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Ashland man arrested after allegedly cutting woman's neck
Chemical spill in Kansas spurs call for residents to stay indoors
Bygones for Oct. 21
Shipping traffic for Oct. 21
Duluth candidates debate on gun violence
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Global Village leaves downtown for Canal Park
Kwik Trip official tells of success through compassion
Thursday hearing could decide fate of Essar mineral leases
Minnesota Power shutting down two more coal generators
Enbridge to lay off 50 workers in Twin Ports
Once weaklings, Vikings now warriors on road
Staal lifts Wild past Maple Leafs
Prep playoff schedule
Bob Dylan's website drops reference to Nobel Prize in Literature
Sam Cook column: Starting the day with a sprint
Rockers storm Duluth: Halestorm, Lita Ford, Dorothy play Pioneer Hall on Sunday
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Reader's View: Olson the best choice for House District 7B race
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Are high wolf numbers driving hunting dog attacks?
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
Fall Nice Fish Gallery 2016
Public comment sought on Wisconsin lake trout management
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
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June 25, 2014
City wants Lake Superior Zoo to set new course
Legislators who included Wade Stadium and the NorShor Theatre into the $1 billion state bonding bill had one suggestion for Duluth when they...
June 25, 2014 - 8:23am
August 8, 2013
Accountant's view: Legislature, governor have brought business environment to a new low
As a CPA of 38 years, I've seen our state's economic fortunes written on my clients' balance sheets as we've grown, stagnated and contracted. After meeting with many of my clients since the close of the 2013 legislative session, I'm concerned Gov. Mark Dayton, his administration and...
August 8, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2013
Our view: Law working: Smokers quitting
Medical researchers long have said the most effective way to get smokers to kick the filthy, unhealthy, dangerous habit is by jacking up the...
July 25, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Lawmaker's view: Legislature made historic investments in education
I am extremely proud of what the Minnesota Legislature accomplished this year for the future of our state. When the legislative session began...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota GOP governor ballot could be crowded
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Duluth senator requests $5.7 million for Wade Stadium repairs
The Duluth City Council's vote this week against seeking full-blown state funding for Wade Stadium did not deter state Sen. Roger Reinert from putting in a request for $5.7 million to help refurbish the crumbling home of the Duluth Huskies. Reinert said Wednesday that it's more important...
April 4, 2013 - 5:00am
Civil union plan gets inserted into Minnesota Legislature's debate on gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Civil unions would give gay couples the same rights as married couples, says the sponsor of a Minnesota House proposal that is a step short of full marriage. "Government's role is to protect the individual," Rep.
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
State help for Duluth teachers pension fund clears hurdle
A legislative bill that would shore up the ailing pension fund for Duluth teachers passed over its first hurdle Tuesday in St. Paul. The Legislative Commission for Pensions and Retirement voted 10-4 along party lines to move forward the omnibus pensions bill that would inject $6.3...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Minnesota's forestry budget gets attention of timber industry
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The timber industry is taking an interest in how much the Minnesota Legislature appropriates to forest management. Although the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been operating with about 100 fewer foresters than it had just a few years ago, the department...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Wade Stadium wall collapse comes just ahead of legislative hearing on improvements
Duluth Huskies co-owner Michael Rosenzweig must have thought the sky was falling Wednesday night. Rosenzweig had just taken a phone call saying...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 21, 2013
Simonson plans to introduce synthetic drug bill in Minnesota Legislature again next year
A bill designed to combat the sale of synthetic drugs and look-alike products in Minnesota has failed to clear its first hurdle. Rep. Erik Simonson, DFL-Duluth, acknowledged Tuesday that the bill he introduced did not receive a hearing in time to survive a legislative deadline. But...
March 21, 2013 - 7:00am
Wade Stadium wall collapses
The top 4 to 6 feet of a 20-foot-tall first base wall collapsed Wednesday night at Wade Stadium in West Duluth. The damaged section stretched...
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
MORNING UPDATE: Bill in Minnesota Legislature targets synthetic drugs' marketing
Bill in Minnesota Legislature targets synthetic drugs' marketing State Rep.
March 14, 2013 - 9:49am
March 8, 2013
Dayton to drop business sales tax plan
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton heard the complaints and is revising the tax reform proposal he announced six weeks ago. Gone is a business-to-business...
March 8, 2013 - 10:24am
March 7, 2013
Our view: Steer state clear of nursing mandates
Let's call this what it seems to be, this proposal weaving its way through the Legislature in St. Paul to leave it up to state government to dictate how many nurses are on duty at any given time in Minnesota hospitals and health-care facilities. Let's call it a blatant, obvious power...
March 7, 2013 - 12:00am