STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Big, bad media wolf
Less than a week after the Academy Awards, the International Wolf Center weighed in and Facebook fans voted: the 2013 Scat Award goes to The Grey. Also nominated was Jodi Picoults book, Lone Wolf.
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HEALTHY TIDBITS Changes To The Local Airport
I have to admit I haven't been to the airport for a long time. There are lots of changes, new building, a very new and large parking ramp and parking areas, as well as new airlines in Duluth.The airli... Posted on 9/14/11 at 8:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC Photo mystery solved... and other odds and ends
Here is a copy of a News Tribune Attic "print edition" column that appears in today's paper. It provides the answer to the crime scene mystery photo from a few weeks back, as well as catching up on a ... Posted on 6/4/11 at 11:34 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Copper/nickel deposit found to be more extensive
Even as PolyMet Mining hosts an open house in Hoyt Lakes today, another would-be developer of a copper-nickel-cobalt-palladium and platinum mine, was touting encouraging results of exploratory dr... Posted on 8/20/09 at 10:30 AM
No one would have blamed the Northland 300 organizers if they had cancelled their event in 1996. The annual snowmobile ride was in its seventh year, but the conditions were treacherous—a whiteout blizzard hit the Northland. But the snowmobilers bundled up, jumped on their sleds and made the trip anyway.
Big Lake quarterback Tyler Halverson hit wide receiver Connor Johnson on a 9-yard touchdown pass with no time left on the clock to defeat host Duluth East 41-36 in a Mississippi 8 Conference game Friday night at Ordean Stadium.
On May 23, Norma Malinowski found a small patch of garlic mustard growing in Ely and she reported to the Ely Field Naturalists. The report led to another site in Ely that turned out to be much larger than the first.
Forest Service crews working to warn Boundary Waters campers to leave the area made the right decision when they deployed their fire shelters on Insula Lake to avoid last September’s raging Pagami Creek Fire.
Helicopters, airplanes, fire engines, bulldozers and nearly 100 people on the ground are battling the Highway 1 fire just outside of Ely today, trying to keep the blaze in check as strong winds develop again.
UPDATE: City officials rescinded an evacuation order for the southeastern portion of the city at about 6 p.m., allowing residents to return home after a close call for the city with a population of 3,480. No injuries were reported and officials say no occupied homes were lost.
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