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April 24, 2015
UMD offers hands-on art opportunities
Bring a creative spirit and wear your dancing shoes Saturday to the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Department of Art & Design Open House. The department opens its doors to the public to view student work and facilities 1-4 p.m. The event includes classroom tours, demonstrations,...
community / family
April 24, 2015 - 7:00am
February 27, 2015
After a long winter, springtime returns
Deane Morrison After a long winter, March makes up for it with the spring equinox and planet shows in both the morning and evening skies. The month opens with Venus blazing away as a brilliant evening "star" in the west. On the 4th, grab your binoculars an hour or so after...
News / superior
February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
September 2, 2014
Harvest moon could come in September
Deane Morrison A terrific harvest moon and a meeting of celestial rivals are among the delights in store for us this September. On the other hand, Venus gets lost in the sun’s fore glow as it heads behind the sun. Our sister planet falls away, leaving Jupiter as the sole...
News / Douglas County
September 2, 2014 - 7:00am
August 4, 2014
UMD running back stabbed
University of Minnesota Duluth football player remained hospitalized in stable condition Sunday night after a stabbing early Saturday morning in downtown Duluth.
sports / preps
August 4, 2014 - 3:54pm
Moon makes many rounds in July
As night falls, the trio of Mars, Saturn and the red star Antares comes out in the south and southwest. Now is the time to catch it if you haven’t seen this sight. Mars is in the southwest, traveling eastward against the background of stars. On the 13th, it glides 1.3 degrees north...
July 4, 2014 - 7:00am
May 30, 2014
Summer stars drive winter constellations over the horizon
The summer stars have driven the winter constellations over the sunset horizon, and even the “springy” form of Leo, the lion, has moved into the west.
May 30, 2014 - 7:00am
April 29, 2014
Planets shine in May
Last month Earth caught up to Mars in the orbital race. In May, it’s Saturn’s turn to be overtaken. We lap the ringed planet on the 10th, when the sun, Earth and Saturn line up and Saturn is at opposition, or opposite the sun from our point of view. Like a full moon, the planet...
April 29, 2014 - 7:00am
April 25, 2014
Workshop focuses on monitoring frogs
Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages can learn about two research opportunities taking place at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at Hartley Nature Center. The Saturday workshop provides information and hands-on activities for frog monitoring and vernal pool identification and assessment. Presentations...
community / outdoors
April 25, 2014 - 7:00am
April 1, 2014
Moon sees red as Mercury, Earth catch up in orbital race
The sky could get pretty red in April, as Mars makes its best showing of the year and the moon undergoes a total eclipse. On the 8th, Earth finally catches up to Mars in the orbital race. At that moment the sun, Earth and the Red Planet will be lined up and Mars will appear opposite...
April 1, 2014 - 7:00am
February 2, 2014
College women's hockey: Bulldogs clinch home-ice playoff spot
Minnesota Duluth goaltender Kayla Black kept Bemidji State off the scoreboard until the final 13 seconds Saturday as the Bulldogs clinched a home-ice spot in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association women's playoffs with a 2-1 victory over host Bemidji State. Freshman Ashleigh Brykaliuk,...
February 2, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
February brings bright constellations, full snow moon
The knot of bright winter constellations reaches its highest point in the south during the mid-evening hours of February. Most recognizable is Orion, with his glowing sword hanging below the three stars of his belt.
January 31, 2014 - 7:00am
November 24, 2013
Brown's triple-double, Green Bay beat Duluth 92-57
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Alec Brown had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks on Saturday night to lead Green Bay in a dominating effort against Minnesota-Duluth 92-57. Green Bay (2-1) coach Brian Wardle subbed Brown out late in the game when he was just shy of the triple-double with...
November 24, 2013 - 12:40am
Saturday's Local Scores - Nov. 23
Girls Hockey Appleton United 4, Icebergs 2 Sun Prairie 8, Arrowhead 0 Superior 5, Eau Claire North, Eau Claire Memorial, Altoona 3 Boys Hockey Hudson 2, Simley 0 Brookfield 3, Beloit Memorial 2 De Pere/West De Pere 15, Manitowoc 0 Grafton 11, DeForest 1 Men's Hockey UW-Superior...
sports / Yellowjackets
November 24, 2013 - 12:27am
November 20, 2013
UMD sweeps UWS basketball teams
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's and women's basketball teams lost a doubleheader to the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Tuesday night at...
sports / Yellowjackets
November 20, 2013 - 10:00am
November 19, 2013
College basketball: UMD, UWS meet today in bridge battle
The men's and women's basketball teams from Minnesota Duluth and Wisconsin-Superior renew acquaintances this evening at Romano Gym in the programs' annual bridge battle. The women's game gets the night started with a 6 p.m. tipoff. Led by senior center Hannah Rutten, who is averaging...
November 19, 2013 - 12:00am