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Bail set at $1 million for suspect in fatal Lincoln Park shooting
Hartley Park reopens to public; new yurt installed
Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
UMD announces layoffs to reduce budget deficit
Radar repairs underway at National Weather Service Duluth office
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Snapshot for Oct. 23, 2016
Births for Oct. 23, 2016
Faces for Oct. 23, 2016
Students rally to end bullying, mental illness stigmas
UMD announces layoffs to reduce budget deficit
Nearly 40 employees — all having non-tenured faculty positions — will be laid off by the University of Minnesota Duluth to help cut $2 million in expenses. It was done without eliminating any academic offerings, UMD officials said.
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Estate claims fix passes as part of spending bill
Pine County farmer Rick Rayburn got a welcome phone call at 11:15 on Sunday night. The call was from state Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, who gave him the play-by-play from the Senate floor as the Senate voted on the $182 million state supplemental budget bill that already had passed...
May 23, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 21, 2016
DFL party members decline to endorse candidate for House 6A seat
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party members on Saturday declined to endorse any of the five candidates seeking the House District 6A seat. Candidates Ben DeNucci, Mark Larson, Julie Sandstede, Mark Thompson and Thomas Whiteside were seeking the endorsement at the Senate District 6 endorsing...
May 21, 2016 - 5:31pm
May 13, 2016
Legislators fight back as overdose deaths rise
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported Friday as state legislators made attempts to slow the increase. Opioid pain relievers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, morphine and codeine have become the...
May 13, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders...
March 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
February 29, 2016
Legislators to consider early-childhood funding
ST. PAUL — Teachers already are thinking about a child’s emerging literacy skills when an infant is enrolled at Peace of Mind Early Education Center in Woodbury, Minn. “As soon as we take in a child, at 6 weeks old, we understand the importance of every interaction we have...
February 29, 2016 - 11:01pm
February 28, 2016
Our View: Timing perfect to convert steam plant
To go greener, to burn less coal, to be nicer to Lake Superior and to save millions in heating costs in downtown and Canal Park, the city of...
February 28, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips from $1.2B to $900M
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 10:59am
February 25, 2016
Minnesota legislators’ debate on police drone rules turns lively
ST. PAUL — Police drones that disarm samurai sword-carrying suspects and drop nets on others were debated during a lively legislative session this week. The prospect — put forth by Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association head Jim Franklin along with the question, “Wouldn’t that...
February 25, 2016 - 8:27pm
Dayton, Daudt exchange heated words during briefing
ST. PAUL — A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
February 20, 2016
Superior Days delegation well-received in Madison
MADISON — With Wisconsin legislators in session last week, they were few and far between as this year’s Superior Days delegates fanned out in the Capitol to share the priorities of northernmost Wisconsin. But with fewer agency meetings and issues to address and more time to lobby,...
February 20, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 18, 2016
Other View: Invest in LGA for rural Minnesota
One of the top issues for rural Minnesota in the 2016 Legislature will be the issue of local government aid. There likely will be a showdown on the LGA issue between Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL-controlled Senate versus the Republican-controlled House. With a projected $1.2 billion...
February 18, 2016 - 9:37pm
Statewide alliance wants more spent on roads, transit
With an extra $1.2 billion in Minnesota's state budget forecast through 2017, supporters of increased transportation funding say the time has never been better to ramp up improvements to roads, bridges, trails and mass transit across the state. On Thursday the statewide Transportation...
February 18, 2016 - 6:28pm
Other view: Let transparency reduce partisanship
If Minnesota is serious about reducing partisanship at the Legislature, the best way to do so is through increased transparency. Start with these two issues: During session, open the doors on “party” caucuses at the Capitol and any negotiations involving the governor and House...
February 18, 2016 - 12:02am
February 17, 2016
Bygones for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
News Tribune, Feb. 18, 1976 * Vandals tore through four Pike Lake cabins early yesterday, leaving one in smoking ruins and the others in varying stages of destruction. The vandals set fires in each of the cabins and also smashed furniture and destroyed appliances. * The city of Duluth...
February 17, 2016 - 9:02pm