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The Effects of Hail on Your Home
A hail storm can have devastating effects on your home. Each year, the effects of hail damage cost Americans around $1 billion dollars. Throughout your homes exterior, hail damage manifests itself in ...
5/22/13 at 12:38 PM 3 components to a perfect looking deck! Inspect, Clean & Stain! 5/17/13 at 9:48 AM
Slashing Summer Energy Costs 5/16/13 at 7:59 AM
20 Under 40 nominations accepted through June 7
This Eh? deskers not eligible, but nominations are being accepted for the News Tribunes annual 20 Under 40 awards, which recognize 20 individuals who are successful in their chosen fields, role mode...
5/22/13 at 9:52 AM All-access bus pass 5/21/13 at 12:00 AM
National attention 5/21/13 at 12:00 AM
And the rain continues. . . not that I'm complaining. Everything was so dry--now there is green everywhere. The leaves are coming out on the bushes and trees and the grass already needs mowing again. ...
5/22/13 at 7:38 AM Getting stuff done 5/20/13 at 7:57 AM
Thwarted plans 5/16/13 at 3:46 PM
It is not a question of if...
Of all the hazards we face in this area of the country, the hazard I personally fear the most is a tornado. There are number of reasons why this hazard is at the the top of my list, but the primary re...
5/21/13 at 9:36 PM Need help raising a mighty girl? 5/20/13 at 12:22 PM
Mike's goodwill reservoir... 5/19/13 at 10:11 PM
Impromptu Freezer Cooking Session
This evening I used some spaghetti sauce to put on meatloaf I was warming up for supper. I had made meatloaf a few weeks ago and froze the leftovers in individual sized portions. I also boiled past...
5/21/13 at 9:04 PM Costco Membership Deal 5/21/13 at 1:08 PM
CVS Weekly Deals 5/20/13 at 7:28 PM
Not to get too technical, but a fallout -- when it comes to migratory birds -- occurs when there are no birds one day and birds are thick the next. It's affected by weather conditions, or perhaps by m...
5/21/13 at 4:09 PM Do the Minnesota Vikings hate birds? 5/17/13 at 5:16 PM
Satellite Sapsucker 5/14/13 at 9:47 AM
What Can Be Given To a Charity?
While most anything can be given to charity, these are the more common forms of donated property: Cash: Cash gifts are the easiest to give to a charity, both in terms of substantiating the deduction ...
5/21/13 at 3:35 PM Silence is the Word on Financial Fears 5/17/13 at 10:10 AM
81 Different Social Security Possibilities 5/14/13 at 2:44 PM
Focus Efforts Where You Can Win
In mature markets, there is usually room for two organizations to prosper, one to eke by, and the others eventually fall by the wayside. That niche market is necessary to identify and then work toward...
5/20/13 at 9:08 AM Requirements for Happy Employees 5/15/13 at 6:09 AM
Ten Keys to Successful Selling 2/25/13 at 11:20 AM
Duluth man makes his mark in music world with New Vintage Amplifiers
His work has been seen and heard at music festivals, clubs and arenas around the world, but you wont find posters of him lining teenagers bedroom walls. Nic Patullo started New Vintage Amplifiers i...
5/20/13 at 12:00 AM Three-for-one at Black Bear 5/4/13 at 12:00 AM
Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award 2/15/13 at 1:00 AM
Be Inspired on a North Dakota Road Trip
"Wow, Mom, this is an animal vacation!" my older daughter exclaimed. She was about 9 at the time. "It's more like 'Animal House' in this vehicle!" I replied, glancing over my shoulder at my three e...
5/19/13 at 2:55 PM Go Fish for Good Nutrition 5/10/13 at 2:16 PM
Ponder the Lore of the Fruit of the Season 5/3/13 at 2:03 PM
Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon
It isn't too late to register to participate in the 27th annual Hawk Ridge Birdathon, which will be held this Saturday, May 18. The object is to count as many bird species as you can within the 24-hou...
5/15/13 at 1:06 PM Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly 5/14/13 at 4:54 PM
Steelheaders finding fish in streams near Duluth 5/14/13 at 1:47 PM
BBB Works Year-Round to Protect Seniors
May is Older Americans Month and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is reminding seniors and their loved ones as well as caregivers of the importance of being vigilant in...
5/15/13 at 8:42 AM It pays to understand different roles of financial professionals, state agency advises 4/30/13 at 3:53 PM
BBB warns students about rental scams 4/26/13 at 9:19 AM
If you write an Areavoices blog you'll want to see this
So you've been writing your blog for awhile...everything is fine. But there's something missing. The magic is gone. Cue the melodramatic music. Okay, I won't go that far. But the fact is, so...
5/14/13 at 4:55 PM Growing Pains can wreak a little havoc sometimes 5/9/13 at 11:56 AM
Looking for a speaker for your group? 3/22/13 at 4:48 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
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A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
In the Strib!
The Sunday Star Tribune's Opinion section features my story on teaching in north Minneapolis public schools. With it comes a mix of difficulty, sadness, and hope. My hope is that you get something ou...
5/13/13 at 1:12 PM Apply To Go To Mars: A Look at the Applicants 4/30/13 at 8:03 AM
Is Addiction a Disease? 4/23/13 at 8:54 AM