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Geologist’s film projects vision of nation’s energy switch
WILLISTON, N.D. Scott Tinker holds a lot of titles as state geologist for Texas and director of an academic oil and gas research program. But his latest titles, narrator and co-producer for the ener...
12/5/13 at 11:02 PM N.D. spill website now live 12/4/13 at 7:55 PM
Faces of the Boom: Preacher in the Patch reaches out to oilfield workers, jail inmates 12/1/13 at 12:32 AM
Kohl's to be open 100 hours straight
Kohl's department stores typically stay open late into the evening, and always seems to have sales going on. But even Kohl's hasn't gone this far before. Kohl's stores -- including the one in Duluth ...
12/5/13 at 3:38 PM Vote for best holiday storefront 11/22/13 at 2:17 PM
Stores to open earlier on Thanksgiving 10/25/13 at 6:09 PM
Venus and moon beautify the night / Nova Centauri flares to naked eye brilliance
Good old moon. It's back again for another appointment with the planet Venus. Watch them this evening at dusk starting 20-30 minutes after sunset when they'll light up the southwestern sky like a ce...
12/5/13 at 2:19 PM Comet ISON update Dec. 4 - A Stubborn Fellow 12/4/13 at 11:57 AM
Feel young again! - Catch sight of the infant moon tonight 12/3/13 at 2:33 PM
Moo-ving to winter
Have a cow? Want to learn a little more about saving money while improving soil fertility? Then moo-ve yourself to Cromwell on Wednesday. The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota is hosting a...
12/5/13 at 12:52 PM Fresh fish 12/4/13 at 11:00 PM
Head to Neverland 12/4/13 at 11:00 PM
This week's Wave
Here's what you will find in this week's Wave: Knife River is hosting its first Julebyen, based on a festival two residents found while visiting Norway. Music reviewer Tony Bennett checks out The ...
12/5/13 at 11:38 AM Revisiting Tinker Bell 12/4/13 at 12:15 PM
... And a holiday message from Maria Bamford 12/2/13 at 5:50 PM
Forum Communications Co. releases Snow Day app providing comprehensive weather-related updates
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. has released its newest mobile app called Snow Day, an app that provides a comprehensive look at weather-related updates throughout the entire Red River Valley. ...
12/4/13 at 12:54 PM Forum employees spend nearly 2,000 hours creating spectacular Holiday Lights Parade float 12/3/13 at 1:48 PM
Inforum.com receives record views on 'ice circle' story 12/2/13 at 10:36 AM
Tooshlights and leftovers
I'm not sure why this came to the health reporter, but perhaps there's a connection. In response to what apparently is a critical need, an entrepreneur has developed Tooshlights, "the first of its kin...
12/3/13 at 12:31 PM 'Vast Majority' Monday 11/29/13 at 5:03 PM
'I hate vegetables' and other excuses 11/27/13 at 10:11 AM
Top Decorating Mistakes to Avoid this Holiday Season
In addition to food, family, and gifts, decorations are one of the highlights of the holiday season. While candles, Christmas trees, and other decorations are part of the holiday spirit, they can pose...
12/3/13 at 7:50 AM "Stand By Your Pan" 11/26/13 at 8:01 AM
Luggage? Check. Plane Ticket? Check. Car Seat? Check! 11/19/13 at 8:02 AM
Spearing restrictions lifted on 12 Minnesota lakes
A bill passed during the 2013 legislative session has repealed the spearing restrictions on 12 Minnesota lakes including Deer, Moose, North Star and Spider lakes in Itasca County. The lakes are open t...
12/2/13 at 12:52 PM Smooth ice on Lake of the Woods 11/27/13 at 8:21 PM
Minnesota's Series 100 deer harvest down 17 percent 11/27/13 at 12:37 PM
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
‘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
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...
11/22/13 at 1:48 PM The Louie Show, 1996 11/17/13 at 2:59 AM
38th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald 11/10/13 at 12:18 AM
UMD women kick off WCHA season
The UMD women face a tough test in the WCHA, the nation's top women's hockey conference. A preview ran in Friday's DNT. The Bulldogs lost their opener vs. North Dakota on Saturday. A recap from the U...
10/12/13 at 5:04 PM UMD men win season opener 10/12/13 at 5:00 PM
UMD men win exhibition opener 10/7/13 at 11:05 PM
Teachers, Professors make use of Areavoices in the classroom
One of the trends that I'm loving here on Areavoices is our growth in classroom blogs. Having students publish their schoolwork (as part of their schoolwork) is gaining in momentum. I'm so glad teach...
10/9/13 at 1:21 PM New registration method is here! 10/8/13 at 1:48 PM
New way to start your blog! 9/4/13 at 3:01 PM
Sprint through ‘Breaking Bad’ addiction ends tonight
The finish line is near. I can see the blue-hued tape draped across the end of mile 62. I, along with millions of others, will reach it tonight. What has been a five-year ultra-marathon for others ha...
9/28/13 at 11:00 PM Wild to practice in Duluth 9/24/13 at 2:15 PM
Edison seeks high school site in Duluth 9/11/13 at 10:00 AM