STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC Interstate Bridge, 1961
As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files.
The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 7:11 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS 8 counties, 1 number
Arrowhead Transit wants us to get the word out that it has consolidated its contact info into one all-encompassing phone number for the eight counties it serves.
That toll-free number is (800) 862-01... Posted on 4/4/13 at 12:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY As soon as the temps warm up...
A few weeks ago when I noted that gas was down to $2.99 a gallon, I was a little excited at the prospect. I realize that being excited that gas is down to $2.99 is a sad statement about how far remove... Posted on 2/7/13 at 9:51 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Harley spinoff shop to close
Unfortunately, I have another store closing to report.
The Harley-Davidson Apparel & Gifts store in Canal Park will be closing within two weeks. The store, at 345 Lake Ave. S. -- between Adventur... Posted on 2/5/13 at 3:38 PM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Plane, pilot go missing near Duluth
Searchers are looking for a missing pilot and plane near Duluth.
The Civil Air Patrol says the plane described as a white twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo with red and blue striping with one person... Posted on 6/11/12 at 7:10 AM
When Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives Monday at a plant in California, it will mark what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency.
Despite a late arrival in blustery wind and spitting snow, the Milwaukee Road 261 steam locomotive and its 500-plus passengers arrived at the Duluth Depot on Saturday in an atmosphere of festive exuberance.
Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways in the Twin Cities metro and southeast Minnesota frost zones will end Monday and weight restrictions for the south frost zone are scheduled to end May 10, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
Cutting lines at airports used to be only for the rich, famous or very frequent fliers. But then airlines started granting fast-track access to anybody with the right credit card or who was willing to shell out a few extra dollars.
SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer
, April 11, 2013
President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs including Social Security and Medicare.
MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
, April 10, 2013
U.S. airlines scored their second best performance last year in the more than two decades that researchers have been measuring airline quality, with Virgin America the leader, says an annual report released Monday.
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