THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC 38th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
The Edmund Fitzgerald in the Twin Ports with the tug Arkansas, circa early 1960s. (News-Tribune file photo)
Other duties at work have kept me from posting many new items to the Attic in recent months... Posted on 11/10/13 at 12:18 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 10:31 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #69 - Duluth scratches the history itch
Back when I worked for WDAY-TV, they used to send me to the dungeon. But I liked it. Actually it wasn't so much a dungeon, more like a vault - a place where the station's past was kept. Going down the... Posted on 3/28/12 at 9:07 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots
My friend, Rose McGee, has a passion for life, a passion for people, and a passion for food, especially sweet potato pie.
I met Rose several years ago when I first joined Women Who Really Cook, a Twi... Posted on 2/25/10 at 3:08 AM
The Old Firehouse & Police Museum offers more than a step back in time. It’s also a site to honor firefighters and police officers from throughout the state. Tucked into Superior’s East End, the museum can be overlooked.
The Wilmarth Mansion, located at 622 Chapple Ave. in Ashland, will be considered on Friday by the Wisconsin Historical Preservation Review Board for nomination to the Wisconsin State Register of Historical Places and the National Register of Historical Places.
The Wisconsin Historical Society, along with the Wisconsin Council for Local History, has been awarded over $15,000 to 26 of its affiliated local historical societies through the 2011 mini-grant program.
Late in 2009, I was asked if I would be interested in publishing the memoir of Monica Lewis. The name wasn’t familiar to me, but I asked to see her manuscript, then titled “Bebop, Borscht, and Banana Pie.” I didn’t realize that I was starting on a fascinating journey with an historical icon from Hollywood’s glory days.
By Nan Wisherd/For the Superior Telegram
, May 13, 2011
With the holidays over, it is nice to resume a slower pace but once in a while it’s nice to get out and connect with the rest of the community.
A great way to spend an afternoon is to attend a DCHS History Sunday.
New digital recordings of events in U.S. history and early radio shows are at risk of being lost much faster than older ones on tape and many are already gone, according to a study on sound released Wednesday.
Brett Zongker, Associated Press Writer
, September 29, 2010
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