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Last Place attorneys pitch case to appeals court
Fire damages housing units on East Second Street
Director of North Shore Community School resigns
Duluth News Tribune staffers win several awards in MNA contest
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Investigation finds design flaw caused Canada mine dam spill
New tenants revealed for BlueStone Commons retail development in Duluth
Cliffs Natural Resources seeks creditor protection in Canada
Allete to invest $168 million in U.S. Water Services
Duluth physician sued in connection with Minnesota country club’s closure
Triplets are teammates on Greenway boys hockey team
Timberwolves fall to 76ers
Prep report: Duluth East girls edge International Falls at buzzer
Super Bowl coaches Carroll, Belichick set to face off
Reader's View: Don’t spend money to save outdated library
Reader's View: Hog feedlots a huge source of pollution
Reader's View: Duluth police build positive relations with youth
Did NCAA restore Paterno’s good name?
Pro/Con: Did NCAA restore Paterno’s good name?
Rap mogul Suge Knight arrested after hit-and-run in LA
Faces & Names: Lambert again leads ACM with eight nods
Faces & Names: Damon, et. al. own up to Deflategate
Faces & Names: Davis says ‘Murder’ Season 2 a go
Review: ‘Turn of the Screw’ staging feeds the audience’s imagination
GROWING TOGETHER: Here's a timeline for preparing your garden for this year
LIVING SMART: Don't take kitchen appliances for granted
Home remodel considerations
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Caring for dumb cane
YOUR PLACE: Consider ways to battle 'energy vampires'
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Ice Fish for 2014-2015
Wisconsin broadens walleye management options
DNR postpones aquatic invasive species decal program
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 26, 2015
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Five questions with Max Medlin: Working the railroad with volunteers
More Fall 2014 Dean's Lists
More Dean's Lists for Fall 2014
Through Readers' Eyes for Jan. 25, 2015
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
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January 11, 2015
Head of Loll Designs to speak at West Duluth Business Club meeting
Entrepreneur Greg Benson, who heads environmentally friendly Loll Designs in West Duluth, will be the featured speaker at Wednesday’s West Duluth Business Club luncheon. The monthly luncheons, featuring a speaker, are open to the public. About 10 years ago, Benson helped start...
January 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
Arrowhead Printing buys Service Printers of Duluth
Arrowhead Printing Inc. — one of the largest privately held commercial printers in Northwestern Wisconsin, purchased Service Printers of Duluth — in a deal that closed on Dec. 31. Arrowhead was outgrowing its space and capacity at 625 Hughitt Ave. in Superior when the opportunity...
January 11, 2015 - 6:58pm
Minnesota confronts shrinking labor force as baby boomers retire
ST. PAUL — Lawmakers from both parties introduced bills last week aimed at the short-term problem of a lack of skilled workers for Minnesota employers, but the state will face a bigger problem in the coming decade: a slower-growing labor force. State demographer Susan Brower told...
January 11, 2015 - 6:55pm
ND county feels Bakken boom ebb away as oil falls
CROSBY, N.D. — Just over a decade ago, this sleepy farming community on the fringe of North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation hosted the state’s first horizontal oil well to be hydraulically fractured, or fracked, helping set in motion an economic revolution that shook the world. Today,...
January 11, 2015 - 6:54pm
Property transactions for Jan. 12
Duluth property transactions Dec. 31 through Jan. 8
January 11, 2015 - 6:49pm
Nominations sought for Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards
Nominees are being sought for this year’s Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards. The prestigious annual awards, now in their 23rd year, celebrate entrepreneurial success in the Twin Ports and Northeastern Minnesota by recognizing those who follow their dreams, have taken...
January 11, 2015 - 6:47pm
January 9, 2015
J.C. Penney plans to close about 40 stores this year
J.C. Penney plans to close about 40 stores this year despite posting better-than-expected holiday results. The stores, which are mostly in malls, will close on or before April 4, spokeswoman Daphne Avila said. No stores in Minnesota are affected, but three in Wisconsin are slated...
January 9, 2015 - 6:30am
January 8, 2015
Honda to pay $70 million for failure to report deaths, injuries
Honda Motor Co. has agreed to pay $70 million to the U.S. government in penalties for failing to report hundreds of injuries, deaths and other...
January 8, 2015 - 7:55pm
Verso takes control of Duluth paper mill
In a $1.4 billion deal first announced one year ago and made final Wednesday, papermaking giant Verso Corp. has acquired NewPage Holdings Inc., including the West Duluth paper mill. Verso, already the second-largest producer of coated paper in North America before the deal, said...
January 8, 2015 - 2:22pm
January 7, 2015
First ship to enter winter layup arrives in Twin Ports
The freighter American Integrity became the first ship of the season to enter winter layup in the Port of Duluth-Superior when it sailed into town Wednesday, coated in ice. The 1,000-foot lake vessel is one of a half dozen ships expected to call the Twin Ports home for the winter,...
business / shipping
January 7, 2015 - 5:40pm
Clothing retailer Wet Seal lays off 3,700 as it closes 338 stores, including one in Duluth
Struggling teen fashion retailer Wet Seal said Wednesday that it was closing 338 of its retail stores — including one at Miller Hill Mall in Duluth — and would lay off 3,695 full and part-time employees. The California-based company said it would continue to operate about 173...
January 7, 2015 - 1:35pm
Ronquist named publisher of Duluth News Tribune
Neal Ronquist, publisher of the Traverse City Record-Eagle in Michigan, has been named the new publisher of the Duluth News Tribune. Ronquist, 46, a Minnesota native, will begin at the News Tribune on Jan. 19. “The News Tribune means so much,” Ronquist said by telephone from...
January 7, 2015 - 8:41am
January 6, 2015
Feds order BNSF Railway to provide emergency coal delivery plans for Minnesota power plants
WASHINGTON — Responding to utilities’ complaints about coal deliveries, federal regulators have ordered BNSF Railway to submit a plan for keeping power plants in Minnesota and other states supplied this winter. In its order, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board cited the supply...
business / transportation
January 6, 2015 - 7:18pm
January 5, 2015
Work has started, but original plans have been abandoned for former Carlson bookstore in downtown Duluth
The owners of a downtown Duluth eyesore had until October to start work on improvements or lose $350,000 in historic tax credits. But months have passed since the deadline. And the former Carlson bookstore and one-time automobile showroom at 206 E. Superior St. appears unchanged...
January 5, 2015 - 11:50am
January 4, 2015
Sale, renovations of Duluth's Norshor Theatre are delayed until spring
With so many details to work out, it’s no wonder the timeline for the renovation of Duluth’s historic NorShor Theatre has been pushed back again and again. Last summer, officials expected Sherman Associates’ purchase of the downtown theater and adjacent Temple Opera Building...
January 4, 2015 - 10:48pm