ADDICTED TO RUNNING Magical night
It had been a long day, nearly 12 hours in the office, when I finally walked out the door, and I wasn't quite prepared for the intense darkness.
Instantly, though, there was something magical about t... Posted on 10/23/12 at 11:18 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Gone baby, gone
Here's my summer swimming advice: Don't take diving toys into a lake.
This is how I learned this the hard way. Saturday the kids and I were at a man-made lake having fun, when I saw Adam heading towa... Posted on 6/25/12 at 1:48 PM
STAFF BLOG FAMILY AND LIVING In small quantities, fear is a good thing!
The summer that Leah was about 18 months old, and probably the next summer too, every time I tried to take her swimming I spent about 3/4 of the time trying to coerce her into actually getting into th... Posted on 7/27/11 at 11:18 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II report from the lake: fried fish eggs and other adventures
Our youngest three ended up staying at their grandparents', where we all converged yesterday for the Memorial Day holiday (see photos). They will remain there until Saturday afternoon. It's sure been... Posted on 5/31/10 at 6:55 PM
Superior junior Kaitlin Heinen placed 22nd and 23rd, respectively, in the 500- and 200-freestyle events at Saturday’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 state girls swimming meet in Madison.
Grand Rapids senior Solveig Viren defended her titles, as expected, in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events to lead the Thunderhawks to the team title in the Section 7A girls swimming meet Saturday at Lincoln Park Middle School in Duluth.
After being informed she and her 200-yard freestyle relay team had been disqualified in Saturday’s sectional swimming finals, a saddened Kayla Whipple could have easily neglected to race her best afterward.
The fans were on their feet.
Tuesday night’s swim audience at the Herb Drew Pool in Cloquet watched anxiously, as Grand Rapids topped Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 49-45 in a thrilling girls swimming dual that came down to the final race of the evening.
Water is part of what makes the North Shore a wonderful place to be. With miles of sandy beaches, dozens of streams and clean refreshing lakes, it’s no wonder that during this hot summer so many have sought outdoor water fun in this region.
Jesse Schomberg and Rich Axler
, August 16, 2011
Brothers Joe and Anthony Vecchi of Duluth East own three of the Northland’s top times in individual events, but now face the challenge of qualifying for the Minnesota high school boys swimming state meet.
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