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Fireworks in the sky and in the lab - elusive Higgs boson finally found!
Fireworks are on the menu today in thousands of U.S. cities as we celebrate the July 4th Independence Day. The invention of fireworks takes us back to the time of the ancient empires. The Chinese s...
7/4/12 at 11:46 AM "Fireworks moon" sure to delight this 4th of July 7/1/12 at 12:25 PM
Quick sky guide for fireworks watchers 7/3/11 at 12:04 PM
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 4:30 AM
Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine Republican legislative leaders said for months they want to end the 2012 session Monday, but it probably will not happen. House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove,...
4/28/12 at 10:47 PM Legislative notebook: The stars come out for stadium funding 4/25/12 at 9:27 PM
Legislative notebook: Both parties look for legislative wins 4/24/12 at 10:48 PM
Christmas in July
Christmas Eve in the Midwest is a solemn affair. You sit around a crackling fireplace, mom puts the Mannheim Steamroller album on, and you enjoy a bit of quiet repose in the happy company of family. S...
12/26/11 at 9:15 AM
Just trying to avoid therapy - for HER.
We had a great time visiting with Aaron's family in the Lakes country of Brainerd. We ate tons, played in the lake and in sprinklers, and used about 6 cans of bug spray. Which paid off, because I thin...
7/5/11 at 3:33 PM
Things that go boom
One of the splendid things about summer is the sight of Fourth of July fireworks blooming against the night sky. That is, until someone gets hurt and ends up spending part of the holiday weekend in a...
7/1/11 at 10:17 AM
Have you ever doubted God or the existence of heaven? On a particularly bad day, Lisa Erickson, 49, of Trempealeau, Wis., was no longer sure of her faith. Then God reassured her in a spectacular-and i...
11/10/10 at 9:24 AM
CTRL: Snap, Crackle, Poop
Each month, I write a column for Transistor (http://www.transistormag.com) called CTRL+ALT+DULUTH. (Yes, it plays on the "duh-LOOT" pronunciation.) Below is the text from July's entry: For a...
7/7/10 at 3:40 AM
Fireworks: Best Seat in the House
We were very graciously invited into town for the fireworks..possibly to the best seat in the house on the river. Gravy's place is right across from the area where the display is set to go off. It wa...
7/6/10 at 6:29 AM Fireworks! 7/5/09 at 6:03 AM
Spirit Mountain Alpine Coaster Ride/The Tourism Health of a Community
The Tribune states that in July the 2010 world classTimber Twister Alpine coaster ride will make its debute.It will be operating 12 months out of the year along a 3,200 foot stainless steel track. (I ...
4/19/10 at 2:13 AM
flying fire and torches
Before I go on with my usual post, I have to share a kid quote that just occurred at dinnertime this evening. My little one, age 4, jumped into the middle of the conversation that was heading in this ...
7/6/09 at 3:06 PM favorite fireworks shots 7/4/09 at 6:52 PM
Fireworks That You control !
Cool website of fireworks at The Statute of Liberty in NYC Harbour, you control the fireworks with your mouse. go to http://www.fireworkspop.com/...
7/1/09 at 6:57 PM