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Interstate Bridge, 1961
As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files. The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and ...
5/9/13 at 7:11 AM Aerial view of West Duluth, 1970 4/8/13 at 6:36 PM
Superior Street before the I-35 tunnels, 1983 10/14/12 at 8:31 PM
Mystery Bridge update: The Horn's Ferry Bridge and others
Also: Another potential Mystery Bridge in Marion County gone by floods. With plans wrapped up for the Historic Bridge Weekend and the events to take place in Marion County, combined with the plan t...
4/26/13 at 6:53 AM A Documentary on Bridges 3/13/13 at 7:20 AM
Take Pride in America's Bridges 7/3/12 at 6:54 PM
New downtown streetscape coming?
Anyone who worked or spent time in downtown Duluth in the mid-1980s knows what an inconvenience it was when the downtown brick streetscape was being constructed. Streets and sidewalks were largely imp...
1/25/13 at 5:03 PM After Duluth, Involta chooses Tucson 6/12/12 at 4:51 PM
The new Walgreens opens Friday 10/10/11 at 1:59 PM
This blog post has been dinging around in my brain for a few weeks. I figure it is time to get it out. In essence, my mind has been a staging area for this post. Let me explain. Staging Areas ...
1/26/12 at 6:30 AM Under Constant Construction 9/27/11 at 9:34 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later
The residents of Glenwood Street have drawn a line in the sand, gravel, rocks and cement. And all the other ingredients that make up concrete. Some dont want the green space in front of their homes re...
9/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Another Kiwanis Teaser
Check out Miller Hill Subaru, Duluth. http://www.millerhillsubaru.com/index.htm I thought some of the cars and prices looked really good. Pam's Hall Store located at 1600 Miller Trunk Hwy. Actually t...
2/19/11 at 6:57 PM
Well July is over by two days already, time to turn over the calendar. We have had a rainy summer so far, some days I think that some of the flowers are way ahead of themselves..perhaps they just like...
8/2/10 at 5:10 AM
Hobbit House, in five acts
Act I When Whimsy came to town Whimsy recently arrived in Thief River Falls. It was constructed in modular sections near Detroit Lakes then built into a tree located in my mother in-laws back yard. So...
6/10/10 at 6:30 AM
Building boom on the prairie
There's been a fairly significant hospital building boom out here on the Minnesota prairie over the past decade. I didn't realize how extensive it was until I started collecting information last mon...
4/6/10 at 11:32 AM
Road work ahead
Minnesota transportation officials plan $1.4 billion in construction projects on the state's roadways this year. In all, the state Transportation Department plans 51 Twin Cities-area projects and 172 ...
4/8/09 at 9:22 AM