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Happy Birthday to my wife Sue

November 16, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

So it’s time once again for the annual labor of love around our house. Actually, “labor” is not the right word, but “love” surely is. It’s my wife’s birthday and I need to find that perfect gift. After all, you are 29 only once!
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How we came to be here

November 15, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

This weekend UMD’s Diversity Commission will present “Land of Plenty: How Did You Come to Be Here?” on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. The collaborative show was written by local musician Sara Thomsen and features theater, voice and instrumental performances by artists from UMD as well as from across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Before the show, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each night, the exhibition of UMD faculty and student artworks “Mosaic: How Did We Come to be here?” will be featured in the MPAC lobby.
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Small mammals prepare for winter

November 13, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

During the first half of November, we can easily see many of the wild critters around us preparing for the coming cold. We might see much of this happening right in our yards or near our homes. Animals deal with winter in basically four ways. Some migrate, as seen mostly with birds. Others hibernate or go dormant, probably more with insects, amphibians and reptiles than other groups, but we often think of bears. Many of the small animals, once again often with the insects, will die after they lay eggs. And a good number of mammals and birds will adapt and remain active in the cold.
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Bring on the lights and holiday cheer

November 13, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

About two dozen storefront windows in Duluth’s Downtown will be taking on a different look starting next week. As will much of the Downtown.
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Saints poised to march into playoffs

November 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

With two national championships in three years, the University of Minnesota Duluth football team has provided no end of excitement to the Northland.
But now, the Bulldogs are not the only show in town.
The College of St. Scholastica’s young football team has proved it is a force to be reckoned with in Division III football in just its fourth year
as a program, under head coach Greg Carlson and
his staff.
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Lincoln Park Business Groupnames Randy Brody “Business Person of the Year”

November 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

At the annual meeting of the Lincoln Park Business Group held Oct. 28, Randy Brody of Aero Design & Manufacturing Company was honored as the LPBG Business Person of the Year. Continue Reading

Lincoln Park Business Groupnames Randy Brody “Business Person of the Year”

November 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

At the annual meeting of the Lincoln Park Business Group held Oct. 28, Randy Brody of Aero Design & Manufacturing Company was honored as the LPBG Business Person of the Year. Continue Reading

New sports apparel shop opens in downtown Skywalk

November 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Seven years ago, Steve Miller quit school to pursue his lifelong dream of owning a sports apparel shop. Miller had completed one year at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in the law enforcement program but knew that was not where his heart was.
“It’s been a childhood dream; it’s what I’ve wanted to do for as long as I can remember,” he said.
Miller recently moved from West Duluth to the downtown Skywalk and opened Skywalk Sports
in the beginning of
September.
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Effects of American Indian boarding schools still linger today

November 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

At a conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center last month, more than 140 health and human service workers listened to Anderson’s presentation on the boarding schools and the negative effects they still have on Indian people today. Anderson was one of more than 120 to present at the 2011 St. Louis County Health & Human Service Conference October 10 and 11.
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