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Schouweiler wins Beargrease mid-distance race; updated standings
Superior man in custody after running over woman
Airlines cancel flights, East Coast braces as 'historic' blizzard bears down
'Device,' possibly a drone, lands on White House grounds
Light snow, freezing rain causing difficult driving in Northland
st louis county
Duluth mayor speaks at Greater Downtown Council gathering
Duluth physician sued in connection with Minnesota country club’s closure
Biz Buzz for Jan. 26
Bankruptcies for Jan. 26
Time to enter Wisconsin business plan contest
Pro Bowl: 1-yard pass in 4th pushes Team Irvin over Team Carter
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Junior hockey: Wilderness salvage split
Reader's View: Romney’s declaration was good for a laugh
Reader's View: Lessons from Chickie a touching tribute
Reader's View: Growth in independent voters is good news
National View: Patriots’ antics a disgrace
Faces & Names: Keaton’s ‘Birdman' gaining popularity
Faces & Names: Film looks at missing Holocaust footage
Faces & Names: Is Johnny Depp’s star power fading?
Faces & Names: Roberts backs ‘Batkid’ documentary
REVIEW: Cheech and Chong gig a high old time
Pronouncing names of plants can be intimidating
Five things to purge from your home right now
INCH BY INCH: Standard home measurements serve as important guidelines
LIVING SMART: New year to resolve home issues
DIGGIN' IN: 2015 gardening trends are kind to the planet
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Sam Cook column: Crappies to go at Fish Lake
Anglers, DNR begin to craft new fish plan for Lake Superior
Duluth shoemaker's work crosses intersection of art, craft
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
Snapshot for Jan. 25, 2015
Spirit of Superior Award winners announced
Meet a Volunteer for Jan. 25, 2015
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January 23, 2015
Hibbing baby sitter faces child porn, abuse charges
An 18-year-old Hibbing man admitted to sexually assaulting a 3-year-old child in his care and distributing video of the incident online, according to criminal charges filed this week in State District Court. A juvenile delinquency petition alleges that Brian Dale Shain Jr. committed...
news / crime
January 23, 2015 - 10:49pm
January 22, 2015
Iron Range man dies in Wisconsin crash
A 61-year-old Iron Range man died Wednesday when he lost control of the semi he was driving near Menomonie, Wis. Dana Salisbury of Pengilly crashed at about 7 p.m. while traveling east on Interstate 94, the Wisconsin State Patrol reported in a news release. Salisbury's rig traveled...
news / iron range
January 22, 2015 - 2:45pm
January 20, 2015
Senate Democrats pushing amendment to require Keystone XL pipeline be built with U.S. steel
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats said Tuesday they will push amendments to legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline requiring that it is built with domestically produced steel and that the oil it carries is used in the U.S. "The project now would simply pump American oil across...
news / politics
January 20, 2015 - 2:40pm
Northland clinics are expensive, study finds
The average cost for a month of care at Essentia Health clinics in Northeastern Minnesota is more than $80 above the average cost at St. Luke’s hospital clinics, a first-of-its-kind report shows. But both systems’ clinics — indeed, all 11 Northeastern Minnesota clinics listed...
news / health
January 20, 2015 - 8:07am
January 18, 2015
Prep report: Superior boys top CEC in overtime
Cade Tchop’s goal 5:41 into overtime gave Superior a 3-2 triumph over Cloquet-Esko-Carlton in a Lake Superior Conference boys hockey game Saturday night at Northwoods Arena in Cloquet. The Lumberjacks led 1-0 into the third period before Tanner Sterling and Braden LaPorte gave...
sports / preps
January 18, 2015 - 8:55pm
January 13, 2015
Three people injured in collision on Iron Range
Three people were injured in a collision at Minnesota Highway 135 and County Road 21 in Embarrass Township on Tuesday. A Ford pickup, driven by Tracy C. Shaddox, 51, of Duluth, was northbound on Highway 135 when it was broadsided at 11:53 a.m. by a semitrailer traveling west on County...
January 13, 2015 - 10:18pm
Cliffs CEO: Let Essar sink or swim on its own
Cliffs Natural Resources is shedding its Canadian operations, selling U.S. coal mines and looking to get out of iron mining in Australia. What apparently will remain of the shrinking Cleveland-based company will be its Minnesota and Michigan taconite iron ore operations. And that’s...
business / mining
January 13, 2015 - 6:16pm
January 12, 2015
Republicans question Dem. state Sen. Tomassoni taking RAMS job
Some Republicans in the Minnesota Senate Monday said they may pursue ethics charges against State Sen. Dave Tomassoni if he keeps a new appointment as head of an Iron Range lobbying group in addition to his Senate job. Senate Republicans said they may file an ethics complaint...
news / politics
January 12, 2015 - 3:25pm
January 9, 2015
Sportsman's View: Sportsmen not buying PolyMet’s sulfide mining whitewashing
A PolyMet Mining board member opined recently in the News Tribune about the company’s proposed sulfide mining operation in Northeastern Minnesota. Not unexpectedly, his Dec. 29 commentary, headlined, “Mineral mining industry merits our appreciation,” made sulfide mining sound...
opinion / columns
January 9, 2015 - 10:01pm
January 8, 2015
Our view: A strong pick for Iron Range board
With Northeastern Minnesota and the rest of the state still climbing out of a recession, who better than an expert on economic development and finance to lead the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board? But don’t think for a minute Mark Phillips is just another government...
news / iron range
January 8, 2015 - 12:01am
January 7, 2015
Reader's view: Use of Range woman’s ‘mug shot’ was appalling
On the morning of Jan. 7, as I read at duluthnewstribune.com the article about Bridgid Novotny Miller — headlined, “Authorities find body of missing Iron Range woman,” I thought of her family and friends and their frantic search for her after she went missing. I imagined the...
opinion / readers views
January 7, 2015 - 10:17pm
Phillips will lead IRRRB
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday went back to the future in naming Mark Philips as commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. Phillips, 64, served as the IRRRB’s director of economic development from 1983-88 and has made a career out of public and...
news / iron range
January 7, 2015 - 10:08pm
Authorities find body of missing Iron Range woman
A Keewatin woman was found dead Tuesday, about a quarter-mile from where she was last seen walking three days earlier. Authorities said her death appears to be weather-related, and no foul play is suspected. Earlier Tuesday, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported...
news / iron range
January 7, 2015 - 1:11pm
January 6, 2015
Rukavina takes seat on St. Louis County Board
Former state lawmaker Tom Rukavina took his seat on the St. Louis County Board on Tuesday in Duluth, as the board met for the first time in 2015. The board elected Commissioner Pete Stauber of Hermantown as chairman to lead its meetings throughout the year. Commissioner Steve Raukar...
news / st louis county
January 6, 2015 - 9:12pm
Feds order BNSF Railway to provide emergency coal delivery plans for Minnesota power plants
WASHINGTON — Responding to utilities’ complaints about coal deliveries, federal regulators have ordered BNSF Railway to submit a plan for keeping power plants in Minnesota and other states supplied this winter. In its order, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board cited the supply...
business / transportation
January 6, 2015 - 7:18pm