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Astro Bob blog: MAVEN makes it safely to Mars!
Shipping traffic for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
Bygones for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
Twin bells toll for two nations
Wellness screening offers draw complaints
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As new iPhone arrives, buyers have more pricing options than ever
Biz Buzz for Sept. 22, 2014
Gail MarksJarvis column: Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times
Property transactions for Sept. 22, 2014
Bankruptcies for Sept. 22, 2014
Tom Powers column: Bridgewater goes from Vikings’ future to present
Broken Vikings fall to Saints
Dominant defense lifts Lions over Packers
Monday's NFL game: Bears at N.Y. Jets
National view: Islamic State laid a trap to become main US foil
Our view: The candidate forums keep on coming
Reader's view: Band’s casino customers don’t get clean air
Reader's view: Keep kids safe with booster seat use
National view: Obama’s plan may lead to a war on the ground
Review: DSSO season opener full of surprises, treats
Horoscopes for Sept. 21, 2014
Theater Review: Tales of a Gen-X childhood — perhaps yours
Book blurb: “Sled Dogs to Saint Paul”
Book blurb: “Sukulaiset: The Kindred”
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Make nikko blues produce and hydrangeas bloom
Countertop composting made easy
Horoscopes for Sept. 20, 2014
Eh?: Enger Tower goes red
Eh?: Indulge in science
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Field reports: Northern Wisconsin sees slight drop in ruffed grouse broods
Ask a conservation officer: Woodcock hunters limited to three shells
Rural Duluth farmer implements sustainable methods
Helping Out for September 21, 2014
Five Questions with Cassie Borges
Astro Bob: Scorpius blazes red during visit from Mars
Geekstream: Haunted by a ghost of school days past
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September 18, 2014
Superior ahead of schedule in removing ash trees
Superior is a little ahead of schedule in its fight to take out ash trees and the emerald ash borer killing them before the trees pose a hazard. And later this month, the city will take that fight to a new zone from Central Park toward the East End neighborhood. The metallic green...
news / superior
September 18, 2014 - 9:32pm
September 16, 2014
Northland grouse hunter shoots wolf that was threatening his hunting dog
A grouse hunter walking a trail on state land near Aurora on Sunday shot a young wolf that had snapped at his yellow Labrador retriever, said Don Bozovsky, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The hunter, who Bozovsky said wished not to be...
outdoors / hunting
September 16, 2014 - 5:08pm
More than 6,000 raptors pass over Hawk Ridge on Monday
Monday was a banner day at Hawk Ridge in Duluth, where in 12 1/2 hours counters Karl Bardon and Steve Kolbe tallied 6,622 raptors. Mid-September always marks the peak of the broad-winged hawk migration, and on Monday more than 5,500 broadwings were observed, bringing the broadwing...
September 16, 2014 - 8:48am
September 15, 2014
Pets of the Week for Sept. 16, 2014
DONUT is a 7-year-old female domestic short hair who is available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth, 4006 Airport Road. She came to...
September 15, 2014 - 10:32pm
Scientists mine data from polar bear DNA in snow tracks
OSLO — Polar bear DNA has been isolated for the first time from footprints left in the snow on an Arctic island, a breakthrough that could help scientists better protect rare and endangered wild animals, experts said recently. Scientists often spend days tracking rare animals such...
September 15, 2014 - 5:07pm
September 14, 2014
At Hawk Ridge, counters tally more than raptors
Shortly after dawn on a September morning, Steve Kolbe scans the skies over Hawk Ridge in eastern Duluth. It’s long before the big push of raptors will ride midday thermals over the ridge, and that’s not why Kolbe, a Hawk Ridge counter, arrived before sunrise. “There’s an...
September 14, 2014 - 9:53pm
Deer Hunters Association initiates hunter wildlife observation survey
Members of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association are being asked to log their observations of deer and other wildlife while they hunt this fall. The 15,000-member organization has launched a Deer Hunter Observation Survey, asking its members to report the number of deer, black bear,...
outdoors / hunting
September 14, 2014 - 12:13am
September 9, 2014
Pets of the Week for Sept. 9, 2014
CHILLI is a 5-year-old male domestic shorthair cat available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. He has mesmerizing green eyes and a short jet-black coat. He is looking for a person to call his own. He’s a very good kitty and deserves a good human. He’s talkative and...
September 9, 2014 - 11:03am
September 8, 2014
Minnesota roadside pheasant count rises despite harsh winter, declining habitat
Minnesota’s pheasant population appears to be up just a little over last year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday, but the popular game bird still faces tough times with continued habitat loss. The DNR’s August roadside wildlife survey showed pheasant numbers...
September 8, 2014 - 8:28pm
Eh? Pick your pet
Animal Allies Humane Society is teaming up with Petco in Duluth to hold the third “Mega Adoptathon” event. The event will be Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Duluth Petco, 903 W. Central Entrance. The following shelters and rescues will attend the event with animals that...
September 8, 2014 - 8:10pm
September 7, 2014
Do it: Watch the subtle migration
Keep an eye out as you move through the woods or along highways. Lots of songbirds — warblers and sparrows and others — are migrating now. They aren’t as big or flashy as the raptors moving over Hawk Ridge, but thousands of them are headed the same way — south. They, too,...
September 7, 2014 - 12:11am
Bucks-only archery hunt approaches, except in metro areas
It’s a tale of two deer seasons. Across much of Northeastern Minnesota, deer numbers are expected to be down and most hunters will find themselves in bucks-only hunting areas with a one-deer limit. But within that area lies an island called deer permit area 182 bordering Duluth,...
outdoors / hunting
September 7, 2014 - 12:10am
September 6, 2014
"Nemo" at the Great Lakes Aquarium: Duluth fish breeder shares lightning maroon clownfish with public
A new pair of small, 4-inch-wide strikingly colored fish that resemble the stars of “Finding Nemo” are now swimming their way through the Great Lakes Aquarium. “It’s exciting to be the first aquarium in the world to be able to showcase these fish,” said Allison Lacone,...
news / education
September 6, 2014 - 7:02pm
Park Rapids woman pleads guilty in horse deaths
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Park Rapids woman has entered guilty pleas to two felony counts of letting two horses starve to death in Hubbard County last spring. Minden Ann Crenshaw, 28, pleaded guilty to mistreating or abusing animals. The emaciated horses were found tied to a tree...
news / crime
September 6, 2014 - 6:31pm
September 2, 2014
Superior council awards contract to build new animal shelter
Six months after residents demanded the city keep its promise to build a new animal shelter near Bear Creek Park — a project about six years in the making — a contract to build it was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Superior City Council. The contract was awarded to Four...
news / superior
September 2, 2014 - 10:25pm