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Cost still a concern for Edison high school plan
Buyer will donate land back to Snowflake Nordic Ski Center
IRRRB, DEED lost big bucks on Duluth Metals stock
Dupre reflects on historic climb
Sunday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Hello February, goodbye January thaw
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Investigation finds design flaw caused Canada mine dam spill
New tenants revealed for BlueStone Commons retail development in Duluth
Cliffs Natural Resources seeks creditor protection in Canada
Allete to invest $168 million in U.S. Water Services
Duluth physician sued in connection with Minnesota country club’s closure
College hockey: UMD women suffer costly shootout loss
College men's hockey: Bulldogs earn split, maintain third in NCHC
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Common Core political fight has nothing to do with students’ education
Parents know kids don't need Common Core, so politicians should listen
Our view: Uniform benchmarks can best gauge school success
Reader's View: Don’t spend money to save outdated library
Reader's View: Hog feedlots a huge source of pollution
Whitney Houston's daughter revived after being rushed to hospital
Faces & Names: Lambert again leads ACM with eight nods
Faces & Names: Damon, et. al. own up to Deflategate
Faces & Names: Davis says ‘Murder’ Season 2 a go
Rap mogul Suge Knight arrested after hit-and-run in LA
GROWING TOGETHER: Here's a timeline for preparing your garden for this year
LIVING SMART: Don't take kitchen appliances for granted
Home remodel considerations
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Caring for dumb cane
YOUR PLACE: Consider ways to battle 'energy vampires'
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Field reports: Walleye rules to change on Winnibigoshish, Saganaga and other lakes
Ask a conservation officer: Keep roadkill deer with just a phone call
Two-fish limit on Upper Red Lake greeted tepidly
Duluth doula's placenta pills give new moms a nutrition choice
Neighbors: Snowman revived in Chester Park yard
Neighbors: Duluth man walks determined path living as ex-offender
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Stocking boosts young walleye numbers on Fish Lake
After stocking 3 million walleye fry per year in Fish Lake north of Duluth for two years, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are beginning to see some results. But what they’re seeing also raises some questions. The stocked walleye fry are showing up as 1-year-old...
outdoors / fishing
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January 29, 2015
Keystone XL pipeline bill passes in U.S. Senate, faces veto
WASHINGTON - Republicans in the U.S. Senate made good on a pledge to approve the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, a measure the White House said President Barack Obama would veto. Senators voted 62-36 on the bill to bypass the Obama administration's review of...
news / politics
January 29, 2015 - 4:31pm
Local view: Hottest year means Minnesota should act now
Last week the News Tribune carried a national story that contained alarming news about our planet. In an unprecedented joint announcement, NASA and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) announced that 2014 was the warmest year on record since recordkeeping began...
opinion / local view
January 29, 2015 - 12:05am
January 28, 2015
Reader's view: Wolves are an essential part of America’s wildlife
I understand the anguish ranchers face when they lose livestock (“Wolf ruling could affect Minnesota livestock,” Jan. 21). However, nearly 98 percent of all livestock losses are from birth defects, illness, injuries, and natural disasters, according to WildEarth Guardians and...
opinion / readers views
January 28, 2015 - 10:49pm
January 27, 2015
Reader's view: Opinion pieces wrongly deny climate change
I commend the News Tribune for regularly publishing scientific news articles that link climate change with human-derived greenhouse-gas emissions. Counted over the years, these articles must number in the hundreds. It is therefore with consternation that I occasionally see on the...
opinion / readers views
January 27, 2015 - 10:52pm
More monarchs than in 2014, but still few
The number of monarch butterflies that migrated from the U.S. and Canada to spend the winter in Mexico increased slightly this year, but not enough to show the insect is out of danger. The Center for Biological Diversity and other groups on Tuesday said an estimated 56.5 million...
January 27, 2015 - 10:16pm
Monarch numbers higher than 2014 but still low
The number of monarch butterflies that migrated from the U.S.
January 27, 2015 - 5:06pm
Pro-wolf groups seek threatened status
The biggest supporters of protecting wolves in the U.S. came out in support of a reduced protection level for the big canines to make federal management more flexible. The 20 groups -- including the Humane Society of the U.S. and several Minnesota wolf groups -- petitioned...
January 27, 2015 - 2:33pm
January 26, 2015
EPA, taconite plants reach deal on haze regulations
Some Minnesota and Michigan taconite plants will get five years to develop new pollution control equipment to reduce haze-causing emissions under an agreement announced Monday. The agreement between Minnesota's mining companies and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will...
January 26, 2015 - 10:22pm
January 25, 2015
Proposal for large-scale hog farm in Bayfield County sparks debate
BENOIT — Every Tuesday, one can find cattle and dairy farmers from across Northwestern Wisconsin gathered in a barn behind the Benoit Dairy. It’s a National Farmers Organization barn, and Tuesdays are the days farmers bring their cattle to market. These particular cows...
January 25, 2015 - 9:04am
January 24, 2015
Battle against invasives goes local
Minnesota’s battle against aquatic invasive species is going to be a lot more obvious starting this summer as counties and local lake associations...
January 24, 2015 - 8:37pm
Annual golden eagle survey in southeastern Minnesota finds record number
Volunteers for the National Eagle Center in southeastern Minnesota counted more golden eagles than ever before during its 11th annual survey. The volunteers covered southeastern Minnesota, western Wisconsin and eastern Iowa on Jan. 17 to tally a preliminary total of 136 golden eagles...
January 24, 2015 - 7:22pm
January 23, 2015
Reader's view: Facts support climate change, not the denier
Attempts to discredit the work of real climate scientists consisted of one false claim after another in a column by Roger Bezdek that was part of a “Pro/Con” feature in the Jan. 12 News Tribune in answer to the question, “Do carbon dioxide’s pluses trump its negatives?”...
opinion / readers views
January 23, 2015 - 5:42pm
Reader's view: Northland hunters support mining projects
On Jan. 10, Colorado Springs, Colo.-based David Lien opined in the News Tribune on the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mining project. (His “Sportsman’s View” commentary was headlined, “Sportsmen not buying PolyMet’s sulfide mining whitewashing.”) Lien supposedly was representing...
opinion / readers views
January 23, 2015 - 5:39pm
January 22, 2015
Shifting ice on Yellowstone River complicates oil recovery
GLENDIVE, Mont. — Constantly changing ice conditions on the Yellowstone River are complicating attempts to retrieve the 40,000 gallons of oil that leaked into the river near Glendive last Saturday. Officials say ice capping the river for several miles is dictating what cleanup...
January 22, 2015 - 10:45pm