The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending May 13. Visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Warlight, Michael Ondaatje (Knopf, $26.95) 2. Circe, Madeline Miller (Little Brown, $27) 3. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng (Penguin Press, $27) 4. The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little Brown, $26) 5. Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk (Norton, $26.95) HARDCOVER NONFICTION
Seeking Arrowhead Library System with MN Writes MN Reads, the Minnesota Author Project and Minnesota's other regional public library systems is seeking submissions of self-published Young Adult and Adult Fiction, through June 30. Each book must be self-published, in the genre of Young Adult Fiction or Adult Fiction, written by a Minnesota resident, available in either PDF or ePUB format and multiple submissions are welcome. Authors can submit at indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/minnesota. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Each Sunday this summer, the News Tribune's Outdoors section will publish a list of big fish caught in our region.
Here is a list of upcoming fishing contests in the Northland.
BASEBALL Bemidji 5, Duluth East 4 At Bemidji. WP: Cole Tatro 5IP, 4R, 6H, 2K, 1BB. LP: Jaxon Edwards 4.2IP, 4R, 5H, 7K, 4BB. DE: Nick Allen 2RBIs; Tyler Wapola 2B, R. B: Hunter Olson 3x4, R; Henry Michalicek 2RBIs; Matt Fitzgerald 2B, 2R. Duluth Marshall 1, Champlin Park 0, 9 innings
In the opener of a high school baseball doubleheader at NBC Spartan Sports Complex on Saturday, Champlin Park starter Vincent Lamberty had a perfect game going against Duluth Marshall through eight innings — 24 up, 24 down. Lamberty allowed his first hit in the bottom of the ninth, a one-out RBI single to Peter Hansen that sent the Hilltoppers to a wild 1-0 victory. "We went quickly and quietly for eight straight innings," Marshall coach Joe Wicklund said by phone.
DONATIONS • Youth in Action students from the northeast Range area donated 40 backpacks and supplies to kids in foster homes. They filled the backpacks with hygiene and personal care products, coloring pages, crayons, markers, shirts, stuffed animals, toys, Kleenex and Chapstick. Some were geared for toddlers and younger children and others for teens. Each backpack was accompanied by a new pillow. They were delivered to the St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services staff in Virginia.
News Tribune, May 19, 1978 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced it will resume herbicide spraying in seven Northeastern Minnesota counties, following a one-year moratorium. The department said it will use the herbicide 2,4-D and other chemicals normally used for brush control. Plans by three Superior men to build a hotel on Barker's Island have fallen through, Mayor Bruce Hagen confirmed yesterday, but he said another developer has been found for the project. Hagen said construction of the hotel should begin in the fall.
Laurie Anderson of Duluth shares this snapshot she took of a visitor who just wanted some birdseed!