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Dayton says he will not sign Minn. House education bill
New Giants Ridge management announced
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
St. Louis County authorities searching for missing 77-year-old
Help sought in search for missing Duluth man
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CN, Duluth Cargo Connect announce container terminal; intermodal capabilities a ‘game-changer’
Biz Buzz for March 27, 2017
Northland Special Events grows services, downtown footprint
The Memo: What to know in business this week for March 27
Runway work delayed at Duluth airport
Former, current, future BSU women's players join Team USA boycott
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
College men's hockey: Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime just as 2011 NCAA champions did
Try this Sunny Chickpea Salad
Mac and cheese from scratch
TIDBITS: Biscuits and Snickers
Copeland talks her 'Ballerina Body'
Lessons from Native American life
Happy 60th Birthday to Steven Fegraeus!
Norbert and Frances Sloan
Joseph and Dana
Roger V. Harp
James "Jimmy" C. Gray
Verena "Vernie" L. Brusacoram
Charlene E. Fredrickson
Lois J. Hendry
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Tuesdays with Mitch: Meals for the old now is considered government waste?
Reader's view: Cheaper health care for all an impossible dream
Reader's view: Kids who aren't hungry more apt to learn
Reader's view: Support sick-and-safe-time for college students, too
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 27, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: ATV trail closures
Northland fishing contests
Field Reports: Mom, four bear cubs doing well near Cloquet
Pet of the Week for March 28
Ask a Trooper: Does spotlight/light bar on vehicle need to be covered?
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March 7, 2017
Critics' poll shows growing opposition to copper mining
A statewide public opinion poll appears to show growing public opposition to copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota. The poll, paid for by mining opponent Minnesota Environmental Partnership, found 52 percent of those polled statewide opposed copper mines in the region while 32...
March 7, 2017 - 3:39pm
March 1, 2017
State tax refunds slowed by scams
Some Minnesotans have reported delays in receiving their state income tax refund this year, though the state said it's just being extra careful in the face of increased tax fraud schemes. "Some refunds may take longer than in a prior year because of the increase in attempted refund...
March 1, 2017 - 7:23pm
February 27, 2017
Proposal sets ambitious renewable energy mandate for Minnesota
Minnesota would have to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030 under a mandate proposed Monday by the Dayton administration, a doubling of the state's current renewable standard. Wind and solar now account for about 21 percent of the electricity total, putting it ahead...
February 27, 2017 - 6:17pm
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