh? needs you! 11/4/13 at 11:00 PM
Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o...
8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt...
5/10/13 at 9:39 AM Bullit 5/5/13 at 5:22 AM
Five shiny new bullets for 2012 2/5/12 at 12:09 PM
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 12:00 AM Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 12:00 AM
Gadhafi: Pop culture meets reality 8/23/11 at 11:00 PM
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 2:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 12:33 PM
The Big Significance of Small Business 8/23/12 at 3:17 PM
Bill Clinton visits Duluth, 1994
There's news today that former President Bill Clinton is planning a visit to Duluth on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, to campaign on behalf of Democratic candidates in the upcoming election. That will be al...
10/29/12 at 11:54 AM Photos of Paul Wellstone in the Northland 10/24/12 at 4:01 AM
George McGovern in the Twin Ports 10/21/12 at 10:05 PM
Judges tweak Minnesota congressional districts
Minnesotas best-known U.S. House member will seek re-election in a district where she does not live and its top-ranking federal representative will run in slightly less friendly territory after a five...
2/21/12 at 10:29 PM Republicans hope to get noticed in precinct caucuses 2/6/12 at 4:18 AM
Timeline of Minnesota legislative-related events this year 1/20/12 at 12:35 PM
Thanks for nothing shutdown...
Thanks to the Minnesota shutdown, there were no races at Canterbury Park over the Fourth of July. Lucky for us, training hours and the backside is still open. No races meant no spectacular fireworks ...
7/6/11 at 9:48 PM
Seeking Balance Upside Down
When I was young, I spent as much of my time upside down as I did right side up. My family would often find me standing on my head, legs propped against the kitchen refrigerator, or leaning against t...
2/22/11 at 9:56 PM
I just don't understand . . .
I just don't understand why the same people who support smaller and less intrusive government, and insist that government stay out of our lives and let people choose what is right for them are often t...
11/30/10 at 7:07 AM
Building Obama's brand
Steve Hildebrand will talk locally about his role in helping to build Barack Obama's name and image as the candidate's deputy national campaign manager. Hildebrand will be the featured speaker at...
9/10/09 at 5:08 AM
I rarely verge into politics on this blog, but I saw this article on Facebook this morning, and oh, maybe being cooped up inside during a blizzard has skewed my perception, but it seems that the expec...
12/15/08 at 8:38 AM One Irritating Phrase. 11/5/08 at 9:47 AM
Book Club Reunion 9/16/08 at 12:52 PM