William Kaper Jr. walked into the St. Louis County courthouse in Duluth last Monday, his 76th birthday, and wrote a check for $63,972.11.
Today, as a passing low-pressure system departs, lingering flurries may affect the region but with negligible accumulations under a partly sunny sky.
Minnesota Duluth volleyball coach Jim Boos always sidesteps questions asking if Kate Lange is the best player the Bulldogs have ever had.
The Vikings would have loved to remember Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens for the experience of playing — and winning — in the snow. Instead, Minnesota absorbed another painful defeat, 29-26, and lost running back Adrian Peterson to a foot injury. The Vikings (3-9-1) also were officially eliminated from playoff contention.
The Fastenal Co. — the largest distributor of industrial fasteners in North America — has opened its third store in the Twin Ports area.
Read this week's stories about PolyMet Mining Corp. by News Tribune reporter John Myers.
Venison sausage contest info
The submission deadline for the News Tribune's annual venison sausage contest is 5 p.m. Dec. 10.
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Icicles hang from the roof of Stokkes Lakewood Market in Lakewood Township earlier this week after temperatures quickly dipped below zero after the big storm. Snow from the storm's strong winds still sticks to the outside wall. (Bob King / email@example.com)
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