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More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
'We've decided to let our son go': Parents of terminally ill baby halt legal battle
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A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The Memo: What to know in business this week for July 24
A taste of home: Nanay's Kitchen brings Filipino flavors to Rice Lake Road
Frustrating time to be a home buyer in Duluth area: Strong seller's market continues this spring and summer
United Airlines says it's bumping fewer passengers since dragging scandal
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
NBA: Hall of Fame coach Kundla dies at 101
Clayton, Nelson win Buzz Ryan Triathlon
Duluth Film Collective creates community, aids collaboration among local movie lovers, filmmakers
Readings & Writers for July 23, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for July 23, 2017
How much does yard leveling cost?
At Rice Lake home, play runs in the family
Duluth Denfeld High School Class of 1944 Reunion
Mike & Bonnie Hatfield
Marilyn and Dick Story
Emma Louise Hegg
Bob and Margaret Ruikka
Ronald Dennis Wohlwend
William "Bill" John Golen
Bertha A. (Sorenson) Erickson
Virgil P. Lemire
Reader's View: Restore rule, protect Minnesota's waters
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Pro/Con: Venezuela needs negotiation, not American intervention
Pro/Con: Trump should muster an international rescue of Venezuela
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 24, 2017
Field Reports: Input sought on draft Lake Vermilion fisheries plan
Outdoors Notes for July 23, 2017
Houston's fishing report: Don't ignore warmer waters
Ask a Conservation Officer: Parking confusion at boat ramps
Girl Scouts show support, volunteer to help other kids
Photo contest celebrates the St. Louis River
Through Readers' Eyes
April 13, 2016
World's largest private coal company files for bankruptcy
Peabody Energy Corp filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Wednesday after a sharp drop in coal prices left it unable to service debt of $10.1 billion, much of it incurred for an expansion into Australia. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing from Peabody, the world's biggest private-sector...
April 13, 2016 - 12:36pm
February 26, 2016
Proposed Great Northern power line clears another hurdle
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously approved a route permit for Minnesota Power's proposed Great Northern Transmission...
February 26, 2016 - 7:56pm
February 21, 2016
Allete’s 2015 earnings up
Duluth-based Allete ended 2015 with earnings, net income and operating revenue all up. The publicly traded energy company is reporting a 30 percent jump in operating revenue, from $1.14 billion in 2014 to $1.49 billion in 2015, according to its latest unaudited earnings report. Allete’s...
February 21, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 17, 2016
Enbridge pushes back timeline for pipeline projects
ST. PAUL — Enbridge Energy has pushed back the timetable for completing two oil pipeline projects in northern Minnesota, saying this week that its Sandpiper and Line 3 projects won’t be ready until early 2019. The two projects — Sandpiper would be a new pipeline, while the existing...
February 17, 2016 - 6:39pm
December 16, 2015
U.S. on verge of lifting oil export ban
WASHINGTON – A provision to lift the U.S. ban on oil exports is included in a government spending bill, giving North Dakota’s congressional delegation hope the 40-year-old ban could be lifted later this year. “We are two votes and a signature away from getting this done,”...
December 16, 2015 - 9:53am
October 21, 2015
New biotech company eyes Iron Range
A Rochester, N.Y., company is eyeing Mountain Iron as the site for a new $70 million biomass processing center that would turn trees into biochemicals,...
October 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
September 10, 2015
Minnesota Power will build Northland's first community solar garden in Duluth
Minnesota Power will build the Northland’s first community solar garden next year, allowing customers to buy into the benefits of solar energy...
September 10, 2015 - 8:56pm
August 17, 2015
Refinery slowdown causes gas price spike in Midwest
After a summer vacation from high gas prices, the price at the pump has jumped in the past week — and industry observers say it’s because of problems at the largest refinery in the Midwest. The issues at the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., have caused the price hike of 15 to 20...
August 17, 2015 - 6:23pm
August 9, 2015
Allete reports positive results in second quarter
Allete is reporting a good second quarter, with earnings, net income and revenue up. Revenue reached $323.2 million, up over 2014’s $260.7 million, according to the Duluth-based energy company’s most recent unaudited income data. Earnings were 46 cents per share on net income...
August 9, 2015 - 10:30pm
June 14, 2015
Longtime Duluth greenhouse owner ready to retire
When regulars to Cummings Greenhouse in Duluth stopped in to buy their annuals, vegetable plants and hanging baskets this spring, many were saddened...
June 14, 2015 - 11:07pm
May 13, 2015
Enbridge to pay $75 million to settle 2010 Michigan oil spill
WASHINGTON - Enbridge Energy and its affiliates will pay $75 million to settle a 2010 oil spill into Michigan's Talmadge Creek and Kalamazoo River that dumped 800,000 gallons of oil, state officials said on Wednesday. "The agreement will finalize cleanup and restoration requirements...
May 13, 2015 - 10:49am
January 27, 2015
Allete to invest $168 million in U.S. Water Services
Duluth-based Allete Inc., the parent company of Minnesota Power, announced Tuesday it will make a $168 million investment in an integrated industrial water management company. The purchase will give Allete an 87 percent stake in U.S. Water Services Inc. Eventually, Allete aims to...
January 27, 2015 - 10:31am
Minnesota Power plants ready to power back up
Four Northland power units will return to action, after a more than two-month shutdown in the face of difficulties obtaining shipments of coal by rail. Two units at Minnesota Power’s Laskin Energy Center in Hoyt Lakes were fired up last week. And the Duluth-based company pledges...
November 27, 2014 - 10:15pm
November 26, 2014
Enbridge sets public meetings for oil pipeline route across Northland
Enbridge Energy has announced a series of public meeting in December to explain plans for its proposed reconstruction of a pipeline from Canada to Superior, including the company’s preferred route across northern Minnesota. The 1,031-mile Pipeline No. 3 would replace the company’s...
November 26, 2014 - 6:07pm
November 12, 2014
Alberta Clipper pipeline expansion challenged
Environmental groups on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the U.S. State Department’s approval of a major increase of Canadian tar sands...
November 12, 2014 - 11:08pm