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Warrant mix-up may yield settlement by Duluth, St. Louis County
Kvalvog family raises reward to $100,000 for information on crash that killed their two teenage sons
Who is Darren Patterson, the Fargo man charged with manslaughter in deadly punch?
Resurfacing of Highway 27 starts Monday; Inspections coming to I-35
Sawyer County death remains under investigation
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ARI Network Services acquired
Public weighs in on Minnesota Power rate case
Biz Buzz for June 19, 2017
The Memo: What to know in business this week for June 19
Duluth group begins tours of art, theater district
Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft
Casey Mittelstadt, at No. 8, is highest-drafted Minnesotan in more than a decade
BASEBALL Lakeview, Superior unbeaten at Lakeview Classic
NASL holdover Venegas catching up to United's MLS pace
Golf: Reidar Lund tees off Saturday at Enger Park
CHUM Rhubarb Festival takes place Saturday
Opera review: Engaging 'Rigoletto' another jewel in crown of Lyric Opera of the North
Sam Cook column: Running headlong into a new season
Photo essay: Summer concert creates festive, family fun at Chester Bowl
Things to Do for June 23, 2017
Vern and Ilene Anderson
Glenn and Barbara Coyle
Fred and Jan Tunell
Gordon O. Voss
Donald Clifford Elmquist
Joan A. (Pfeifer) Wirtanen
Mildred (Millie) Hanson
William George Stubenvoll
Pro / Con: Autonomous vehicles will improve safety, lower costs for drivers
Pro / Con: Americans will always seek the thrill of the open road
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
2017 Nice Fish Gallery
MN DNR Weekly Report for June 19, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for fishing tournament permits?
Houston's fishing report: Fish are running like marathoners
Field Reports: Meeting set to discuss Iron Range OHV rec area
Carrying the torch
A Canadian's View: Sister Cities visit showed beauty of Duluth
Neighborhood Youth Services celebrates 25 years
June 22, 2017
Other View: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
June 22, 2017 - 12:17am
June 14, 2017
Other View: Minn.-Wis. tax reciprocity long overdue
For 41 years, Wisconsin and Minnesota were downright neighborly when it came to tax reciprocity. If you lived in Minnesota and worked in Wisconsin,...
June 14, 2017 - 12:29am
May 9, 2017
Not learning from our errors ... House Republicans repeat mistake of Obamacare
In 2010, after a Democratic-controlled Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans denounced what came to be known as Obamacare with critiques that were often borne out. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., for one, long had on his website a statement...
May 9, 2017 - 12:21am
Not learning from our errors ... Debunked vaccine fear taking toll on Minnesota
Repeating and resurrecting debunked information doesn't make it suddenly become true. An outbreak of misleading information, however, is taking its toll on children in Minnesota, especially those of Somali descent. An uptick in measles cases is occurring in Minnesota specifically...
May 9, 2017 - 12:19am
April 25, 2017
Other View: Paris climate agreement still matters
Donald Trump has been president for only three months and already he has given up, reversed course, or been stymied on a wide range of campaign promises. Given how awful some of those ideas were — ending Obamacare, declaring China a currency manipulator, ordering a blanket federal...
April 25, 2017 - 12:52am
April 18, 2017
Other View: Not again! Federal government shutdown looms
The 2017 United States fiscal year is more than half over. We know, you may have missed the celebration. You also may have missed a sad fact:...
April 18, 2017 - 12:13am
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