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Surprise, surprise, surprise!
I could swear I heard Gomer Pyle uttering his famous phrase - Surprise, surprise, surprise! - after reading today the story of Duluth runner Trish Staine. Staine went to the emergency room on Monday w...
6/5/13 at 4:15 PM
Full of Snow
As the month of April comes to a close, most individuals in the Midwest will likely not forget this month for a very long time. The residents of one city in particular definitely had a month to reme...
4/30/13 at 6:11 AM
Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch at the DECC this Sunday
It's that time of the year again- Time for the Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch. It's one of the few events that involves many of the local chefs from the community. We come together to raise money ...
3/21/13 at 1:46 PM Prairie Kitchen Teaching Cooking Class Series in Twin Ports 3/2/13 at 5:26 PM
Art of Local Food Dinner Feb. 28 in Duluth Lets Local Talent Shine 2/14/13 at 9:56 AM
Fracking death ruled accidental, caused by chest, abdominal injuries
BISMARCK A Duluth, Minn., man who died at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday died of chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment, the North Dakota Medical Examiners Office sa...
1/22/13 at 6:06 PM Duluth man dies in oilfield accident north of Watford City 1/21/13 at 1:44 AM
Michigan Tech returns to play just second series in 26 days -- against Minnesota Duluth
A quirk in scheduling has had Michigan Tech off two of the last three weeks. It will be just the second series in 26 days for the Huskies (4-6) at 6:07 p.m. Friday when they face Minnesota Duluth (3-7...
11/29/12 at 10:29 AM UMD picked third in WCHA 8/26/10 at 1:42 PM
Elite League Rosters 7/23/10 at 2:58 PM
Thar's "gold" in them thar Martian hills!
I've been reading a book about Lake Superior geology this month to help me better understand the origins of Duluth's rocky landscape. Walls of pink and black volcanic rock line every creek and river...
12/11/11 at 1:00 PM Duluth, Minneapolis and aurora from orbit 1/28/11 at 11:46 AM
Gourmet gets easy with red pepper vinaigrette
Ever since my weekend in Duluth, I've been thinking about the Duluth Grill-prepared curried polenta lettuce wrap I ate while sipping beer at the Lake Superior Brewing Company. Fresh leaves of Bibb le...
8/30/11 at 6:20 AM Chanterelles and Chardonnay 8/22/11 at 3:13 PM
Foraging for Chanterelles 8/21/11 at 9:12 AM
Grandma's Marathon 2011 Recap
The 35th running of Grandma's Marathon was greeted with weather that was cool and rainy. Regardless of the weather, 6,333 runners still laced up to surpass the 26.2 miles of whatever was against them....
6/19/11 at 9:06 PM
2 days 'til race day
At this time last year, I was putting all my eggs in one basket: running a personal best at Grandma's Marathon. Training resembled a typical marathon cycle, stretching nearly 20 weeks, with intense sp...
6/16/11 at 11:54 AM Reflections on Grandma's 6/24/10 at 3:12 AM
Grandma's Goal: Record field in 2011 6/21/10 at 5:42 AM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM
Banff Mountain Film Festival a winner; one more tonight
Marshall High School's auditorium was nearly full last night for the first of two showings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival's World Tour. The second show -- with different films and videos -- is at...
11/22/10 at 11:00 AM Banff Mountain Film Festival happens Sunday/Monday 11/17/10 at 4:16 PM
Duluth deer hunt harvest hits 452 11/16/10 at 12:48 PM
Google, Kansas? Yeah, You betcha!
I grew up an hour's drive from a city known at the time as Topeka, Kan. That city, it seems, has changed its name to "Google, Kan.," in the hope of attracting ultra-high-speed Inte...
3/4/10 at 3:10 PM
Last Monday it was a snowy, cold day as we made our way over to Duluth. It is just under a four hour trip from our house. Far Guy had a great time in the Hobby Shop..it was filled to the brim with rai...
10/15/09 at 5:18 AM