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Tall ships community mourns for Bounty, crew

November 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

One week after the sinking of the HMS Bounty off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., grief and questions continue to swirl around a captain’s fateful decision to sail the wooden replica ship into a powerful hurricane system.
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Former Globetrotters foe among celebrity players at charity event

September 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Linda Riddle, executive director of Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, will have a few tricks of her own when the Ambassadors play the DAIP Hot Shots in a charity basketball game today at 3 p.m. at Duluth East High School. Continue Reading

Want to sing the blues? Try living it

August 11, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

ROBIN WASHINGTON COLUMN: If you want to hear the blues, head down to Bayfront Festival Park where the Bluesfest continues in full swing today. If you want to see the blues, you might try outside the CHUM building. Continue Reading

Father, daughter joined in fight against MS

June 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Dean Blosberg had been living with multiple sclerosis for more than a decade when his middle child, Emily, was diagnosed with the same condition.
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Veterans memorial a point of community pride for Gary-New Duluth

May 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A veterans memorial was rededicated Monday, Memorial Day, in Gary-New Duluth. Continue Reading

Gary-New Duluth community project focuses on vets

April 8, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Sixty years ago, the Gary-New Duluth community dedicated a monument honoring its residents who answered their nation’s call during World War II. Now, community members plan to restore that monument and add a second one. Continue Reading

Jan Davis, longtime Duluth volunteer, dies

March 25, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Longtime Duluth volunteer Jan Davis died Saturday in Duluth at age 89 after suffering from heart problems in recent months. Continue Reading

Union Gospel Mission gets a Jewish Christmas gift

December 25, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

About 20 volunteers from Temple Israel gathered at the Union Gospel Mission in Duluth on Sunday afternoon to serve Christmas dinner and carry on a tradition that’s been 30-plus years in the making. Continue Reading

‘Layaway angels’ trend hits local stores

December 23, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Layaway angels have landed in the Twin Ports. People have been stopping in at Twin Ports Kmart stores since last week, anonymously paying off all but the last few cents on layaway bills for strangers. Continue Reading

Connecting the Dots event to highlight neighborhood work

November 2, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

One of the goals of the fifth annual Connecting the Dots Neighborhood Celebration of the Year event is to highlight five major accomplishments in revitalizing Duluth neighborhoods.
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