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Matters of record for March 5, 2015
US may review 1959 airplane crash that killed Buddy Holly
Fears and cheers follow Target’s plan to lay off thousands
Lawmaker’s culture crusade draws apology demand
Koochiching County jail administrator charged with theft
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Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
14 Cargill heirs on Forbes’ list of billionaires, more than any family in world
2 new Duluth stores have a focus on fashion
Allegiant to suspend Duluth-Las Vegas flights
New Duluth hotel aims for June opening
Duluth East diver hopes to make a splash at state meet
Vikings trade Cassel to Bills
Shootouts could send UMD men's hockey team on the road
Boys hockey: Duluth East saved its season by finding an identity
Hermantown breezes into Class A boys hockey semifinals
Reader's View: Unions must stand up for their rights
Reader's View: On balance, things always can be worse
Reader's View: Fear-mongering over climate diverts attention
Reader's View: Unbelievable that people would torture a dog
A Judge's View: Mediation can help ease never-easy divorce cases
Mary Bue buries her piano and picks up a guitar for new CD
Waverly, Iowa, lands Mumford & Sons pop-up fest
‘Better Call Saul’ website is a hilarious complement to show
TONY BENNETT: Screaming Females' 'Rose Mountain' keeps surprising
Alabama Shakes, Father John Misty headline river concert
Homemade granola bars travel well
Horoscopes for March 5
SHARE YOUR STORY: Macaron-making
Horoscopes for March 4
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Piebald deer visits rural Duluth family’s feeder
Minnesota outdoor bills include one preventing people from shooting dogs chasing deer
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 2, 2015
Outdoors notes for March 1
Field reports: Minnesotans will see new fishing regulations for 2015 season
Duluth family continues book club started by mom — who always read the most
Helping Out for March 1, 2015
Recsports for March 1, 2015
Births for March 1, 2015
Meet a volunteer for March 1, 2015
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February 7, 2015
Americans are stressed out about money, report finds
Stress is plentiful in the United States, and stress over money is in overflowing supply, according to a new survey. More than 1 in 4 Americans report they feel stressed about money most or all of the time, and most say their stress about money has either remained about the same as...
February 7, 2015 - 9:06pm
Reader's view: Democrats want to take gas-price break away
The state of Minnesota now seems poised to raise the gas tax and yearly license tab fees (Our View: “Minnesota taxpayers ready to scream ‘uncle!’ ” Jan. 28). Before any taxes are raised, there should be an audit on all funds already being collected from the gas tax and license...
opinion / readers views
February 7, 2015 - 8:40pm
Reader's view: Meat industry needs to come clean on water
This is to a congressman or senator who actually represents “we the people.” It’s from one of “the people.” From time to time I will write about concerns that affect our lives. This letter is about honesty in the food industry — or truth in packaging, particularly meat. I...
opinion / readers views
February 7, 2015 - 8:39pm
Minnesota lifts freeze on tax returns filed via TurboTax
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced Saturday that it will resume accepting state tax returns prepared with TurboTax. The department had stopped accepting TurboTax returns on Thursday, communications director Janelle Tummel said, after some consumers discovered returns...
February 7, 2015 - 4:46pm
February 6, 2015
TurboTax shuts down, then restarts, after fraud alert
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Just as the tax season is starting to bear down on us, do-it-yourself filers using Intuit’s popular TurboTax learned Friday morning that the company halted work on all state tax returns after agencies discovered a spike in fraudulent returns. And then hours...
February 6, 2015 - 11:18pm
February 3, 2015
Wrenshall and Carlton weigh pros, cons of school consolidation
Talk of a potential consolidation into one school district has some Carlton residents seeing an opportunity to provide more educational offerings for students while some Wrenshall residents are wary of the motives behind the potential combination. After discussing the consolidation...
news / education
February 3, 2015 - 10:33pm
State campaign for paid sick days launched in Duluth, where fewest receive benefit
Perhaps it’s no surprise that the organizers of a statewide campaign to provide earned sick and safe time benefits to all Minnesota workers...
news / politics
February 3, 2015 - 10:26pm
Local view: Oberstar earned airport terminal honor
A few months after Congressman James Oberstar left office I picked him up at the Duluth International Airport for a day of appointments. At the time the new terminal was coming together, so I rounded up then-airport Director Brian Ryks and asked if he could give the congressman the...
opinion / local view
February 3, 2015 - 4:05pm
January 31, 2015
Nonmetro Minnesota budget: From nursing homes to wolves
ST. PAUL — This Minnesota legislative session is heavy on nonmetro Minnesota topics, but the governor’s budget, which will be the base of whatever two-year spending plan that eventually passes, drew mixed reviews about how it would fund issues outside of the Twin Cities. Officials...
news / politics
January 31, 2015 - 6:52pm
School referendum talks continue behind closed doors in Superior
Discussion about a possible 2016 school referendum continues behind closed doors in Superior. Last month the Superior School Board scrapped plans to move the matter to open session when it delayed discussion on the selection of an architectural firm to advise on referendum and pre-referendum...
news / superior
January 31, 2015 - 6:40pm
January 30, 2015
County land sale includes newly cleared lots
St. Louis County is holding one of its regular tax-forfeited land auctions Feb.
January 30, 2015 - 1:14pm
January 28, 2015
Our View: Minnesota taxpayers ready to scream ‘uncle!’
Heaven forbid Minnesotans enjoy reasonably priced gas. Or their hard-earned money. Gov. Mark Dayton Monday unveiled a plan that includes paying 16 cents a gallon more in gasoline taxes to help pay for the upkeep and improvement of Minnesota’s highways and bridges. Minnesotans...
opinion / our view
January 28, 2015 - 12:02am
January 27, 2015
Cliffs Natural Resources seeks creditor protection in Canada
TORONTO — Iron ore and coal mining company Cliffs Natural Resources has become the third major U.S. company in the past six months to seek creditor protection for its Canadian arm to try to isolate losses and protect shareholders. The company — which has extensive operations...
business / mining
January 27, 2015 - 5:34pm
Tips from local MNsure navigators
MNsure’s open enrollment period ends Feb. 15. With this deadline approaching, local navigators Jessica Karpinske and Paula Gayle from the Health Care Access Office and Karen Walter from Community Action Duluth shared the following tips for enrolling for health insurance through...
January 27, 2015 - 12:00am