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Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
Duluth may tear down three houses
Duluth East student shares struggles with mental illness, advocates for more resources
5-year-old shoots 3-year-old in Otter Tail County
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Biz Buzz for Nov. 20, 2017
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Nov. 20
On Health Care: A new approach to integrated behavioral health
Business Snapshot: Duluth Superior Spring
Maurices stays on its toes: New in-store, online initiatives help Duluth-based retailer compete
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
Nowacki column: Thielen is Vikings' feel-good story
NFL: Ravens blank punchless Packers
Prep playoff schedule
Violet Days: Fence angel update
This pricey beer is illegal in 12 states.
Buffet-style Thanksgiving rules
'Sioux Chef' serves up indigenous foods
In search of lunch: The DNT investigates local offerings during Eat Downtown
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Edward J. Drolson
Diane Marie Hepokoski
Jon W. Nicholls
Our View: Is sick-and-safe even a problem?
Readers' View: Does governor value our water less?
Duluth Federation of Teachers President's View: Guarantee sick days to benefit kids
Reader's View: Expand gun rights to prevent shootings
Local View: Mourning, respect for Transgender Day of Remembrance
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
Duluth city deer harvest now over 200 deer and counting
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
Houston's fishing report: Ice anglers still on hold
Outdoors Notes for Nov. 19, 2017
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Ask a Trooper: Can my child wear a bicycle helmet on an ATV or side by side?
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September 22, 2017
Dayton, GOP fail to reach deal to fund Legislature
ST. PAUL — A two-day mediation effort aimed at resolving the budget dispute between Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders ended abruptly Friday with no deal. Mediator Rick Solum said in a statement that talks were "at an impasse, the understandable views...
September 22, 2017 - 10:39pm
September 3, 2017
Lynx sew up No. 1 seed by beating Mystics
ST. PAUL — For the second straight year, the Minnesota Lynx are the No. 1 seed in the WNBA playoffs. Behind Renee Montgomery's hot-shooting first half, the Lynx built a double-digit lead and held the Washington Mystics at bay after that in an 86-72 win on Sunday afternoon at...
September 3, 2017 - 6:08pm
July 21, 2017
Woman fights Minnesota city to keep three dogs; online petition receives international support
WADENA, Minn. — People from around the country and beyond are supporting a Wadena woman fighting the city's effort to remove one of her...
July 21, 2017 - 7:28pm
July 8, 2017
Minnesota, champions of the offseason
Honestly, I don't know how we do it. As soon as the games stop, we are unbeatable. Once again, the rest of the nation is inhaling our exhaust fumes. As the sports world looks on in amazement, we here in Minnesota are awash in A+ draft grades, crafty trade moves and spectacular signings....
July 8, 2017 - 8:15pm
NBA: Wolves were easy sell to Gibson
MINNEAPOLIS — Tom Thibodeau didn't have to do much to sell Taj Gibson on the thought of playing in Minnesota. The coach's presence was...
July 8, 2017 - 8:13pm
June 24, 2017
Opioid-linked deaths on rise, but federal response uncertain under Trump
WASHINGTON — Even as deaths by opioid overdose rise in Minnesota and around the county, treatment advocates and public officials in the state are looking to Washington with concern that federal spending reductions under President Trump and the Republican Congress could damage...
June 24, 2017 - 4:33pm
May 20, 2017
Minnesota couple creates space for rescued farm animals
EDEN VALLEY, MINN. — When Jeff and Charlene Stromwall got married 11 years ago, they talked about creating a home for four llamas, two...
May 20, 2017 - 8:43pm
May 17, 2017
PolyMet dam permit applications advance
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that two PolyMet applications for dam safety permits have been passed along to local governments and Indian bands for review. The applications — for the mine's tailings basin and the hydrometallurgical residue facility...
May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
May 14, 2017
Minnesota braces for harsher federal drug mandates
Under the Trump administration, Minnesotans could see a reinvigoration of federal drug prosecutions that were deemed low priority during the previous presidency.
May 14, 2017 - 6:51pm
April 23, 2017
Legislature eyes making student fees optional
Fees that help pay for health and recreation centers, school newspapers, student government, collegiate athletics and other campus groups would be optional at Minnesota's public colleges and universities under a measure moving at the Capitol. It's included in a broader, $3.2 billion...
April 23, 2017 - 2:36pm
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