HEALTHY TIDBITS Port Cities Luncheon, Greysolon Ballroom
The Port Cities Luncheon this year will be at the Greysolon Ballroom located at 231 East Superior Street, Wednesday, May 8th. The change in venue is due to the water problems at the Radisson Hotel.
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THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES One bridge spared, two on the way out?
Sioux Falls' local bridge receives a new life; Wheeling Suspension Bridge failing; Sewell Falls Bridge to be razed and replaced
With Sequestration (the process of initializing automatic budget cu... Posted on 3/4/13 at 7:29 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Joachim Gauck is President of Germany. Who is Mr. Gauck?
We all have our political discussions at the dinner table this evening. In the US, many families are talking about the elections of 2012 and the direction the country is going regardless of ... Posted on 3/22/12 at 11:31 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio... Posted on 1/19/12 at 2:14 PM
During the Cold War, eight sites around the nation (and two in Canada) housed 48-foot, 16,000-pound anti-aircraft missiles. Thanks to one historian, these nuclear warheads will finally get their day in the sun.
The retirement of John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court’s leading liberal but a justice who also could find conservative allies, is likely to set off an election-year political battle over President Obama’s second high court pick. Obama said he would quickly name a successor in Stevens’ same mold.
WASHINGTON — To a self-described “old feminist” such as Hadassah Lieberman, the recent blog-inspired attack against her — all related to husband Joe Lieberman’s obstruction of the Democrats’ health-care agenda — has been a surreal mix of “McCarthyism” and a “snowball fight on the playground.”
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Sunday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill with increased budgets for vast areas of the federal government, including health, education, law enforcement and veterans’ programs.
No force on Earth can stop Sarah Palin from becoming our very own “lite” version of Eva Perón — a glamorous and tragic legend, minus the tragedy. Eventually, some clever composer will write a blockbuster musical about her life and times. Stage directions will include: “Sarah fires gun. Moose dies.”
After buying a ticket, showing it to an usher, and walking into the Duluth 10 theater for “Bruno,” we were greeted by another usher asking to check our tickets a second time. The reason, he said, was to make sure no kids were getting in.
WASHINGTON — In the six months since the government’s bailout of insurance giant American International Group, a rescue that has become increasingly costly and contentious, one question has loomed above all others: Where did the money go?
As President Obama prepares to address Congress and the American people Tuesday night in what is effectively his first State of the Union address, he faces three key questions about how he’ll use the moment.
After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House--a rare do-over.
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