Strum Bros

This area of town, the intersection of First Street and 2nd Avenue East,  is not the best neighborhood.  The burnt out Kozy bar is kitty-corner from this building. Tonight I was struck with the ornate brick and cement work on this building.

Snow-flocked evergreens

Hello, I’m baaaack. My computer was in the shop, I still took photos everyday.

This photo was taken on Friday after a fresh snow. It finally “warmed up” enough to snow. We had been in the deep-freeze with temps at about 20 below freezing. I think the temps were in the teens this day.

Rain in January

It's raining in January

It raining in January.

This is January? Record temps today, rain in forecast

Update: International Falls set a new temperature record of 48 degrees for the date. The previous record was 41 degrees, set last year.

By: John Myers, Duluth News Tribune

Temperatures soared into the 40s across the Northland on Thursday under clear skies, sunshine and southerly winds, making it feel more like April than mid-January.

The new Duluth Int’l Airport

The new Duluth International Airport

Here are some fast facts:

  • 300,00 passengers annually
  • 3 major carriers: Delta, United and Allegiant Airlines
  • 10,162 foot runway, the second largest in Minnesota
  • 110,000 square feet
  • Design elements simulate water and woods, curve represents a wave of water
  • Exterior panel color of building reminiscent of the William A. Irving ore boat parked in the Duluth harbor