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Two arrested after reported robbery in western Duluth
Legal process moves slowly for Cloquet school district
Wisconsin will play larger role in primaries
Work winding down on 2 big experiments in Soudan mine
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Personal finance: America has a problem with trust, and it’s getting worse
Trade Commission: Foreign paper imports unfair
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Saints use anger management: Coach’s tirade sparks rally from 20 points down to force overtime, win rivalry game
College hockey roundup: Gophers sweep UMD women to end Amsoil slate
Badgers take down No. 2 Maryland
Prep report: Browerville/Eagle Valley stuns No. 1 MIB girls
4 ways to freshen up your bedroom
DESIGN RECIPES: Warm up with red decor
An N.C. couple's modern dream home
LIVING SMART: 5 appliance-buying tips to know before you shop
PLUMBER: 50 shades of white
Sam Cook columns
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Faces & Names: Ashley Judd joins ‘Twin Peaks’ sequel
Theater review: Cast of ‘Zara Spooks’ deserves a better play
Faces & Names: Barry Manilow ‘doing well’ after surgery
Theater review: 'Rocket Man' aims space ship for the heart
Faces & Names: ‘Star Wars’ producers charged over accident
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Cheryl A. (Running) Kent
WAYNE WILLIAM DALEY
Reader's View: Unlikely that dogs enjoy running the Beargrease
Reader's View: Don’t let Enbridge rush pipeline decision
Reader's View: The country needs Hillary Clinton as president
Reader's View: Keeping fire hydrant clear a neighborly act
Reader's View: We need to work and earn instead of relying on welfare
Do it: Get to the shore
Ask a conservation officer: Gifts of fish count toward possession limit
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February 12, 2016
'Local' food may be bigger than 'organic'
ST. PAUL — A local-food revolution is happening on your dinner plate. "Demand for local food is going off the charts," said Steve Shrump,...
features / home
February 12, 2016 - 5:58pm
Yes, we grow no bananas here, along with some other produce
ST. PAUL — If someone tries to sell you a Minnesota banana, watch out. There is no such thing. While it's possible to grow a banana — or any other plant — in a greenhouse, it can't be done cheaply enough here to compete with imported produce. That's the dilemma...
features / home
February 12, 2016 - 5:55pm
February 6, 2016
Reader's view: Agribusiness needs to join effort to protect water
In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Mich., the Jan. 26 commentary, “Investment is needed in state’s water infrastructure,” pointed to the dire need for public investment in water infrastructure. While the need for public action is undeniable, there is equal need for action...
opinion / readers views
February 6, 2016 - 10:14am
January 27, 2016
Bayfield County votes to regulate large-scale farms
It's not often a county board gets standing applause, but that's what happened in Washburn on Tuesday after Bayfield County supervisors unanimously adopted new rules regulating large-scale farming. "That was the first in my experience," said county supervisor William Bussey. "The...
January 27, 2016 - 6:17pm
January 20, 2016
Poll shows opposition to proposed Bayfield County hog operation
More than 63 percent of Ashland and Bayfield County residents polled recently by Northland College say they oppose development of a giant hog-rearing operation in Bayfield County. The college's Center for Rural Communities conducted telephone interviews with a random sample of 701...
January 20, 2016 - 5:22pm
December 8, 2015
Meeting set on ash borer infestation in Duluth
Duluth residents are invited to a meeting on the effort to keep emerald ash borers from spreading beyond Park Point. The Minnesota Department...
December 8, 2015 - 5:58pm
Bayfield County committee unveils ideas for oversight of large-scale farms
A Bayfield County committee is unveiling its ideas for overseeing large-scale farming in the area, including a requirement for concentrated animal feeding operations to get an operations permit. The committee has been studying what effects large-scale farming operations may have on...
December 8, 2015 - 2:03pm
October 16, 2015
St. Paul police shoot cow that escaped state fairgrounds
Police shot a cow Friday afternoon in St. Paul after the animal got loose from the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Officers responded about 11:45 a.m. to a report of a cow loose in the area of Snelling Avenue and Energy Park Drive. They used their squad cars to try to corral the heifer,...
October 16, 2015 - 9:42pm
September 29, 2015
Workers sue Monsanto claiming herbicide caused cancer
A U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits claiming Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide caused their cancers and Monsanto...
September 29, 2015 - 3:36pm
September 11, 2015
Duluth middle school gardens lush with learning
Madelyn Rodberg pulled a zucchini the size of her arm out of a garden and exclaimed, "We've had bigger ones!" Moving to another raised garden...
News / education
September 11, 2015 - 6:49pm
August 7, 2015
Step inside this root cellar
Twenty years ago, Food Farm in Wrenshall crammed its 3,000 pounds of winter vegetables into a 5-by-9-foot basement root cellar. Last year,...
features / home
August 7, 2015 - 5:50pm
July 25, 2015
Lake County residents named 2015 Farm Family
Monica and Dan Highmark spent 20 years next door to the farm north of Two Harbors that eventually would become their own, before they decided...
July 25, 2015 - 10:36pm
July 12, 2015
Chickadee is nation’s first songbird with avian flu
ST. PAUL — A chickadee found in Ramsey County is the second wild bird in Minnesota — and the first songbird in the nation — to be confirmed as having highly pathogenic avian influenza. Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota director Phil Jenni said the bird, which he believes...
News / health
July 12, 2015 - 6:11pm
July 10, 2015
Open house will show Food Farm’s root cellar project
Food Farm in Wrenshall will host an open house this afternoon to show off progress on its innovative root cellar. The “Root Cellar-bration” will take place from 1-5 p.m. at the farm, at 2612 County Road 1 near Wrenshall in Carlton County. There will be tours of the root cellar...
July 10, 2015 - 11:16pm
July 2, 2015
Finke's Berry Farm inspires tradition
For Priscilla Heimbruch, picking strawberries is a tradition that goes back to her childhood. Heimbruch, who grew up in Cloquet, would help...
July 2, 2015 - 4:50pm