Jul 7, 2012
Motorists Can Expect Travel Delays From Northorne to Effie
As road crews resurface the road from Northome to Effie, motorists will encounter a detour and delays on Highway 1, beginning Monday, July 9. As crews complete major construction in Effie, they will replace culverts and resurface a portion of Highway 6 north of the junction with Highway 1. From Northome, traffic will detour north on Highway 71 to ... (more)
A family life uprooted by drinking
My Mother Is Now Earth -- Mark Anthony Rolo , ISBN 978-0-087351-859-8 e-book), 216 pages, $24.95) Mom, an Ojibwa from Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewas, is the bedrock of the family, coping with beatings, struggling to survive, keeping hope alive for the large family of children while meting punishment with a back-hand. Dad, a French Irish ... (more)
MEMOIR: "My Mother is Now Earth," by Mark Anthony Rolo
DEAD MOTHER: Ojibwe writer Mark Rolo explores his gritty childhood with an unsparing but wise eye, and in doing so greatly honors his family, and readers.
Steelhead Eat Cold For Breakfast
Someone pointed out I haven't lived up to my promises. Several posts back I mentioned that the week we went steelheading came in like a puddy tat and roared out like Aslan.
New district lines result in new leadership
The Minnesota House and Senate districts 3A and 3 that include Koochiching County have been expanded as a result of new district lines established by a five-judge panel Tuesday.