Wisconsin Gov. Walker signs bill making it harder to force schools to drop American Indian nicknames
UPDATE: The Republican measure requires a petition to trigger a state review of a nickname — a departure from current law, which states a single complaint is enough to prompt an evaluation.RELATED CONTENT
The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission voted unanimously today to approve a ban on monuments until a court dispute over a Ten Commandments monument is settled.
Emergency services were called to London's Apollo Theatre today after people were injured by falling masonry, police said.RELATED CONTENT
Mark Dayton declined to say today whether he asked for the resignation of the former CEO of Minnesota's health insurance exchange, adding that he ultimately feels responsible for the success or failure of the venture.RELATED CONTENT
UPDATE: The chain said customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have had their accounts exposed.RELATED CONTENT
If you swiped any type of credit or debit card at a Target store from Nov. 27 to Sunday, close the card, a Duluth banking official said.RELATED CONTENT
City of Duluth officials today announced that the Kern family has won first place in the city’s annual holiday lighting contest.RELATED CONTENT
The victims of Raymond J. Myshack, 23, were a 5-year-old girl, 7-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl.RELATED CONTENT
The Roy Hill project will produce more ore than all Minnesota taconite mines combined.RELATED CONTENT
The last saltie will leave the Port of Duluth-Superior this afternoon, marking the end of the 2013 shipping season for full-length oceangoing vessels on the 2,340-mile Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway system.RELATED CONTENT
The city of Duluth Public Works and Utility crews are responding to three water main breaks today caused by shifting temperatures.
Donna Bergstrom, a retired Marine Corps Reserve intelligence officer from Duluth, became the first Republican to enter the race for Minnesota HouseRELATED CONTENT
The News Tribune publishes Matters of Record as part of its obligation to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are public records submitted by the courthouse in Duluth, though minor infractions for which the potential punishment does not exceed $100 or include of local confinement may be excluded. Most defendants are also ordered to pay court and/or surcharge fees. Individual requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.RELATED CONTENT
Sen. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, will take part in the Bush Fellowship program in the next year. The 60-year-old program invests in “great ideas and the people who power them.”RELATED CONTENT
Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk has announced that he won’t seek re-election in 2014 and will be retiring from law enforcement when his term ends in January 2015.RELATED CONTENT