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Thursday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Temperatures taking a tumble
Minnesota Lottery online game expansion target of bill in Legislature
MnSCU automating payroll after Metro State paycheck errors
Loan forgiveness could attract health professionals to rural areas
A busy season at the docks
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New tenants revealed for BlueStone Commons retail development in Duluth
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
Prep newsmaker: International Falls' Humbert on record run
Yellowjackets finishing with a flourish
Timberwolves top Celtics
Our view: Embrace Lakewalk compromise plan
Local view: Hottest year means Minnesota should act now
Reader's view: Fosle’s ‘savage’ comment was offensive, poor choice
Reader's view: Wolves are an essential part of America’s wildlife
Lawmaker's view: Purple Caucus sets priorities for session
Best Bets: The Turn of the Screw’ hits the Underground tonight
A&E calendar: Celebrity Dance Challenge
Best Bets: Doomtree drops on Grandma’s Sports Garden
Best Bets: Winter Dance Party at Duluth Armory this weekend
Best Bets: A pre-Homegrown Homegrown event
‘Parks and Rec’ writer returns to St. Paul with stand-up act
Horoscopes for Jan. 29, 2015
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
Wisconsin broadens walleye management options
DNR postpones aquatic invasive species decal program
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 26, 2015
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Five questions with Max Medlin: Working the railroad with volunteers
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More Dean's Lists for Fall 2014
Through Readers' Eyes for Jan. 25, 2015
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
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January 15, 2015
Superior business brings high tech to your wrist
What may be the next generation of technological convenience and security is coming to life in Superior’s historic Old Post Office. The Link...
news / superior
January 15, 2015 - 10:34pm
January 14, 2015
Shipping traffic for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
There are no expected arrivals or departures today at Duluth, Superior or Two Harbors as the 2014-15 shipping season winds down. There will be limited activity through Monday, when the last ship of the season, the Mesabi Miner, arrives for winter layup at Midwest Energy Resources...
January 14, 2015 - 10:48pm
January 13, 2015
Shipping traffic for Wednesday, Jan. 14., 2015
DULUTH ENTRY Evening/night: Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. Van Enkevort, departing with iron ore pellets; Ashtabula/tug Defiance arriving to load iron nuggets SUPERIOR ENTRY Evening/night: American Century, departing with iron ore pellets TWO HARBORS Morning: Philip R, Clarke,...
January 13, 2015 - 10:50pm
Bygones for Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
News Tribune, Jan. 14, 1975 * The Duluth City Council by unanimous vote yesterday seated Robert E. Olson as its newest member to succeed Mayor Robert Beaudin as representative from the 4th District. The council then elected 3rd District Councilman Clifford M. Olson as council president. *...
January 13, 2015 - 10:50pm
"Wellness or else": Employers shift more health care costs to workers with incentives
NEW YORK — U.S. companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join wellness programs, embracing an element of President Barack Obama’s health care law that has raised questions about fairness in the workplace. Beginning in 2014, the law raised the financial incentives...
news / health
January 13, 2015 - 10:47pm
Duluth officials oppose higher weight limits for trucks
The city of Duluth is lining up in opposition to prospective legislation that would boost the maximum permitted weight of trucks on state and local roads. Earlier this week, the Duluth City Council passed a resolution stating its legislative priorities, and went on record with its...
news / politics
January 13, 2015 - 10:43pm
January 12, 2015
Spur stations taking Calumet name
Say goodbye to those Spur stations. They’re becoming Calumet stations, a result of Calumet Specialty Products Partners purchase of the Murphy...
January 12, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 9, 2015
St. Louis County rewriting zoning rules called more "housekeeping" than substantial
St. Louis County is rewriting its zoning rule book but isn’t changing any of the major rules. That’s the consensus of county officials who say the 1993-vintage zoning ordinance is being re-written without changing regulations on setback, wetlands or other potentially controversial...
news / politics
January 9, 2015 - 10:32pm
Sportsman's View: Sportsmen not buying PolyMet’s sulfide mining whitewashing
A PolyMet Mining board member opined recently in the News Tribune about the company’s proposed sulfide mining operation in Northeastern Minnesota. Not unexpectedly, his Dec. 29 commentary, headlined, “Mineral mining industry merits our appreciation,” made sulfide mining sound...
opinion / columns
January 9, 2015 - 10:01pm
January 8, 2015
Bygones for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
News Tribune, Jan. 8, 1975 * The St. Louis County legislative delegation will meet today to discuss Jeno F. Paulucci’s plan to change the taconite tax. Paulucci’s proposal would put taconite production taxes on a sliding scale relating to the price of finished steel. * For the...
news / politics
January 8, 2015 - 12:11am
Shipping traffic for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: James R. Barker, departing with coal; Great Republic, departing with iron ore pellets; Algosteel, arriving to unload...
January 8, 2015 - 12:10am
Local view: All workers need paid sick time
Minnesota has a tradition as a place with a strong work ethic and of being proud of it — and rightly so. Work is a time-honored American value. Work is also the traditional route out of poverty and the means to providing a better future for one’s children and loved ones. As a...
opinion / local view
January 8, 2015 - 12:03am
January 7, 2015
Hundreds pack Sandpiper oil pipeline hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — About 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to cross northern Minnesota. Supporters and opponents of the $2.6 billion project put forward by Canada-based Enbridge Energy gathered on Wednesday...
January 7, 2015 - 11:10pm
Faces & names: Witherspoon, Damon to star in ‘Downsizing’
Reese Witherspoon has joined Matt Damon in the social satire “Downsizing,” to be directed by Alexander Payne. Payne wrote the script with Jim Taylor, his partner in Fox-based Ad Hominem Enterprises. Damon joined the project in November. The story centers on a man in the near...
a&e / movies
January 7, 2015 - 10:45pm
Our view: Go ahead and feel good about Duluth
The luncheon was sponsored by the chamber of commerce, and it featured as its guest speaker the mayor who has led an attitude adjustment for the better in Duluth. But even though an over-the-top dollop of optimism and enthusiasm had to be expected — and certainly was delivered —...
opinion / our view
January 7, 2015 - 12:02am