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Bygones for Oct. 23, 2017
Lofald, Johnston diverge on issues in District 4 School Board race
Limitless potential: Life House starts social enterprise for young adults
Foundation fills gaps for Duluth police
Monday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: You may need the umbrella
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Stocks for Oct. 23, 2017
Business Snapshot: Lake Superior Art Glass
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Oct. 23
On Finance: What you need to know about Equifax hack
Biz Buzz for Oct. 23, 2017
Jon Nowacki column: Vikings get their kicks in win
Wiggins, Timberwolves steal Anthony's Thunder
NFL: Brees, Saints add to Packers' woes
Women's hockey: UMD's Rooney leads US past Canada
College men's hockey: Pair of defensemen commit to UMD
Amy Tan on new memoir: 'I want to know why I got damaged and why I'm glad'
Minnesota Ballet starts season with stellar show
In water or on walls: Josh Rude’s handmade paddles are functional art
Readings & Writers for Oct. 22, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for Oct. 22, 2017
Vernon and Faye Jondreau
Doug & Ginny Olson
Gregory Peter Jannetta Jr.
Beatrice Loretta Harvey
Candidate’s View: Budget, inequity, achievement gap pose pressing emergencies
Incumbent's View: Quality education prepares students to be productive citizens
Reader's View: Reject Red Plan opponent holdovers
Reader's View: Gorham will advocate for Duluth students
Reader's View: Updegrove pushing to protect Lake Superior
Houston's fishing report: Smallmouth, walleyes hitting in Chequamegon Bay area
Grouse, woodcock harvest down at national hunt near Grand Rapids
Field Reports: Check your Minnesota deer-hunt knowledge
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for hunting coyotes?
Snapshot for Oct. 22, 2017
RecSports for Oct. 22
Through Reader's Eyes
May 31, 2017
Governor calls on Duluth in wake of legislative session
In the wake of a tumultuous legislative session, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton called on Duluth on Wednesday afternoon to laud local lawmakers for...
May 31, 2017 - 9:58pm
May 26, 2017
Northland projects included in final version of bonding bill
Here’s a rundown of some Northland projects that are slated to receive funding now that Minnesota lawmakers have finished their work. Gov....
May 26, 2017 - 6:41pm
May 24, 2017
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
ST. PAUL—Minnesota likely will borrow nearly $1 billion to fix state buildings, build water treatment facilities, make railroad crossings...
May 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota House OKs increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL—Protecting young Minnesota girls from what is known as female genital mutilation has gained strong state House support. "This...
May 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 2, 2017
Duluth makes final push for key projects missing from House bonding bill
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson will head to St. Paul today, where she will again attempt to persuade legislators that a few key local funding requests...
May 2, 2017 - 6:47pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
December 26, 2016
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will make...
December 26, 2016 - 10:06pm
December 15, 2016
Special session out for tax cuts, construction projects, but health insurance aid might still arrive
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans counting on tax cuts or state construction projects will be disappointed, but those who signed up for pricey individual...
December 15, 2016 - 6:17pm
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL — A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater...
December 13, 2016 - 5:51pm
May 5, 2014
Senate unveils its bonding plan
The Minnesota Senate will consider spending more than $1 billion on public works projects ranging from a water system to preparing new Vermillion State Park to fixing state college facilities. The state would borrow $846 million, through selling bonds that would be repaid by general...
May 5, 2014 - 1:07pm
February 26, 2010
Budgeteer Letter to the Editor (Feb. 26, 2010)
A great time for the state to bond Because interest rates are extremely low at the present time, this is the best possible time to enact a large state bonding bill. Costs are also low, with bidding on projects coming in under estimates. What a wonderful opportunity to get a lot for...
February 26, 2010 - 12:05pm
November 21, 2008
Duluth City Council OKs $4.2 million in capital spending
Before voting against issuing $4.2 million in bonds and certificates Thursday, Duluth City Councilor Jay Fosle held up what appeared to be a giant credit card with "City of Duluth" the cardholder. Across from him, Councilor Jim Stauber held up an identical sign, joining in the opposition...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Council approves bonding after debate
The City Council left Duluth Mayor Don Ness visibly and verbally frustrated Monday night following a debate that nearly grew the city's deficit to $3.2 million. The council was set to vote on bonding for $4.1 million for projects and equipment including police cars and bullet-proof...
October 27, 2008 - 10:15pm