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Grand Marais Dockside Fish Market was featured in the Travel section of Sundays New York Times as one of four restaurants in the U.S. that celebrate their stamping grounds in ways that go beyond ingre... Posted on 5/21/13 at 12:00 AM
THE GAY AGENDA The same, only . . .
Ricky and I just got back from visiting some place I've never been before. It made me think of this post I wrote after returning from Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta . . . .
Humans are hard-wired t... Posted on 3/1/13 at 7:07 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Gas prices plunge in Duluth
It happened today.
Unleaded gas prices plunged below $3 per gallon in Duluth. Prices were at around $3.15 per gallon before the big drop to $2.99 per gallon. You can even find some stations at $2.98 ... Posted on 1/2/13 at 6:11 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA 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... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
COACH CAROLYN: HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS ARE UP TO YOU It's Time To Do Your Dream
Think about the power of putting action behind your dream.
To walk through the possibilities, lets start with a small dream - taking a vacation. For many people taking a vacation seems like a dream o... Posted on 10/3/12 at 2:18 PM
The silent snowy woods of Minnesota are a long way from the Florida beaches where he grew up, but Trevor Rasmussen says that his initial visit to the North Shore was love at first sight. Now living in Eagan, just south of the Twin Cities, he has walked the length of the Superior Hiking Trail twice in the last six months, once in September and again last month — both with his dog, Tala, a Siberian husky.
Two Harbors native Nils Anderson left two weeks ago on a 13,000-mile, two-month road trip circumnavigating the U.S. He will be traveling with his friend Julian Levy. They’ve dubbed their trip “Coastal Connections.”
When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast, causing 253 fatalities and an estimated $70 billion in damage, two North Shore women were among the thousands of volunteers who flocked to the scene of one of the worst natural disasters in the nation’s history.
Daniel Alvarez, the 31-year-old Florida man who passed through Lake County last summer on his 4,000- mile kayak adventure from the Northwest Angle in northern Minnesota to the Florida Keys, has been making steady progress down the Mississippi River.
Last week, the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission released its assessment of 16 wayside pull-offs along the 154 miles of North Shore Scenic Drive. The year- long project, performed in cooperation with the North Shore Scenic Drive Council, used Americans Disabilities Act standards to evaluate the sites’ accessibility to people with physical or sensory limitations.
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, rumble strips save lives. They alert drivers who have veered from their lanes and can reduce “run off the road” crashes by 40 percent. According to some local residents, rumble strips are just plain noisy.
Pulmonary edema, pterygium, acetazolamide—all words that Chris Nevala-Plagemann spent his first year at the University of Minnesota medical school trying to memorize for exams. On a month-long trip to India in August, his exams were replaced by actual, living patients.
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