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Friday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Pattern not changing much
International Falls mayor seeks to join lawsuit against city
Shipping traffic for July 31, 2015
Bygones for July 31
Middle school girls embrace engineering at UMD summer camp
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St. Cloud-based Heater Rental Services expands to Duluth
Property transactions for July 27
Bankruptcies for July 27
Northland Constructors grows its base
Jimmy John’s joins lineup at Miller Hill Mall
Huskies entertain historic crowd at Wade Stadium in win
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Local auto racing point standings
In Response: Railroads investing hundreds of millions to enhance safety in Minnesota
Reader's View: Diplomacy is best way to deal with terrorists
Reader's View: Candidates must address emergency services needs
Other View: Those trophy hunters pay for game reserves
2 days, 2 festivals: Country, Christian music fans have full plate this weekend in Duluth
Theater review: ‘Avenue Q’ a little dated, but it still entertains
Music review: Van Evera returns to Duluth to sing with the LSCO
Best Bets: Brandi Carlile plays Big Top Chautauqua
Best Bets: Ringo Deathstar performs at Pizza Luce
Horoscopes for July 31
Poetry Corner: Reminiscing
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Heartland Indie Best-seller List
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2015
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Renaming lakes in the land of 10,000 lakes
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 27, 2015
Ask the Conservation Officer for July 26
Design student revamps cardboard signs to help Chicago’s homeless stand out
Spring 2015 Dean's Lists
Your Sports: Duluth Jaxx U15 summer team wins Battle for the Bear tournament
Through Readers' Eyes for July 26, 2015
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July 10, 2015
Bear activity causes closure in Apostle Islands
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore officials have closed a portion of Oak Island because of concerns about increased bear activity in the area. The temporary closure to all use, effective Friday, is in place for the northeast portion of Oak Island, including Campsite 6. "One resident...
July 10, 2015 - 8:48pm
Huge Apostle Islands lake trout, caught by 11-year-old, pushes state record
Eleven-year-old Connor Seeger had no idea he was fighting a lake trout of near-record proportion. He just knew it was heavy. "It felt like...
outdoors / fishing
July 10, 2015 - 8:38pm
Ashland shop owners to plead guilty to federal synthetic drug charges
The owners of an Ashland business that has been compared to Duluth's Last Place on Earth are expected to plead guilty next month to federal synthetic drug and tax fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday. John C. Morrison, 70, and Anna F. Novak, 57, both of Ashland, are scheduled to...
July 10, 2015 - 2:17pm
June 30, 2015
DNR will do full review of proposed pig farm near Ashland
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it will conduct a full-fledged environmental review of the proposed Badgerwood pig-raising facility near Ashland. DNR officials said they decided the Environmental Impact Statement process would be the "best way...
June 30, 2015 - 5:11pm
June 25, 2015
Ashland boy, 15, receives life sentence for 2013 slaying of Superior native
ASHLAND — Carol Saari stood in a courtroom Thursday and asked a judge to send the boy she raised to prison for the rest of his life. Saari...
News / crime
June 25, 2015 - 7:57pm
June 23, 2015
Victim of motorcycle fatality ID'd
Ashland County authorities have identified the body of a man who was killed in a van-motorcycle accident on Sunday morning. Gary A. Minkler, 68, of Roseburg, Ore., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 7:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 2 just east of Goslin Road in Sanborn...
June 23, 2015 - 9:22pm
Fundraiser underway to save Ashland artesian well
Cold water flowing year-round out of an artesian well in the city of Ashland has long drawn fans from near and far, including construction workers...
June 23, 2015 - 12:30am
June 7, 2015
Barefootin’ the bay: Fishing for bass on Chequamegon Bay
ASHLAND — Luke Kavajecz had been thinking about this day of smallmouth bass fishing on Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior. The 31-year-old guide...
outdoors / fishing
June 7, 2015 - 7:40am
May 27, 2015
Wisconsin board sets deer harvest quotas; few antlerless permits available in North
Again this fall, deer hunters in most counties across northern Wisconsin will not see antlerless deer permits, under a measure approved Wednesday by the state's Natural Resources Board. The move was not unexpected, as the state is allowing the northern deer herd to rebound after recent...
May 27, 2015 - 6:12pm
May 10, 2015
Fire causes major damage to Ashland home
A fire that apparently started in a vehicle spread to an adjacent garage and home on Saturday in Ashland, destroying the garage and causing major...
May 10, 2015 - 9:39am
Ashland breaks ground for new fire hall
The Ashland Fire Department broke ground on a new fire hall Friday — the city’s first new fire hall in nearly a century. The new structure, located at the corner of Third Avenue East and Sixth Street, will replace the two current, smaller fire halls that were built in 1920 and...
April 10, 2015 - 11:01pm
Ashland police looking for gas thief
Ashland police reported Friday that they’re investigating two recent cases of particularly malicious gas thefts: In both cases the perpetrators drilled holes in the vehicle’s gas tank and drained the fuel into a container. That’s left at least two vehicle owners with sizable...
News / crime
April 10, 2015 - 11:01pm
April 9, 2015
Burst of heavy snow expected tonight in parts of NW Wisconsin
A quick burst of heavy snow is expected tonight in parts of Northwestern Wisconsin, with a quick 2 to 4 inches of accumulation possible. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Ashland, Iron, Sawyer and Price counties from 7 p.m. Thursday through 7...
April 9, 2015 - 5:45pm
April 1, 2015
One killed, one injured in Ashland County fire
A man died in an early morning house fire Wednesday along U.S. Highway 2 in Odanah. The Ashland County Sheriff's Office reported that Parker G. Bates, 22, of Odanah was pronounced dead at the scene. His father, David "Joe" Bates, also was in the home at the time and was transported...
April 1, 2015 - 5:29pm
March 27, 2015
Gogebic Taconite formally withdraws from northern Wisconsin mining project
Gogebic Taconite has formally notified the state Department of Natural Resources that the company is withdrawing from its controversial mining project in northern Wisconsin, the DNR said Friday. The company, which closed its office in Hurley last month, has sent a letter to the...
business / mining
March 27, 2015 - 8:43pm