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Duluth police search for suspect in attempted armed robbery
Matters of record for Nov. 28, 2014
Gobble Gallop draws droves to Duluth
Northland group aims to spread holiday cheer to military personnel
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Duluth school district finds buyer for Central High School property
Minnesota Power plants ready to power back up
Enbridge sets public meetings for oil pipeline route across Northland
Minnesota allows CenturyLink to stop mandatory distribution of White Pages
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. to purchase Hettinger wind farm
College men's hockey: Former Duluth East teammates are not unfamiliar foes
Junior hockey: Wilderness top Magicians
College men’s hockey: ’Jackets cruise past Northland
Bulletin Board: 300 game
Reader's view: Couples can find love in a Kubota, too
Reader's view: Obama immigration action might wake up Congress
Reader's view: State’s strict permitting process limits industry
Reader's view: US needs to reassert role as leader of the free world
Reader's View: Common-sense limits needed for e-cigarettes
Book blurb: “Leif The Lucky”
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for November 28
Readings and Writers for November 28
Review: Cirque du Soleil delivers entertaining show with 'Dralion'
Faces & Names: Rogen to party with Colo. fans
INDIEWATCH: This ‘Gigolo’ is witty, subtle and a bit deflated
Horoscopes for Nov. 28, 2014
SAM COOK: Channeling a multi-national turkey trot
Poetry Corner for November 28
HOLIDAY JAMS: A mix of songs for the season
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Wisconsin deer opener: On the family farm, the youngest generation carries on a tradition
111,000 deer taken during firearms season
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 24, 2014
Grandma's Brag Book for Nov. 23, 2014
Helping Out for November 23, 2014
Through Readers' Eyes for Nov. 23, 2014
Neighbors: Personal stories put a face to the past
2014 Wishbone Challenge
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Lori Smith Benefit Thank You
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November 26, 2014
Bygoens for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
News Tribune, Nov. 27, 1974 * The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Board voted yesterday to offer the job of executive director with a salary of $30,000 to Duluth Mayor Ben Boo. Boo, who makes $25,260 as mayor, said he will discuss the offer with his family. * The U.S. Forest...
November 26, 2014 - 7:57pm
November 24, 2014
City of Duluth to propose increase in street fee
An increase in the monthly street fee Duluth residents pay on their utility bills probably will be proposed early next month. David Montgomery, Duluth’s chief administrative officer, put city councilors on notice Monday that on Dec. 8 city administration will recommend boosting...
November 24, 2014 - 11:23pm
City may prioritize sidewalk snow removal
When winter storms strike, the city of Duluth has a system that allows it to prioritize what roads should be plowed in what order. Jim Filby Williams, Duluth’s director of public administration, equated the approach to triage in an emergency medical situation, where patients in...
November 24, 2014 - 11:10pm
Duluth's Lakewalk could get a little longer
Duluth’s Lakewalk soon could grow a little longer. When it meets tonight,the Duluth City Council is expected to authorize city staff to apply for a grant that could help pay for an extension of the Lakewalk through Kitchi Gammi Park, known locally as Brighton Beach. Lakewalk users...
November 24, 2014 - 8:21am
November 21, 2014
Duluth Citizen Review Board invites discussion at public meeting
The Duluth Citizen Review Board will hold a public forum Tuesday to meet with community members and discuss its role as an intermediary between police and the public. Members of the board and the Duluth Police Department will be present at the 6:30 p.m. forum at the Community Action...
November 21, 2014 - 10:53pm
Duluth police win grants for dogs’ protective vests
Two Duluth police dogs will be more secure on the job, thanks to a donation from a nonprofit foundation. The Massachusetts-based Van Sloun Foundation donated $1,900 for K9s Malakie and Oakley, Duluth police said. The foundation funding was funneled through Vested Interest in K9s,...
November 21, 2014 - 10:49pm
November 20, 2014
Duluth police seek suspect in attempted armed robbery on Hillside
The Duluth Police Department is looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery Thursday. Police said an adult female reported she had been approached in the area of Fifth Avenue East and Fourth Street by the suspect pointing a gun at her and demanding the woman’s purse. The...
November 20, 2014 - 10:55pm
Suspect sought in purse-snatching
Duluth police are looking for a man wanted in a purse-snatching that occurred earlier this week. The incident occurred just before 10:30 a.m. Monday, police said. A woman was walking in the area of 18th Avenue East and Third Street when she was attacked from behind by a man who took...
November 20, 2014 - 10:53pm
November 18, 2014
Reader's view: Street-parking fee would end city’s problems
The Nov. 8 article regarding the “parking squeeze” near the University of Minnesota Duluth and the College of St. Scholastica quoted Parking Operations Specialist Mark Bauer, who said the problem is there’s not enough on-street parking to satisfy demand. He was absolutely right....
November 18, 2014 - 9:53pm
November 16, 2014
Report: Duluth library needs major renovations, or replacement
The ship soon could sail on Duluth’s ore boat-inspired downtown public library building. A recent study has found that the 34-year-old facility is in need of serious and expensive attention, and the costs of deferred maintenance at the library have mounted like the fines on a long-overdue...
November 16, 2014 - 8:39am
November 11, 2014
City urged to resurrect housing access center
When nearly 200 people gathered in May for a summit in Duluth on how to end homelessness in St. Louis County, they identified concrete actions that should be taken. They emerged with one top common goal: to resurrect a housing access center. “It’s the most cost-effective way...
November 11, 2014 - 9:40pm
Hopes remain to end casino profit fight, but no deal yet
Attorneys for the city of Duluth and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa this week lamented the resources that have been poured into a five-year struggle over casino profits and said they hoped a resolution could bring an end to the prolonged battle. But with no agreement...
November 11, 2014 - 9:39pm
November 10, 2014
Council OKs cell tower disguised as pine tree in Chester Park
Opponents of a cell tower proposed to be erected in Chester Park made one last effort to persuade the Duluth City Council to reject a special use permit for the structure Monday night. While several city councilors expressed displeasure with the process by which the permit application...
November 10, 2014 - 11:08pm
Council supports horseback riding on city trail
Horseback riders in Duluth got a bit of welcome, if belated, news from the Duluth City Council on Monday. Councilors unanimously voted in support of a resolution asking city administration to promptly make any repairs needed to reopen a 1.5-mile section of the Amity Creek Trail in...
November 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
November 9, 2014
Spirit Mountain executive director to speak at West Duluth luncheon
The new executive director of Spirit Mountain Recreation Area will be the featured speaker at Wednesday’s luncheon meeting of the West Duluth Business Club. The event, held once a month, is open to the public. This week, Brandy Ream will share her vision of the city’s ski hill,...
November 9, 2014 - 6:15pm