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Winter storm warnings, advisories issued for Northland for Sunday
Parking ticket forgiveness on the rise in Duluth
People take 'plunge' for good cause
Stauber ready for his close-up in 8th District race
UMD students make push for travel competition
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Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
Cliffs' Ohio iron plant gets key permit
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College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish sweep of Miami
College hockey: UMD women finish with a flourish
Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Prep playoff schedule
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
Ask a Master Gardener: Bulbs need care to keep coming back
Olympian with Northland roots: Jessie Diggins grew up in skiing family
Things to Do for Feb. 16, 2018
A change of heart: In 2016, Jody Kujawa's stage role came too close to real life
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Brian Warren Stenman
Olive Glorian Ossowski
Hadley R. Young
Anne H. (Nickerson) Nickoloff
Local view: Conservatives, liberals - all of us - own gun violence
Professor's View: Removing books won't make a problem disappear
Reader's view: Books show need to confront racism
Reader's view: Much to be gained from other voices
Reader's view: Don't mandate or ban any books
Iron Range school takes the classroom to the lake
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Winter Severity Index: So far, mostly mild
'Boat show' returns to Duluth this week
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
RecSports for Feb. 11
Grandma's Brag Book
December 18, 2017
Sprinkler system floods part of Chisholm High School
The Chisholm High School band and fitness rooms flooded Sunday after a sprinkler system went off in the two rooms. “We had about 4 to 5 inches of standing water in the two rooms,” said Superintendent Janey Blanchard, who added the district will be working with an insurance agent...
December 18, 2017 - 12:16pm
Minnesota parent upset over 'The Breakfast Club' being shown in class
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - A Two Harbors parent spoke out at a Lake Superior School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12, regarding...
December 18, 2017 - 9:26am
Maple School Board votes to place referendum on April ballot
The voters in the Maple school district have a decision to make in April. The Maple School Board last week unanimously approved placing an operational referendum on the April 3 ballot. Voters will be asked: "Would you support a $582,000 operational referendum to maintain current programs,...
December 18, 2017 - 7:45am
December 17, 2017
Duluth schools explore schedule options
For more than a decade, Duluth's high schools have been without a seven-period day. A way to deal with cuts in state funding, the decision to...
December 17, 2017 - 8:21pm
Carlton School Board to vote on $5.55 million in projects
Carlton School Board members are poised to approve approximately $5.55 million worth of health and safety improvements to school district facilities, money that would come from bond sales not approved by voters. The board will hold a public hearing Monday on $630,591 in abatement...
December 17, 2017 - 6:28pm
Two Harbors parent voices concern about movie shown in class
A Two Harbors parent spoke out at a Lake Superior School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12, regarding concerns over a movie...
December 17, 2017 - 5:39pm
December 15, 2017
Duluth school staff asked to take pay cut
The Duluth school district is asking its employees to take two days of voluntary, unpaid leave to help solve its budget crisis.
December 15, 2017 - 7:14pm
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
ST. PAUL — Megan Freitas, 21, was heading to her last class of the day in downtown St. Paul on Thursday, Dec. 14, when she got an email that...
December 15, 2017 - 8:35am
December 12, 2017
Barnum Elementary School principal put on paid leave
Barnum Elementary School principal Tom Cawcutt has been put on paid administrative leave following a Monday emergency School Board meeting. Superintendent David Bottem told the News Tribune on Tuesday that a complaint had been filed against Cawcutt and was being investigated, although...
December 12, 2017 - 9:10pm
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
ST. PAUL—Negotiators from the Inter Faculty Organization, which represents hundreds of professors at universities and technical campuses...
December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
December 11, 2017
Unexpected Duluth school cuts loom
The Duluth school district is set to fall into statutory operating debt if it doesn't make some quick cuts to its budget — likely more...
December 11, 2017 - 9:17pm
Superior School Board terminates two teachers
The Superior School Board fired two Superior High School teachers at the recommendation of Superintendent Janna Stevens. The Board approved terminating Gretchen Hexum, 44, of Esko on Oct. 2, after she was accused of striking a student. Hexum was charged with disorderly conduct in...
December 11, 2017 - 5:46pm
December 10, 2017
Proctor gym teacher awarded for special education work
After running a couple of laps, Proctor High School freshman Carly Barnstorf lay down on the gym floor, exhausted. Seniors John Pioro and Cody...
December 10, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 6, 2017
UMD students get sobering lessons
According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 74 lives were lost in drunken-driving-related crashes in Minnesota in 2016. On average,...
December 6, 2017 - 8:37pm