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Interview with a Minnesota Man Who Went to North Korea
Recently, I interviewed Jim. Jim is unlike most travelers. He likes to see places that most people wouldn't. In 2010, he thought it would be a thrill to visit mysterious North Korea. Ahead was his exp...
12/20/13 at 9:16 AM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal. Rep. Jim Davnie, DFL-Minneapolis...
4/3/13 at 10:03 AM Klobuchar hearing features importance of tourism 11/20/11 at 12:55 PM
Pre-Labor Day start fails 4/23/09 at 12:10 PM
I do not fish, I do not swim. Last week I fished, I did not need to swim. I spent most of my youth in the kiddie pool at the Warren, MinnesotaPool during swimming lessons. I never learned to swim and ...
7/21/12 at 7:56 AM
Exploring Minnesota–Testing Style
It is testing season in the Minnesota education world. Children and teachers alike dread this time. Kids do not like to take tests especially ones that take a long time. Since all kids test at differ...
4/26/12 at 5:30 AM The Goose is Loose! 2/18/12 at 6:30 AM
Celebrating the Night of Atlantis in Handewitt
There are many places in the world where different landscapes meet in one spot, and one can take advantage of what it has to offer. Flensburg and the surrounding area is one of them. You have the ci...
7/22/11 at 4:57 AM
City's tourism tax coffers grow
Unemployment may yo-yo. The housing market may be sluggish. But at least one sector of the local economy is showing slow but sure improvement. Tourism. Data released by the city of Duluth in recent da...
7/23/10 at 7:53 AM City's tourism taxes on upward roll 5/16/10 at 11:03 AM
Cruise ship announces 2010 schedule 11/6/09 at 6:47 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
Going offshore: The pros and cons of medical tourism
The patient needed a knee replacement but he was told he'd have to wait two months to get on the surgery schedule. He was also worried about the cost of the surgery and the post-op rehabilitation. ...
1/8/10 at 5:29 AM