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Superior Officials Invite Everyone To Take Part In The Crime Victims’ Rights Week Poster Contest

National Crime Victims’ Rights Weeks is recognized during April 6-12, 2014. The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is hosting a poster contest open to Douglas County residents of all ages. Six winning posters will be turned into outdoor billboards that will be displayed during the month of April.

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31st Annual Garbage Omelet Breakfast To Be Held Sunday, February 9

Don't let the event name scare you off!  It's time for the 31st annual Garbage Omelet Breakfast - Sunday, February 9 at the Holy Assumption Catholic Church in Superior.

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Duluth Public Library Hosts Health Fair On February 6

If you made New Year's resolutions - but aren't keeping them, this would be an excellent opportunity to get back on track!  The Duluth Public Library invites you to "reconnect with your healthy New Year's resolution".  As a kick-off to their Health Happens at Your Library series, they're hosting a health fair on Thursday, February 6 from 5 til 7PM  in the Green and Gold Rooms.

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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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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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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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Can It Snow When It’s Really Cold? The Science Behind The Myth That Cold And Snow Never Go Hand In Hand

Live in the northland for any length of time and you'll hear the adage:  It can't snow when it gets cold - or - it's too cold to snow - or - something along those lines.  And it's true, there appears to be a correlation between the temperature and the chances of significant snowfall.  But what about the science behind the claim?  Is there factual evidence that can back the claim up?

Yes and no.

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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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Source:  Superior Police Department
Source: Superior Police Department
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Superior Police Look For Dylan Pattee; Felon Warrant For Burglary Charges

Have you seen this man?  The Superior Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding Dylan Pattee - who is wanted on felony burglary charges.

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Source: Jessica MacDonald/TSM
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Free VHS Giveaway At UMD

Get 'em while you can and watch 'em while you can still find a VHS deck.  The Kathryn A. Martin Library on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Duluth is emptying their video cassette holdings.

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