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2009-04-08 02:01:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 13th, Michael Sterner's worst fears were realized. The 127 year old Duluth, MN manufacturer's web development company fell victim to a system error stopping sales and causing critical data to be lost. "Our web development company was charging us for website management and hosting. Naturally, I assumed that our data was safe. We patched things together but had to limp through the rest of the holiday season with missing product information....

2009-03-08 13:21:45

A possibly inebriated Georgia man dangled upside down 35 feet off the ground from a high-voltage tower, saved only by his pants leg until rescued, police say. The man's harrowing escapade occurred Saturday before dawn when he climbed the tower, sparking what neighbors described as an explosion and flash fire, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. Please, I'm begging you for my life, the man could be heard yelling on video aired by the Fox News affiliate in Atlanta. The...

2009-03-04 19:05:04

A jailed woman married her beloved in a Minnesota courtroom moments after the judge ordered her held without bail while awaiting extradition to Arkansas. Shannah Miller, 38, waived her right to fight extradition to Arkansas on three felony counts of fraudulently using a credit or debit card in a St. Louis County District courtroom in Duluth, Minn., and was joined in the dock by her boyfriend, Matthew Gothard, 35, after the judge ordered her held without bail, the Duluth News Tribune reported...

2009-02-13 11:38:00

February 25 - 27 at Spirit Mountain, Duluth DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Instructors and mono-skiers come together for this one-of-a kind event in the midwest. Each day mono-skiers will work on techniques and skills to advance their skiing abilities. The event is open to intermediate and advanced mono-skiers. Clinics topics include: -- teaching mono-skiing to mono-skiers --...

2008-11-20 17:01:38

Police in Duluth, Minn., said a pair of female burglars were drinking wine just 100 yards from the house they robbed and officers failed to spot them. Homeowner Robert Heller said he returned home from work Oct. 15 to find about $200 worth of wine, $2,000 of his wife's jewelry and less than $50 in coins missing from the home, the Duluth News Tribune reported Thursday. However, neither Heller nor police who responded to the scene noticed the women's vehicle had become stuck in the mud in the...

2008-08-28 00:00:12

City hopes window sells for $3 million DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth City Council has agreed to sell a Tiffany stained glass window that could bring the city up to $3 million. The "Minnehaha" window is currently housed at the Depot in Duluth. Mayor Don Ness has favored selling it to help the city repair its budget deficit and build up its reserve fund. The window, which is a portrait of an American Indian woman standing before Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis, was donated to the city in...

2008-08-27 15:00:54

TORONTO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals")(TSX:DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the extension of the exercise period for its Class A Warrants from their scheduled expiration date of September 30, 2008 to September 30, 2009, which amendment becomes effective September 11, 2008. Each Class A Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share in the capital of Duluth Metals at an exercise price of CDN$1.10 per...

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Brandon Stahl, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 7--Duluth Mayor Don Ness' administration is proposing an ordinance that would cut the "sprinkling allowance," which would save the city money while promoting water conservation. But it also would increase sanitary sewer fees -- with two city councilors claiming it could triple or quadruple them. The allowance was created by the city several years ago as a way to determine how much to charge residents for sanitary sewer costs in the...

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By John Myers, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 6--The St. Louis River's last run, through Duluth and Superior and into Lake Superior, may some day be clean enough to take off the list of the most contaminated sites along the Great Lakes. But exactly how clean does the river have to get before it's no longer considered one of 43 polluted "Areas of Concern'' on the lakes? That's the subject of a series of public input sessions scheduled this month in the Twin Ports, sponsored by the St....

2008-08-05 06:00:24

By Peter Passi, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 5--Lake Superior Warehousing Co. Inc. should be better equipped to handle growing shipments of wind power equipment, thanks to a deal struck with the Duluth Economic Development Authority on Monday. DEDA approved a plan for the company to lease about 12 acres of land across from the Lafarge terminal and southwest of Bayfront Festival Park, providing it with additional storage space needed to accommodate the burgeoning flow of wind turbines...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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