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Marking 25 years at The News
This Saturday marks my 25th anniversary as sports editor at The News. It seems like just a few years ago that then-editor Nancee Melby invited me to New Richmond for lunch at The Willows. Nancee and I...
11/30/13 at 1:48 PM Never think you’ve seen it all 11/12/13 at 11:19 AM
State football playoffs packed with intriguing games 10/22/13 at 10:53 AM
How X-Men taught me empathy
Superheros save more than the fictional universes they inhabit, they also can help us, in the real world, save our own. Growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, especially without having a father dr...
11/29/13 at 9:23 PM Who is your IRL RPG character? 11/19/13 at 4:39 PM
Test post 11/19/13 at 2:48 PM
Black Friday- The Start of Christmas Shopping
Thanksgiving in America: A day of giving thanks. A day of spending time with family and friends. A day of feasting on turkey, stuffing and the like and watching football. A day to go shopping. SHOPP...
11/29/13 at 4:15 AM Ghost goal in German Soccer! 10/21/13 at 11:31 AM
Bullying and Cyberbullying: Not a laughing matter. 7/30/13 at 9:44 AM
Happy Thanksgiving from the Big Blue House to you! I hope you get to spend this holiday with those you love. And I also hope you get to sneak in a little knitting time too!...
11/28/13 at 11:29 AM Winter is Coming 11/23/13 at 9:23 PM
It's in the Bag 10/14/13 at 4:02 PM
As I get older the more and more I just enjoy being with my family. There seems to be nothing more exciting to me than being with my wife and three kids. Don't get me wrong being a parent is hard work...
11/28/13 at 2:19 AM I Must Apologize 11/28/13 at 1:00 AM
The Black List on NBC 11/7/13 at 4:44 AM
Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes
Are you still busy looking for side dish recipes for dinner tomorrow? Here is a delicious recipe for Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes. No, they are not the marshmallow classic that will be served at many than...
11/27/13 at 11:24 AM Cranberry Spice Cake with Maple Glaze 11/23/13 at 3:07 PM
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars 10/31/13 at 8:58 AM
Environmentalism Grows Up
Today's environmentalists are using a more cooperative approach to see a cleaner planet. Maybe you saw the video of a teacher blowing up her students who dont volunteer to participate in carbon reduc...
11/26/13 at 3:38 PM Minnesota Woman Hunts Lion, Many People Want Her Dead 11/21/13 at 9:28 AM
German Town Gets Rid of Stop Signs. Accidents Drop, Traffic Clears Up 11/18/13 at 8:52 AM
Quick and Healthy Minestrone Soup
Ive been on a bit of a soup kick lately. Its been cold here in Iowa, and theres nothing better than a warm bowl of soup for supper! This recipe can be served with whole-grain rolls. Minestrone Soup ...
11/26/13 at 1:20 PM Vegetable Tortellini Soup 11/6/13 at 2:41 PM
Hummus: Not Just a Bean Dip 8/13/13 at 12:33 PM
‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
By Don Davis The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and...
11/25/13 at 9:07 AM Democrats face property tax campaign issue in 2014 11/25/13 at 9:05 AM
Notebook: Groups use gay marriage issue to raise campaign money 11/25/13 at 9:03 AM
Let there be lights!
Because we want Christmas again after two years of halfhearted attempts at gaiety. Because we are a little goofy. Because we always feel better when we are working together (although sometimes we need...
11/23/13 at 3:28 PM Seasonal greetings 11/6/13 at 6:08 PM
Halloween Hunting 11/1/13 at 11:45 AM
Vote for best holiday storefront
Check out the more than 30 decorated storefronts in downtown Duluth as they're unveiled before the Christmas City of the North Parade today. Many had hung red curtains on the windows this week while ...
11/22/13 at 2:17 PM Kohl's to be open 100 hours straight 10/25/13 at 6:09 PM
G-U-A-R, just like in GUARD...
I used to give spelling tests all day. Every Friday, I'd give five spelling tests to five groups of thirty eighth graders. Then we would grade them in class, after I passed out red pens to everyone. M...
11/22/13 at 11:18 AM Dine and Dash 11/19/13 at 6:03 PM
Something tells me a sugar pill wouldn't help. 7/20/13 at 9:08 AM
WI Health Insurance Companies May Extend Renewals
This could be some money saving good news for Wisconsin residents who have or would have received nonrenewal notices from their health insurance company. On November 21, 2013 Wisconsin Office of the C...
11/21/13 at 11:57 AM Health Reform Confusion, Scammers Could Take Advantage 9/28/13 at 1:25 PM
DOW Loses Longtime Blue Chips 9/10/13 at 11:58 AM
Duluth front pages from Kennedy assassination, 50 years later
On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, here are four Duluth front pages covering the assassination and its aftermath. In 1963 Duluth was served by two papers - th...
11/17/13 at 2:59 AM
INDIEWATCH: ‘Movie 43’ mostly an absurd gong show
"Movie 43 opens with Charlie (Dennis Quaid) pitching an idea to film exec Griffin (Greg Kinnear). If I cant make this movie my way, then Im outta the biz forever, Charlie says, and so begins the first...
11/5/13 at 2:31 PM MY FIVE: Best heroines of horror 10/31/13 at 3:45 PM
INDIEWATCH: Truth is stranger than fiction in ‘The Bling Ring’ 10/28/13 at 11:35 AM