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Police seek suspects in Superior Dairy Queen theft
For second time in a week, car careens off Skyline Parkway
Photo of the Day for Nov. 20, 2014
Former Virginia senator first to form 2016 presidential exploratory committee
Would an Obama immigration order be on firm legal ground?
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Brewing up something new in Superior
Biz Buzz for Nov. 17, 2014
Property Transactions for Nov. 17, 2014
Bankruptcies for Nov. 17, 2014
The Onion seeks investors, hears offers for company
Prep girls hockey season preview: Sport enters third decade in Minnesota
Vikings ready to move on from Peterson
2014-15 Prep Girls Hockey Schedules
Local view: Why not a maximum wage, too?
Our view: Minnesota is doing mining the right way
Reader's view: Election showed GOP should not compromise
Reader's view: Wolf hunt foes trade one animal for another
Reader's view: Illegal immigrants are illegal, by law
INDIEWATCH IN THEATERS: There’s something flat about ‘Rosewater’
A&E Notes: Parr, Sparhawk lead Steve O’Neil Apartments benefit
Fast start from 'American Idol' propels Phillip Phillips to fame
‘The Shawshank Redemption’ turns 20
The Thanksgiving dish that best represents Minnesota is... grape salad?
Horoscopes for Nov. 20, 2014
Horoscopes for Nov. 19, 2014
Horoscopes for Nov. 18, 2014
Horoscopes for Nov. 17, 2014
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Big Buck Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 17, 2014
Deer harvest down 52 percent in early season
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 10, 2014
Samantha Lefebvre column: Heading out on first deer hunt
Astro Bob: Guess who’s up before midnight? By Jove, it’s Jupiter!
Helping Out for November 16, 2014
Ex-con uses literacy as weapon against crime
Five Questions with Carolyn Haney
Minneapolis couple drops corporate jobs and makes living a priority with move to Duluth
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Happy 60th Birthday David Ronning
November 19, 2014
Reader's view: Use today to get tobacco out of Minnesota
As a parent, I was glad to see the number of Minnesota youth who are smoking and exposed to cigarettes and tobacco has decreased, as reported by the Minnesota Department of Health and its November 2014 survey results (“Cigarette use drops among teens; e-cigs tempting,” Nov. 11)....
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One kiss can transfer 80 million bacteria, scientists say
Scientists have demonstrated that boys (well, men) really do have cooties (a simplified term for bacteria) that can spread to girls (OK, women) by kissing them. In fact, a 10-second "intimate kiss" can transfer a whopping 80,000,000 bacteria from one mouth to another, according...
November 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 18, 2014
Klobuchar, Franken, Walz and Nolan seek probe of Hibbing VA clinic allegations
Citing “new, troubling allegations,” members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are asking the Veterans Affairs Inspector General to investigate claims by ex-workers at a Hibbing VA clinic that they were ordered to tamper with scheduling data to make it appear veterans...
November 18, 2014 - 10:41pm
Fans tout MNsure as second year rolls out
Count Jenny St. George as a fan of the people who help other people sign up for health insurance. “It’s really, really simple to get health...
November 18, 2014 - 10:31pm
Stranger helps Minnesota mom, sons return home from Liberia
A Minnesota mother and her two young children stranded in Liberia amid the Ebola outbreak are coming home with the help of a stranger who said the family’s story and his faith in God moved him to act. Bernice Sulomna and her two sons traveled to Monrovia, Liberia’s capital,...
November 18, 2014 - 10:24am
November 17, 2014
‘Sexting’ is the new norm for teens, study says
Texting and “sexting,” sending sexually explicit messages via mobile phone, are firmly entrenched in the high school dating scene these days, but until now little solid data has existed on to what extent these social media connections have been misused to control, harass, threaten...
November 17, 2014 - 10:06pm
St. Luke’s partners with rural hospitals
Nine independent area hospitals, including St. Luke’s in Duluth, announced Monday they will band together to form Wilderness Health. But the collaboration will not come at the sacrifice of independence, officials said. Cassandra Beardsley, executive director of the new alliance,...
November 17, 2014 - 10:05pm
Family: Minnesota youth hockey player who died had heart defects
The Schoonover family of Eagan, Minn., stood arm in arm Sunday evening at the Hayes Arena in Apple Valley to talk hockey and to talk about their son and brother, Patrick Schoonover, 14, who collapsed and died Friday during a game in Brainerd. Mike Schoonover said the medical examiner’s...
November 17, 2014 - 10:34am
Minnesota National Guard members deploying to Liberia next spring to fight Ebola
Nearly 700 Minnesota National Guard members will be deployed to Liberia next spring to help fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The soldiers are part of the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, and are expected to be in the West African country for about six...
November 17, 2014 - 10:27am
Ex-employees at Hibbing VA say they backdated appointments
HIBBING — A group of former employees of a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Hibbing says they were ordered to backdate medical appointments for veterans to make it look like the vets were getting seen within 14 days of their desired date when the waits were actually as long...
November 17, 2014 - 6:15am
November 16, 2014
Gates Foundation joins company to produce simpler version of contraceptive drug
SEATTLE—As part of its $1 billion effort to make contraceptives more accessible to women in the developing world, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is joining with a pharmaceutical company and other aid groups to produce and distribute a simpler version of an old drug. The...
November 16, 2014 - 6:19pm
November 15, 2014
Kids boost Superior group’s efforts to help families of dementia patients
A Superior program that helps families affected by dementia benefits from generosity that spans generations. On a recent autumn day, Art Club...
November 15, 2014 - 6:27pm
November 14, 2014
Superior chiropractor trades services for food shelf donations
Roll out the barrels; it’s time to fill them with food. For 25 years, chiropractor Carl Miller has been multiplying holiday giving. His annual food drive for the Salvation Army runs Nov. 17-21 at Lake Superior Chiropractic. Patients are asked to bring nonperishable food items or...
November 14, 2014 - 10:59pm
November 13, 2014
A Doctor's View: Methadone maintenance for addiction is a bad idea
Treatment for narcotic drug addiction 40 years ago was to lock up the addicts and let them suffer the violent withdrawal symptoms. It was hoped the ordeal would teach them a lesson so they would not become addicted again. A more humane approach followed: Use drugs such as methadone...
November 13, 2014 - 10:10pm
November 12, 2014
Help is sought to fight heroin in the Northland
As a social worker for St. Louis County Substance-Abuse Prevention and Intervention, Marcia Gurno can recall the outpouring of public support that helped fight the recent synthetic drug crisis revolving around the now-shuttered Last Place on Earth. On Wednesday night at the Harrison...
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November 12, 2014 - 11:12pm