STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Democrats plan pipeline field hearing
STANLEY, N.D. The North Dakota Democratic House and Senate Caucuses will hold a field hearing this month to seek answers to questions about oil pipelines.
The recent Tesoro pipeline spill near Tioga ... Posted on 11/8/13 at 5:53 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Wives and Husbands, Homosexual Style
I live in a state that not only allows homosexual marriage, but celebrates it -- explicitly, overtly, without any acknowledgement that there might be citizens within who, when they fill out a form, ... Posted on 10/30/13 at 1:32 PM
THE PERIPHERY Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o... Posted on 8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
National Republicans claim the Obama administration was responsible for the recent government shutdown. They point to the constitutional authority of the House of Representatives to control the budget and try to avoid responsibility for the $24 billion hit to our economy, as well as the job losses, furloughs, uncertainty for businesses, damage to families and decreased status with foreign governments it caused. However, the history and politics of their attempts to end the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and its new health care system are left out of their claim.
If not for Nelson Mandela, Jireh Mabamba probably would not be a student at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He certainly would not have been able to attend a prestigious, formerly all-white high school in Durban, South Africa. And he may not even have survived beyond his childhood.
South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died at age 95 at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, plunging his nation and the world into mourning for a man hailed by global leaders as a moral giant.
Ed Cropley and Pascal Fletcher
, December 06, 2013
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will make a presentation honoring Arleigh Birk, who was a 21-year-old Boatswain’s Mate First Class aboard the USS Honolulu on Dec. 7, 1941.
A candidate forum, sponsored by the News Tribune and the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce that was scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday at Valentini’s Vicino Lago restaurant, 1400 London Road, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A rescheduled date will be announced soon.
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