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Photo of the Day for August 27, 2014
Chilly morning in the Northland
Small fire reported in Apostle Islands
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Fire damages Superior industrial building
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Minnesota Power, National Guard plan huge solar farm at Camp Ripley
Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada
Jobless rates began to drop in July in the Northland
Tim Hortons, Burger King in merger talks
Tavern on the Hill opens today in Duluth
UMD basketball team to make rare international road trip
District format likely means end of Denfeld-East football rivalry
Gordon's homer in ninth leads Royals past Twins
Prep report: Esko serves up win in season-opener
Reader's view: Plan to sue president is a political stunt
Reader's view: Stop late-night music
Reader's view: Obama inherited a mess
Conservationist's view: Carbon, pollution limits will protect Minnesota’s outdoor heritage
Our view: Give goal of ‘zero coal’ zero chance
Faces & Names: Cyrus’ MTV awards date wanted on probation violation
Horoscopes for Aug. 27, 2014
‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ earn top Emmy Awards
Faces & Names: Hip-hop mogul Knight shot in LA
Award-winning British director, actor Richard Attenborough dies at 90
BRUCE WALLIS: Pork chops on the grill
Recipe Exchange for Aug. 27, 2014
FAIR FOOD: Mini reviews of eats at the Minnesota State Fair
Horoscopes for Aug. 26, 2014
Two bicyclists take a long road for recovery
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 25, 2014
‘Fish of a lifetime’: Woman didn't let this Apostle Islands lake trout get away
With Minnesota bear population down, so are hunting permits
Pit surprise: Woman catches big walleye from kayak in mine pit
Duluth woman reminisces about Nashville days
Helping Out for August 24, 2010
Five Questions with Terry Hill
Births for Aug. 24, 2014
Faces for Aug. 24, 2014
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August 8, 2014
Obama sends U.S. planes to aid Iraqi refugees, threatens Islamic State with airstrikes
IRBIL, Iraq — The United States early Friday took direct action for the first time to counter the Islamic State’s advances in Iraq, dropping humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people who’d fled their homes when the extremist group captured the city of Sinjar in northern...
August 8, 2014 - 7:13am
August 5, 2014
U.S. general killed, German general wounded in Afghan attack
KABUL - A U.S. general was killed and more than a dozen people, including a German general, were wounded Tuesday in an insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, U.S., German and Afghan officials said. The slain general, whose identity was not immediately released...
August 5, 2014 - 3:09pm
July 31, 2014
Other view: Don’t skimp on veterans’ care
Those who served our country shouldn’t be standing in line for months for medical care after they arrive back home. With the U.S. Congress moving quickly to approve reforms, the challenge now is to resist the temptation to declare “mission accomplished” and move on once the...
opinion / other view
July 31, 2014 - 10:08pm
July 27, 2014
National view: Israel has lost its moral compass
The civilian death toll in Gaza from Israel’s latest incursion is appalling. The right to self-defense is inalienable, but it is not free from moral constraints. As of this writing, nearly 750 Palestinians, including dozens of children, have been killed since the Israeli assault...
opinion / national view
July 27, 2014 - 12:14am
July 23, 2014
Local view: Memorial Day isn’t for politics
On July 5, the News Tribune published a letter headlined, “Real patriotism requires active citizens.” I couldn’t have agreed more with the headline. However, I couldn’t have disagreed more with the letter and its unfounded and thoughtless inferences. I always have believed...
opinion / local view
July 23, 2014 - 12:06am
July 20, 2014
Big dreams come true for Cloquet native
Early on in life, Cloquet native Teri (Smith) Pleinis learned to tackle challenges head on. Just because she was 4 feet, 10½ inches, that was...
July 20, 2014 - 9:01pm
Reader's view: Powwow promoted sense of peace and understanding
Boozhoo (“Hello”). The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa held a powwow for veterans that I attended. I’m not a Native American, but they made me feel very welcome. They deserve a sincere miigwetch (“thanks”). They treat all ogichidaa (“veterans”) with great...
July 20, 2014 - 12:09am
July 14, 2014
Ventura testifies that TV career was halted by sniper’s claims
ST. PAUL — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura told a court on Monday his annual income dropped sharply after his reputation was damaged by what he called a fictitious passage in a book by a former Navy SEAL who said the two had gotten in a bar fight. Seeking unspecified damages...
news / politics
July 14, 2014 - 10:39pm
July 13, 2014
USS Duluth’s anchor is on its way home
Truck driver Rick Werner arrived in Duluth on Sunday with an unusual cargo chained to his Halvor Lines flatbed rig. After obtaining permits...
July 13, 2014 - 9:54pm
Thunderbirds arrive in Duluth ahead of All-Star Game flyover
If you saw eight F-16 Fighting Falcons streaking through the sky Sunday afternoon, you can count yourself lucky. Northland residents were treated to a preview of the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force’s elite demonstration team, as they arrived in Duluth. On Tuesday, the same planes...
July 13, 2014 - 7:50pm
July 9, 2014
‘American Sniper’ author said he didn’t fear Ventura legal action
ST. PAUL — Chris Kyle wanted to keep Jesse Ventura’s name out of his autobiography. His wife and his co-author, he said, wanted it in. It wasn’t until Kyle dropped a note in one revision — “was warned of lawsuit” — that they agreed to strip the former Minnesota governor’s...
news / politics
July 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 8, 2014
Reader's view: Duluthian is a hero for nuclear protest
These are days when we make patriotic gestures and honor veterans for their courage. I would nominate a local veteran as a special kind of patriot and hero. Greg Boertje-Obed is serving a five-year sentence at Leavenworth federal prison for his part in the Transform Now Plowshares...
opinion / readers views
July 8, 2014 - 10:44pm
July 6, 2014
Hermantown pair are brothers at home and in service to their country
There was a time, when they were boys, that twins Joshua and Jeremiah Graves of Hermantown were inseparable. They built forts together. They...
July 6, 2014 - 8:40pm
July 1, 2014
Reader's view: Memorial Day events point out tragedy of war
I watched the Memorial Day concert from D.C. a few weeks ago, and shortly after that I watched a delightful, very moving memorial video a friend sent on the computer. In the D.C. audience were a number of disabled veterans, some with awful disabling burdens. There are thousands and...
opinion / readers views
July 1, 2014 - 12:03am
June 29, 2014
Reader's view: Bergdahl cartoon portrayed Republicans as attacking a hero
The editorial cartoon on the June 11 Opinion page was a disgusting representation of what we must assume was someone’s idea of being witty and cute. Depicted was the soldier who was freed from the Taliban through a poorly thought out means of negotiations in exchange for five of...
opinion / readers views
June 29, 2014 - 12:50am