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Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and me
Me, a secessionist? I never saw myself that way. I don't want to tear the union asunder, divide the nation, and risk plunging our country into another tragic civil war. But there was my name, or at ...
11/14/12 at 1:57 PM Ken Tracy and FDR 9/18/12 at 3:25 AM
Instant runoff voting: Could it be right for Mitchell? 5/26/12 at 9:42 AM
Unknown Ordinances: Why Fines Aren't Fine for Budget Use
Pop quiz: In the city of Minneapolis how far from a driveway should your bumper be when you park on the street? Four feet, two feet, five feet, one inch, ten feet? I asked this question to ten resi...
5/16/12 at 10:33 AM
Much ado about a few dollars
The City Beat was mildly annoyed by the grilling that Grand Forks city staff got from the City Council's finance committeeabout two weeks ago over some proposed fee increases. Staff members got so flu...
10/12/10 at 3:03 PM Science club: Landfill gas project is pretty much dead 9/29/10 at 8:50 PM
Texting and driving ban doesn't, uh, work? 9/28/10 at 9:43 PM
Can Downtown Bemidji Survive Another Blow?
Rumors abound about another large financial institution is leaving downtown Bemidji.Word on the street is that Wells Fargo will be closing their large downtown facility, possiblyaround the first of t...
9/4/10 at 9:58 PM Lessons "Gaea" the Beaver Has Taught Us 7/6/10 at 5:53 PM
It's Cats 3, Zorbaz 0 with the City of Bemidji 5/22/10 at 3:32 AM
DEMISE OF HUMANKIND UPDATE: Colorado town considering ban on undressing during meetings
When we need official ordinances about undressing in a public meeting, there's really only one conclusion you can draw: It's the DEMISE OF HUMANKIND!!!!! In this installment of the DOH update series, ...
7/19/10 at 8:53 AM
Rebecca (Becky) Nordstrom Hall, Port City Nominee
Becky Hall was nominated by the Lake Superior Medical Society for Port CityWomen of The Year.Most everyone knows Becky because she knows everyone! Her smile is contagious to say the least about herand...
5/5/10 at 1:24 PM
The Glories of Living in a Small Town with Nice People In It
As Daily Globe readers may have already realized, I attended the Worthington City Council meeting last night. When I left the Daily Globe's office at about 6:45 p.m., the night air was cold and crisp ...
2/9/10 at 9:28 AM