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Richard Fryberger: The Occasional Painter

May 4, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Richard Fryberger has been creating art for more than four decades, but he has squeezed it into a lifetime he’s 66 filled with career, family, community service, travel adventures, and a dazzling variety of other hobbies and interests. Continue Reading

Five League of Women Voters Duluth members have more than 50 years of service

May 4, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

You could say that Lee Ball was an accidental president. The Duluth woman was invited to a League of Women Voters Duluth meeting by a friend in 1957. It would be a long time before she missed another meeting.
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Honor Flight veteran has put his life to music

May 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

If you like jazz, you might stop by Club Saratoga some Saturday afternoon to listen to Gordy Everett croon. You’ll also get to see him do some soft-shoe on stage. “I’m the oldest guy that’s ever been on that stage,” said Everett, 89.
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Local autism resources offer professional and personal support

April 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

April is National Autism Awareness Month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported last month that 1 in 88 American children suffer from this neurological disorder, up from 1 in 5,000 children in 1975. Continue Reading

Duluth gets high marks for health care

March 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

When it comes to health, the neighbors are making Duluth look bad. Continue Reading

Pssst: The Password is ‘New Deal’

March 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Dan Hartman, Veteran’s Memorial Hall program curator, serves “moonshine” at a “speakeasy” hidden in a corner behind panels in the Depot’s great Hall Wednesday morning, March 21. Continue Reading

Historical Society invites community to anniversary celebrations

March 22, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The numbers 90, 36 and 120 might bring Powerball to mind, unless you know your Northland history. Continue Reading

Plaza Hair Stylists closing after 33 years

March 22, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

After more than three decades in the salon business, Plaza Hair Stylists has closed up shop. Continue Reading

Duluth woman’s work to be published with ‘the best Minnesota photos ever’

March 22, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Ivy Vainio, whose photographs have highlighted community activities in the Budgeteer, is among the select group of photographers whose work will be featured in the new “Capture Minnesota” book being produced by Twin Cities Public Television. Continue Reading

Duluth, Arrowhead looking to tap homegrown energy

March 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Northeast CERTs team gets communities thinking about renewable resources
Minnesota imports 85 percent of the energy it needs. Of that, 40 percent is oil, 22 percent is natural gas, and 23 percent is coal all of which are non-renewable resources. Continue Reading