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Fire damages housing units on East Second Street
Director of North Shore Community School resigns
Duluth News Tribune staffers win several awards in MNA contest
Measles: Be wary, but don’t worry, Duluth experts say
Last Place attorneys pitch case to appeals court
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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
Triplets are teammates on Greenway boys hockey team
Timberwolves fall to 76ers
Prep report: Duluth East girls edge International Falls at buzzer
Super Bowl coaches Carroll, Belichick set to face off
Reader's View: Don’t spend money to save outdated library
Reader's View: Hog feedlots a huge source of pollution
Reader's View: Duluth police build positive relations with youth
Did NCAA restore Paterno’s good name?
Pro/Con: Did NCAA restore Paterno’s good name?
Rap mogul Suge Knight arrested after hit-and-run in LA
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
Review: ‘Turn of the Screw’ staging feeds the audience’s imagination
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
Nice Ice Fish for 2014-2015
Wisconsin broadens walleye management options
DNR postpones aquatic invasive species decal program
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 26, 2015
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Five questions with Max Medlin: Working the railroad with volunteers
More Fall 2014 Dean's Lists
More Dean's Lists for Fall 2014
Through Readers' Eyes for Jan. 25, 2015
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
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January 3, 2015
Blink: A weekly slice of life
Otis Ouray (from left), 14; his father, Jim Ouray; and brother Andrew Ouray, all of Duluth, play a game of tag while ice skating on Superior Bay near Sky Harbor Airport in Duluth last Sunday afternoon at sunset. There was no snow on the ice, and the skaters moved with such speed that...
January 3, 2015 - 1:03pm
January 2, 2015
St. Luke's New Year’s baby won’t see dad till end of deployment
The first baby born at St. Luke’s hospital in 2015 won’t see her father for the first time for another six months. Brian Frankel is a master at arms aboard the USS Carl Vinson. He is in the midst of serving a 10-month deployment; his second daughter with his wife, Carissa, was...
news / health
January 2, 2015 - 10:47pm
December 28, 2014
Local view: Best New Year’s celebration was under the stars
The first New Year’s I remember celebrating was 1959. I was a kid having a pretend party with my brothers and sisters, using the discarded streamers and pointy hats that littered our basement floor from the real party our parents hosted the night before. Hard to imagine play-acting...
opinion / local view
December 28, 2014 - 8:55am
Mom shares life lessons with daughter after 2001 terrorist attacks
The feeling never left Diane Skomars. After the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, she found herself away from her family in midtown Manhattan. She talked by phone to her daughter in Los Angeles. Fearful among all the discord — her husband Max Morath had been scheduled to fly out of Newark...
December 28, 2014 - 8:48am
December 27, 2014
Beverly Godfrey column: Not-so-scary movie classics
Watching old movies with my children, I’m fascinated by how differently they see things than I did when I was a kid watching the same thing.
December 27, 2014 - 7:33pm
December 24, 2014
Family keeps vigil for mother fighting to see one more Christmas season
Shirley Shaw loved Christmas. As she lay in a hospice bed in Duluth last week, in the final stages of a long battle against ovarian cancer, she was fighting to reach the holiday. “That was her biggest thing,” said her husband, Chuck Shaw, 77, near his wife’s bedside at St....
December 24, 2014 - 7:45pm
Hermantown woman's family comes out in force at Damiano
Wrangling a dozen cousins ranging in age from 12 to 22 for any amount of time would be difficult for many families, but all Hermantown resident...
December 24, 2014 - 7:21pm
December 22, 2014
Target ad featuring Minnesota girl with Down syndrome gains widespread attention
Heather Bradley’s Stillwater, Minn.-based nonprofit provides support nationwide to families who’ve received a Down syndrome diagnosis. But what she’s getting attention for these days is a Target ad featuring her daughter. The Dec. 14 print ad features Izzy Bradley, a 2-year-old...
December 22, 2014 - 7:31pm
Bentleyville is on track for record attendance
In its sixth year of operation at Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park, Bentleyville appears well on pace to blow past its attendance record of 208,000 visitors, set in 2012. Nathan Bentley, the holiday lighting display’s namesake and founder, predicts he will finish this season with...
December 22, 2014 - 8:14am
December 21, 2014
Class time is family time: Northland dad, 4 kids all attending LSC
When Caroline Bisbee began taking classes at Lake Superior College 2½ years ago, she didn’t know the trend she was starting. “Courtney then followed me down here and started going to LSC,” the 24-year-old nursing major said of her 19-year-old brother. “And then my dad followed...
December 21, 2014 - 8:49am
Double the honor: Proctor twins chosen to be St. Lucia
Meggan and Lyndsay Burud talk over each other. That’s to be expected — they’re fraternal twins. They also bicker, well, maybe it’s bantering — also to be expected because they are teenage girls. “We fight one minute and then we’re best friends again,” Lyndsay said. One...
December 21, 2014 - 12:00am
December 18, 2014
As she turns 100 years old, Duluth woman's love of baking endures
Viola Hedvall turns 100 on New Year’s Day. “I can’t believe it myself,” she said Wednesday from a communal kitchen at the Keystone Bluffs assisted-living facility in Duluth, where Hedvall was busy making her famous butter pecan cookies. The bite-sized treats are as simple...
December 18, 2014 - 11:21am
December 14, 2014
Beverly Godfrey column: No ‘bah humbugs’ here
I quite enjoyed myself more than a year ago when I wrote about a theater audition that didn’t go so well. For some reason, I figure stories of my failures are the most amusing. So I have not written about an audition months ago that led me to be cast in a play, the weeks of rehearsal...
December 14, 2014 - 12:56am
December 12, 2014
Task force: State must refocus on protecting kids
Better-trained social workers will respond to and investigate more child abuse reports. That’s the desired outcome from the first recommendations issued Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton’s Child Protection Task Force. But the task force remained deeply divided on several key issues...
December 12, 2014 - 11:22pm
Eh? Kiwanis Santa pancake breakfast
The Port of Duluth Kiwanis Club will host its annual pancake breakfast with Santa today at First United Methodist Church, 230 East Skyline Parkway. Perkins pancakes will be served from 8 a.m. to noon, and there will also be a cookie decorating station. Children can visit with Santa...
December 12, 2014 - 10:36pm