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Why Does Minnesota Have Such Unique-Sounding Names For Towns; A Top Ten List Spotlights The Best

If truth be told, probably every state is home to communities with unique-sounding names.  Most of these communities were established long-ago, and many of the names pay homage to their founders. Living in Minnesota, we've all probably heard interesting city names - especially in the Northland.

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Cold Weather Might Be Good For Us; An Opinion Piece Makes The Case That Our Recent Weather Might Be Beneficial

No matter what happens in the remaining months to come - the Winter of 2013-2014 will go down in the record books as one of those winters.  You know the type:  snow and cold;  Okay, lots of snow and lots of cold.  Contrary to what you might be thinking about our recent weather - it may be beneficial to you.

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Depot Offers Experts For Antique Appraisal February 19th Bring Your Stuff, Or Treasures

It's that time again, when you can haul out your old belongings, or bargains from Rummage sales, family dishes.....WHATEVER!!. Bring your antique/collectible item to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) for a free appraisal.

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Snow Removal For January 30th and 31st, Here’s The Schedule

The next phase of Snow Removal gets under way. The City of Duluth Maintenance Operations staff announced that Thursday and Friday, January 30 and 31, 2014. The City crews will be out to move and clean up the streets with snow removal.

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What Not To Flush; Prevent Clogs And Help Our Cities Infrastructure

Flushing something down the toilet doesn't make it go away - you're just moving the problem somewhere else.  The City of Superior's Environmental Services - a Division of Public Works - reminds everyone that proper disposal of wastes and garbage can prevent problems for both you and the city.

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How Much Of A Benefit Do Trees Provide Our Environment? An Easy-To-Use Calculator Helps Assess The Gain

Ever wonder how much of a benefit that tree in your yard provides you?  Everyone talks about the financial and environmental perks of planting trees - but defining the value is difficult.

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Where Was the Coldest Spot This Morning? Wind Chill Readings for Northern Minnesota on January 27, 2014

The weather is a regular water cooler topic for Minnesotans - and it should be, considering the extreme conditions we can brag about surviving every year. To support your latest round of weather water cooler discussion, here are the official coldest temperature and wind chill readings from the National Weather Service for today (so far).

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Chisholm’s Coach Bob McDonald Finishes Out Final Year In Style

More years ago than I care to admit to, I had Bob McDonald as a teacher for World History.  He was also someone that I knew as a classmate of my dads in high school and of course I was aware of his basketball career - even though I never played sports in school.

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Paul McCartney and Surviving Members of Nirvana Win Grammy

Historic heavyweights the Rolling Stones and Black Sabbath (as well as relative newcomers Muse and Gary Clark Jr.) were in contention for the Best Rock Song Award at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, but the trophy went to 'Cut Me Some Slack' by the nameless group featuring surviving Nirvana alum Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselik and Pat Smear with Paul McCartney.

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Grandma’s Marthon Deadline Soon, Register For Half Marathon and Free Seminar

Bob Gustafson visited today to talk about deadlines. Can you believe Grandma's Marathon is this close. Made me smile thinking that the hot summer and the race will soon be upon us. Here's what Bob had to say.

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Pancake Breakfast To Benefit Cathedral School Athletic Association – Sunday, January 26

In conjunction with Catholic Schools Week, the Cathedral School Athletic Association is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, January 26 in Cathedral of Christ the King's Kress Hall - from 8AM to 12:30PM.

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Hell’s Kitchen Is Coming To Embarrass, Minnesota, February 22; Fundraiser Will Raise Money For The Communities Fire Department And Regional Fair

Hell's Kitchen is getting ready to open up shop in Embarrass, Minnesota!  Now before you start calling for reservations, you should get the full story.

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