Hardly a blizzard this time, but frustration and weariness over a blustery, snowy winter is beginning to emerge in the News Tribune’s request for readers to name — for fun and prizes — our season‘s snowstorms.RELATED CONTENT
The eve-of-Christmas Eve snow inspired some pretty creative name possibilities this week.
DIDJA KNOW? Painted boulder on Seven Bridges Road has weathered time and alterations but still delivers a simple message.
Peggy Minor, who grew up in far-eastern Duluth wrote to me this summer, but not really with a question.
On Duluth: Robert Gilruth — the “father of human space flight” and the “godfather to the astronauts,” as he came to be known — led our nation’s race to the moon.
Has the Northland’s work ethic diminished? No: The success stories still far outnumber the tales of diminished work ethic
For anyone to question the work ethic of Duluth and the Northland based on an unfortunate incident or two — or even three — is unfair, unfathomable and ignorant. What better words to describe an attempt to generalize and label an entire group or region?
So my bosses have decided I need more bosses.
Later this month Chuck Frederick will begin a reader-directed column, called "Ask On Duluth," while continuing to write his usual "On Duluth" column.RELATED CONTENT
They once lived in Duluth, and they once fought for their country. How they all ended up in the same small retirement community in Colorado Springs can be chalked up to the twisting and unexpected turns of life.
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.
Big game today. But no Packers. No Vikings. Who can Northlanders cheer in Super Bowl XLIII? How about the Cardinals, the team that 80 seasons ago may as well have been called the Duluth Cardinals?RELATED CONTENT
Patricia Lindahl went out for a snowshoe hike--and then found herself lost in sub-zero cold. After writing about her experience, she learned the identities of the three men who saved her from almost certain death.
The storm that blew in with whiteouts and plummeting temperatures late Saturday and that didn’t let up until the Vikes had another gridiron “W” well in hand late on Sunday afternoon can now be known as Alfheim.
Rock bottom came last winter, in mid-February, when temperatures were plummeting well below zero and Shawn Carr’s spirits were sinking even lower. “How did I get here?” he asked himself. “What happened?”RELATED CONTENT
In offering endorsements and other election analysis, newspaper opinion pages help lead all-important public dialogues about candidates. And those discussions help voters pick the elected officials who tackle our most pressing problems.
Remember the “smile” rock on Seven Bridges Road?RELATED CONTENT
Esther Nelson Hallock grew up in Hermantown, when it was called the town of Herman. Her family owned Cash Grocery on Lavaque Road, adding a burger stand when Miller Trunk Highway was widened in the 1930s. Esther, who is now 92, wrote down almost every memory she ever had and, with the help of her family, they've recently been published into "The Book of Esther."RELATED CONTENT