Gerry Herrington came up with the very Duluth and very poetic name, Kitchi-Gloomy. “It seems to be coming in off the big lake, and it is gloomy out there,” Herrington said.RELATED CONTENT
Readers flooded our inbox with K names for the 11th snowstorm of the season.
The Northland is fed up with winter, judging by the names suggested for the snowstorm that started Tuesday afternoon and left a white mess to shovel up this morning.
After names like Alfheim, Blitzen’s Blitz, Curly, Dancer, Elgeurial, Freezizzle and Glacius, Capt. Edward Montgomery felt it was time for a “more normal” name for yesterday’s storm.
The ice storm may have fizzled, but not before hunkered-down Duluth-area readers hit the News Tribune with a downpour of storm name suggestions.
For two terrific-but-then-terrible NFL seasons, Vikings Coach Brad Childress was all-or-nothing with an aging quarterback and a loser of a game plan.RELATED CONTENT
They booed last year. Ceaselessly. Ruthlessly. “Had to,” said Cherie Rossing of Superior, who was here at Lambeau Field when the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings renewed their border battle.RELATED CONTENT
Like the band in the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” lost inside the tunnels and passageways backstage of an arena, a select group of metalheads were led through the caverns of the DECC arena.RELATED CONTENT
Little Ellie was never one to whine or make a fuss. Not that anyone could have blamed her during a lifetime filled with ailments and anguish, pain and persistence. But grumbling just wasn’t in her nature.RELATED CONTENT
We get the gripe all the time. Still, I didn’t expect to hear it from a classroom filled with middle-schoolers.RELATED CONTENT
At St. Mary’s Children Hospital in Duluth, nursing assistants like Liz Severs care for hundreds of kids, most of them adorable, sweet and able to steal your heart.RELATED CONTENT
A headline on the front page of the News Tribune 46 years ago today — “He Won’t Be Home for Christmas” — was so cold, so heartless. And so wrong, as it would turn out.RELATED CONTENT
Brett Favre was defensive, nervous, apprehensive.RELATED CONTENT
I last wrote about Ellie Olson in December 2007, her Christmas wish and her family’s improbable story both striking me that dreams can come true, that God is watching out for us. Ellie’s latest medical bout offers a different sort of reminder.RELATED CONTENT
Sharon Pristash, has been a godsend for 23 years to St. James Catholic School in West Duluth, but Pristash’s days are now numbered at St. James. Not that there has been any announcement. We parents learned word of mouth that the parish priest — at St. James 10 months — has decided not to offer her a contract for next school year.RELATED CONTENT