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Astro Bob blog: Departing Sunspot Group Delivers Biggest Flare of Year
Matters of record for July 23, 2016
Photo of the Day for July 23, 2016
Flash flood watch remains in effect for much of the Northland
Saturday storm update: Utility crews working 16-hour days to restore power in Northland
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London Road apartment complex sells for almost $20 million
Joy Global to be acquired by Japan-based firm for nearly $2.9 billion
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in June; jobless rate stays at 3.8 percent
Enbridge agrees to pay $177 million in penalties from 2010 oil spills
Lots for Tots business model for success: Reuse, reuse, reuse
Bernie’s back, at least once more: Dukes bus crash survivor happy to return to Wade Stadium 68 years later
Auto racing: Stalwarts take checkered flag
All aboard new Vikings ship: Dignitaries formally open new US Bank Stadium
Patrick Reusse column: Green always crafty operator with the media
John Shipley column: Twins’ Ryan was always totally accountable
Three Duluth couples, three different uses for their spaces
Protect raspberries, other fruit from new fly
Learning the language of gardeners
Chartreuse is crisp, clean, summer color
Men’s fashion week trends showcase relaxed looks
Happy Birthday, Lisa Greene!
Aubrey Charlotte Bishop
THANIE (PAPPELIS) PETRICH
MARK THOMAS SHEFCHIK
DORIS JEAN ANDERSON
RUSSELL ARTHUR HUKRIEDE
BETTY LOIS (STENBACK) OPIEN
Local View: Don’t sacrifice the Boundary Waters so a few can profit
Local View: Boundary Waters a priceless treasure
Local View: Boundary Waters a priceless treasure
Reader's View: Story, photos, video about boat builder were wonderful
Reader's View: Email scandal proves Clinton is incompetent
Nice Fish for 2016
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 18, 2016
Ask a conservation officer: Can you intentionally run over wild animals?
Outdoors notes for July 17
Do it: Hike the Secret/Blackstone trails
Thank You - Collin Laine
Horoscopes for July 23
Horoscopes for July 22
Horoscopes for July 21
Horoscopes for July 20
July 17, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Amid the news of shootings, a moment of sweet humanity
We were driving down Woodward Avenue in Detroit to check on the water ice shop, my nephew and I, two white men in the front of an old SUV. This was late Friday night, around 10:30. The air was warm and humid, and there were a few people still walking the big avenue. Suddenly, there...
July 17, 2016 - 11:59pm
July 14, 2016
An Iron Ranger's View: Don’t lump all Rangers together
A July 6 story offered an unflattering portrayal of the Iron Range, saying the area has a “culture of risky behavior.” The allegation made us Rangers look like a bunch of drunken fools. What was said is not true, and as a life-long Iron Ranger, I resented the portrayal. (The story...
July 14, 2016 - 11:56pm
July 10, 2016
A Judge's View: Take time to learn about upcoming judicial election
On Aug. 9, Minnesota will hold its primary election, setting the final ballot for the November general elections. This year the only statewide race on the primary ballot is for the Minnesota Supreme Court, as incumbent Justice Natalie Hudson faces two challengers, Michelle MacDonald...
July 10, 2016 - 11:59pm
June 26, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Citing forefathers is misplaced in gun debate
The assault rifle traces back to Nazi Germany. Did you know that? The Germans were trying to develop a more effective weapon for their soldiers,...
June 26, 2016 - 11:59pm
June 19, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Goals, cups, fights: Howe did it all
Superman just bid us farewell. It’s hard to believe, Gordie Howe dying, because for so many years, he seemed immune to all of life’s blows. From a terrible early head injury that might have ended other players’ careers, to a stroke a few years ago that brought him to the front...
June 19, 2016 - 11:59pm
June 12, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Gorilla empathy not matched for humans
A silverback gorilla belongs in the Cincinnati Zoo as much as a human being belongs in an African bird’s nest. But when a child got into that gorilla’s enclosure recently, and the animal was killed to protect the child’s life, we were suddenly arguing as if both sides had an...
June 12, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 29, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Pastor’s false charge sets back struggle against injustic
Last month, a pastor named Jordan Brown, who is openly gay, went into a Whole Foods Market in Austin, Texas, and purchased a cake. He ordered the words “Love Wins” to be written in icing. On the car ride home, he claimed, he noticed an anti-gay slur written on the cake as well....
May 29, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 26, 2016
In Response: Approval voting simpler, lacks major flaws of ranked choice
The May 19 letter, “Ranked-choice would avoid our current electoral mess,” claimed that ranked-choice voting “allows voters to cast ballots for favorite candidates without fear of ‘wasting’ a vote or helping candidates they like least.” False. In the 2009 ranked-choice...
May 26, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 25, 2016
Teacher's View: Attacking teachers won’t fix what’s broken
A few important considerations were left out of the May 13 Opinion page commentary, “Great teaching can level the playing field.” We learned of “brave” parents bringing a lawsuit against the teacher tenure system on the grounds that tenure makes it too hard to fire ineffective...
May 25, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 22, 2016
Monday with Mitch: Airline business only good for the airlines
The other day I wanted to change an airline ticket. I was told it would cost $250, plus whatever fare increase the new ticket would bring. So...
May 22, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 15, 2016
Senator's View: Duluth area bonding critical; reality of no action sobering
The last couple of weeks have contained ups and downs for the Duluth area. There was optimism two weeks ago today when nearly $70 million in the $1.5 billion Senate bonding bill was included for eight projects in Duluth and the immediate area. The Lake Superior Zoo, the Duluth airports,...
May 15, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 12, 2016
In Response: Mesabi Academy staff treated unfairly by media reports
Recent news reports have called into question the quality and safety of programming at KidsPeace Mesabi Academy in Buhl. This includes a Minnesota Public Radio report published in Tuesday’s News Tribune, headlined, “Ramsey Co. to pull youths from Mesabi Academy.” As the program’s...
May 12, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 6, 2016
A Nurse's View: Victim-survivors have care, legal options
Each April, the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault, or PAVSA, recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More importantly, PAVSA has...
May 6, 2016 - 10:55pm
A Man's View: It’s up to men to end sexual violence
Because April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I feel a need to call on the other men in my community to take a more active role in preventing...
May 6, 2016 - 10:55pm
May 5, 2016
Nurse's View: PolyMet sulfide mine threatens downstream health
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources held a session on permitting for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine on April 19 in Aurora....
May 5, 2016 - 10:00pm