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Medical marijuana is a budding business
Ikonics announces expansion details
Shipping traffic for May 6
Kool 101.7 host Rayman hangs up the headphones
Bygones for May 6
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Magnetation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Duluth developer selling landmark properties as retirement nears
No sale yet for Duluth-based ZMC hotels
Sala Thai to reopen in downtown Duluth this week
Heavy equipment distributor catches attention along Interstate 35 in Proctor
Ex-UMD football player living the dream as Hollywood stuntman
Superior honors baseball coach who began program
University of North Dakota releases list of potential new nicknames
Wild regroup ahead of Game 3 against Blackhawks
Twins win fifth straight
A judge's view: Questions shed light on views students have of court system
Reader's view: Don’t try to play god with the climate
Mayor's view: For inspiration, look no further than Oberstar
Our view: Month of events reminds us how to get fit, get active
Faces & Names: Banks takes director’s chair in ‘Pitch Perfect 2’
Faces & Names: Meat ‘evangelist’ Josh Ozersky dies
Faces & Names: Stones’ bassist Wyman sells cars
Faces & Names: Binoche to play Nobel Pearl S. Buck in film
Faces & Names: Britain’s new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Health notes: Analysis places Duluth among best cities for athletic trainers
Horoscopes for May 5
The myths and modern aids for determining ovulation
Midwest dog flu has some kennels asking for vaccinations
5 ways to make your workout less miserable
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Walleyes should be dispersed and ready on St. Louis River
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 4, 2015
What to know about the fish you eat
Sam Cook column: Everything is in place for a good Minnesota fishing opener
Ask a conservation officer: Beaver trapping season has been extended to May 15
Woman of the Year to be named at Port Cities Luncheon
Births for May 3, 2015
After taking up the sport late in life, Cloquet man runs marathon in Antarctica
Ohio store combines milkshakes, craft beer, board games
Man turns ‘junk’ into yard art, miniature cars
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Cirrus Aircraft expected to announce new Tennessee facility
Representatives of Cirrus Aircraft will be joined by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam at the McGhee Tyson Airport outside Knoxville on Wednesday morning to make “a significant economic development announcement,” according to a news release issued Tuesday. Bill King, vice president...
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May 4, 2015
Minnesota Senate passes tax bill, negotiations to follow
ST. PAUL — The Democrat-controlled Minnesota Senate voted Monday for tax cuts a fraction of the size that Republicans in the House want, sending negotiators into what could be a contentious final two weeks of the legislative session. The Senate tax bill and a House agriculture...
May 4, 2015 - 5:27pm
May 2, 2015
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker signs into law Uber, Lyft oversight bill
MADISON — Late Friday night, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that he signed a bill into law that creates statewide standards for rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft. The move came after a group of Democrats called on Walker to veto the legislation, saying it didn’t do...
news / politics
May 2, 2015 - 6:35pm
May 1, 2015
Bill signed allowing liquor at Lester Park Golf Course, Sunday growlers
ST. PAUL — With a stroke of his pen Friday, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton legalized the Sunday sale of growlers with beer by craft breweries and brewpubs — and the sale of liquor at Duluth’s Lester Park Golf Course. Parts of the golf course in eastern Duluth — including the...
news / politics
May 1, 2015 - 11:37pm
April 30, 2015
Audit of Minnesota's taconite tax system calls for changes
Parts of Minnesota's system of collecting taconite taxes and distributing that revenue need more clarity, transparency and oversight, according to a report released Thursday by the state legislative auditor's office. Minnesota's iron mining operations pay several taxes specific...
news / iron range
April 30, 2015 - 9:35pm
April 29, 2015
Lake Superior schools OK’d to continue 4-day week
The Lake Superior School District received approval from the Minnesota Department of Education on Wednesday to extend its four-day school week for another year. Five school districts in Minnesota received a letter stating they were approved to continue the four-day school week for...
news / education
April 29, 2015 - 10:05pm
Our View: Don’t ignore health, St. Paul
Minnesota’s rapidly changing, always-evolving health care industry is looking for a few more changes from this year’s Legislature, meaning that it, too, is caught up in the invest-or-slash, nothing-is-getting-done political morass that has become the state Capitol. The federal...
opinion / our view
April 29, 2015 - 9:52pm
Minnesota House passes HHC budget, eliminates MinnesotaCare
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House health and human services budget will save money by cracking down on waste, fraud and abuse in public health programs. How much money? Democrats and Republicans don't agree — and they're not even close. The bill, which also includes the repeal of...
April 29, 2015 - 6:54pm
MPCA reports on Minnesota water quality, Dayton supports buffers
ST. PAUL — Water quality varies from good in northeastern Minnesota, where plenty of plants borders waters, to poor in the southwest, with its heavy concentration of agriculture, a new state report says to no one's surprise. State officials say the report was in works before Gov....
April 29, 2015 - 3:03pm
Minnesota House says no to Sunday liquor sales
ST. PAUL — Minnesota won't be legalizing Sunday liquor sales this year. A few weeks after the state Senate shot down a repeal of Minnesota's Sunday sales law, the House considered a more moderate version but gave it the same verdict. State Rep. Jenifer Loon's proposal would have...
April 29, 2015 - 2:18pm
April 28, 2015
MnSCU schools get a boost in Minnesota House's $57 million higher education bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Republicans approved a higher education funding bill with $57 million in new spending to hold down tuition at some state schools, but not enough to continue a statewide freeze. “It’s trying to help as many students as possible,” said State Rep....
news / education
April 28, 2015 - 6:01am
April 27, 2015
Policymakers seek to control alcohol abuse
The year was 1915, and the chief issue on Minnesota legislators’ minds was liquor. Although it was six years before national Prohibition, the question of wet or dry preoccupied the Legislature’s early weeks, reports Steve Perry in a blog for the Minnesota House of Representatives’...
April 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
Minnesota DFL Senate tax relief proposal slimmer than House GOP plan
Minnesota Senate DFLers are offering state taxpayers just over one-tenth of the tax relief that House Republicans have proposed. Senate Tax Committee Chairman Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, outlined a plan Monday that would provide $260 million in overall tax reductions over the next...
April 27, 2015 - 8:14pm
April 24, 2015
Other View: Come together for tax reciprocity deal
Badgers and Gophers don’t agree on much. But for the 80,000 Minnesota and Wisconsin residents who reside in one state and work in the other, no one is happy about having to pay income taxes to two states. As we’ve said for the past several years — both in editorials and in...
opinion / other view
April 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
April 23, 2015
Our View: Don’t you dare eyeball that senator
What’s th s? Th s has to be a story from The On on or some other sat r cal newspaper. t can’t be real. The M nnesota Senate can’t poss bly have a rule forb dd ng members from look ng at each other dur ng floor debates. Except t does. The Senate has exactly that rule. And...
opinion / our view
April 23, 2015 - 10:03pm