In his youth, Warner Wirta was one of the famed “Flying Finn” runners at Embarrass High School. Later on, he was a teacher, a counselor to veterans, a leader in creating Duluth's American Indian Commission and a frequent voice on the News Tribune Opinion page. Wirta died Thursday at age 80.RELATED CONTENT
A 14-year-old boy turned on the couple who were raising him, fatally shooting and stabbing a male relative and also attacking a female relative, who was able to escape and call police for help, officials said Friday.
Drivers on Interstate 35 in Duluth on Friday morning may have done a double-take at a series of large, vaguely rocket-like cylinders sitting on train cars alongside the freeway.RELATED CONTENT
Companies get some tax back if they invest in Iron Range plants.
Hibbing football player Deion Harris is headed to the University of North Dakota on an athletic scholarship.
Beverly Godfrey column: I’m not a superstitious person, but on the shortest day of the year, it can’t hurt to mark the occasion in some way, just to make sure the sun comes back.RELATED CONTENT
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Icicles hang from a frozen sand formation on the Park Point Beach in Duluth Saturday afternoon. (Clint Austin / firstname.lastname@example.org)