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President Obama to campaign for Mary Burke in Wisconsin on Tuesday
Poll: Walker has slight edge in Wisconsin governor’s race
Welcome-home ceremony planned in Chisholm for National Guard unit
Annual food drive takes place Saturday in Twin Ports area
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Brownie Furniture store is closing in downtown Duluth
Biz Buzz for Oct. 20, 2014
Property Transactions for Oct. 20, 2014
Bankruptcies for Oct. 20, 2014
Trains to cranes: Viant Crane converting locomotive repair shop in Superior into service center
Melicher runs past rival in Section 7A Cross-Country meet
Featured prep football playoff game
NCHC men's hockey capsules
Denver at Minnesota Duluth preview
Prep Playoff schedule
SAM COOK COLUMN: Duty and honor in the corn fields
Reader's view: Hall’s tax pledge was extremely irresponsible
Reader's view: Supreme Court justices deserve re-election
Reader's view: Think before voting for county commissioners
Local View: All are needed to end bullying
Book blurb: “A Bird on My Hand”
Book blurb: “Fractured Land, The Price of Inheriting Oil”
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for October 24
Book review: Hiaasen appeals to fans of YA fiction
Dunham connects with fans at signing
HAUNTED TOURS: Some spooky houses (and ships and wagons) to get your scare on
Horoscopes for Oct. 24, 2014
INDIEWATCH: 'A Long Way Down' falls pretty short
REVIEW: The pros and cons of this ‘Carrie’
Horoscopes for Oct. 23, 2014
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Big Buck Gallery for 2014
Only 2 Wisconsin wolf hunt zones remain open
MN DNR Weekly Report for Oct. 20, 2014
Loyal, tenacious, smart: Hunting dog stories
Duluth’s Karpeles Manuscript Library hosts historical documents; building needs work
Helping Out for October 19, 2014
Nominate your favorite teacher for 'Teacher of the Year'
Through Readers' Eyes for Oct. 19, 2014
Geekstream: Listening to the soundtrack of a life
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Gary Walter Anderson
Donna J. Halvorson
James J. Junker
Edward E. Slonim
Dale Q Larson
Evelyn Clare Cherveny
Ed and Barbara Stahlbusch
Rogan Mark Senarighi
Jay Joseph Mattila
Bart and Susie Haugen
October 22, 2014
Faces & names: Humane Society Group ‘Noah’ director for avoiding animal use in film
Director Darren Aronofsky will be honored by the Humane Society of the United States for using computer-generated images instead of animals in this year’s biblical flood epic “Noah,” the animal-protection organization said on Tuesday. Known for his psychological films like ballet...
a&e / movies
October 22, 2014 - 10:54pm
Twin Cities man is indicted in fatal shooting over deer feeding
ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County grand jury has indicted Neal C. Zumberge on a charge of first-degree premeditated murder in the May 5 shooting death of his New Brighton neighbor, Todd Stevens. Witnesses told police that Zumberge believed he had Lyme disease and blamed Stevens and his...
news / crime
October 22, 2014 - 10:32pm
Bygones for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
News Tribune, Oct. 22, 1974 * Duluth’s 5.3 percent unemployment rate in September reflected a 10-month low level, the Minnesota Department of Employment Services reported yesterday. The number of Duluth job seekers declined from about 2,900 in August to 2,500 during September,...
October 22, 2014 - 12:11am
October 19, 2014
Beverly Godfrey column: One dog’s happy ending
A lot of people could tell you their positive stories of animal adoption, and here’s mine. It’s a story a year in the making now, since we picked up our Lab mix from Animal Allies. I didn’t want a dog at first. I don’t have a problem keeping busy, with kids and work and household...
October 19, 2014 - 10:10am
October 18, 2014
Minnesota turkey processing plant returns to normal operations after workers hospitalized
WILLMAR, Minn. - A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. Jennie-O's processing plant No. 4 in Willmar has returned to normal operations, said Pat...
news / health
October 18, 2014 - 9:18am
October 14, 2014
St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office receives K9 vests
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office’s four-legged members now will be afforded some of the same protections as their human counterparts. The office announced Monday it will equip all four of its K9 units with ballistic vests, thanks to a grant from the aptly named nonprofit...
news / st louis county
October 14, 2014 - 9:48pm
October 12, 2014
Minnesota DNR's walking trails pave the way for bird hunters
TOGO — Clyde, a handsome English setter, loped through a stand of young aspen. He was all business. The bell on his collar jingled. His nose sifted the humid October air for the scent of a ruffed grouse or woodcock. Walking a well-manicured trail that weaved through the popple...
outdoors / hunting
October 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Johnson leaves deer hunters group for Lessard-Sams council
After 15 years with the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association based in Grand Rapids, Mark Johnson has taken on a new challenge. On Oct. 6 he started in his new position as executive director of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. The council, made up of eight citizen representatives...
outdoors / hunting
October 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Five Questions with Linda Mann
Linda Mann has an unusual pet: Hoover, an 11-year-old sulcata tortoise. She works at Essentia Health as a cardiac monitor technician. Originally...
October 12, 2014 - 12:00am
October 11, 2014
Jaycees, city start plans for dog park in Superior
A pony league football field in Superior’s Billings Park neighborhood could become an off-leash dog park in the spring of 2015. The Superior...
news / superior
October 11, 2014 - 5:35pm
Gunflint Trail gets its sled dog race back
The Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race is back. Named after a dogsledding race of the same name in the 1970s, the race will be held Jan. 3-4, 2015, along the Gunflint Trail north of Grand Marais, organizers announced last week. The race will replace the Gichigami Express Sled Dog Race,...
October 11, 2014 - 5:27pm
October 10, 2014
Man scratched by cougar at Como Zoo, police say
St. Paul — A 23-year-old man climbed a guardrail at the Como Zoo and was scratched by a cougar, according to St. Paul police. The Minneapolis man, identified as Brian Casey Phillips, didn’t need medical attention and police cited him for disturbing zoo animals, said Sgt. Paul...
October 10, 2014 - 9:20pm
Minneapolis man scratched by cougar at Como Zoo, police say
A 23-year-old man climbed a guardrail at the Como Zoo and was scratched by a cougar, according to St. Paul police. The Minneapolis man, identified as Brian Casey Phillips, didn’t need medical attention at the scene and police cited him for disturbing zoo animals, said Sgt. Paul...
October 10, 2014 - 3:58pm
October 8, 2014
Eh?: Name that lemur!
The Lake Superior Zoo is holding a naming contest for its four baby lemurs, allowing visitors to cast ballots for their favorite choice at the...
October 8, 2014 - 10:27pm
Pet of the Week for Oct. 7, 2014
OLIVE is a 4-year-old reddish-gold golden retriever available for adoption through Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota Inc., or RAGOM. She’s a petite girl weighing only 40 pounds and is from South Dakota. Olive is housebroken and gets along well with other dogs, cats and children. She’s...
October 8, 2014 - 7:26am