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Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content
NUTRITION: Take a healthy dish to your next holiday party
HOSPITAL DOCS: Hospitalists say they enjoy the challenge of treating people who need them most
Council likely to follow mayor's lead on 2017 budget
Step by step, Trump assembling administration far more conservative than his campaign
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First-quarter sales drop for Maurices
Pita Pit opens in downtown Duluth
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Dec. 5
What’s next for sick pay, overtime, wages?
Biz Buzz for Dec. 5, 2016
Local names & news
Boys & girls soccer: Duluth Denfeld's Faynik, Hermantown's Hoff named News Tribune Players of the Year
Dylan writes speech for Nobel ceremony - but won't be there to read it
Review: DSSO begins the Beethoven project with the early years
Artist creates chalk murals in Minneapolis restaurants
Decades after forced adoptions, Minnesota birth moms begin to heal
Holiday ’do how to: Easy, DIY-friendly hairstyles
James and Shirley Sellman
With thanks from the Karl Randa Family
Gwenlee Julia Jerzak
Gayl Ellis Skelton
Laura Ann Carlson
Alvar "Oliver" W. Heikkila
David A. Anttila
JoAnn Clara (Brenden) Barrett
In response: There’s a better way to keep air clean, lights on
Editorial cartoon for Dec. 6
Our view: Keep going slow on sick, safe law
Reader's view: Trump gives off vibes of white supremacy
Reader's view: Wheeler column was disingenuous
MN DNR Weekly Report for Dec. 5, 2016
Ask a conservation officer: Registration renewals due soon for ATVs, sleds
Outdoors notes for Dec. 4
Outdoors calendar for Dec. 4
Horoscopes for Dec. 6
Pets of the Week
Horoscopes for Dec. 5
Faces for Dec. 4, 2016
Snapshot for Dec. 4, 2016
December 1, 2016
Raise.me program offers high school students a chance to earn thousands in scholarship money
The first time Conor Weberg took his ACT exam, he scored a 29. So he took it again, and got a 31 out of a possible 36 — and an extra $5,000....
December 1, 2016 - 5:34pm
November 26, 2016
Wisconsin issues school report cards
Wisconsin’s school report cards are back following a one-year hiatus. The report cards were released to the public earlier this month, and most Douglas County schools fared well. The Superior, Maple and Northwood school districts received passing marks for all of their schools,...
November 26, 2016 - 4:17pm
November 16, 2016
Police go to schools across northern Minnesota after 'nonspecific' threat; no incidents reported
A threat made by an unidentified person in an internet chat conversation sent police across northern Minnesota scurrying to schools across the...
November 16, 2016 - 5:45pm
November 14, 2016
District responds to hate speech in Duluth high schools
Duluth school district teachers will talk with students this week about diversity and tolerance following reports of election-related hate speech...
November 14, 2016 - 7:29pm
November 12, 2016
Denfeld principal, counselors worried for their students and future opportunities
Despite registering for more advanced, core-subject classes than she could conceivably take in a six-period day, Denfeld High School student...
November 12, 2016 - 8:13pm
October 22, 2016
UMD announces layoffs to reduce budget deficit
Nearly 40 employees — all having non-tenured faculty positions — will be laid off by the University of Minnesota Duluth to help cut $2 million...
October 22, 2016 - 12:07am
Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
ON LAKE SUPERIOR — Jay Austin and Tom Hollenhorst stood in the boat, scanning the lake’s surface around them in the hope that they would...
October 22, 2016 - 12:04am
October 19, 2016
Fewer Minnesota State college students taking remedial courses
Minnesota State schools are getting their students into credit-bearing college courses faster, saving millions of dollars in tuition and boosting their chances of earning a degree, the higher education system reported Tuesday. Last year, 12 percent of the system's new students were...
October 19, 2016 - 10:37am
October 15, 2016
University of Minnesota seeking more state funding to hold down tuition, advance research
The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for a 10 percent raise over the next two years -- an extra $126 million -- to help hold down tuition, improve graduation rates and advance research to improve the state’s economy and natural resources. It’s also asking for an...
October 15, 2016 - 7:58am
October 14, 2016
Woodland Hills charter school effort facing obstacles
Efforts to open a charter school that caters to the youths at Woodland Hills have been hampered by a state law that says the Duluth school district...
October 14, 2016 - 6:23pm
Celebrating traditions, looking to the future: St. Scholastica inaugurates new president
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the College of St. Scholastica on Friday as CSS inaugurated its first female president in 40 years. Colette McCarrick...
October 14, 2016 - 6:09pm
October 13, 2016
UMD students stage sit-in to protest proposed budget cuts
Dozens of University of Minnesota Duluth students staged a sit-in Thursday to protest potential changes to the university's Women, Gender and...
October 13, 2016 - 10:16pm
October 8, 2016
Change in recording process led to data entry errors at Denfeld
The Duluth News Tribune made an open records request in 2014 to the Duluth school district, asking for six years of data related to suspension incidents. The information requested includes why kids at each school were suspended, and breaks down numbers by race, income status and whether...
October 8, 2016 - 8:23pm
Staff training helps reduce disproportional suspension rates, but it’s not as simple as it sounds
In nearly 20 years with the Duluth school district, East High School teacher Catherine Nachbar has had what she calls “some of the best”...
October 8, 2016 - 8:16pm
Discipline disparity in Duluth schools
East High School student Terrance Covington finds it in seating charts in some of his classes, where the majority of black students are assigned...
October 8, 2016 - 8:07pm