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Giants Ridge set to move to private management
White House blocks CNN, NY Times, Politico, others from press briefing
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Bygones for Feb. 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
st louis county
Cirrus shipments grew in 2016
Uber, Lyft in Duluth in April at earliest
Presidential permit needed for Enbridge pipeline expansion
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Buzz Frenzy offers focused Facebook marketing
College men's hockey: Northland contingent keys UMD's win over Miami
Bulldog Hockey Blog Postgame: Special teams prove pivotal for Bulldogs in 4-3 win over Miami
Today's prep girls hockey playoff game
Prep report: Grand Rapids' Hamling hits 2,000 in victory
New on DVD: Releases cover everything from war to beasts this week
'Brown Girls' puts women of color front and center
La La Love it or not? Local musical-theater circles weigh in on Oscar frontrunner
Things to Do for Feb. 24, 2017
Dave and Louise Gartzke
Happy 91st Birthday, Walter!
MICHAEL E. "MIKE" SALO
DOROTHY M. ROYER
MAXINE AUDREY (PATZER) JORDAHL
JULIE CLARA MOLLER SANFORD, M.D.
Reader's View: Parking law doesn't work in Gary-New Duluth
Reader's View: Statement of support for Muslims appreciated
Local View: Putting price on carbon a bipartisan climate solution
Other View: Curb cell use while driving
Other View: Real ID bills deserve passage
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 21, 2017
Houston's fishing report
Sam Cook column: 'Boat show' a mirror of life in the North
Deer planning meetings coming to Duluth, Mountain Iron
Through Readers' Eyes
Seniors showered with Valentine's love
A visit from the Middle East
Down with tobacco
February 20, 2017
Minnesota charitable gambling nonprofits want tax relief
For every dollar raised through charitable gambling that the Irving Community Association gives to food shelves and children's programs, it pays more than $2 in taxes. The Duluth-based nonprofit paid $733,000 in state taxes and fees last year, more than double the $306,000 it spent...
February 20, 2017 - 6:47pm
February 17, 2017
$60,000 worth of Lake Superior agates reported stolen from Minnesota home
For the past 20 years, Jesse Lofgren has slowly amassed a collection of Lake Superior agates. But when he returned from a monthlong business trip earlier this week, Lofgren discovered that $60,000 worth of the gemstones were missing from his Monticello, Minn., home. Lofgren said...
February 17, 2017 - 11:54pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota 'lifetime permit' gun bill draws concern
ST. PAUL — Opponents of a proposal to allow lifetime permits for carrying handguns in Minnesota say the legislation would allow people...
February 14, 2017 - 9:15pm
February 13, 2017
Murphy embraces 'junkyard dog' mentality
MINNEAPOLIS — After earning Big Ten all-freshman team honors in a rookie campaign that produced more than 11 points and 8 rebounds per...
February 13, 2017 - 9:57pm
Minnesota launches anti-opioid ad campaign
A new anti-opioid advertising campaign is directed at family and friends of potential opioid abusers rather than addicts themselves. Minnesota...
February 13, 2017 - 5:57pm
February 10, 2017
Vikings release guard tandem
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings' offensive line purge has begun. Minnesota released guards Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris on Friday, clearing roster spots and cap space to rebuild an injury-ravaged and underperforming unit that precipitated the team's second-half collapse...
February 10, 2017 - 11:57pm
Rural Minnesota schools struggle with teacher shortage
ST. PAUL — When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds of other applicants hoping to work in a Minnesota classroom. Carlson described a "gantlet" of applications and interviews before landing...
February 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
February 9, 2017
Minnesota State rejects chancellor finalists
No new chancellor was named for the Minnesota State system Thursday after all. After a nationwide search that produced three finalists, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees decided that they had not yet found the right person. Instead they voted unanimously...
February 9, 2017 - 8:27pm
February 6, 2017
Bakk leads Minn. lawmakers in pay augmented by expenses
Minnesota's 201 state lawmakers have not had a salary increase in nearly two decades. But some members of the Legislature have managed to at...
February 6, 2017 - 5:17pm
February 4, 2017
Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota's waters — and says he's learned lessons from his contentious battle two years ago to implement buffer strips along the state's waterways. In a speech Friday to the Minnesota Environmental Congress,...
February 4, 2017 - 2:12am
February 3, 2017
Dayton to begin cancer treatment 'as soon as possible'
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton likely won't be able to wait until after the legislative session to begin his treatment for prostate cancer, he said Friday. Dayton visited doctors at the Mayo Clinic on Wednesday and Thursday, and has to decide whether to treat his cancer via surgery or...
February 3, 2017 - 8:17pm
February 1, 2017
Tony Perpich, former state senator, dies at 84
Of the Perpich brothers, Tony was the quiet one — a dentist with a passion for carpentry and public service. The former state senator...
February 1, 2017 - 3:50pm
January 31, 2017
Minneapolis crowd rallies against travel ban
MINNEAPOLIS — A large crowd filled the plaza in front of the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Tuesday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump's recent executive order placing limits on immigration. At least 1,000 people showed up at the 4:30 p.m. start of the planned...
January 31, 2017 - 8:57pm
New savings option available for Minnesotans with disabilities
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday announced the launch of new savings accounts that could lift hundreds of people with disabilities out of poverty by allowing them to accumulate savings without jeopardizing their public health insurance coverage and other government benefits.
January 31, 2017 - 5:30pm
January 28, 2017
Dayton budget proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more-than-$1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed in his two-year budget. The plan would add $371 million in funding for public schools through 2018 and 2019. The extra dollars...
January 28, 2017 - 3:06am