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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
SAM COOK: It was a routine Wednesday evening drive home. November. Dark. I noticed, as I tried to merge into traffic, that a shiny SUV in the nearest lane was veering toward me into the merge lane. I found that a little strange.
Friday, November, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: The regulars begin arriving shortly after the shop opens at 6 a.m. Earl Jahr takes his place on a stool by the fishing line. Ward Poppenberg heads straight for the coffee pot. The rest stand with their backs to the minnow tanks or lean on a counter.
Sunday, November, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
Sam Cook column: I knew we had made the full transition to a new season when I saw the beige stocking cap hanging in a young maple last weekend.
Friday, November, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: I am trying to cope with the darkness that seems to wrap itself around us as October ebbs into November.
Friday, November, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The yellow dog was ahead of us on the old logging trail, and when I came around a bend, I could see she was on point. She will do that with pheasants and grouse.
Friday, October, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: Sun-up in North Dakota. I’ve got McClusky in my rearview mirror, just over the dog kennel where a yellow Lab sleeps.
Sunday, October, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
Sam Cook column: The hinterland is somewhere far from home, preferably where there is at least a mile between houses as the redtail flies, where the nighttime landscape is dappled with a handful of yard lights below and about a million stars above. And with good people, who still have time to visit.
Friday, October, 18, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
SAM COOK: The bride is dancing now, dancing with the man she has vowed to spend her life with. She looks beautiful on her wedding night, blond hair spilling down in curly tendrils, blue eyes glinting in the DJ’s lights.
Friday, October, 11, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: You raise these kids to think independently, and doggone if they don’t become independent thinkers.
Friday, October, 04, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The U.S. government shutdown has affected federal agencies in the Northland in a number of ways, but many key services will continue to function, officials announced today.
Tuesday, October, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
It’s the season many of us rarely see, the one in which bow hunters, clad head to toe in camouflage, slip silently into the woods. They climb a tree, something most of us have forgotten about since childhood, and sit on a tiny platform high above the ground.
Sunday, September, 29, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
SAM COOK: At 95, Harriet Schwenk of Lakeside still is tending her flower garden and mowing her lawn whenever she can beat one of the neighbors to it.
Friday, September, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Sam Cook column: Although the deer bore no visible wounds, it was clear from the way her hind legs were splayed that she had been hit hard in the hind quarters by the passing car. She was going to die, probably right there.
Friday, September, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The first time this reporter saw Har Mar Superstar performing live, it was about 10 years ago at Grumpy’s Bar and Grill in Minneapolis, where he was the opening act for sludge-metal greats The Melvins.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
Sam Cook column: I’m not particularly proud of the fact that a perfect toss means so much to me. I just can’t help it.
Friday, September, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News