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Race into the night: Past champions neck-and-neck heading to the finish line
Bygones for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Obama’s dislike for fried walleye, and other tidbits, revealed in ex-aide’s book
Man accused of impersonating officer during arrest
Superior-made rescue device featured on cable TV show
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Duluth mayor speaks at Greater Downtown Council gathering
Cliffs Natural Resources seeks creditor protection in Canada
Allete to invest $168 million in U.S. Water Services
Duluth physician sued in connection with Minnesota country club’s closure
Biz Buzz for Jan. 26
Wild slip past Oilers
Local names & news
Lawmaker's view: Purple Caucus sets priorities for session
Our View: Minnesota taxpayers ready to scream ‘uncle!’
Reader's view: If abortion is right, everything is right
Reader's view: Opinion pieces wrongly deny climate change
Reader's view: Israel’s neighbors need to live with the Israelis
Faces & names: Next ‘Ghostbusters’ cast, release date take shape
Faces & names: Prince performance rumors fly ahead of Grammys
Faces & Names: ‘Selma’ director to make Hurricane Katrina film
Faces & Names: Larry David’s Broadway play sets advance sales record
Faces & Names: Keaton’s ‘Birdman' gaining popularity
Get poppin' with these popcorn recipes
Voyageur Brewing Company opens next month
ONE PIG-HAPPY FAMILY: Pasture-raised pork a boost to local food scene
100 recipes for leftovers
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Ice Fish for 2014-2015
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 26, 2015
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Sam Cook column: Crappies to go at Fish Lake
Five questions with Max Medlin: Working the railroad with volunteers
More Dean's Lists for Fall 2014
Through Readers' Eyes for Jan. 25, 2015
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
Duluth shoemaker's work crosses intersection of art, craft
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Helen A. Petersen
Marlen R. Anderson
Herman T. Blasing
Marvin "Swede" Sundberg
Margie Mae Underwood
Bryant Steven Edstrom
Isaak Robert Josephson
Charlotte Ann Flatten
Ellie Marie Cooper
January 27, 2015
One seriously hurt in crash involving school bus near Ashland
An Ashland man was seriously injured and 45 children were transported to a hospital as a precautionary measure after a vehicle rear-ended a school bus on Wisconsin Highway 13 about 5 miles south of Ashland on Tuesday.
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January 26, 2015
Washburn County man pleads guilty in double-fatal crash
A Washburn County man has pleaded guilty to a double-fatal crash that allegedly occurred while he was driving under the influence of alcohol and at speeds in excess of 120 mph. Edward T. Depies, 27, of Springbrook, Wis., was charged in April 2014 with four felonies in the July...
January 26, 2015 - 10:22pm
One injured when truck runs off Highway 23 in Carlton County
A 52-year-old Holyoke woman was injured Monday when the pickup she was driving left the road and struck a tree. Laurie Carlson was driving on Minnesota Highway 23 in Carlton County when the accident occurred at around 1 p.m., the Minnesota State Patrol reported in a news release. Carlson...
January 26, 2015 - 10:17pm
January 25, 2015
One killed, two injured in Aitkin County crash; alcohol suspected
A Twin Cities man who allegedly had been drinking ran a stop sign in east-central Minnesota and killed another motorist late Saturday, authorities said. The crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. at the corner of Minnesota highways 18 and 65, south of McGrath in Aitkin County, the State...
news / crime
January 25, 2015 - 4:27pm
January 23, 2015
Freezing rain causes difficult driving in Northland
A round of freezing rain caused treacherous travel across much of the Northland on Friday morning. A few school districts chose to cancel classes, while others — including Duluth, Proctor, Hermantown and Cloquet — operated on a two-hour delay to give salt trucks and sunshine...
January 23, 2015 - 11:01pm
Rescuers rush to help driver after heart attack, crash on Northland highway
The quick action of three passers-by is being credited with saving the life of a Saginaw man who had a heart attack behind the wheel and crashed his truck on U.S. Highway 2 north of Cloquet. The incident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to a Minnesota Department...
January 23, 2015 - 7:24pm
January 22, 2015
Iron Range man dies in Wisconsin crash
A 61-year-old Iron Range man died Wednesday when he lost control of the semi he was driving near Menomonie, Wis. Dana Salisbury of Pengilly crashed at about 7 p.m. while traveling east on Interstate 94, the Wisconsin State Patrol reported in a news release. Salisbury's rig traveled...
news / iron range
January 22, 2015 - 2:45pm
Our view: Step on it, Wisconsin
We Minnesotans can find it a bit perturbing — OK, downright annoying — to be cruising along at a nice 70 mph clip on the interstate only to cross into Wisconsin and have to suddenly flip off our cruise control and bring our speed down to 65, lest we risk a run-in with a trooper. Actually,...
opinion / our view
January 22, 2015 - 12:01am
January 21, 2015
Vehicles damaged by debris on Interstate 35
The right lane of southbound Interstate 35 south of Boundary Avenue in Proctor was closed for part of Wednesday afternoon after a dump truck lost part of its load, damaging several vehicles. “We were driving along, then we saw this junk on the road,” said Sharon Olson of...
January 21, 2015 - 8:19pm
Gas prices tick up in Duluth, but national trend is downward
Did gas prices hit bottom in the Northland? Some drivers in the Duluth area may have wondered that this week as prices ticked up, slightly, at some stations; $1.81 to $1.85 was an increase we saw in a few locations. But it appears that may just be a momentary blip. The national...
January 21, 2015 - 6:41pm
Appeals court revives Duluth man’s claim for damages from crash
A Duluth man who was injured when his car was struck by a drunken driver in 2011 will have another shot at seeking damages against the firm that had been operating Duluth’s Enger Park Golf Course, where the intoxicated motorist had been drinking. Stephen Ballard sued Professional...
January 21, 2015 - 6:24pm
January 20, 2015
Two injured in school bus crash in Hibbing
A crash between a school bus and a car Tuesday morning in Hibbing sent two people — the bus driver and a student passenger — to a hospital with what were authorities said were minor injuries. The collision was reported at 7:04 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 5 and Townline...
news / iron range
January 20, 2015 - 5:31pm
January 19, 2015
Minnesota man cited for DWI after driving into lake
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A man was arrested for drunken driving after driving into a western Minnesota lake on Saturday night. According to police, at about 9 p.m. Saturday, Fergus Falls resident Taylor Ray Perala drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles northeast...
news / crime
January 19, 2015 - 8:58pm
Two injured in crash on Highway 53
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning near Angora. The Minnesota Highway Patrol reported that Jeffrey J. Straw, 40, of Angora was crossing U.S. Highway 53 while eastbound on County Road 87 when his 2013 Ford F150 pickup truck was broadsided by a northbound...
January 19, 2015 - 8:34pm
GOP lawmakers revive push for raising Wisconsin's speed limit to 70
MADISON — Assembly Republicans are making another attempt at raising Wisconsin's speed limit to 70 mph, and they're hoping they can get their Senate colleagues to come along for the ride this time. The Assembly in 2013 approved hiking the highway speed limit by 5 mph, but the measure...
news / politics
January 19, 2015 - 1:23pm