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Bygones for March 23
Four dead, including police officer, in shootings near Wausau; suspect in custody
Potential waterfront development advances
Denfeld plans community school model
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
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Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director's pay increased
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
First ship of the season departs Twin Ports
Sears warns of 'substantial doubt' about company's future
Pike Lake golf course for sale, won't open this year
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Prep playoff schedule
Duluth-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
College men's hockey: UMD seniors seeking regional redemption
Movie Listings for March 23, 2017
Violet Days: Hercules
For 'Sesame Street,' everything's A-OK at new address
Hoops on Hops: Beer industry's books range in topics
Happy Birthday, Connie Carlsness!
Happy Birthday, Chance!
Happy Golden Birthday, Colin!
John L. Harju
Benjamin Jude Schaubroeck
Robert William Hill
Richard Victor Leslie, DC
Reader's view: Don't criminalize protesting
Reader's view: Can we tweet and still preserve liberty?
Reader's view: Where can non-transgender girls feel comfortable?
In response: Column on protesters showed need for verified facts
Mille Lacs walleyes catch and release again in 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 20, 2017
Field Reports: Eagle heads back south after Duluth visit
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for fish caught outside Minnesota
Houston's fishing report: Beware the ice of March
Pet of the Week
Ask a Trooper: Unmarked squad cars
Welding for veterans
Daredevils headed for worlds
Holy Rosary celebrates global diversity
March 17, 2017
Statewide View: Brownfield redevelopment vital to economic resiliency in northern Minnesota
Northern Minnesota prides itself on its industrial history. From mining to paper mills, agriculture to shipping, the people of the Arrowhead...
March 17, 2017 - 12:48am
March 3, 2017
Statewide View: Winning the drug war? We’re getting it all wrong with opioid-addiction policies
The unprecedented scourge of opioid overdose deaths, which is devastating the Midwest, has not spared Minnesota. Like most other states in the region, increases in deaths have skyrocketed — by as much as fivefold within a few years. Unfortunately, it appears Minnesota is heading...
March 3, 2017 - 12:05am
February 24, 2017
Other View: Curb cell use while driving
This should be a no-brainer. A bipartisan plan to further restrict handheld cell-phone use while driving should quickly win legislative approval this session in Minnesota. Far too many motorists and others are killed or injured on roads and highways by distracted driving — a...
February 24, 2017 - 12:19am
Other View: Real ID bills deserve passage
Twelve years ago federal law created the enhanced state ID card known as Real ID. The idea was developed after the 9/11 tragedy and is intended to make people more secure by requiring more stringent proof of identification before being issued a card.
February 24, 2017 - 12:16am
February 16, 2017
Other View: 'Preemption' a political statement cloaked as policy
Duluthians are in the middle of a years-long project in which we are considering creating an earned sick and safe time benefit. Duluth could...
February 16, 2017 - 12:09am
February 7, 2017
Judge's View: Is jury selection really random?
A friend of mine recently received a jury summons in the mail, his third in the past several years. Mostly in jest (I think), he accused the...
February 7, 2017 - 10:00pm
Lawmaker's View: Premium relief coming; health care conversations far from over
It took entirely too long, but, finally, relief is on the way for Minnesotans feeling the brunt of increases to their health insurance premiums....
February 7, 2017 - 12:24am
February 5, 2017
Plastic industry's view: Banning bags will hurt environment, Duluth's economy
Duluth is one of the most beautiful communities in Minnesota in large part because its citizens are responsible stewards of the environment. And while a recently proposed ordinance to ban plastic retail bags may sound like a win for the environment, data, science and facts around...
February 5, 2017 - 5:14am
January 30, 2017
A Doctor's Response: Doctors can aid in end of life -- without being death's agent
In her commentary in the News Tribune on Jan. 12 ("Don't buy false claims; respect end-of-life wishes"), Dr. Rebecca Thoman of Minneapolis wrote,...
January 30, 2017 - 10:21pm
January 26, 2017
Iron Range Educator’s View: We'll be sorry if solution to teacher shortage passes Legislature
There is definitely a teacher shortage in the state of Minnesota. According to a report from the state Department of Education, "Minnesota has...
January 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 7, 2017
Pro/con: Will Trump outdo Obama in handling U.S.-China relations? No
President-elect Donald Trump's phone call last month with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan sent shock waves throughout China and much of the world. For nearly four decades, it has been Washington's official policy to diplomatically recognize only China and not Taiwan, an island the...
January 7, 2017 - 12:58am
January 6, 2017
Other View: Football firing a start in culture shift at U of M
Other View Football firing a start in culture shift at U of M University of Minnesota Athletic Director Mark Coyle moved quickly—and...
January 6, 2017 - 12:44am
Other View: Civility can go long way with lawmakers
Other View Civility can go long way with lawmakers While Minnesotans may be ready to throw up their hands again with the partisan rancor between Gov. Mark Dayton and House GOP Speaker Kurt Daudt, there is at least one voice in the Republican caucus who wants to set a more civil...
January 6, 2017 - 12:20am
January 2, 2017
Other view: Texting while driving? In seconds, you could ruin lives forever
Close your eyes, and count five seconds. Open them. That’s the average amount of time motorists take their eyes off the road while texting. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute says it’s actually 4.6 seconds, but you get the picture. Think of what could happen in 4.6 seconds...
January 2, 2017 - 10:18pm
December 24, 2016
Attorney General's view: Congress needs to act on prescription reform
One in 10 Americans is prescribed a medication that can’t be afforded. No wonder. Per-capita spending on prescription drugs in the United States ($858) is more than double the average of the next 19 industrialized nations ($400). Big Pharma claims that research and development is...
December 24, 2016 - 8:00pm