THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC 38th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
The Edmund Fitzgerald in the Twin Ports with the tug Arkansas, circa early 1960s. (News-Tribune file photo)
Other duties at work have kept me from posting many new items to the Attic in recent months... Posted on 11/10/13 at 12:18 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION AND UPDATES Is everyone covered by Social Security?
Q: Were all workers coveredby Social Security when it began? Is everyone covered by Social Security protectionnow?
A: Not all workers had coverage under Social Security when it began. Although most d... Posted on 11/8/13 at 9:04 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 13 September 2013
Iowa railroad bridge now history; another Mississippi River crossing to be demolished; Riverside Bridge example being taken on by other bridge groups?
Do you know of a historic bridge that you want... Posted on 9/13/13 at 9:42 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Is the Bible Boring?
One summer when I must have been insane, I agreed to join a small women's Bible study given by a deaconess at the church we then attended.
"You must be insane," the Norwegian Artist commented when ... Posted on 8/21/13 at 1:28 PM
Two commercial fishermen were rescued from Lake Superior yesterday after their snowmobile broke down while they were attempting to lift nets. Robert Boutin and Oliver Shelly found overnight shelter at an abandoned logging camp on one of the Apostle Islands.
With its programs, field trips, workshops and events for all ages, Northlanders have embraced Hartley Nature Center since it opened in 2003. But many of those visitors probably don’t think about what Hartley Park was like before the building existed.
After more than six years of wrangling over who has the legal rights to explore a mysterious shipwreck, the state of Michigan and an underwater explorer have reached an agreement that will allow him to finally find out whether the wreck he found in Lake Michigan is really the Griffin, the first sailing ship on the Great Lakes.
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