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The Current fills up on a gyro omelet at Uncle Loui's.
A drive-in char-cheeseburger and onion rings: a satisfying lunch on a workday. Read more at The Current .
Grilling boredom leads to a chicken stuck on a can of beer for a tasty summer dinner. Read more at The Current .
The University of Minnesota Duluth held a "topping-off" ceremony Friday to celebrate completion of the tallest part of the new Civil Engineering Building, to open in the fall of 2010. Chancellor Kathryn A.
An attempt at bruschetta and vodka cream pasta produces mixed results. Read more at The Current .
A supersized Bentleyville at Bayfront Festival Park is in need of a supersized group of volunteers: about 300. So far, Nathan Bentley said, he has three people signed up to hang "millions and millions of lights." Bentley's Tour of Lights will travel from his Cloquet home to Bayfront Park this year and will be at least three times bigger than in 2007, the last year the village lit up the Northland and entertained 70,000 visitors. In the new, larger venue, organizers are planning for between 250,000 and 300,000 people. "I'm a little apprehensive about getting enough volunteers," Bentley said
Brandon Stahl has a thing for Amazing Grace Blondie bars. Read more at The Current .
A Willow River camp for children affected by HIV and AIDS had to cancel a group's stay last week because of the H1N1 flu virus. Three camp counselors have been diagnosed with the virus, and two campers from the previous week are awaiting test results, said Neil Willenson, CEO and founder of One Heartland, based in Milwaukee. "It was too much of a risk to put the children in that situation," he said. The counselors and campers were not hospitalized and are recovering well, he said. More than 80 campers were scheduled to stay at Camp Heartland on Clear Lake for a week.
An old family tradition is created for a party. Read more at The Current .
Until Tuesday, Duluth School Board member Gary Glass had the same attorney as the plaintiffs who are suing the school district, Glass said. "I had retained him to solve the problems that I foresee as being subject to what you might call 'whistleblower protection,' " he said.