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Slow-cooker pulled pork made with just 6 ingredients, almost no effort

February 20, 2016 Once upon a time (like, yesterday) I had a hefty hunk of pork, no time and no specific thing I wanted to make. more »»


February 20, 2016 Every month I get an email from my editor asking for my column by a certain date. more »»

The countdown

February 18, 2016 One hundred and one days. Without counting weekends and upcoming spring break, that is all that's left of my high school career. more »»

From the heart: There’s no age limit for handmade Valentines

February 13, 2016 HANCOCK — Dig deep enough into your mom’s personal mementos, and chances are good you’ll find every Valentine’s Day card you made for her in grade school. more »»

James MacNaughton becomes superintendent of C&H

February 13, 2016 When James MacNaughton accepted the position of superintendent of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company in 1901, both he and the mine were in their prime. more »»

John Scott doesn’t back down

February 13, 2016 John Scott doesn’t back down. Growing up in the Copper Country, a Saturday night often included watch?ing? Hockey Night in Canada. more »»

4 simple hacks for making a leaner, tastier beef roast

February 13, 2016 In the world of beef roasts, marbling is king. The internal automatic basting power of tiny fat pockets melting into the meat is amazing. more »»

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress’ legacy on display

February 13, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an heirloom, a coveted gem, a treasure beyond price. more »»

Safe space: PFLAG offers support for members of LGBTQ community, families

February 6, 2016 HOUGHTON — When a family member or friend comes out of the closet, it’s adjustment for everybody. more »»

James MacNaughton becomes superintendent of C&H

February 6, 2016 When John Hays began mining in Copper Harbor in 1844, the workings visible today indicate tow methods of ore extraction: trenching and deep-shaft mining. At Eagle River, Co. more »»

Oh boy, Danny!

February 6, 2016 Kiss me — I’m Irish! And, believe me, nobody’s more surprised about it than I am! All my life I “knew” that I was German on my father’s side and French and English on my mother’s. more »»

4 questions for the next CEO of Delta Air Lines

February 6, 2016 NEW YORK — On May 2, Ed Bastian takes over as the new CEO of Delta Air Lines, replacing the retiring Richard Anderson. more »»

Mini lemon curd cups are an easy way to add dessert elegance

February 6, 2016 There is a time and place for a pint of ice cream and a spoon. Or for a pile of cookies or box of doughnuts. An Oscars viewing party is neither the time nor the place. more »»

Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears

February 6, 2016 WASHINGTON — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. more »»

National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work

February 6, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog that officials say is no cause for rejoicing. more »»

Back to BASICs: Computer help group has new name, same drive to help build skills

January 30, 2016 HOUGHTON?— It’s an hour before the Portage Lake District Library opens, but if you enter through the side door, you’ll see a group of Tech students and community members already hard at work. more »»

Homemade chicken soup for when there’s no time for homemade

January 30, 2016 Homemade chicken noodle soup is well known as a panacea for whatever ails you, but the time it takes to pull it together is not always within our grasp. more »»

Aunt Signe’s kitchen

January 30, 2016 It’s interesting that as I get older — as to be expected — some of the senses and faculties just aren’t what they used to be. I find myself struggling to remember names that should come easy. more »»

Top 10 songs, albums on the iTunes store

January 30, 2016 Tunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Jan. 21, 2016: Top Songs 1. Love Yourself, Justin Bieber 2. Stressed Out, twenty one pilots 3. My House, Flo Rida 4. Hello, Adele 5. more »»

They came quickly

January 30, 2016 Kon-de Kon knew what all the Ojibwe people knew: once the Treaty of La Pointe had been signed, the Whites would come in greater numbers than ever before. more »»



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