I lost my glasses today after getting stuck in the rain on a hike and putting them in my pocket. I took them off while on the trail but we were pretty close to the trail head by Vermilion Road / St. Marie St., by that wonky curve. We then walked across the bridge, turned right onto Lakeview Drive, and walked all the way to Waverly Place and turned left. If anyone has seen them, I would love to have them back, since I don’t have insurance or any money to buy new ones. They have black frames that are white on the inside and edges.
In other news, the thimble berries on the trail are starting to ripen, and there are lots of stands of them all the way up and down the trail!
I’m guessing it’s all the mud from the Wisconsin rivers that is causing our lake to turn a deep shade of brown. I’ve watched it slowly ooze its way across the lake all day. All that sediment can’t be good for anything. I wonder how common an occurrence this is to have this much water coming down rivers this time of year.
The Half Hearts CD Release for their album Uptown Sound is doubling as the Willie Nelson/Trampled by Turtles/4onthefloor afterparty at Pizza Luce on Superior St.
My bicycle was stolen off of my back porch the other night. It is a great bike so I am looking for anyone who can help regarding this matter. I would be thrilled to compensate you for your trouble with whatever means you desire (money, a Brewhouse growler).
Here are some specks:
TREK S.U. 1.0
Completely Silver frame with light white font
Black bag attachment on the back
Pad Brakes … very streamline looking almost like a road bike
I leave it to you! The great city of Duluth! Give me a call: 701-330-6860
The love for Minnesota is going to be overflowing this August 13 when Two Harbors plays host to the widely popular Twin Cities band Two Harbors for an exciting night of music and movies.
PARSONS, Tenn. (WVLT) — U.S. Marshals arrested a convicted sex offender in Minnesota wanted for questioning in connection with the Holly Bobo’s disappearance. Marshals found 43-year-old [name excluded just to be safe -- innocent until proven guilty, etc.] in Duluth, Minnesota Thursday at his girlfriend’s house.
We can’t find any reference at DNT or local TV websites? FYI, in any case.
Anyone have a favorite campsite at George H. Crosby/ Manitou state park? I always used to go to #5, but want input on other fabulous spots, on the river. Your thoughts?
Even been inside the Old Central Clock tower? How about the I-35 graffiti tunnels? Tall Ships, Bentleyville and the Blues Fest are all available for an online virtual tour. Post your favorite view to Facebook or other social media platforms you can even send the link to a friend via email.
Take some time to explore the great city of Duluth. There are over 150 different locations to view containing over 400 individual scenes. Experience the Lakewalk, Skyline Pkwy, Museums, Restaurants, Hotels and numerous other scenic areas. This site is always expanding and adding more and more content. Soon other northland cities will be added.
Explore Duluth online at our new website, virtualnorthland.com/explore.html.
WHAT: Fundraiser to support the Raleigh Academy Expansion Project
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10am – 2pm
WHERE: Raleigh Academy (Downstairs)
5905 Raleigh St., Duluth
Bring your friends and family. Check out local vendors. Enjoy food; enter raffle to win great prizes.
I heard about a disc golf course in Lincoln Park. Where is it located?
Also, are there other courses around that I am not aware of? I know of Mont du Lac, and the three located by the colleges (LSC, Scholastica, UMD). I am missing any others?
Renegade Theater Company’s production of The Wild Party, runs August 4 to 20. Tickets on sale now at 218-336-1414.
Join Food & Water Watch and Community Action Duluth—Seeds of Success on Friday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. to talk about the unique role the community of Duluth can play in a Fair Farm Bill. We’ll be presenting on what Duluth stands to gain and lose from the next Farm Bill reauthorization with regard to food access, environmental stewardship, and rebuilding infrastructure for local food systems. What’s more, we’ll talk about how Duluth citizens can get involved and take action!
7pm on Friday, Aug. 19
Chester Park, 15th Ave. E. & Fifth St.
The ol’ steam locomotive from the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railroad that sits in downtown Proctor has been there a long time. This photo is from the Cliff’s Barber Shop Collection, dated 1963. Below is a 2009 photo from the Minnesota Railroading Photos on minnesotajones.com.
The train was most recently featured on PDD in the “Proctor on a Dirty Spring Day” post from March 27, 2011.
Well, I’ve been a slacker and haven’t been pushing this, but I’m trying to make up for it now. We now meet in front of the old credit union building, plenty of space. Did I mention free co-op coffee?
This might be old news, but did anyone see this lovely article in the Star Tribune (Newspaper of the Twin Cities) about Duluth by Curt Brown? He’s going for Duluth beyond the lakefront, and ends up at a Burrito Union cribbage tournament.
What do you think? Did he unearth the “real Duluth”? Or just pack down further the existing path off the beaten Lakewalk path?