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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
Homicide charge dropped against Tomah, Wis., man
Flu surges in Minnesota schools; hospitals restrict visitors
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Citon Computer Corp. brings good neighbors to renovated space in downtown Duluth
Biz Buzz for Dec. 15
After conquering iron ore, BHP and Rio move to dominate in copper
Property transactions for Dec. 15, 2014
Bankruptcies 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
Star Wars for the holidays at Teatro Zuccone
Best Bets: Concert is Bue’s Kickstarter kick-off
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
Horoscopes for Dec. 18, 2014
BRUCE WALLIS: A cup of hot in the cold
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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Madonna Ann Danich
Joseph Edward Mlaker
Frances M. Skalko
Helen E. Johnson
Scott K. Carlson
Maria Katherine Noyes
Beau Michael Kubiak
Happy Sweet 16th Birthday Jackie
Births for December 7
December 18, 2014
Suspects connected to fatal shooting in Superior appear in court
A Superior woman accused of hiding her daughter’s cellphone from the Superior Police Department during a homicide investigation was bound over for arraignment Wednesday in Douglas County Circuit Court. The phone was wanted for evidence in connection with the fatal shooting of Garth...
news / crime
10 hours 48 min ago
Driver who crashed into Red Mug Coffeehouse faces charges
Impaired driving may have caused a crash Wednesday night in Superior that left a pickup truck wedged against the front of the Red Mug Coffeehouse’s basement-level entry. The driver of the truck, John Michael Lasch, 50, of Superior, faces a fifth offense of operating while intoxicated...
news / superior
11 hours 26 min ago
Wisconsin girls in Slenderman stabbing case ruled competent to stand trial
WAUKESHA, Wis. - Two Wisconsin girls accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please a fictional Internet character named Slenderman are competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Thursday. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, both 12 at the time,...
news / crime
17 hours 2 min ago
December 17, 2014
Ashland man accused of vehicular homicide in woman’s death
Authorities allege that a 43-year-old Ashland man was under the influence of controlled substances when he crashed his car along U.S. Highway 2 in Douglas County in August, killing his 18-year-old passenger. Derek L. Nelis, 43, was charged Friday in Douglas County Circuit Court...
news / crime
December 17, 2014 - 11:19pm
Feds accuse owners of Ashland store of selling synthetic drugs
Federal prosecutors have taken on the owners of an Ashland business that has been described as the town’s version of Duluth’s Last Place on Earth in the latest strike in a nationwide crackdown on synthetic drugs. A 35-count indictment unsealed this week alleges that John C. Morrison,...
news / crime
December 17, 2014 - 11:06pm
Matters of record for Dec. 17, 2014
District Court St. Louis County Nov. 24 Jason R. Mayberry, 42, Duluth, domestic assault, dismissed. Dec. 10 Erik J. Ausland, 38, Esko, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, 363 days...
December 17, 2014 - 10:49am
Matters of record for Dec. 16, 2014
District Court St. Louis County Oct. 23 Irene P. Antelope, 49, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, dismissed....
December 17, 2014 - 8:29am
December 15, 2014
Man accused in mother’s death found unfit for trial
A Duluth man accused of killing his mother at her Lincoln Park home in September has been found incompetent to stand trial at this time. The criminal case against 37-year-old Carmen Emigdio Mosqueda will be put on hold for at least several months while Mosqueda undergoes treatment...
news / crime
December 15, 2014 - 10:44pm
Lawyer: Case shaky against man accused in stabbing
There is insufficient evidence to support criminal charges against the man accused of stabbing a University of Minnesota Duluth football player this summer, the suspect’s attorney said Monday. Xavier Devon Davis, 23, appeared in State District Court in Duluth on Monday for a settlement...
news / crime
December 15, 2014 - 10:41pm
NFL players union files lawsuit challenging Adrian Peterson suspension
The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the National Football League on Monday challenging an arbitrator's decision to uphold the league's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Filed at the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, the lawsuit claims...
sports / football
December 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
December 14, 2014
National view: Grand jury result in Ferguson was just
A friend emailed last week with a question: “You said that you were reserving your (Ferguson) opinion until you read the evidence. What do you say now?” Fair enough. In an Aug. 31 column I wrote: “If there is so much we don’t know, why are so many committed to a particular...
opinion / national view
December 14, 2014 - 12:07am
A judge's view: St. Louis County DWI Court changes, saves lives
Despite the best efforts of the justice system and community organizations, driving while intoxicated remains one of the most often committed and deadliest crimes in our state. In 2013, there were nearly 26,000 DWI arrests on Minnesota roads. In nearly half of those arrests, the offender...
opinion / local view
December 14, 2014 - 12:05am
December 13, 2014
Matters of record for Dec. 13, 2014
District Court St. Louis County Dec. 8 Charley Harris, 62, Duluth, stalking - repeatedly making telephone calls/sending texts/inducing victim to make calls, fined $50 and one year in local confinement or NERCC, 335 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions...
December 13, 2014 - 3:31pm
December 12, 2014
Colorado man faces medical marijuana charges here
A Northland native now living in Colorado, with a doctor’s endorsement for medical marijuana in that state, is facing felony charges after he was arrested with the drug in southern Minnesota. Benjamin Russell Hallgren, 23, a native of Carlton, was traveling home last June to be...
December 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
Reader's view: Justice system failing on DWI sentences
As a mother, I am infuriated that another mother I know of has gotten six DWIs without suffering any real consequences. With our children today falling in the grasps of alcohol and drugs, what type of message is that sending, that it is OK to drink and drive because you only will...
opinion / readers views
December 12, 2014 - 4:36pm