Public Affairs

Forever Home 8/16

Aug 16, 2018
Animal Allies Humane Society and Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

We speak with Jessie Peterson, the Grants, Donations and Marketing Manager of the Lake Superior Community Health Center, about their mission – now in its fifth decade – to provide a broad range of healthcare services to the Twin Ports community.  Services include medical care, dentistry, counseling and more, and have recently expanded their treatment of substance abuse disorders. 

Courtesy Vince Rock

Remember hearing about doctors making house calls?

People living on the Leech Lake reservation don't always have transportation to get to one of the seven community clinics.  And it's a big place. 

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Getting two to three times more grant applications than you can fund makes for tough decisions.

But Erik Torch of the Northland Foundation says not only are they impressed by the good work being done in the seven northeastern Minnesota counties they serve,  they're privileged to take part in making a difference.

Forever Home 8/9

Aug 9, 2018
Animal Allies Humane Society and Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Sammy

Sammy is a young adult black lab. He is a big loveable guy who needs a home of his own. He has the most expression in those eyes. He is sweet and caring and would love nothing more than to become a member of your family. He is avaiable for adoption at Contented Criters Animal Sanctuary. 

Peggy

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Brittany Sanford saw a video about a year ago that changed her life.

"If I couldn't change the world," she decided, "I could still try to make a difference on the home front."

Boys & Girls Club Lincoln Park, Duluth/Facebook

Tonight (Tuesday) is National Night Out, a relationship-building initiative for police, communities and neighborhoods.

The Lincoln Park branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland are organizing the event on 4th Street this year.  They've partnered with several other organizations including Community Action Duluth and Sherman Associates and the event is open to everyone.

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As Alexandra Reynolds puts it, it's "usually not a happy matter" that brings people into a courtroom.

Forever Home 8/2

Aug 2, 2018
Animal Allies Humane Society and Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Durante

Durante is a seven-year-old male Terrier. He is a friendly, happy, and good boy. He is crate and housetrained. He likes people and is smart as a whip. He is available for adoption at Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Mina

1854 Treaty Authority

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we talk with Michele Hakala-Beeksma about the precedents and the groundbreaking history of the Treaty of 1854 and why this enduring treaty still matters today

The People's Daily, China/Facebook

A story about why you want to be very, very careful with what bird memes you forward to Laura Erickson.

Seriously.

Forever Home 7/26

Jul 26, 2018
Animal Allies Humane Society and Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Lexi

Lexi is a four year old brown tabby Domestic Short Hair. She came to us from a previous home and is now looking for her new loving home! Lexi is a spunky girl that loves to chase just about any toy! She can be shy at first but will warm up to you quick and then will be your forever friend! Lexi is available for adoption at Animal Allies Humane Society

Jesse Hakala

Founder of "Nice Pitbull" clothing company is the organizer of "Walk with a Pitbull Ice Cream Social" happening at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Leif Erickson Park in Duluth.

Andres Ubierna

On July 18, Duluth honored Nelson Mandela on what would have been his 100th birthday. Mandela was a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, a humanitarian, and the first democratically-elected President of South Africa. 

Forever Home 7/19

Jul 19, 2018
Forever Home and Contented Critters

Sammy  

Sammy is a young adult Lab. He is a big loveable guy who needs a home of his own. He has expressive eyes and a warm heart and is ready to love his new family. Sammy is available for adoption at Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Peggy

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