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Superior mayor announces he'll step down in April
Thrown for a loop: Twitter shutting down video service Vine
Matters of record for Oct. 27, 2016
Coast Guard fines Bayfield ferry jumpers
UPDATE: 85-year-old pedestrian killed in Gilbert crash identified
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Cliffs reports third-quarter loss as impacts of steel, iron ore downturn linger
Zen House moving from Hermantown to Woodland
Iron ore shipments still stagnant
Allete names new CFO
Unemployment, labor force drop in region
VIDEO: 25th anniversary of Twins' 1991 World Series Game 7 victory
Bulldog Hockey Blog: Plenty of seats still available for No. 1 North Dakota vs. No. 2 UMD at Amsoil Arena
Prep newsmaker: There's no stopping Two Harbors runner Paron
Cubs top Indians in Game 2 to even World Series
Duluth Denfeld falls to Blake in state boys soccer tourney
Make instant Halloween costumes with these cutups
THE ART OF THE SCARE: Twin Ports performers, artists reveal what gets their blood pumping
ALBUM REVIEW: Dean Ween goes it alone on debut solo album
While scary, boat’s government theme is just a coincidence
Best Bets: Okee Dokee Brothers bring-family friendly tunes
Madelyn Christian Robertson
Tom and Donna Nelson
Loren and Diane Erickson
HUNTER O. HILL
DR. LARRY ALAN LEMASTER
LESLIE CORRIGAN TURNER
RICHARD J. JAMES
ROGER CHESTER GRABOSKI
Reader's view: Schultz has the expertise needed to work on health care issues
Reader's view: Landowner was victim of fraud
Reader's view: Online access to arrest warrants will save time, energy and money
Reader's view: Tobacco-inspired candy treats send a bad message to kids
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 27
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Faces for July 24, 2016
Horoscopes for Oct. 25
Pets of the Week
September 20, 2016
NUTRITION: Enjoy the cucumber bounty
It seems this season’s harvest has brought a plethora of cucumbers, which are known for their crisp, fresh flavor and are often eaten raw —...
September 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 23, 2016
Sam Cook: A pack full of tips for taking the kids camping
The memory is so clear in my mind that it might be there forever. Two kids, older sister and younger brother, are trundling off down a trail. Sister carries a yellow bucket. Brother, in rubber boots, is holding his sister’s free hand. They are venturing into the woods, headed for...
July 23, 2016 - 11:00pm
June 25, 2016
Sam Cook: Lab experiment: Making room in the heart
There will be a puppy. I’ve told the old yellow dog, but I don’t think she has fully grasped the reality of the situation. “You’re going to have a roommate,” I told her. She rolled on her back so I could scratch her belly. The puppy, another yellow Lab, was born May 24...
June 25, 2016 - 11:00pm
November 5, 2015
Christa Lawler column: Another fear gets smooshed down in the exam room
It felt weird to post a selfie from the changing room before my first mammogram. I mean, I took the photo: Me in a pink hospital top, head tilted...
November 5, 2015 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
SAM COOK COLUM: Lunch-hour blues: Worth savoring
I plopped down on the beach at Park Point and looked out at an intensely blue world. Lake Superior rolled deep blue to the horizon, and a flawless...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: What's that smell?
It's early morning, after a light overnight rain. Sunlight, buttery yellow, filters through the maples and dapples the trail. The air is humid...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 29, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: Why being honest matters
A number of years ago, reporting a story on high-water problems in Douglas County, I ended up alongside a local TV news crew at a rural home....
May 29, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Sam Cook Column: Are you ready for motherhood?
Mother's Day is just around the corner. In that spirit, and with no formal training, I offer the following 10 questions you might want to ask...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
Appearances deceive: He's already gone
Do not come knocking. I am not here. Yes, I'm aware that you can see me, that I appear to be here at my desk. But I am gone. I'm flying...
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: Passing it on, word by word
His name was Seth. He came with questions and an open mind. He's a journalism student at a local university, writing a paper about someone...
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 20, 2015
Sam Cook column: Haps dude looks to change
I've got to get with it. I'm not down with the right vibe. I need language lessons, preferably from someone under 40. And, for all I know, the...
February 20, 2015 - 9:20am
February 11, 2015
Statewide View: Risks abound when municipalities enter the broadband business
Speaking in Iowa recently about broadband and his administration’s ideas on how to get rural America connected, President Barack Obama said local units of government should build competitive networks. There are three problems with that. First, how does a municipality overbuild...
February 11, 2015 - 8:26pm
January 30, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: The things left behind
We had been on the trail for 10 or 11 days, paddling the Nigu River in Alaska's Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Though we had...
January 30, 2015 - 12:00am
January 17, 2015
Beverly Godfrey column: Dawn of a new day
The full moon shined down on a new day for me recently as I drove my baby to day care for the very first time. He isn’t really a baby, at...
January 17, 2015 - 8:24pm
September 7, 2014
Geekstream: Pondering life in a multiverse
There is a theory out there that says the universe we live in is just one of an infinite number of universes. What does this mean for me and...
September 7, 2014 - 12:01am