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Astro Bob blog: Tiny Daphnis Sends Ripples Through Saturn’s Rings in New Closeup Photo
Where to watch the inauguration on Friday
Grand Rapids man charged with murder in stabbing death
Deputy, suspect both dead after shootout in North Dakota
Three students struck before boarding school bus in Minnesota
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Stretch of Superior Street dubbed Brewers Row
JPMorgan agrees to $55 million settle of mortgage discrimination complaint
Hermantown Chamber names new leader
Wal-Mart to create 10,000 U.S. jobs in 2017
2016 shipping season one of the longest
Prep performances of the week
Prep Newsmaker: Duluth East’s Rohrbaugh making waves, not splashes, this season
UMD hockey notebook: UMD women are "on to Bemidji" this week after sweeping Gophers
Brodin a big loss for Wild
Baseball has a Hall of a mess
Best Bets for Jan. 19, 2017
Christa Lawler column: That's 'senior reporter' to you, kiddo
A tour for a cause: Kat Fox raps her way to Women’s March on Washington
Minnesota author Ellen Hart is a master of mystery — and about to be honored for it
REVIEW: 'Silence' is a theological thriller from Martin Scorsese
Congratulations, Candy Furo!
Thank you, from Robin Lathrop-Jones
Happy New Year's Day Birthday!
Callum Luke Kennedy
MICHAEL JAMES FULDA
THAIS J. (BILLEADEAU) DUGAN
SHIRLEY ANNE LaFLAMME
National view: Accomplishments never able to match Obama's persona
National view: Obama made America safer, healthier, more prosperous
Reader's View: No one wins a nuclear war
Local View: Respect the process, find common ground, have compassion
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 17, 2017
Field Reports: DNR will seek public's ideas for deer management plan
Passing along a pastime: Veteran darkhouse spearers welcoming youth and new families
DNR, angling group discuss lower walleye limits
Ask a Conservation Officer: Is there a 'gray area' for lakes with slot limits?
Horoscopes for Jan. 19, 2017
Horoscopes for Jan. 18, 2017
Pets of the Week for Jan. 17, 2017
Horoscopes for Jan. 17, 2017
Willow River students, teachers volunteer through the dark months
January 17, 2017
Our view: A crack of cooperation in St. Paul
Just when you thought the Democrats and Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature and in the governor's office couldn't get together or agree...
January 17, 2017 - 11:00pm
January 6, 2017
Other View: Civility can go long way with lawmakers
Other View Civility can go long way with lawmakers While Minnesotans may be ready to throw up their hands again with the partisan rancor between Gov. Mark Dayton and House GOP Speaker Kurt Daudt, there is at least one voice in the Republican caucus who wants to set a more civil...
January 6, 2017 - 12:20am
November 15, 2016
Minnesota State chancellor says system needs state's help with budget deficit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State has settled on a long list of fixes for the higher education system's yawning budget deficit, but they'll need the Legislature's help, too. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone told trustees Tuesday that after a year of discussion, he now feels good about closing...
November 15, 2016 - 8:50pm
October 23, 2016
Candidate's View: Minnesota Senate District 11 -- We all should be maddened by our senator’s service
My wife asked me why I wanted to get elected to the Minnesota Senate in District 11. I was surprised by the question, but after considering it, I said I was running because I’m mad. I’m mad that the health plan I’ve had for over 10 years tripled in price and then got canceled....
October 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Candidate's View: Minnesota Senate District 11 -- Progress made, but challenges still face our state
For the past 10 years it has been an honor and a privilege to represent our region in the Minnesota Senate. These years have had tremendous highs and lows, from the disastrous years of the recession to the amazing strides we made in our state over the last four years. I am proud of...
October 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
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