Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Warrant issued for man charged with Wrenshall kidnapping
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Astro Bob blog: Crescent Supermoon Smiles in the West Tonight
Costs mount for Cloquet police chief inquiry
Douglas County man faces attempted homicide charges
st louis county
Duluth Cinema upgrading seating and concessions
Minneapolis Fed president takes questions in Ashland
Fraser Shipyards archival material available at UWS
North Dakota's elimination of women's hockey could cost UMD and other WCHA schools in the long run
Prep playoff schedule
Prep report: Deer River slips past Ely
Golf: Northland golfers fare well in MGA qualifying
Jazz up your entryway
Bold beach stripes for your home
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Ask a Master Gardener: Roundup shelf life
Art amusement park: Franconia Sculpture Park offers interactive horizons
Happy Birthday, Shirl!
Marvin and Jean Peterson
Braxton Paul William Langenbrunner
Kathleen Mary Blesener
Frank "Frankie" A. Parzyck
Paul M. Osterlund
Robert "Bob" Sullivan
Janet Kay Medalen
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
A Vaper's View: Raising 'smoking age' won't curb tobacco use
Reader's Views: Coal naturally is being phased out
Reader's Views: Kennedy has earned our vote, support
Reader's Views: Release tax returns, President Trump
A wet walk in the woods: Brule paddlers make barefoot trek to safety after capsizing
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 22, 2017
Sam Cook video: Rainy day walk
Houston's fishing report: Rains muddy the waters
Make a Difference
Heroes remembered: Superior Police honor slain officers
May 13, 2017
Allete powers up: Duluth-based company thriving as it renews focus on all things energy
A wide swath of Minnesotans interact with a homegrown, billion-dollar business every day — without leaving the house, without turning...
May 13, 2017 - 7:38pm
May 12, 2017
Local View: Alternative energy sources are making our planet sick
Let’s be clear. Minnesota Power’s $25 million Fort Ripley solar project exemplifies the inefficient, environment-damaging, land-consuming,...
May 12, 2017 - 9:18am
May 4, 2017
Allete posts $49 million first-quarter profit
Allete Inc. had an electric start to 2017, posting a $49 million profit in the first quarter of the year. The Duluth-based parent of Minnesota...
May 4, 2017 - 7:59pm
April 25, 2017
Local view: Here's how we can support Duluth's push to go greener
Generally speaking, "comprehensive city plan" is not something that excites people very much; but to an intrepid group of wonky locals known...
April 25, 2017 - 12:58am
April 15, 2017
Reader's View: ‘Don’t fix anything; we’re going to build new’
I live in Silver Brook Township and within the Wrenshall school district. It seems to me the Wrenshall school is letting routine maintenance slide in order for our school to look bad so more people will vote for passing the referendum (“Wrenshall debates $12.5M school update plan,”...
April 15, 2017 - 12:34am
April 13, 2017
Minnesota Power solar farm dedicated
CAMP RIPLEY — There was more wind than sun at this National Guard base near Brainerd on Thursday morning, but the state's newest solar...
April 13, 2017 - 6:20pm
April 9, 2017
In response: Renewable energy saves Minnesota Power customers money
The News Tribune's March 29 editorial, "Our View: Don't rush renewables goal," incorrectly implied that renewable energy is more expensive for...
April 9, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 29, 2017
Our View: Don't rush worthy renewables goal
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith struck a strong tone last month when she said, "If you don't set big goals for where you're trying to get to, you...
March 29, 2017 - 12:05am
March 16, 2017
Allete to build new North Dakota wind farm
Allete Clean Energy is building another big wind farm in North Dakota, the Duluth-based company announced Thursday. The 100-megawatt operation...
March 16, 2017 - 5:50pm
March 13, 2017
Power outage affecting parts of eastern Duluth
About 1,850 customers were without power in Duluth's East Hillside and Endion neighborhoods early Monday morning. According to Minnesota Power's online outage map, the outage started at about 12:15 a.m. Homes and business were without power, and streetlights and traffic signals were...
March 13, 2017 - 4:38am
March 10, 2017
State approves new Minnesota Power charge
Minnesota Power's plan to subsidize lower rates for industrial customers with a new charge for smaller customers took a step forward this week....
March 10, 2017 - 8:56pm
March 7, 2017
Hold on to your hat! Wind gusting to more than 50 mph
A wind advisory remains in effect for much of the Northland through 6 p.m., with gusts of more than 50 mph reported already today in some areas. Devil's Island on Lake Superior reported a 53 mph gust, with 52 mph at Ashland and 48 mph gusts reported at the Grand Marais harbor, Silver...
March 7, 2017 - 5:08pm
March 3, 2017
Power restored after boom takes out lines in Brookston
A railroad maintenance truck with its boom extended took out power lines and other poles unrelated to the power company in Brookston on Friday. “They were doing some work in the area with a boom truck and, somehow, our line was snagged,” said Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge,...
March 3, 2017 - 7:40pm
Vehicle crash leads to power outage in Carlton County
Minnesota Power responded to a power outage that affected 2,200 customers in the Barnum, Willow River, Rutledge, Finlayson and Sandstone areas. The outage occurred at 2 p.m. Friday, said Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge, who explained that a vehicle hit a power pole between...
March 3, 2017 - 4:28pm
February 28, 2017
Minnesota Power lowers rate increase request
A boost in mining this year means electric bills won't be going up as much as planned. Minnesota Power is reducing its rate-increase request...
February 28, 2017 - 3:38pm