Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck

Steep hills, narrow alleys and seven inches of snow can bring a garbage truck to its knees in Duluth. Trash days are Fridays in Chester Park. Unfortunately the city was socked with more than a half-foot of snow overnight. The storm turned streets and alleys into giant┬áslalom runs with parked cars, utility polls and frozen … More Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck

The great Greyhounds vs. Bluejackets mix-up myth

The Hibbing Memorial Building Arena is a historic, well-kept and beautiful place to watch hockey. It has a massive arched ceiling, black art deco doorways and concrete block corridors beneath the bleachers. But there’s something odd planted in the middle of its ice sheet. An anchor. A big blue anchor with an attached rope and … More The great Greyhounds vs. Bluejackets mix-up myth