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Shipping traffic for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Hibbing man injured in motorcycle accident
Bygones for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Young scientists hope to see weather balloons soar at weekend festival
After near-drowning, Lincoln Park teacher pleads for lifeguards in schools
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ME Elecmetal announces layoffs at Gary-New Duluth foundry
Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit record 4 million on first day
Second wave of Kwik Trip stores planned for the Twin Ports area next year
Superior-based Internet provider aims to draw cord-cutters
Biz Buzz for Sept. 15, 2014
Vikings change mind, take Adrian Peterson off field again
Local names and news
Enter the Wilderness: Puck set to drop on new season
A view from nonmetro Minnesota: Make candidates address nonmetro issues as Election Day approaches
Our view: Minnesota must cut ties with #28
Reader's view: Vote for Nolan, who believes in reality
Reader's view: Democrats don’t oppose Christian ideals
Reader's view: Cellphone tower doesn’t belong at Chester Park
Faces & names: DiCaprio selected as UN peace messenger
Faces & names: Yusuf announces new album, tour
Horoscopes for Sept. 16, 2014
Horoscopes for Sept. 15, 2014
Faces & Names: Hardy swears off romantic comedies
DINING OUT: A different kind of Thai at Pak’s Green Corner
Dates set for Twin Ports restaurants to be featured on ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
WINE SAVVY: Stop blaming sulfites
BLACKLISTED: Gypsy brewery lands on East Duluth location
Horoscopes for Sept. 17, 2014
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Northland grouse hunter shoots wolf that was threatening his hunting dog
MN DNR Weekly Report for Sept. 15, 2014
More than 6,000 raptors pass over Hawk Ridge on Monday
Deer Hunters Association initiates hunter wildlife observation survey
More of Grandma's Brag Book for Sept. 7, 2014
Helping Out for September 14, 2014
Five Questions with Mia Johnson
Iconic Northland scenes provide contrast for photographer’s tiny plastic figures
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September 14, 2014
Kwik Trip rollout begins: Company opens the first of several stores in Twin Ports area
With the opening of a new Kwik Trip gas and convenience store in Superior last month, the chain’s dramatic entry into the Twin Ports-area market has begun. And what a parade it will be. More than a dozen 24-hour stores will open in a matter of 15 months, creating hundreds of jobs. By...
September 14, 2014 - 7:55pm
Area Applebee’s restaurants plan job fairs on Saturday
News Tribune Applebee’s restaurants in Duluth, Superior and Cloquet will be among Applebee’s locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin that will hold job fairs on Saturday to fill more than 100 open positions. The Applebee’s restaurant in Duluth is at Miller Hill Mall. The Superior...
September 14, 2014 - 7:28pm
September 11, 2014
In theaters for Sept. 11
Opening Friday “The Congress” (Sci-fi, drama, unrated) Robin Wright plays a Robin Wright who sells her image to be used in films forever. It’s fascinating and boring, intriguing and exasperating, but ultimately it felt like a jambalaya of ideas that didn’t quite mesh...
a&e / movies
September 11, 2014 - 12:01am
September 5, 2014
Third-degree murder charge filed in Cloquet drug overdose
A 25-year-old Carlton man died of an overdose in his parents’ driveway after ingesting a prescription fentanyl patch that was sold to him by a friend’s father, according to murder charges filed in Carlton County. Robert Todd Ferguson, 51, sold a patch of the highly potent painkiller...
news / crime
September 5, 2014 - 10:15pm
Cloquet elects to leave city weapons law alone
Rural Cloquet residents Dorin Langley and David Olson left Tuesday’s Cloquet City Council work session much happier than when they arrived. Both men attended the meeting out of concern that the city was going to pass a law restricting the discharge of weapons in rural Cloquet,...
September 5, 2014 - 9:42pm
September 4, 2014
Injured Cloquet stock car driver back where he belongs
Cloquet stock car driver Dustin Follett was in hot pursuit of race leader Ryan Savoy in the Pure Stock feature on July 18 at Amsoil Speedway in Superior when a tire on Savoy’s car came off between turns three and four. While Savoy spun out, Follett found himself in the direct...
September 4, 2014 - 11:53pm
September 3, 2014
Cloquet Middle School secretary is retiring after 45 years
At eye level next to Mary Carrier’s office door on the ground floor at Cloquet Middle School hangs a color crayon statement with a drawing...
news / education
September 3, 2014 - 9:35pm
Public to pick book for Northland communities to read
Northlanders have the power to choose what book their community should indulge in for the 14th annual One Book, One Community event next spring. “This is the first time the public will choose the One Book, One Community title,” said Carla Powers, Duluth Public Library manager....
September 3, 2014 - 9:23pm
Prep Report: Grand Rapids sweeps Cloquet
Grand Rapids swept Cloquet 3-0 in a high school volleyball match that was expected to a tight affair between two of the Northland’s top teams Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. The Thunderhawks won 25-21, 25-21, 25-13 to remain undefeated at 4-0. Sidney Mattson had 26 set assists,...
sports / preps
September 3, 2014 - 8:51am
August 30, 2014
Community college football: Fond du Lac edge MCAC foe
Damon Barnes caught five passes for 132 yards and scored the lone offensive touchdown while Jamie Fore added a defensive score in Fond du Lac’s 16-13 victory over Minnesota West in a Minnesota College Athletic Conference game Saturday in Esko. Fore intercepted a pass and recovered...
sports / football
August 30, 2014 - 5:24pm
August 29, 2014
Woman injured but alive after crash sends guardrail into car
A Duluth woman was fortunate to escape with her life after a 15-foot length of guardrail penetrated the front of her car in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 last weekend, authorities said. “It’s one of those accidents where you don’t really expect to find anyone alive,”...
August 29, 2014 - 10:42pm
August 23, 2014
High school volleyball season preview: Carlton set on return to state
Carlton’s volleyball roster lists Grace Macor as wearing No. 12 this fall. But the senior middle hitter — along with her veteran teammates...
sports / preps
August 23, 2014 - 7:41pm
I-35 will be down to one lane in places between Proctor and Cloquet
Drivers may encounter lane restrictions on Interstate 35 between Cloquet and Proctor starting Monday as Minnesota Department of Transportation crews begin installing 9 miles of cable median barriers. The project, scheduled to last through mid-October, will result in left-lane closures...
August 23, 2014 - 6:57pm
August 21, 2014
Cloquet murder conspiracy trial rescheduled to October
A Cloquet man charged with conspiracy to commit murder appeared in Carlton County Court this week for a pretrial hearing. John Edwin Bemis III, 39, appeared with his attorney, Joseph Patrick Tamburino, on Monday for a short hearing that resulted in Bemis’ trial date being rescheduled...
news / crime
August 21, 2014 - 10:56pm
August 15, 2014
Play festival in Cloquet will be rapid-fire theater
FAST*Fest” isn’t exactly fast — it involves close to 12 hours of theater. Rather, the “fast” part relates to the 20-minute time of each individual show. The 20-minute play festival will go on all day todayat Cloquet’s Encore Performing Arts Center, home of the County...
a&e / entertainment
August 15, 2014 - 9:57pm