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Faces & Names: Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ to open Nov. 7
Faces & Names: Goodman in talks for ‘Trumbo’ film
Bygones for Aug. 1
Dayton proclaims July 31 as Iron Day in Minnesota
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Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27 billion for Countrywide fraud
U.S. economy rebounds strongly in second quarter
Franchisee outlines plans for Dunkin' Donuts locations in Northland
Dollar Tree to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
Dunkin’ Donuts to open seven restaurants in Duluth area
Brewhouse favorites gear up for nationals
Local Names & News
Pitching carries Huskies to fourth straight win
Candidate's view: No to copper mining, fluoride; yes to cannabis
Candidate's view: Minnesotans must be assured of honest elections
Candidate's view: Voting must be made easier for all
Candidate's view: Experience vital for secretary of state
Other view: Don’t skimp on veterans’ care
TONY BENNETT: Jeremy Messersmith's 'Heart Murmurs' a high-gloss set of ornate pop
Six acts to see at Howling Moon
Risky business: Uncertain ticket presales can mean boom or bust for Duluth events
Best Bets: Movies in the Park screens ‘School of Rock’
Best Bets: Beer, Beethoven and opera
TAMARA GRUHOT: A day with Thomas
SAM COOK COLUMN: Chance meetings among fellow travelers
Horoscopes for July 31, 2104
Faces & Names: Cruz clarifies stance on Middle East conflict
Faces & Names: Shum joins ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ sequel
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 28, 2014
Field reports: Minnesota DNR raises wolf quota. license numbers
Ask a conservation officer: Culling fish is legal, but not a good idea
Viral image sparked new career trajectory for Bayfield photographer
More 2014 Spring Dean's Lists
Can a summer romance last?
Five Questions with Tom Lundgren
Neighbors: Hometown traditions capture nostalgia
ask an expert
LEON EARL MIESELER
Larry Edward Hellstram
JOHN R. REBB
FRANCES MARGARET WESTLUND
Donald and Mary Jane Maypole
Come Celebrate Bill Warn's Retirement
Dick Simonson's Retirement Open House
Madison Sue Kolquist
Jerry and Carol Maly
July 27, 2014
Growth prompts Barr Engineering’s move to Canal Park in Duluth
At its downtown Duluth offices, Barr Engineering Co. had run out of space. They were crowded. Some employees were sharing cubicles. And with staff spread over four floors, teamwork on projects was more challenging. The employee-owned company had ballooned from 20 employees at its...
July 27, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 26, 2014
Twin Ports gulls face unusual affliction
An unusual vitamin deficiency first discovered in birds in Europe may be striking down gulls in the Twin Ports harbor, wildlife rehabilitation experts say, and it appears to be killing Great Lakes fish as well. Several ring-billed gulls found in the Twin Ports have been treated at...
July 26, 2014 - 8:33pm
July 24, 2014
Sailboat catches on Aerial Lift Bridge
A sailboat with five people aboard became hung up on the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge while the bridge was in the down position Wednesday. The Windsong II sailboat was towed to safety by a good Samaritan’s fishing boat, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The accident happened on...
July 24, 2014 - 10:53pm
June 23, 2014
Duluth City Council OKs TIF funding for hotel project on Lafarge site
The Duluth City Council approved tax-increment financing for the Pier B development coming to Duluth’s waterfront. The board voted unanimously to allow new taxes generated by the project to cover certain development costs, a $3.4 million package. “There’s no direct cost subsidy...
news / politics
June 23, 2014 - 10:47pm
June 20, 2014
Expo offers Grandma's Marathon runners everything they need before the race, and then some
Kerri Nelson swore off distance events after running last year’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. So why was she back in line waiting to pick up her half-marathon packet at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Thursday? “I know I said I didn’t want to,” the Superior...
June 20, 2014 - 5:51am
June 19, 2014
Our view: Blue bridge fixed?
At the risk of jinxing things, today’s top editorial points out that the little blue pedestrian bridge between the DECC and Canal Park hasn’t had to be closed for major repairs yet this spring, something that seems to happen at least once every year. “I think the new cabling...
opinion / our view
June 19, 2014 - 10:21pm
Our view: Mayor’s bayfront overhaul is back
The annual headlines have been inevitable, but they haven’t been able to be written yet this year. The notoriously malfunctioning little blue pedestrian bridge linking Canal Park with the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center hasn’t broken down. As remarkable as its functionality...
opinion / our view
June 19, 2014 - 10:20pm
June 13, 2014
Jury awards family $11,000 for toddler’s burns on Canal Park manhole cover
A St. Louis County jury has awarded more than $11,000 in damages to a Georgia couple whose 2-year-old son suffered burns from a manhole cover in Canal Park in August 2011 — a far cry from the plaintiffs’ demand for damages in excess of $500,000. The five-woman, two-man jury decided...
June 13, 2014 - 5:58am
May 30, 2014
Port Town Trolley returns to downtown Duluth, Canal Park on Sunday
The Duluth Transit Authority will return the Port Town Trolley to the streets of Duluth for the summer beginning Sunday. The trolley circulates every 30 minutes between downtown, Canal Park and Bayfront Festival Park, operating daily from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., throughout the summer...
May 30, 2014 - 7:37pm
May 28, 2014
Lenses on two Duluth lighthouses may be removed for preservation
The Coast Guard announced a proposal Wednesday to remove the lenses from two lighthouses in Duluth, this fall, in partnership with the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office. The two lighthouses affected are the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater Outer Light and Duluth Harbor North...
May 28, 2014 - 11:23pm
May 23, 2014
'Vote Duluth' effort to win magazine competition gains steam
On a glass-calm Lake Superior, a quartet of kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders weaved through icebergs Friday morning on their way to a landing in Canal Park. Once ashore, they posed for photos with handmade signs promoting Duluth’s bid to win Outside magazine’s “Best Towns”...
May 23, 2014 - 8:53pm
May 11, 2014
Cloud 9 Asian Bistro to open in Duluth's Canal Park
When Thai Krathong restaurant closed in Canal Park in September, the owners of the Osaka Japanese restaurant didn’t waste any time. They signed a lease for the space. Now, after months of construction, the new restaurant — Cloud 9 Asian Bistro — is on track to open in early...
May 11, 2014 - 7:11pm
Market-rate apartments are in the works for Duluth's Canal Park
Work to convert old warehouse space in three adjoining buildings in Canal Park into 23 market-rate apartments is set to begin next month. The move by owner Sherman Associates comes as the dire need for market-rate housing to support job growth underway in Duluth was stressed in a...
May 11, 2014 - 7:05pm
May 8, 2014
Freighter Oberstar gives special salute in honor of namesake (with video)
On a calm but cool morning, with ice floes moving in the Duluth ship canal, avid ship watcher Georgianna Henry typically would have watched a ship enter the harbor from atop the hillside. But not Thursday. She and JC Curtis, both from Duluth, braved the elements to come to Canal...
May 8, 2014 - 2:15pm
May 4, 2014
Officials warn against jumping into ship canal
A recent rash of people jumping, or trying to jump, into the cold, turbulent waters of the Duluth ship canal has prompted officials to issue a warning that doing so is illegal — and potentially life-threatening. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which oversees the Duluth piers...
May 4, 2014 - 11:48pm