A story from the Budgeteer archives about one of Duluth’s finest citizens. This story was originally published in the Budgeteer Nov. 9, 1977. Mr. Kyyhkynen died May 30, 1984.RELATED CONTENT
It’s more than a church-sponsored dinner special, it is a commitment that has provided assistance and support since 1986 to thousands of family members who have been visiting this area for a specific reason.RELATED CONTENT
He was a young boy with a mission and a responsibility.RELATED CONTENT
In this Dec. 3, 1975, piece, Dick Palmer profiles Ole Haugsrud, who was responsible for Duluth's National Football League franchise, the Eskimos.RELATED CONTENT
The word is out and it isn’t a pleasant one when we, as law-abiding citizens, reflect on the obvious image and possible consequences. The term Minnesota Nice could very well take a beating this time around!
On March 10, University of Minnesota Duluth Chancellor Kathryn Martin addressed a group of UMD well-wishers at the Scottsdale home of Robin and Stuart Seiler. The annual event brings active UMD supporters up to date on current and future planning at the Duluth campus. ›RELATED CONTENT
The Budgeteer is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month and, indeed, this once fledgling weekly newspaper has survived the strains of time, without pause, with a circulation spread from 6,000 in 1931 to now near 50,000, never having missed a weekly deadline or production schedule.RELATED CONTENT
What a strange headline and, I suspect, Budgeteer editors are scratching their heads and wondering just where I’m coming from this week. Weird as it may seem, the headline tells a story explaining the reality of politics, not only here in the Duluth area with its mix of one-sided flim flam orchestrated by a partisan political base, but you’ll find it at every level of government.
It has been said and recorded, King Herbert of Bergson seems to be shrouded and tied up in knots and tangled in a curtain of confusion and conflict in the White Castle on the hill in the Kingdom called Duluth.
Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, 67 years ago this date, was “a day that will live in infamy” — so stated President Franklin D. Roosevelt as America entered World War II following the Japanese aerial attacks on Pearl Harbor.
True, I am now officially retired and starting to get used to an obvious void in my life.
They say time flies when you are having fun, and I guess they got it right. As I look in the mirror, my reflection suggests it may now be time for me to change direction and seek other opportunities.RELATED CONTENT
This isn’t the first time someone came up with this realistic idea to “hold their feet to the fire,” but, unfortunately, too few citizens have taken it very seriously.RELATED CONTENT
Looking back on Tuesday’s primary election effort, I wondered just why wife Joyce and I even bothered to vote.RELATED CONTENT
School is now in session, the primary election is set for this Tuesday and, indeed, then it’s on with the show or whatever you would like to call it.RELATED CONTENT
Everyone seems to be down on Duluth these days, and I hear it almost everywhere I go.RELATED CONTENT
What a curious headline and, I suspect, Budgeteer editors are scratching their heads and wondering just where I’m going with this; but it won’t take very long to get about half of my Budgeteer readers angry at me.RELATED CONTENT
Never let it be said that elections are a surefire way to resolve our nation’s woes — although they could be very helpful.RELATED CONTENT
The political season is now in full bloom and soon to harvest a frivolous but predictable passion.RELATED CONTENT