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Hoghead Days in Proctor finds The Current at a late-night meal, relishing a honey mustard.
The Duluth School District decided on Friday to take its question of which court has jurisdiction over the red plan lawsuit to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Not only does the Sixth District Court not have jurisdiction, the school district says, the plaintiffs missed the deadline for any court to hear an appeal of the School Board's decision on the long-range facilities plan. Last month, the Sixth District Court in Duluth denied the school district's attempt to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction. Susan Torgerson, an attorney for the school district, said the matter needs to be clear
Uncle Loui's pancakes get some love from the The Current .
A Piedmont Heights lemonade stand staffed by five Duluth children today raised more than $1,000 to buy diapers, school supplies and other necessities for families in Iraq. Jodi Stauber, stationed with the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing at Sather Air Base in Baghdad, recently wrote to her sister-in-law, Jessica Stauber, about the plight of nearby Iraqi refugee families. The families rely heavily on donations, she said, and there are several babies in the area. "We brought some diapers, but not enough for all," she said.
Duluth Farmers markets offer plenty for food experimentation. Read more at The Current .
The University of Minnesota Duluth is bringing graduate engineering classes to the Iron Range. The Iron Range/UMD Graduate Engineering Education Program starts in the fall and will be housed at the Mesabi Range Community and Technical College in Virginia. "For so many years, there has been such a concentration of talented engineers on the Iron Range," said Jim Riehl, dean of UMD's Swenson College of Science and Engineering, which will run the program. "There really has been no opportunity for them to advance their knowledge or training without having to do it over ...
The Chocolate Moose in Ely serves delectable buffalo shortribs. Read more at The Current .
Howie and Jessie Huber displayed a classic Midwestern reaction when seeing their new home for the first time Monday -- breaking into wide, shocked grins, but no histrionics. The Oakland Township family stepped out of a limousine about 6:15 p.m. and into the waiting arms of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" host Ty Pennington.
Howie and Jessie Huber displayed a classic Midwestern reaction when seeing their new home for the first time Monday -- breaking into wide, shocked grins, but no histrionics. The Oakland Township family stepped out of a limousine around 6:15 p.m. and into the waiting arms of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" host Ty Pennington.
At least a half-hour before the Huber family was due to arrive at their new house in South Range, the crowd of several thousand spectators were already shouting: "Move that Bus!" Patricia Heaton, former star of "Everybody Loves Raymond" and a guest builder on this episode of ABC-TV's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," mounted scaffolding at 3:35 p.m. to apply cedar shingles to one last spot of siding, carefully documented by the show's film crew.