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'Buttcrack' billboard concerns Duluth couple
A Duluth couple wrote an e-mail to Mayor Don Ness and the City Council on Wednesday, urging them to create an ordinance that would ban indecent billboards like the one along Arrowhead Road between S...
6/14/13 at 12:01 AM Senior fraud prevention 4/25/13 at 12:00 AM
Hot Dish-Off winner declared in D.C. 4/11/13 at 12:00 AM
Weekly Memo 5-17-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on the City Council web page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Labor Update There are two labor agreements on next weeks Council agenda. Tha...
5/20/13 at 2:08 PM Weekly Memo 5-10-13 5/10/13 at 12:53 PM
Weekly Memo 4-26-2013 4/26/13 at 1:23 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt...
5/10/13 at 10:39 AM Bullit 5/5/13 at 6:22 AM
Five shiny new bullets for 2012 2/5/12 at 1:09 PM
Meet Kylie Oversen!
I moved to Grand Forks to attend UND and have been here for six years now. I love the University and the Greater Grand Forks community. Coming from a town of less than 1000, I love that its a bigger c...
4/19/13 at 2:43 PM
Senator Heitkamp on News @5
Senator Heidi Heitkamp joins us this evening on WDAZ News @5....
2/21/13 at 12:24 PM Godfather of Charts 12/29/12 at 9:46 AM
Tonight. 5/22/12 at 5:49 AM
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 Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 1:00 AM
Gadhafi: Pop culture meets reality 8/24/11 at 12:00 AM
Apparently, I am a Betty...
I was reading an article on Huffington Post and I noticed a personality quiz that asked: Which First Lady Are You? My first inclination was aggravation that it wasn't asking me which President I was. ...
1/22/13 at 8:05 AM Tuesday cannot come soon enough. 11/4/12 at 12:46 PM
Here's a thought - let's go dollar for dollar. 10/25/12 at 7:03 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 1:33 PM
The Big Significance of Small Business 8/23/12 at 4:17 PM
Election 2012: getting informed, caring about politics
I voted for my first time this year, and I'm proud to say I was an informed voter. For the first time in my life, I've cared about politics. My professor Deneen Gilmour is to thank. She was the one th...
11/7/12 at 9:56 PM
Obama win preserves health care reform's future
By Ryan Schuster President Barack Obamas re-election victory yesterday figures to solidify the future of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). The controversial health law was originally...
11/7/12 at 3:57 PM A look at health reform statements from first debate 10/8/12 at 1:42 PM
House votes to repeal health care reform, Senate repeal unlikely 7/11/12 at 12:29 PM
faith fridays: 'one nation, under God, indivisible...'
I remember saying The Pledge of Allegiance as a kindergartner, my tiny hand placed somewhere in the vicinity of where my heart supposedly was attached and beating, doing my best to get through the str...
11/2/12 at 12:00 AM faith fridays: rotten tomatoes for God? 9/21/12 at 12:01 AM
'Hotdish for Heidi' With Garrison Keillor
As the 2012 campaigns (finally) wind down, there's one more Heidi Heitkamp fundraiser in Grand Forks and the great Garrison Keillor will be there. Now, this is in no way an endorsement of the candida...
10/22/12 at 3:29 PM
Hating the Player, Hating the Game
I'm very definitely not picking a political side here, but I do want to bring to your attention this: a political advertisement attacking a candidate for playing World of Warcraft. Not for being an ad...
10/7/12 at 5:30 PM What Will You Do to Fight Silver Carp? 9/17/12 at 3:58 PM
Hating on Iowa 1/8/12 at 5:22 PM
Rick Berg - Heidi Heitkamp 2012 NDBA Debate
Rick Berg and Heidi Heitkamp debate at the 2012 North Dakota Broadcasters Association Fall Conference in Bismarck, ND. brightcove.createExperiences(); ...
9/6/12 at 10:46 AM Today's Ask Your Government 8/25/12 at 6:52 PM
Today's Ask Your Government 8/18/12 at 7:51 PM
Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f...
9/5/12 at 3:46 PM Areavoices Digest #82 - Hot days, hot blogs 7/11/12 at 4:04 PM
Areavoices Digest #72 - Spinach Bacon Mac and Cheese and Black Russian Cake 4/18/12 at 11:06 AM