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Authorities identify woman killed in Bayfield crash
No couch, one car: How these Minnesotans are living with less
An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on Minnesota interstate
Tomi Lahren lands new gig at pro-Trump advocacy group
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Better brains: BRTI Life Sciences grows biotech success in Two Harbors
The Memo: What to know in business this week for May 22
ASV of Grand Rapids goes public
News Tribune launching two new weekly papers
Property Transactions for May 11-17, 2017
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Prep softball: A more confident Emilee Wilson of Esko is unbeaten heading into 7AA playoffs
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Prep report: Superior quartet win regional track and field titles
Pickles and jams: Nordic approach offers easy, modern recipes for busy cooks
Lighten up with these lemon bars
'The new Sunday': In Minnesota, Wednesday night services appeal to many overbooked Christian families
Readings & Writers for May 21, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for May 21, 2017
Happy Birthday, Shirl!
Marvin and Jean Peterson
Braxton Paul William Langenbrunner
June E. Wolden
Patricia McDonald Swanstrom
Carole Lee Allen
Thomas M. Quick
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Reader's view: Kennedy would bring a voice now missing
Reader's view: Health care a right, not a privilege
Commissioner's View: Garfield Square Apartments: the right project in the right location
Our view: Paying for Rockridge rehab the tougher call
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 22, 2017
Sam Cook video: Rainy day walk
Houston's fishing report: Rains muddy the waters
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
Pets of the Week
'A way of life'
Through Readers' Eyes
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
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