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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
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Prep baseball season preview: Duluth East's Siljendahl goes from bat boy to bench boss
Cleveland stops Twins' three-game win streak
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Reader's View: Pizzeria story raises questions for skeptic
Reader's View: Conservation fund must be maintained for future
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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’
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Sam Cook columns
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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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April 18, 2015
Minnesota’s legislative auditor will investigate IRRRB
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles is launching an investigation into the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, following Star Tribune stories about the agency’s spending of public money. The state economic development agency is one of seven investigative...
16 hours 36 min ago
Hill’s Great Northern ore trust terminated
James J. Hill is back in the news this month, but not for his famous railroad. Instead, it’s for his lesser-known role as an iron ore magnate. For decades, much of Minnesota’s Mesabi Range was owned by a St. Paul-based trust that Hill and his partners created in 1906. The Great...
16 hours 43 min ago
Minnesota's legislative auditor will investigate IRRRB
Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles is launching an investigation into the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, following Minneapolis Star Tribune stories about the agency’s spending of public money. The state economic development agency is one of seven investigative...
news / politics
April 18, 2015 - 9:19am
April 17, 2015
Nolan, McCollum divided over mining bill
Two Minnesota Democrats are on opposite sides of legislation that could affect mining development in Northeastern Minnesota. After initially withholding judgment on a bill authored by U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-St. Paul, to ban mining leases in the Rainy River watershed, U.S. Rep....
news / politics
April 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 15, 2015
PolyMet CEO: Copper can help Iron Range diversify
You could understand why the mood might be dour at the annual Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration conference in Duluth this week. With the price of iron ore less than half what it was when last year’s conference was held, layoffs rampant and foreign steel flooding the...
news / iron range
April 15, 2015 - 10:30pm
Bygones for Wednesday, April 15, 2015
News Tribune, April 15, 1975 * A Minnesota Senate committee yesterday approved Duluth Sen. Ralph Doty’s measure appropriating $9 million for mass transit in the state during the next two years. Doty estimated that Duluth would receive about $750,000 for mass transit under the proposal. *...
April 15, 2015 - 12:01am
April 14, 2015
St. Paul representative's bill would restrict mining in BWCAW watershed
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on Tuesday said she will introduce legislation this week to prevent copper-mine runoff from damaging the northern Minnesota watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and on into Voyageurs National Park. The Twin Cities Democrat said...
news / politics
April 14, 2015 - 10:35pm
April 13, 2015
Local view: Once fooled by mining executives, we are twice shy
In the 1970s we listened to Reserve’s corporate promises that it wasn’t necessary to quit dumping millions of tons of taconite tailings into Lake Superior. This waste disposal was, we were assured, not a threat to the environment. And did not the company provide many good jobs? To...
opinion / local view
April 13, 2015 - 9:41pm
April 12, 2015
Britt home destroyed by fire
A Britt area home was destroyed by a fire Saturday night after a utility vehicle caught fire and the flames spread to the home. The house at 8115 Highway 68 in Sandy Township was a total loss, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s office. The fire was reported just...
news / iron range
April 12, 2015 - 10:20am
April 11, 2015
One injured in rollover crash on Iron Range
One person was injured when a vehicle rolled several times in Clinton Township on Friday night. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that a vehicle driven by Isabella Iozzo, 16, of Hibbing, was traveling southbound on Admiral Road about 5 miles southwest of Mountain Iron...
April 11, 2015 - 4:22pm
April 10, 2015
Missing 3-year-old boy located by sheriff's office K-9 near Eveleth
A 3-year-old boy reported missing in central St. Louis County on Friday night was located uninjured by a St. Louis County Sheriff's Office K-9. Authorities said the boy went missing at about 6:30 p.m. from a home in the 2400 block of County Highway 83 in McDavitt Township, about...
April 10, 2015 - 9:55pm
April 8, 2015
Ely man jailed for Facebook threats
An Ely man's social-media activity has landed him in jail on a felony charge. Authorities said 23-year-old Travis William Mattila threatened to blow up a school and assassinate President Obama, among other comments posted to his Facebook account over a two-month period. "I murder...
April 8, 2015 - 5:19pm
April 4, 2015
Public Health Week in St. Louis County
Special events are planned in St. Louis County this week in observance of Public Health Week. In a news release, the county’s Public Health and Human Services Department announced that public health nurses will be available this week with information on topics ranging from ticks...
news / health
April 4, 2015 - 7:21pm
Crews contain large wildfire near McGregor, battle another fire near Eveleth
Cooler weather helped ease the fire danger in the Northland on Friday, but crews continued to battle some wildfires — and the region’s continued drought conditions have officials still on edge. “Until we get some substantial rain, it’s going to be a problem,” said Jean...
April 4, 2015 - 2:14am
April 1, 2015
Babbitt man pleads guilty to killing mother's boyfriend
VIRGINIA — A Babbitt man pleaded guilty Wednesday to strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death and depositing the body in a street. Shawn Russel Doherty, 26, entered the plea to a charge of intentional second-degree murder in State District Court in Virginia. Doherty...
news / crime
April 1, 2015 - 7:06pm