North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.RELATED CONTENT
Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.RELATED CONTENT
By now, most Northland residents have heard the impressive snow totals from this week’s storm: 23.3 inches at the Duluth airport, 29.2 inches in Duluth Heights, and more than 30 inches on the North Shore.RELATED CONTENT
A member of the Barnum High School Class of 1939, Donald Long started in the Navy in March 1941 after a stint in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Tofte. By Dec. 7, he had been stationed at Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station — across the island of Oahu from Pearl Harbor.RELATED CONTENT
The two crew members injured in Thursday’s derailment of a Canadian National Railway train in Two Harbors remain hospitalized, according to Patrick Waldron, government and public affairs manager for CN in the U.S.RELATED CONTENT
A Duluth man faces a felony charge of theft of a firearm after police responded to a report of prowling in West Duluth early Wednesday morning.
Superior police have posted a reward in hopes of finding whoever was to blame for a vandalism spree that caused tens of thousands of dollars in property damage.
A 35-year-old man faces criminal charges after being accused of entering a woman’s home in western Minnesota and planting an audio recorder in the residence.RELATED CONTENT
A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald's drive-thru: A bag of cold cash.
A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted about her husband's death in a freeway crash.RELATED CONTENT
A 37-year-old Hastings, Minn., man has been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent.
News Tribune, Dec. 7, 1973
High pressure moves over the Northland keeping us mostly sunny and cold.RELATED CONTENT
The Iryda, shown loading at CHS 1 in September, arrived at anchor Dec. 5 and was scheduled to come into port Friday night to load grain.RELATED CONTENT
NEW YORK — Like Elvis’ no-hips-allowed appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” or the Beatles’ arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.RELATED CONTENT