STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday.
What she brought out ... Posted on 6/24/12 at 12:00 AM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Today's Ask Your Government
A reader from southeastern North Dakota sent me the following letter:
While living in a rural area of North Dakota, I have heard rumors of farm families who lost loved ones in our nati... Posted on 9/17/11 at 7:39 PM
The sense of smell (olfaction) is the most mysterious of the senses. We humans use our sense of smell for many activities, from enjoying the aroma of baking to deciding whom not to sit next to on the bus to initiating escape from a burning building.
Fall is slowly settling in. As I write, the sky is charcoal gray with ribbons of white bleeding into the darkness. The sun poked through a break in the clouds for a few minutes, trees bare of leaves casting shadows on the dormant grass. The outdoor thermometer reads 38 degrees.
Scars … most of us have them. I have four visible scars and countless invisible ones. I’m actually grateful for the visible scars. They are reminders of broken bones healed, joints reborn, stones banished and thankfully benign nodules gone.
Dr. Susan Mathison, Areavoices.com
, October 19, 2011
At the end of this past Sunday’s slate of football games the biggest hit of the day wasn’t even between players, but rather between two prickly coaches.
In case you moved into a cave on Saturday, or are a Vikings fan that has been wearing a bag on your head all season, here’s what happened:
I thought something was wrong. It was there, in my gut. I ignored it. It nudged, and I pulled away. Although I pretended everything was all right, I knew in my heart of hearts all was not. I had to know.
I would venture to guess that a large percentage of the U.S. population feels some connection to Steve Jobs, and thus was saddened by his passing.
I remember the thrill of getting an Apple MacIntosh computer during my last year of college at Stanford. It looked a bit like the much-ridiculed Pacer car, just without wheels.
Hard-skinned winter squash is at its best right now. I enjoy browsing through the farmers markets and picking my way through bins at the grocery stores, admiring the unique shapes and various colors of these striking fruit.
The remake of “Footloose” has me ready to “cut footloose” indeed. Specifically, cut its Achilles tendon. Why did a movie studio sink nearly $30 million into remaking a 27-year-old movie – though, it looks like they used pretty much the same script and choreography – that wasn’t very good to begin with?
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