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New name, new story for Duluth's former Seaway Hotel
Shipping traffic for April 19, 2015
Sunday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Sunday soaker
It’s Health Fair week for 3rd-, 4th-graders
Woman, 87, dies in Itasca County crash
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Duluth Trading Co. apologizes to Don Henley to resolve trademark dispute
Fednav fleet adding ballast treatment to ships
Kestrel combines with Eclipse to form ONE Aviation
More housing coming to BlueStone site
Italian eatery’s owners buy Jade Fountain Restaurant in West Duluth
Blues even series with Wild
Local names & news
Prep baseball season preview: Duluth East's Siljendahl goes from bat boy to bench boss
Cleveland stops Twins' three-game win streak
Cartoonist's View for April 19
Reader's View: Pizzeria story raises questions for skeptic
Reader's View: Conservation fund must be maintained for future
Reader's View: Consumers need to take action on high cost of food
Reader's View: Educators, public need to know more about autism
Theater review: St. Scholastica's 'Blithe Spirit' hits high marks across the board
Faces & Names: Cooper to star in AMC’s ‘Preacher’
Theater Review: ‘Tomfoolery’ variety show at UWS tugs nostalgic strings
Faces & Names: Penelope Cruz joins ‘Zoolander 2’
GROWING TOGETHER: Settle spousal disagreements over the yard with this lawn care quiz
Horoscopes for April 19
Horoscopes for April 18
LIVING SMART: How much does a swimming pool really cost?
YOUR PLACE: Tips for lawn mower safety
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Counting walleyes on the St. Louis River
Field reports: Yellowstone fly-fishing legend to share knowledge
Rainy River warm-up bite comes just in time
YourSports: Hunters win District 11 championship
Helping Out for April 19, 2015
YourSports: DeVore Rink wins 46th annual Dunlop Memorial Bonspiel
YourSports: Northland snocross racer wins season championship
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May 4, 2014
Farley’s Grill aims to fill burger niche in downtown Duluth
People still talk about the legendary burgers served up at Mr. Nick’s, a fixture in downtown Duluth for years. But Kelly Trumpold — co-owner of Farley’s Family Restaurant in Hermantown — says he’s bringing great burgers back to the old Mr. Nick’s space at 220 W. Superior...
May 4, 2014 - 6:10pm
Recipes for May 4, 2014
Soft Sugar Cookies ½ cups plain Greek yogurt ½ cups unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 whole eggs ½ teaspoon vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 heaping teaspoon cornstarch ½ teaspoon...
May 4, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Bygones for Wednesday, April 30, 2014
News Tribune, April 30, 1974 * In a letter to President Nixon yesterday, Duluth industrialist Jeno Paulucci asked that western Lake Superior be declared a disaster area and clean drinking water be immediately provided. Paulucci called Reserve Mining Co.’s dumping of taconite tailings...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 27, 2014
Co-owner of Locally Laid to speak at West Duluth business luncheon
News Tribune staff An owner of Locally Laid, a pasture-based egg operation in Wrenshall that got national attention when it almost won a commercial...
April 27, 2014 - 7:43pm
Castle Danger Brewery close to opening new building in downtown Two Harbors
Overlooking the tugboat Edna G and the Agate Bay docks in Two Harbors, the new Castle Danger Brewery building is just weeks from opening its doors. No date has been set, but its owners say that brewing will begin in May before they welcome their first visitors sometime in June. Throughout...
April 27, 2014 - 12:46pm
Recipes for April 27, 2014
Viola’s Ginger Snaps ¾ cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg ¼ cup dark molasses 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking soda ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon salt (scant) Granulated sugar for dipping Preheat...
April 27, 2014 - 12:00am
April 24, 2014
Lawmakers consider GMO label
ST. PAUL — A “produced with genetic engineering” label could one day make its appearance in Minnesota stores. Rep. Karen Clark, D-Minneapolis, sponsored a bill to regulate disclosure of genetically engineered food and seed. The House commerce committee held an informational...
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April 24, 2014 - 9:51pm
April 23, 2014
Sap, short season keep Minnesota maple syrup makers running
It’s a crisp spring morning and sunshine warms the trees. Conditions, finally, are perfect for the maple sap to flow on Stu Peterson’s farm. There...
April 23, 2014 - 7:17pm
Eh? A time to sow
If your green thumb is itching to get digging, but you find a lack of arable land in your postage-stamp-sized lawn, there’s good news: You can still rent out a plot in the Arrowhead Community Garden. The plots come in two sizes and prices. You can dig into a 20-by-40-footer for...
April 23, 2014 - 7:03pm
April 20, 2014
Recipes for April 20, 2014
Oatmeal Sandwich Cookie Cookie dough: 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature 1¼ cups dark brown sugar 2 whole eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¾ teaspoons salt 3 cups quick-cooking...
April 20, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Eh? Who smelt it?
In recent years, smelt season has come to mean far more than a fishy feast for those with a sort of … special palate. It’s also time to begin prepping for Run, Smelt, Run, the annual parade and party organized by Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe. Once again, the troupe is hosting free...
April 16, 2014 - 7:11pm
April 13, 2014
Empty Bowl fundraiser prepares another round of soup
Food melds with art once again this week as the 21st annual Empty Bowl fundraiser for Second Harvest food banks kicks off at the Duluth Depot. A two-hour wine and cheese reception begins at 5 p.m. Monday, where artists’ bowls can be purchased for $25-$100. The big lunch event...
April 13, 2014 - 8:13am
Recipes for April 13, 2014
Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies with Nutella Filling Cookies: 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup peanut butter 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2½ cups all-purpose flour 1½...
April 13, 2014 - 12:00am
April 12, 2014
Diners line up, clean their plates at UWS international cooking demo
The popularity of an international cooking demonstration by students at the University of Wisconsin-Superior was evident on Saturday by long lines and quickly disappearing food. “China ran out of food,” said Jennifer Hoffmann of Superior, who was attending the annual event with...
April 12, 2014 - 7:13pm
Sunday alcohol sales in Minnesota may stall over ‘growlers’
A bill that would allow limited Sunday sales of alcohol in Minnesota is in jeopardy. Backers of a bill that would allow liquor stores to sell alcohol on Sundays have been rebuffed at the State Capitol for years. So this year, they considered it a victory that even a tiny Sunday sales...
April 12, 2014 - 7:08pm