In honor of the National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth , Idle No More Duluth and Duluth Save the Kids organizer and TBI/trauma survivor Reyna Crow will facilitate a...
The 27th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA) will be presented at an evening celebration on Thursday, May 21, in the Kirby Ballroom at UMD, with Duluth Poet Laureate Jim...
A community forum on fossil fuel divestment will be 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop), 230 E. Skyline Parkway. "Fossil fuel divestment" means getting rid of stocks, bonds or investment in the fossil fuel industry due to its role in climate change. Information for faith communities, individuals and members of pension plans will be offered. Attendees will learn what other faith communities and individuals are doing to achieve a sustainable future. Panel members include Rev.
Twin Ports residents will join a worldwide demonstration against the practices of Monsanto Company 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 at Lake Avenue and Superior Street. A march will take place noon to 1 p.m. Monsanto is a leading producer of genetically engineered seeds and of herbicides.
I don't know when it started, but I have noticed that customer service is almost nonexistent lately. You call a company and you get an automated system that tells you to push all these numbers, then after you do that, you are put on hold for a while. While you are on hold, you get a recording telling you that your call is very important and to stay on the line for the next representative. Then a bit later you get another one saying all their representatives are still helping other customers, your call will be answered shortly and to please stay on the line.
James Selander is working to overcome addictions with the help of Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. He shared his story with the Duluth Chamber Ambassadors during a luncheon on April 21. He told of being placed in foster care, drinking, doing drugs, getting caught and repeatedly being sentenced to jail. A judge told him that doing something over and over again was the definition of insanity and sentenced him to the Adult and Teen Challenge program instead of another prison term. The program works with people up to age 70 who are struggling with addiction.
Joe Robertson, global strategy director for Citizens' Climate Lobby, will talk about solving climate change at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, at Bohannon Hall 90, 1207 Ordean Court, University...
Spirit Lake Poetry Series present Linda Hogan reading her work 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 in Prove Gallery, 21 N. Lake Ave. Hogan (Chickasaw) is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a professor emerita at the University of Colorado and an internationally recognized public speaker and writer. Jim Johnson, 2014-16 Duluth Poet Laureate, has organized a poetry reading by area high school students 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 at Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W. Fourth St. The event is free and open to the public.
The City of Duluth Planning division invites the public to an informational meeting on the upcoming construction of a shared-use pedestrian and bicycle path adjacent to College Street between Kenwood Avenue and 19th Avenue East. The meeting will be 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 at the Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Ave.
Mended Hearts, a support group for those who have had heart surgery, a heart event or stents, along with friends and families, will meet 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 in the east third floor conference room at St. Luke's Hospital, 915 E. First St. St. Luke's pharmacist Astrid Steffen will speak on "Your Heart's Medications." All welcome, free parking, door prizes. For more information call (218) 724-1068.