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Astro Bob blog: A New Take on Why We Hear Meteors
Duluth man charged with soliciting 14-year-old
Environmental group allowed into Twin Metals lawsuit
Shut Enbridge pipeline to be drained for several days after leak
Wal-Mart helps Wall Street's record-setting rally march on
st louis county
Buzz Frenzy offers focused Facebook marketing
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Feb. 20
Sunday sales soon? Minnesota House to vote on decades-long debate
Thanks to recession, millennials trail their boomer parents financially
Cirrus expansion in Grand Forks will make room for increased production
Birkie options melting with snow
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Prep report: MIB's Mason tops girls basketball career scoring list
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
TIDBITS: The essence of the label
Hoagie roll stands up best to hearty chicken Parmesan sandwich
In Spanish Catalonia, a cheese maker's touch is the magic
Cabbage cooked up sweet and tender turns into kapusta
Chicago parents face challenges, joys in raising multiracial children
Dave and Louise Gartzke
Happy 91st Birthday, Walter!
ESTHER L. YOUNG
MICHAEL L. SIMICH
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
MARY ELLEN KUZNIA
JOAN M. SCOUTON
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Reader's view: Keep politics out of National Security Council
Reader's view: Trails crews made Blizzard Tour possible
Local view: Stronger laws needed to keep guns from those who shouldn't have them
Our view: Kill ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 21, 2017
Houston's fishing report
Sam Cook column: 'Boat show' a mirror of life in the North
Deer planning meetings coming to Duluth, Mountain Iron
Pets of the Week
Faces for Feb. 12, 2017
Through Readers' Eyes
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January 13, 2017
Northern Lights Express passenger rail project may ride Trump's coattails
The Duluth City Council approved yet another dose of funding for the proposed Northern Lights Express passenger rail service earlier this week...
January 13, 2017 - 8:43pm
January 12, 2017
MN Senate passes health insurance rebate plan
The Minnesota Senate moved quickly Thursday to pass a $450 million bill responding to sharp spikes in premiums for people who buy health insurance on the individual market. "We are in a health care crisis in Minnesota," said the bill's chief author, Sen. Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake....
January 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
January 10, 2017
Wisconsin governor proposes in-state tuition cut for UW
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he wants to cut undergraduate tuition for Wisconsin residents at University of Wisconsin System schools in his annual State of the State address Tuesday. The governor didn't offer further details on the tuition cut, including how large it would be...
January 10, 2017 - 7:51pm
Supreme Court grapples with credit card surcharge law
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled over how to decide a challenge to a state law barring retailers from charging more...
January 10, 2017 - 3:24pm
January 8, 2017
Wisconsin saw more bank mergers in 2016 than 2015
Wisconsin saw more consolidation of banks in 2016 than in years past. The Wisconsin Bankers Association reports 21 banks announced mergers last year compared to a dozen in 2015. Regulatory compliance, among other issues, are driving some to sell, said Rose Oswald Poels, the association's...
January 8, 2017 - 6:23pm
7 things you need to know about the future of Obamacare
WASHINGTON — You've seen the headlines and you've heard the slogans: Obamacare is on the chopping block and President-elect Donald Trump...
January 8, 2017 - 7:22am
January 7, 2017
Republican control of Minnesota Legislature fuels anxiety among nonprofits
Minnesota Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michelle Benson delivered a blunt message Friday to nonprofit leaders seeking state funding: Be prepared to prove your worth. "When it comes to accessing public dollars, you will want to work really hard to prove what you've already done with...
January 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
Job growth slows in 2016, but wages are rising
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy finished 2016 with a slowdown in job growth but a surge in wage gains, a mixed picture that has come to...
January 7, 2017 - 2:32pm
January 6, 2017
Northern Waters to abandon no-tip policy
When Northern Waters Restaurant first set up shop on Duluth's Woodland Avenue in February of 2016, it made history by becoming the first eatery...
January 6, 2017 - 10:03pm
Charitable gambling in Minnesota tops $1.5 billion in 2016
Minnesotans apparently were feeling lucky in fiscal year 2016, spending $1.5 billion on pulltabs, bingo, raffles and other forms of charitable gambling — or more than $275 for every person in the state. Charitable gaming sales increased 13.2 percent for the fiscal year ending...
January 6, 2017 - 5:24pm
January 4, 2017
Northland well-represented in Dayton’s bonding proposal
The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature may not agree, but DFL Gov. Mark Dayton wants to pump millions of dollars into Northeastern Minnesota...
January 4, 2017 - 7:17pm
December 31, 2016
Two Harbors couple lost everything to a man they viewed as a son
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- Ray Turcotte once owned a gas station in this scenic town of 3,700 on Lake Superior's North Shore. His wife, Judy, ran a hair salon. After amassing a net worth approaching $1 million, they retired to the lakeside home Ray Turcotte built with his own hands. But...
December 31, 2016 - 8:42am
December 19, 2016
St. Louis County set to boost property tax levy 8.5 percent
St. Louis County commissioners Tuesday will spend some time talking about it, maybe even arguing over some points, but they are expected to...
December 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
December 16, 2016
Last-ditch Minnesota special session effort ends after 17 minutes
ST. PAUL — There was so little trust left between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt by Friday that the two leaders wouldn’t agree to meet in private as they tried to salvage a package of bills to cut taxes, build roads and water projects and help...
December 16, 2016 - 10:28pm
December 15, 2016
Minnesota Power interim rate hike approved
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved Minnesota Power's request to raise electric rates for its customers on an interim...
December 15, 2016 - 4:06pm