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Astro Bob blog: Astronaut Photographs Lingering Ice on Lake Superior
Man injured in Crane Lake rollover
Northland group home employees unionize
Beverly Godfrey column: A time to feel special
Shipping traffic for May 24, 2015
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Steam plant’s new name ushers in new era in Duluth
Maurices owner to buy Ann Taylor women's clothing chain for $2.15 billion
New collaboration boosts Duluth's Tryon Media
Ely’s Susan Schurke is bringing her anoraks back
Allete CEO: Company had a good 2014
Prep report: Duluth Denfeld ousted in softball playoffs
Local names & news
Woman driver seeks winning formula in Indy 500
A Combat Veteran's View: Take time to honor fallen heroes
Local View: Economic growth calls for investment in science
Reader's View: Pet safety is owners’ responsibililty
Reader's View: Childbirths to unwed mothers ruin society
Reader's View: Lake Superior Zoo is community treasure
Bob Dylan sits at heart of musicians' inspiration
Faces & Names: Holmes creator’s estate sues Miramax
Faces & Names: Olsen twins not in ‘Full House’ sequel
Faces & Names: TLC pulls ‘19 Kids’ amid revelations
Faces & Names: Gyllenhaal, 37, told she’s ‘too old’ to play 55-year-old’s lover
Spuds a plenty in the Northland
Horoscopes for May 24
Horoscopes for May 23
PLUMBER: Tails from the toilet
LIVING SMART: 10 tips to extend the life of home appliances
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Going with the flow on remote Northland river
Couple plans canoe trip to the Arctic Ocean
Northland fishing contests
Do it: The warbler walk
Five Questions: Denfeld graduating senior already has history of helping women
Helping Out for May 24, 2015
YourSports: Cloquet wins Minnesota Class 3A state championship
YourSports: North Shore Wrestling Club celebrates 2014-15 season
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Do it: The warbler walk
Again this year, the Duluth Audubon Society offers its free spring warbler walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer. The walks are an excellent way to identify some of the handsome little birds that move through Duluth each spring. The walks are offered rain or shine at these times and places: *...
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May 23, 2015
Rare piping plovers spotted on Park Point; beachgoers urged to avoid potential nesting area
A pair of endangered shorebirds have been spotted along the beaches of Park Point this spring — raising hopes that they may nest, and prompting...
May 23, 2015 - 12:05am
May 22, 2015
EPA to review permit for hog farm in Bayfield County
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has notified the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the agency’s plans to review a water quality protection permit for a large-scale hog farm planned in Bayfield County. Iowa-based Reicks View Farms submitted an application to...
May 22, 2015 - 11:05pm
May 21, 2015
Dogs split from the wolf pack earlier than thought, DNA analysis suggests
A new analysis of ancient wolf DNA has shed light on the murky early history of man's best friend, suggesting that dogs split from wolves as many as 27,000 to 40,000 years ago — not 11,000 to 16,000 years ago, as earlier genome research had proposed. "Dogs may have been domesticated...
May 21, 2015 - 7:13pm
May 20, 2015
Habitat projects aim to help Minnesota's moose
FINLAND — Far from his home in Playa Grande Quiche, Guatemala, Eliseo Caal Ical grabbed another white cedar seedling and placed it in the soft soil of a clearing in the woods north of Finland on Wednesday afternoon. With a little rain, and a little luck, that infant cedar...
May 20, 2015 - 10:00pm
Pet of the Week for May 19, 2015
KRISSY is a sweet, 11-year-old female Labrador/Dalmatian mix available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. A transfer from a different...
May 20, 2015 - 6:53am
May 19, 2015
Analysis finds bird flu hurts Minnesota economy by $310 million
Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to bird flu are estimated at $309.9 million in rural and small-town Minnesota, according to a new analysis from University of Minnesota Extension. For every $1 million in direct losses from the death of poultry, the ripple...
May 19, 2015 - 10:56am
May 17, 2015
‘Pharoah’ trainer shifts focus to Triple Crown
Bob Baffert worried about his horse in the days after the Kentucky Derby. American Pharoah had won, yes, but he hadn’t seemed himself on race...
May 17, 2015 - 9:24pm
May 15, 2015
Eh? Keeping K-9s safe
Marik, a K-9 with the Superior Police Department, is sporting a new ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide fundraising effort that brought in more than $335,000 to outfit police dogs across the country — and as you can see in the photo provided by Superior police, he looks pretty...
news / crime
May 15, 2015 - 11:32pm
Reader's view: We must stop wolves from killing dogs
Well, since the publication of my last letter on April 8 (Reader’s View: “Wolves are wild animals and shouldn’t be protected”), it happened again. There was another wolf attack. Only this time it was my mother’s baby, her beloved dog, that was killed. According to the DNR,...
opinion / readers views
May 15, 2015 - 10:36pm
Minnesota bans bird exhibitions at fairs, other events for remainder of 2015
ST. PAUL -- Birds will not be allowed to be exhibited at fairs and other events this year in Minnesota because of a widespread outbreak of avian flu. The state Board of Animal Health made the announcement Friday morning. The order is in place through the end of the year. Besides...
news / health
May 15, 2015 - 10:56am
May 12, 2015
Pets of the Week for May 12, 2015
ALBEE is a 1½-year-old male shepherd mix available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Albee is a shy boy with sweet eyes and will need a patient owner willing to put the time in to help him come out of his shell. He was placed with Animal Allies with his best friend, a...
May 12, 2015 - 9:28am
May 10, 2015
Field reports: Izaak Walton League recognizes Duluth chapter members
The Minnesota Division of the Izaak Walton League has recognized two members of the W.J. McCabe Chapter in Duluth for their service. Chapter president Rich Staffon has received the division’s highest award, the Sigurd F. Olson Conservation Award. Staffon served for 28 years as...
May 10, 2015 - 12:05am
“He might have to pay a lodging tax.” Brian Hansen, Duluth city treasurer, commenting on the black bear that temporarily took up residence in a tree outside Duluth City Hall on Wednesday
May 10, 2015 - 12:04am
May 7, 2015
After adventurous day, Duluth City Hall bear moves on
The young black bear that spent much of Wednesday hanging around in trees and attracting crowds in the downtown Duluth Civic Center was nowhere...
May 7, 2015 - 2:08pm