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AKC adds four new breeds
Two Minnesota deaths tied to contaminated caramel apples
Dog and 10 puppies abandoned near garbage bin in Grand Forks on frigid night
Cubans imagine more prosperous life with foe turning friend
Minnesota Power exec tells regulators of coal-shipping woes
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Citon Computer Corp. brings good neighbors to renovated space in downtown Duluth
Iron Range board moves to protect $100 million
Biz Buzz for Dec. 15
After conquering iron ore, BHP and Rio move to dominate in copper
Property transactions for Dec. 15, 2014
College hockey: Duluth native at home in more than one uniform
Hermantown’s Madison Danelski has an Alpine state title on her mind
Denfeld cruises past Superior
Reader's View: The Grinch has taken the Salvation Army bells
Reader's View: We must demand the truth from our justice system
Reader's View: 2015 will be a great year with Republicans in charge
Reader's View: Hales’ Christmas lights a creation of love
In Response: Commenting on current events is not racism
Dessa to perform at St. Scholastica next month
Faces & Names: Tisdale sets return to ABC’s ‘Y&H’
Faces & Names: Silverman comedy pilot set on HBO
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for December 19
Author James Patterson is on a mission: #saveourbooks
Find comfort for pets on and off the road
SAM COOK COLUMN: A random act of peppermint
INDIEWATCH: ‘Ida’ a coming-of-age mystery — with nuns
Poetry Corner for December 19
Horoscopes for Dec. 18, 2014
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Ice Fish for 2014-2015
MN DNR Weekly Report for Dec. 15, 2014
Big tires, big smiles: Fat-bike riding growing in popularity
Cut in Wisconsin lake trout limit stirs controversy
Faces for Dec. 14, 2014
Helping Out for December 14, 2014
Business students earn scholarships
Superior High School's One Act team
Births for Dec. 14, 2014
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December 17, 2014
City Councilor Emily Larson announces candidacy for Duluth mayor
Standing in front of the public library in downtown Duluth on Wednesday afternoon, City Council President Emily Larson launched her campaign to become Duluth’s next mayor. “I’ve chosen this location specifically to tell you about my campaign, because this corner tells a story....
news / politics
December 17, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 16, 2014
Duluth in running for $5 million energy conservation prize
In a few weeks, the city of Duluth will embark on a conservation campaign to save and possibly win millions of dollars. The city has put together a 38-page game plan to cut local energy use, and organizers of the Georgetown University Energy Prize were sufficiently impressed to name...
December 16, 2014 - 10:53pm
December 15, 2014
Duluth's growing tax base helps hold line on city taxes
Duluth’s tax collections will grow by $647,000 next year. That’s 3.3 percent more than the $19.4 million the city levied in 2014. But Duluthians should not see any increase in their tax rates due to the city’s growing tax base. If anything, the rate could tick down a tiny bit,...
December 15, 2014 - 11:50pm
Prettner Solon considering options, including running for mayor of Duluth
Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon said she is looking forward to some rest and relaxation when she steps down from her job in St. Paul come January. She’s already got a vacation planned, but she intends to spend some of her time mulling the future, including a possible bid to succeed...
news / politics
December 15, 2014 - 6:55pm
December 14, 2014
Contractor’s absence delays Kenwood culvert repairs
Holy Toledo. Residents of Duluth’s Kenwood neighborhood will need to wait yet another year to see Toledo Street repaired at its Chester Creek...
December 14, 2014 - 11:24pm
Few dogs, cats are licensed in Duluth, despite rule
If you own a cat or a dog and call Duluth home, there’s a good chance you’re breaking the law. Duluth requires that all dogs and cats residing within city limits be licensed. But the vast majority of the city’s four-legged pals clearly aren’t. For the past three years,...
December 14, 2014 - 11:21pm
December 12, 2014
West Duluth supermarket stabbing appears random, police say
The seemingly-random fatal knife attack on an elderly Proctor woman on Thursday evening at a West Duluth supermarket has left an entire neighborhood shell-shocked, Duluth Deputy Police Chief Mike Tuksen said Friday. Police confirmed that 75-year-old Sally Marie Pionk was the victim...
news / crime
December 12, 2014 - 11:58pm
December 11, 2014
Bygones for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
News Tribune, Dec. 12, 1974 * Duluth Mayor Ben Boo yesterday reaffirmed his intent to resign at the end of the year to become director of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District. Boo said he plans to submit a formal letter of resignation on his last day in office. * An ordinance...
news / politics
December 11, 2014 - 9:57pm
Bygones for Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
News Tribune, Dec. 11, 1974 * The Duluth City Council yesterday discussed how to spend federal money it will receive under the new Community Development Program. Mark Flaherty, director of the Model City Administration, expects the city to receive a total of $3,508,000 from the program. *...
news / politics
December 11, 2014 - 12:07am
December 10, 2014
Reader's view: City keeps adding hassles and fees for landlords
How can landlords provide affordable housing when taxes, fees and expenses keep rising? Why should landlords pay for a nonprofit to deal with tenant-landlord issues? (“City urged to resurrect housing access center,” Nov. 12.) Why not put a fee on the tenant lease instead to pay...
opinion / readers views
December 10, 2014 - 10:34pm
Bygones for Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
News Tribune, Dec. 10, 1974 * Duluth City Council members are unsure about Mayor Boo’s announced resignation after several civic leaders yesterday urged him to stay on. Boo had publicly announced his intention to resign but has not submitted a formal letter of resignation to the...
news / politics
December 10, 2014 - 12:08am
December 8, 2014
Duluth streetlight fee might be fading
The Duluth City Council took what could be the first step toward phasing out a monthly streetlight fee and shifting the burden to property taxes Monday night. By a 6-3 vote, councilors passed a resolution establishing a framework for incrementally reducing the fee, which appears...
news / politics
December 8, 2014 - 11:33pm
Tourism tax revenue could benefit Glensheen
For the first time in its history, Glensheen Mansion appears in line to receive sorely needed support from Duluth’s tourism tax coffers. City administration proposes to send $50,000 from tourism tax receipts in Glensheen’s direction next year, and Dan Hartman, the historic mansion’s...
December 8, 2014 - 9:02am
December 7, 2014
How will city divide tourism tax revenue?
Duluth expects to pocket nearly $9.6 million in tourism taxes next year from people paying for a meal, a drink or a hotel stay in the city. Tonight, the Duluth City Council will vote on how to divvy up those tax proceeds between various local attractions and Visit Duluth, an organization...
December 7, 2014 - 10:48pm
December 4, 2014
Duluthians sound off on library
Depending on whose vision of the future you wanted to believe, the next 20 to 30 years of Duluth’s main public library either came into focus or it didn’t Thursday. Meeting in a crowded Green Room of the current library on the 500 block of West Superior Street, city and library...
December 4, 2014 - 11:34pm