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Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward...
8/10/13 at 12:03 AM A Tradegy in Kansas City 12/5/12 at 4:22 AM
Christmas City of the North Parade 11/17/12 at 9:51 AM
Library presents backyard composting workshop July 22
Are you interested in learning how to turn your spoils into soil? Do you know the benefits of backyard composting? Join us Monday, July 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Main Library for a free...
7/18/13 at 8:42 AM Library Welcomes Author Nathan Jorgenson Monday, Feb. 27 2/22/12 at 2:22 PM
In Transit: From Fargo To Mason City, Iowa
I have to remind myself to take one day at a time, lest I go mad. Last week, we packed our luggage and headed to Mason City, IA to explore our new hometown and begin the search for a house.Our drive ...
7/2/13 at 12:43 PM
Healthy summer unplugging
Here's my colleague Bob Cummings from Michigan (which also has a few beautiful lakes) on how to unplug for health. He provides references at the bottom, giving you a choice to plug into them...or no...
6/21/13 at 1:00 PM The health benefits of gratitude (beyond Thanksgiving) 12/4/12 at 2:12 PM
Bullheads and beginnings
We are creatures of habit; the type of clothes we wear, the way we drink our coffee, and even the place we sit in church. I have sat in the front on the left since going to church in Appleton, MN. I t...
6/10/13 at 6:23 AM
Three North Dakota cities receive Playful City USA designation
By Ryan Schuster Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo are three of 217 cities from 43 states that have received the 2013 Playful City USA designation to honor local commitment to play and physical activity...
5/24/13 at 8:50 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 3:57 PM
Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis. When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t...
2/14/13 at 10:03 AM Unknown Ordinances: Why Fines Aren't Fine for Budget Use 5/16/12 at 10:33 AM
Neighborhood Spotlight #1: The Character 3/9/12 at 5:40 PM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 1:00 AM Duluth gets $285,000 grant to assist Georgia-Pacific workers; offer for plant site rejected 11/30/12 at 7:38 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Tobacco Compliance Checks Results
On Thursday, December 27, the Cass County Sheriffs Department, with assistance from Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted tobacco compliance checks. In Cass County, 15 businesses were checked and four f...
12/28/12 at 3:20 PM FCPH Encourages Residents to Take Action to Live Longer, Healthier Lives 3/29/12 at 11:53 AM
Storytelling gains a new platform: Q&A with founder of 'The Tell'
Charly Haley, MSUM Multimedia Journalism FARGO, N.D. While a project out of New York City may have sparked Laura Eglands recent creative venture, stories and people from Fargo-Moorhead are what cu...
11/20/12 at 11:24 AM F-M residents dream big for Moorhead’s downtown 4/24/12 at 12:08 PM
Downtown revival brings controversy to one-way avenues 3/29/10 at 3:00 AM
2012 Legacy Leader Speaks About Community
2012 Legacy Leader Bruce Furness Acceptance Speech at the Second Annual Meeting, held Sept. 20, 2012 Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for your presence here today and thank you for you...
9/26/12 at 3:44 PM
Another New Face!
Last week our newest addition to the Arts Center family was our new raku kiln, this week we introduce you to our newest staff member - Jessica Christy. Jessica takes on the position of Education Coor...
8/21/12 at 11:46 AM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/20/12 at 12:01 AM faith fridays: trusting God with the details 8/10/12 at 12:07 AM
mama mondays: first plane ride 8/6/12 at 12:03 AM
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 7:30 AM Hidden Treasures 6/20/12 at 7:30 AM