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Duluth News Tribune
Minnesota 'toolkit' addresses transgender issues
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
Dayton to remain on Council of Governors
Pro soccer stadium in St. Paul gains last parcel
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
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Minnesota-based AmericInn chain sold for $170 million
Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion Foxconn package
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Final environmental review released for Enbridge's proposed Line 3 replacement
Superior shipyard faces more lawsuits
Prep sports teams are living the age of technology
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Readings & Writers: 'Far From the Tree' and 'A Bag for a Pony'
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for Aug. 20, 2017
Plumber: Time to rethink the standard bar sink
Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden
Ask a Master Gardener: How to tackle Japanese knotweed - it's worth it
Frank and Gert Tarnowski
Walter & Elizabeth Stafford
Lawrence Benjamin Wietman Jr.
Ellen H. Saine
Mary Lou Marshall Whitmore
Jack Evans Randa
Our view: More than fixing streets, city budget responsible, honest
DFL Chairman's View: All of us have a responsibility to stand up against racism
National view: Twisting what Trump said just repugnant
Business owner's view: Earned safe and sick time good for employees, businesses
Economist's view: Fewer mining jobs means big-time economic problems for Minnesota
Houston's fishing report: Go deep for lake trout
Field Reports: Continental duck numbers remain above average
Nice Fish for Aug. 20, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota is reached
RecSports for Aug. 20
Mentor Duluth match
August 19, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 19, 2017
Aug. 19, 1977 A $30 million retail center will be built in downtown Duluth on a platform over I-35, Mayor Robert Beaudin told the Duluth City...
August 19, 2017 - 12:00am
August 18, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 18, 2017
Aug. 18, 1977 United Steelworkers of America President Lloyd McBride toured the Iron Range yesterday and met with striking steelworkers. Meanwhile, federal mediators are trying to get the 11 steel companies, who argue the strike is in violation of their no-strike agreement, to agree...
August 18, 2017 - 12:00am
August 17, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 17, 2017
Aug. 17, 1977 In the recently released "Final Report on Classified Scrap in Lake Superior," the Army Corps of Engineers recommends the search for barrels dumped into the lake be terminated. The report says the 1,437 barrels are of no environmental consequence. The number of federally...
August 17, 2017 - 12:00am
August 16, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 16, 2017
Aug. 16, 1977 George Sundstrom, president of the Senior Citizens Coalition of Northeastern Minnesota, yesterday said the hearing officer at an MP&L rate increase hearing was not impartial. Sundstrom said he felt Richard DeLong of St. Paul would not give coalition members a fair...
August 16, 2017 - 12:00am
August 15, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 15, 2017
Aug. 15, 1977 Duluth school administrators have asked the School Board to adopt a five-year school reorganization plan by December. The timeline...
August 15, 2017 - 12:00am
August 14, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 14, 1977 The federal government has turned down a request from Phillips, Wis., for disaster relief from a July 4 windstorm. Damage from the storm, which affected nearly all of the town's buildings, is estimated at $2.5 million. Reserve Mining Co. has petitioned for less-stringent...
August 14, 2017 - 12:00am
August 12, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 12, 2017
Aug. 12, 1977 Federal mediator Robert Gomsrud will meet next week in Duluth with about 80 representatives of the United Steelworkers of America who represent 14,500 striking members. Gomsrud said he called the session to familiarize himself with the issues in the 12-day strike. The...
August 12, 2017 - 12:00am
August 11, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 11, 2017
Aug. 11, 1977 Marjorie Congdon Caldwell was in Duluth yesterday proclaiming the innocence of her husband in the death of her mother, Elisabeth Congdon. Caldwell said her husband, Roger Caldwell, was framed and has been harassed and mistreated by police and treated unfairly by the...
August 11, 2017 - 12:00am
August 10, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 10, 2017
Aug. 10, 1977 Roger Sipe Caldwell made his first appearance in court yesterday since he was indicted in connection with the deaths of his mother-in-law, Elisabeth Congdon, and her nurse, Velma Pietila. Caldwell appeared relaxed, wearing blue jeans and sporting a new beard. Local 8494...
August 10, 2017 - 12:00am
August 9, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 9, 2017
Aug. 9, 1977 The Duluth City Council yesterday voted to proceed with plans for a city-financed addition to the Lyric Block parking ramp downtown....
August 9, 2017 - 12:00am
August 8, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 8, 2017
Aug. 8, 1977 An agreement will be signed today by representatives of the Senior Citizen Coalition of Northeastern Minnesota and the Duluth Family Practice Clinic. Under the agreement, the clinic will provide the elderly with full general medical care and will accept Medicare reimbursement...
August 8, 2017 - 12:00am
August 7, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 7, 2017
Aug. 7, 1977 There is apparently little hope for an early settlement to the seven-day-old United Steelworkers strike that's affecting about 19,000 iron ore workers on the Iron Range and in Upper Michigan. No negotiations are scheduled between the union and the 15 mining companies....
August 7, 2017 - 12:00am
August 5, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 5, 2017
Aug. 5, 1977 The strike of the United Steelworkers Union against 15 area mining companies is now into its fifth day. A Minnesota Revenue Department spokesman said yesterday if the strike continues for one month it will cost the state and Iron Range communities $4 million. The second...
August 5, 2017 - 12:00am
August 4, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 4, 2017
Aug. 4, 1977 Crimes reported in Duluth were down 17 percent for the first three months of 1977 and are continuing to decrease, Police Chief Milo Tasky said yesterday. Tasky said he does not have an explanation for the trend. Regularly scheduled "Discover Duluth" bus tours by the Duluth...
August 4, 2017 - 12:00am
August 3, 2017
Bygones for Aug. 3, 2017
Aug. 3, 1977 The U.S. Coast Guard yesterday released its final report on the sinking of the ore carrier Edmund Fitzgerald on Nov. 10, 1975. The report finds no negligence on the part of the crew but contains criticism of the ship's condition. About 50 members of the Communications...
August 3, 2017 - 12:00am