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Free day at the zoo
One year after the flood forced the Lake Superior Zoo to close for a month, the zoo will offer free admission Thursday. This is a day set aside to celebrate our community and the overwhelming support...
6/19/13 at 12:00 AM Duluth seal makes BuzzFeed list 3/19/13 at 12:01 AM
Flood gifts 1/8/13 at 12:00 AM
What to do with a HB: The McIntyre Bowstring Arch Bridge in Poweshiek County, Iowa
Poweshiek County rescinds grant and support for McIntyre Bowstring Arch Bridge. Bridge now for sale to be relocated. Preserving historic bridges for future generations is not an eas...
6/11/13 at 4:23 AM Moderne ou Historique? The newly rebuilt Sutliff Bridge 10/17/12 at 4:19 AM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 7: Two identical bridges not far apart 7/26/12 at 9:12 AM
Flood Update: Records fall in Magdeburg and Wittenberge; Solidarity Pact used for flooding
Records set in Magdeburg, Wittenberge, Hitzacker; Hamburg prepares for Elbe, Solidarity Pact for Reconstruction of Region Imagine this photo of the city of Magdeburg. It's a fantastic com...
6/10/13 at 6:26 AM
faith & family fridays: where the water swells, the spirit dwells
[Originally printed in The Forum newspaper Wednesday, May 1; reprinted with permission.] Where the water swells, the spirit dwells By Roxane B. Salonen, The Forum BRIARWOOD, N.D. When the Red Ri...
5/3/13 at 12:01 AM memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river 4/29/13 at 12:02 AM
mama mondays: kids carry the cross for flooded school 9/26/11 at 12:00 AM
Legislative notebook: Senate DFL not on board with surcharge
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Senate Democrats do not want to place an income tax surcharge on the richest of the rich, but they are looking into expanding a new tax the governor wants on the to...
3/20/13 at 7:22 PM Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees 3/8/13 at 4:24 PM
Updated: Dayton asks federal government for storm loans 8/15/12 at 11:35 AM
Local CD Fundraiser
Christmas By The Lake is a CD sold each December to raise money for Northern Lights Foundation that supports children's cancer needs. This year it supports this cause and Flood Relief victims. It is s...
12/19/12 at 7:51 AM Mark Your Calender for This Fundraiser 12/10/12 at 8:16 AM
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one person that same chunk of time has been a career. My ...
9/29/12 at 7:21 AM
Poverty, Flood Relief, and Growing Up Poor
One fourth of Duluthians live in poverty or now over 25%. The poverty rate for mothers is 82%. In Minnesota the average poverty rate is 11%. A recent speaker that spoke talked about how this region ...
9/21/12 at 7:17 AM
Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday. What she brought out ...
6/24/12 at 12:00 AM
From an early start to an early closure! The weather sure is finicky! Poplar Golf Course (WI) experienced the wrath of weather with the recent rains. The undulating Middle River normally winds around ...
5/29/12 at 6:21 AM
Areavoices Digest #55 - Talking Baseball and more
The snow might be starting to fall outside my window, but at Areavoices we're talking Major League baseball. I'm excited that one of our favorite bloggers, Chad Jacobsen of Twins Focus has taken on th...
11/30/11 at 4:45 PM Living with Water: Your thoughts and experiences wanted. 8/7/11 at 8:08 AM
Areavoices #37 - My Big Fat Greek Blog and more... 6/29/11 at 12:16 PM
A flood that would make even Noah turn and run
Massive floods are not only common on Earth but 3.5 billion years ago they raged across the Martian landscape. One of the most dramatic issued from a breach in a rift called Mangala Fossae. 'Mangala...
10/31/11 at 2:36 PM
Black Eyed Peas to hold a benefit concert in Minot, North Dakota, for flood victims
The Black Eyed Peas have been confirmed to hold a benefit concert in Minot on September 3rd, 2011. No exact date has been published on when the tickets will be available to purchase, but the cost ha...
8/3/11 at 12:50 PM In the wake: Images from post-flood Minot, North Dakota - taken 7/23/11 7/25/11 at 2:03 PM
"Flood of Information" - How Minot flood victims can get help 7/25/11 at 1:49 PM
Where is the love? Right here!
I heard about this on Sunday, but there was really no outside information to pass on besides the fact itself. I guess there still isn't much. But maybe for the four or five readers who've stuck around...
8/2/11 at 2:11 PM Apocalypse with a View 5/29/11 at 11:53 AM
Social Media Impact With #MinotFlood
We are familiar with flooding in Fargo, ND, and have used social mediums in the past three years to communicate, share and inform our community with flood-related updates. Similarly, Minot, ND, has ca...
7/6/11 at 8:12 AM