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Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance annual meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Blue Max Resort, 6139 Lavaque Road.
Sunday, March, 09, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
Sam Cook column: I slipped into bed the other night, sliding between cool sheets, waiting for body heat to warm my little cocoon of space. It wouldn’t take long, I knew, but in that brief interlude between cold and comfort, something occurred to me.
Friday, March, 07, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: It was a cold February night. I was following my headlights up the North Shore to Grand Marais. As my missile of steel hissed along the two-lane, I realized that I was rolling past half a lifetime’s worth of memories.
Friday, February, 28, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: The roof shovelers were out the other night. They had to be. Their backs were to the wall. They’d been putting off shoveling recent snows from their roofs, hoping that no more snow would fall this winter and they could slide by until spring.
Friday, February, 21, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: A man approached me at the boat show the other night. I could tell he was my kind of guy by the wool he wore and the weathered look of his face. “I owe you an apology,” he said.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Where: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Hours Wednesday-Thursday: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, February, 09, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
SAM COOK: Each form of communication has its strengths. A video posted on social media. A conversation over a beer. A phone call from the back woods.
Friday, February, 07, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: This is getting old. We’re denizens of the North. We can take it. But I’ve seen the signs. This winter of deep cold is beginning to crawl through our veins like ice worms. We’re going a little stir-crazy. The walls are starting to close in.
Friday, January, 31, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: The yipping and yowling of 300 huskies will echo at East High School on Sunday afternoon. The resurrected John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, a celebration of winter in the North, is on.
Friday, January, 24, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: When I saw the fresh snow Thursday morning, I knew where I was headed. A buddy of mine was laid up after surgery, and I had told him if it snowed, I’d be there.
Friday, January, 17, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
With all the coverage of our winter weather recently, I would like to bring up another group of unsung heroes in this weather: your newspaper carriers.
Monday, January, 13, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
SAM COOK: There is something inside most of us that makes us want to venture into unknown territory to attempt something we’re not sure we can do. Some of us respond to that pull, but many of us find ways to talk ourselves out of pursuing the goal before we ever begin.
Friday, January, 10, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: Two of us were bumbling around at the back of the van, grabbing snowshoes, pulling on face masks, cinching down those areas of heat loss where mittens meet sleeves. Cold. Again. Or still.
Friday, January, 03, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
We are in the hanging-on time now, just trying to ride through, endure. This is December in the North, with the winter solstice upon us. The final, dark dwindling to the low ebb of our year.
Friday, December, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: I see the white blanket most mornings on my way to work. It’s lying on the concrete of a hidden walkway, rumpled and semi-frozen.
Friday, December, 13, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: We don’t often get the chance to be truly humbled by the force of nature. Let’s face it, on some crazy level, we just love these big snows. Here's a smattering of snowstorm scenarios.
Friday, December, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: I came across the deer carcass in the usual place again this year. Just down the bank along Vermilion Road, well within the city of Duluth.
Sunday, December, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
SAM COOK: Classy, Don. And classy, Laura. That was the reaction that a lot of folks had when Duluth Mayor Don Ness, with his wife, Laura, at his side, announced at a news conference Tuesday that he would not accept the nearly $20,000 pay raise that the City Council had approved Monday night.
Friday, November, 29, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: The other night, when the moon was full, a couple I know looked out their picture window and saw the moon shining down on Lake Superior. They are the kind of people who know how to seize a moment, to really immerse themselves in an experience.
Friday, November, 22, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Every year, the pheasant hunter and his yellow Lab go west in early November. Alone.
Sunday, November, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors