EH? PLUS Book fair at mall
Who doesnt love a book fair? It was one of the highlights of this Eh? deskers elementary school years.
Barnes & Noble at the Miller Hill Mall in Duluth is hosting its own book fair today, and thi... Posted on 5/11/13 at 12:00 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Easy appetizer (or meal) for those who love olives
Have you noticed how easy it is to make a meal of just appetizers at a restaurant? On a trip to the Twin Cities last week, my husband and I paid our first visit to 112 Eatery. Located in the warehouse... Posted on 12/13/11 at 5:50 PM
In June of 1979, Alan Page stepped across the finish line at Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth and became the first NFL player to finish a marathon – anywhere – and he added yet another record to a long list of athletic accomplishments. Page had a remarkable football career, but perhaps his most important accomplishment came long after his football days were over. In 1992, Page was elected to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Perhaps the only thing better than reading Jim Northrup’s work is hearing him in person. Beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Fond du Lac Community Center, 1720 Big Lake Road in Cloquet, Northrup will read from his new book, “Anishinaabe Syndicated: A View From the Rez.” The reading will be followed by a book signing.
Could any student complain about a chance to read at school wearing pajamas and slippers on a cold winter’s day?
No one was groaning about reading during “Lounge Around and Read Day” Wednesday at Cloquet’s Churchill Elementary. In fact, no one in Jen Owens’ class was talking at all in the Rock and Roll lounge during a 40-minute break for reading. They were simply too busy reading.
Award-winning author and Sawyer resident Jim Northrup will read from his new book, “Anishinaabe Syndicated: A View From the Rez,” at the Community Center at 1720 Big Lake Road in Cloquet beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. The reading will be followed by a book signing. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a variety of books available this holiday season. Outdoor topics range from bird feeding to landscaping, and nature appreciation to woodworking.
The works of Carrol Henderson, DNR Nongame Wildlife Program supervisor, are top sellers among books of its kind in Minnesota.
Do you know how to spot a Northlander of non-Finnish descent?
Ask them for a word describing a room/building in which folks pour water on super-hot rocks so they can sit and sweat. If they pronounce the word sauna as “sow-na” (rather than “saw-na” or sah-na”) then they’re likely Finnish.
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