THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Nr. 26: Unusual Truss Bridge in Iowa
Have you come across an unusual bridge while travelling or bridgehunting? If so, what did the bridge look like, and did you do some research to determine what bridge type it was? Many engineers came... Posted on 7/31/13 at 8:42 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II meaningful mondays: exploring joy
[So that I can share my weekly faith columns that run in our daily newspaper, Meaningful Mondays will be a duplication of those essays, published Saturdays in The Forum and reprinted here with permiss... Posted on 1/21/13 at 12:08 AM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER 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 ... Posted on 6/23/12 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Stadium backers don't believe everything they read
Dont believe everything you read, especially in sports blogs and columns about government issues.
That is what some Minnesota politicians say after dealing with Vikings stadium issues for months, or ... Posted on 4/23/12 at 2:13 AM
GOETHE'S SPORTS BLOG Twins rumblings
A various assortment of links on the Minnesota Twins, plus a thought on the team's biggest need:
Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman says that Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is inte... Posted on 11/10/09 at 3:58 PM
Chuck Frederick column: Apparently not everyone had a mom like mine who, after taking her children’s friends home, insisted on sitting outside their houses until she was positive — absolutely positive — they had made it inside safely. Whether your own mother was as careful, you may have been left wondering this week: Just what the hell were the men thinking who dropped off UMD student Alyssa Jo Lommel early Saturday?
When most people think of the court system they think of judges. But there are so many more people who make the judicial system work. Judges are, in the final analysis, only a small part of the justice system. In many cases, we aren’t even the most important part.
Robin Washington column: Four months after his February 1990 release from prison, Nelson Mandela and then-wife Winnie Mandela made a triumphant world tour. Their visit to Boston made that the biggest day in my career.
JULIE PEARCE: Toward the end of my time in the Philippines, I headed north into the more remote areas of Cebu Island. I was working alongside local physicians in the district hospitals where we cared for outpatient, inpatient and emergency cases.
Robin Washington column: The title immediately gives you a “Whoa!” moment: “The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota.” Bringing it even closer to home is the word “Duluth” on the back cover and cited 25 times in the index, with several more mentions not listed.
Beverly Godfrey: “Four of the first seven accidents listed by the Minnesota State Patrol involve deer. Be careful out there,” reporter John Lundy warned the newsroom on Nov. 16. Two days later, I did an awesome job of not hitting a deer.
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.
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