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Photo of the Day for Dec. 28, 2014
Teen learns life lesson in arthritis fundraiser
North Branch collision leaves 1 dead
Holiday closings for Dec. 29
Ask a Trooper: Details explained on changing a driver’s license address
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More than $332 million in liquor sales at Minnesota municipal stores, report says
Nonprofits prefer cash, but some donors have other ideas
Mayo Clinic faces new price of success
Sony: PlayStation gradually is coming back
Businesses brace for end of federal terrorism insurance
Packers capture fourth straight NFC North title with win over Lions
Vikings top Bears, finish with 7 wins in Zimmer's first season
National view: Wrongly pointing fingers at police violence protesters
National view: How to counter the lone wolf
Local view: Focus UMD women’s hockey on local players and coaches
Local view: Best New Year’s celebration was under the stars
Local view: What our community leaders say about the coming year
Twin Ports artists pick 2014’s best entertainment
Faces & Names: Elba addresses Bond speculation
Faces & Names: Pine regrets not getting ‘Ryan’ right
Faces & Names: Lawrence visits children’s hospital
Faces & Names: ‘Screech’ arrested in Wisconsin stabbing
When to take down Christmas decorations?
Horoscopes for Dec. 28, 2014
Is luxury vinyl flooring a good choice with pets?
Pros and cons of hardwood flooring
ASK A PLUMBER: Window shopping for a glass sink
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Trumpeter swans thrive after reintroduction to Wisconsin
Ask a conservation officer: Follow state rules for harbor fishing
Study finds Lake of the Woods, Rainy River sturgeon thriving
Minnesota DNR grapples with restoring pheasant habitat
Mentor Duluth for Dec. 28, 2014
Grandma's Brag Book for Dec. 28, 2014
Births for Dec. 28, 2014
Labovitz School of Business and Economics celebrates 40 years
Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help in its ReStore
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Dick W. Hedegaard
Walter Edwin Aldinger
Stanford Norman Malmquist
Sigrid Lind Letourneau
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HO HO HO, Patty O is 8-0. Happy Birthday
Maria Katherine Noyes
Beau Michael Kubiak
December 22, 2014
Whatever happened to plans to restore Greysolon Plaza’s canopy?
A year ago, the ornate canopy that had fronted Greysolon Plaza for nearly 90 years collapsed onto Superior Street with a thundering rumble as a gala wedding reception was underway inside. Age, wear-and-tear and an accumulation of heavy snow all were likely culprits. No one was hurt,...
December 22, 2014 - 6:24am
December 21, 2014
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
For more than 80 days, motorists have enjoyed plummeting gas prices to levels not seen since 2009. Since Thanksgiving alone, the price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline in Duluth has dropped from $2.49 a gallon to the $2.19 mark seen in recent days. But how about the dreaded...
December 21, 2014 - 10:18pm
Biz Buzz for Dec. 22
HIRES AND PROMOTIONS * Kathleen Madden, a certified nurse practitioner, joined St. Luke’s hospital and will specialize in interventional and radiology services. Madden completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and her...
December 21, 2014 - 6:39pm
Bankruptcies for Dec. 22
This bankruptcy information is gathered from cases filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Duluth Dec. 3 and Dec. 11-18.
December 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Duluth property transactions for Dec. 22
Duluth property transactions Dec. 11-18
December 21, 2014 - 6:29pm
Former United Way president to oversee workforce center in Duluth
Paula Reed, longtime president of the United Way of Greater Duluth, last week became the new manager of the Duluth Workforce Development Center. In her new position, Reed oversees the center at 402 W. First St. It helps the unemployed and displaced workers find jobs and provides...
December 21, 2014 - 6:28pm
Allete Clean Energy acquires Iowa wind farm
Allete Clean Energy, the renewable energy affiliate of Duluth-based Minnesota Power, reported last week that it has acquired an Iowa wind farm for $15 million, the company’s second major acquisition this year. With the purchase of the 144-turbine wind farm near Storm Lake, Iowa,...
December 21, 2014 - 6:26pm
Oil and stocks go their separate ways
NEW YORK — Investors have wrung their hands during the past several weeks over the effect of lower oil prices on the broader S&P 500, but the relationship between the two actually is starting to break down. Crude prices had dropped more than 10 percent in the trading week...
December 21, 2014 - 6:23pm
Big health care players in Minnesota see change at top
Minneapolis — Hospitals and health insurers are coping with a wave of leadership changes, including new CEOs for seven of the 12 largest nonprofit groups in Minnesota. It’s happening across the country, too, with turnover last year for hospital CEOs hitting a 30-year peak. The...
December 21, 2014 - 6:22pm
December 20, 2014
Stores ready for 'Super Saturday' shoppers
It’ll be all hands on deck today at the DeWitt-Seitz Marketplace in Canal Park, where employees at the Blue Heron Trading Co. are poised for a crush of customers. “We’re all on duty,” assistant manager Mary Carlson said Friday. “We’re ready for this; this is fun for us.” Blue...
December 20, 2014 - 8:26am
Building demolition underway to create entrance to new downtown Duluth parking ramp
Demolition work started this week on a structure in the 400 block of West First Street in downtown Duluth as part of the larger construction project to build the new Maurices headquarters and a parking ramp. The building at 408 W. First St. — a garage that had been used by the...
business / construction
December 20, 2014 - 7:21am
December 19, 2014
Another Minnesota charity ends association with Savers
Another Minnesota nonprofit is dropping the billion-dollar Savers thrift store chain, after the state accused the company of deceiving the public. The Courage Kenny Foundation will stop working with Savers and its Apogee Retail arm at the end of the year, the foundation said Thursday. "As...
business / money
December 19, 2014 - 12:38pm
December 18, 2014
Iron Range board moves to protect $100 million
EVELETH — The nine DFL state lawmakers who make up the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board voted Thursday to lock away $100 million in taconite tax revenue from their fellow lawmakers at the Capitol in St. Paul. The IRRRB voted unanimously to establish a new “Range...
business / mining
December 18, 2014 - 9:42pm
December 15, 2014
Citon Computer Corp. brings good neighbors to renovated space in downtown Duluth
You’d think buying a 1920s downtown Duluth building and transforming it into a hip, modern workplace worthy of their growing technology business would be enough for Steven Dastoor and Sean Dean. Instead, the two owners of Citon Computer Corp. bought the multi-storefront building...
December 15, 2014 - 2:11pm
December 14, 2014
Biz Buzz for Dec. 15
HIRES AND PROMOTIONS * Russell Holm joined Saturn Systems Software Engineering in Duluth as a quality assurance test engineer. Holm is an experienced QA engineer and will perform testing and feature verification on various software projects. * Real Living Messina & Associates...
December 14, 2014 - 6:25pm