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A new journey
"That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is." - Kara Goucher It all h...
12/8/13 at 10:35 AM 3 in 29 6/19/11 at 7:19 PM
Lesson No. 2 5/23/11 at 7:34 PM
What to do with a Historic Bridge: Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge in Des Moines
The Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge, also known as the Green Bridge, is one of many bridges of its kind that is part of Des Moines heritage because of its contribution to the citys history and inf...
11/4/13 at 6:18 AM Answers to the Park Complex Questions 10/1/13 at 3:50 AM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 29 Roof truss in a park complex 9/18/13 at 8:04 AM
They say it’s your 100th birthday
The city of Duluth Parks & Recreation Division is looking for Northland residents who turn 100 years or older this year for the annual 100 Year Birthday Party Celebration. The event will be held ...
10/7/13 at 11:00 PM Party with a tree 9/10/13 at 11:00 PM
Get tipped to rips 8/19/13 at 11:00 PM
'Machete Kills' sure to deliver blood, babes
I went through a Robert Rodriguez phase, as did the rest of America. He directed "Sin City" and 'Planet Terror," two visually striking and gory movies. After staying relatively low on the radar, his l...
10/7/13 at 5:22 PM
This ended up in the garbage after a rough day teaching at an inner city school in Minneapolis.
I was told walking in they were tough, but Ive been told that before. This class, it turned out, was better described as draining, and bythe end of the day, depressing. Typical of other classes thi...
9/26/13 at 4:30 PM
German artist captures the Bakken
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A German photographer is capturing the Bakken through an artists eyes. Andy Scholz, an art photography faculty member from Regensburg University in Germany, is spending several ...
8/27/13 at 11:16 PM Oil boom schools: Williston adds 350 students; Watford up 160 8/26/13 at 11:47 PM
Faces of the Boom: A match made in the Oil Patch 8/24/13 at 11:50 PM
Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward...
8/9/13 at 11:03 PM A Tradegy in Kansas City 12/5/12 at 3:22 AM
Christmas City of the North Parade 11/17/12 at 8:51 AM
Duluth Week, Discounts in Duluth
No snow, just sunshine, just a little fun. Let's get to know our city. I saw this in the paper this a.m. Wouldn't it be fun to visit tourist hot spots in Duluth you have never experiences? Su...
5/8/13 at 6:23 AM Mark Your Calendar for the This Event 5/1/12 at 4:47 PM
Port Cities Luncheon, Reserve Your Ticket 4/21/12 at 6:16 AM
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 Duluth gets $285,000 grant to assist Georgia-Pacific workers; offer for plant site rejected 11/30/12 at 6:38 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/26/11 at 11:00 PM
The Final Leg
This three-week journey through central China capped off my 11-month stay in China. After it, I returned to my China home of Zhuhai for two days of preparations, reflection, and final good-byes to all...
9/29/12 at 7:47 AM Beijing: Emperors and Communists 7/7/12 at 9:18 AM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/19/12 at 11:01 PM faith fridays: trusting God with the details 8/9/12 at 11:07 PM
mama mondays: first plane ride 8/5/12 at 11:03 PM
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 6:30 AM Hidden Treasures 6/20/12 at 6:30 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio, Living in the Country ...
6/14/12 at 8:42 PM Rural Reflections Radio 11/17/11 at 10:32 AM
The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence
Going to a soccer game on a Saturday at a German soccer stadium is a ritual for at least 10 million fans. For 90 minutes they enjoy the company of their friends and family, cheering for their favori...
6/7/12 at 3:30 AM Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles 10/24/11 at 9:17 AM
The City of Lights 5/12/11 at 5:27 PM
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 8:27 AM Sparkling and Spicy-Sweet Persimmon Cookies 12/2/10 at 6:00 AM