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  • The stretch of ground where Big Chester towered for 90 years, as seen from the shadows of the Chester Park forest. Once a mecca for ski jumping in the Northland, Big and Little Chester were torn down in August over safety concerns among city officials. Kyle Farris

    Where iconic jumps stood, a new (and safe) beginning

    It would have cowered under the skylines of New York or Chicago, but the view from Dave Schaeffer’s home on the edge of Chester Park in Duluth had a …

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    Meet The Staff: Leah Rodgers

    Who am I?:

    I am Leah Rodgers, a UMD senior and a journalism major. I love being outside, dancing, but most of all getting scratched up by my household monster …

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    Meet The Staff: JoElle Johnsrud

    Who am I?

    My name is JoElle Johnsrud, I was born and raised a small town farmers daughter. I am a senior at UMD majoring in journalism with a minor …

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    Meet The Staff: Cindy Vu

    Who am I?

    My name is Cindy Vu and I am a UMD senior with a Journalism major and Fine Arts minor. I am Hmong and my hometown is in …

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    Meet The Staff: Omar Banat

    Who am I?

    My name is Omar Banat. I am a journalism student at UMD who is also minoring in computer science. My frist semester here was in Spring 2013 …

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