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Welcome to Duluth, Denny Hecker!

Word has it the former auto mogul arrived at the federal prison camp in Duluth on Tuesday, where he’ll be spending the next roughly 10 years after pleading guilty to bankruptcy and wire fraud.

Teague Alexy Trio at the Brewhouse

Saturday, March 19

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8th Annual H.O.T.D.I.S.H. Bake-off!

Saturday, March 19 · 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Peace United Church of Christ
1111 N 11th Ave. E., Duluth

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Furniture Music

Hello all! I am pleased to invite you to a wonderful, spectacular art opening on Friday, March 25.  The exhibit will be open from 7-10 pm at the Old European Bakery on West First street.  This event is free and open to the public!

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Interested in solar system?

I am planning to order a solar heater system from Lakota Solar Enterprises.  The total with installation is $2,000; system without installation is $1,400.  There is a discount for multiple orders.  Anyone interested?

Hobo Nephews and PWPP at the Rex!

Hobo Nephews have just been added to the Pistol Whippin Party Penguins show at the Rex in Duluth this Friday, March 18! The Hobos will open the show and then sit in with PWPP. Big fun!! Only $5.

Photography Workshop to Sax-Zim Bog!

Photos by Erik Bruhnke

This Saturday the DPI is hosting a field workshop to Sax-Zim bog that teams up with local birding guide Erik Bruhnke as well as Ryan Marshik of who will have big lenses for those to try out! To sign up and for more information, please go to!

Weather Fight!

Toughest Weather City Tournament – Midwest Bracket

Duluth vs. Des Moines in round 1. How about we go kick some Des Moinian ass eh?


  • Brutal cold and snow
  • 79.6″ snow
  • 45 days of subzero cold
  • 2 days of 90+ heat

Des Moines

  • Snow/ice, river flood, severe t-storms
  • 36″ snow
  • 15 days of subzero cold
  • 24 days of 90+ heat

Sacred Heart Needs Your Voice!

The following is from an email by Eric Swanson, Program Coordinator at Sacred Heart Music Center (emphasis added)

Dear Friends of Sacred Heart Music Center,

I am writing you today because of your past support of the Sacred Heart Music Center as either a patron, a donor, a performer or a volunteer. It is through your efforts and contributions that Sacred Heart has been able to continue to provide Duluth with a unique venue for music and the arts and we want you to know how much that support is appreciated.

Now we would like to ask you to lend your voice to our cause and here is how you can help.

On Tuesday, March 22, 2011 the Community Development Committee of the City of Duluth will consider a request from Sacred Heart for a Community Development Block Grant. We are applying for this grant to help pay for major repairs needed to the steeple and roof of the SHMC.

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Cudgel thy brains no more about it

Wise Fool Shakespeare’s production of Hamlet closes this weekend. Would you like free tickets? Be the first rogue and/or peasant slave to comment on this post and you shall claim this outrageous fortune.

Duluth Figure Skating Club Ice Show

The Duluth Figure Skating Club presents its annual Ice Show on Saturday, April 9, at Mars Arena.  Two shows will be held with the first at 2pm and the second at 7pm. Tickets on sale at Mars arena the day of the shows.  5$ with any food shelf donation or 7$ without.

The Black-eyed Snakes — Bo Diddley

Shot by Rich Narum on March 11 at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon in Duluth.

Help create a Community Energy Classroom in Lincoln Park

The Duluth Energy Efficiency Program has entered the Green Awards, a program that recognizes individuals making a giant difference in communities across the country with $25,000 to further the work of their organizations.  25 percent of the award selection is based upon public online voting occurring from March 12-27.   If awarded to DEEP, the proceeds would be utilized for development of a community energy classroom in Lincoln Park.

In the meantime… DEEP is offering rebates of up to $3,150 for Duluth households for energy home improvements.  More info is available at

Goin’ Mad at the Rad


Kayaking the snowy banks of Minnesota’s Blue Earth River

Might as well go ahead and try this at home.

General Tso v. Colonel Sanders : Battle Chicken

General Tso Harlan Sanders

I await your wisdom.

Aerial Lift Bridge Picture

A picture I took about a month back of a boat going under the bridge, shot with a Canon Mark 5D II.

HCIS presents Illusion Theater’s award-winning performance My Antonia

Harbor City International School will present My Antonia on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 PM.  The theater is located on the second floor of the school at 332 W. Michigan Street.  Admission is a free-will donation!

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Duluth Musician/Band Needed

The Goldberg Family Boys and Girls Club is looking for a musician or band to donate time at its Teen Night on April 8 from 7-10pm.

Must be “kid friendly” and energetic. Please contact Sarah Hendrickson at shendrickson @ if interested.

Cravaack in the news

Congressman Chip Cravaack gets a lesson on what it’s like to live in a country under the rule of law.

Apparently there is a procedure that is followed when people (or organizations) are suspected of crimes. Who knew?