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St. Croix Noir Writing Challenge Winner: Tiger Tracks By Jim Guhl

The phone jangled five times before Burt Norby stirred from his slumber and grabbed it. “Norby,” he growled. “Good morning Detective.  Officer Penquist here.” Detective Norby glanced at his clock—4:05 a.m.  “This better be good kid.”  “A man’s been killed at the train depot, sir.” “Gunshot?” “Tiger.” * * * * * Coffee in hand, […]

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Party Likes It’s 1929!

ArtReach St. Croix to host noir-themed “Totally Criminal Cocktail Party” featuring the St. Croix Jazz Orchestra Trench coats and fedoras, bobbed hair and seamed stockings, smooth jazz and bootleg gin. As part of NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley, ArtReach St. Croix will celebrate Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon, this year’s book selection, with […]

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