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Former Mankato, UMD football player faces attempted murder charge
Auto sales surge, but buyers may have loans longer than the cars
MnDOT plans outreach for overhaul of Grand Avenue
Warm winter ahead? Experts say it’s likely
st louis county
Minnesota Power, National Guard plan huge solar farm at Camp Ripley
Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada
Jobless rates began to drop in July in the Northland
Tim Hortons, Burger King in merger talks
Tavern on the Hill opens today in Duluth
Silver Bay's VanHouse plans to go full throttle in Silver 1000
Prep football standings
Thursday's featured prep football games
Twins fall to Royals
Local view: Focus on prevention and treatment of disease, not the trees, to save bats
Reader's view: Christianity helped shape Founding Fathers’ thinking
Reader's view: Duluth Metals story lacked opposing view
Reader's view: Minnesota mom was trying to help son with cannabis oil
Our view: Don’t force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
TONY BENNETT: Ty Segall’s ‘Manipulator’ may be his finest hour yet
Twin Ports Bridge Festival adds extra day
Renegade announces 2015 season
New nonprofit theater troupe takes the stage at UWS
Duluth Superior Pride schedule
BRUCE WALLIS: Pork chops on the grill
Recipe Exchange for Aug. 27, 2014
FAIR FOOD: Mini reviews of eats at the Minnesota State Fair
Two bicyclists take a long road for recovery
Horoscopes for Aug. 26, 2014
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 25, 2014
‘Fish of a lifetime’: Woman didn't let this Apostle Islands lake trout get away
With Minnesota bear population down, so are hunting permits
Pit surprise: Woman catches big walleye from kayak in mine pit
Duluth woman reminisces about Nashville days
More Dean's Lists for Spring 2014
Helping Out for August 24, 2010
Five Questions with Terry Hill
Faces for Aug. 24, 2014
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MARIE MAGDALENE ECK
Betty Hope Zuber
CAROL JEAN BONK GLASS
Jim & Claudia Gannucci's 50th Anniversary
Bev Shears 80th Birthday
John "Jack" and Charlene Milroy
Gerald and Sylvia Linder
August 12, 2014
Reader's view: Obama raises money as America founders
Are we Americans willing to forget that before Barack Obama’s now two terms as U.S. president and commander in chief our nation was the wealthiest, most powerful, most caring and most helpful in the world? I emphasize “helpful” because that description has faded under President...
opinion / readers views
August 12, 2014 - 10:21pm
August 11, 2014
Faces & names: Cowabunga! ‘Turtles’ are No. 1 at box office
Wise-cracking turtles went head-to-head with a talking raccoon and a sentient tree at the multiplexes, and, in the end, the turtles came out on top. Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” beat expectations with a strong $65 million in the U.S. and Canada at the weekend box...
a&e / movies
August 11, 2014 - 11:00pm
Bygones for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
News Tribune, Aug. 12, 1974 * A proposed ordinance broadening the scope of equal opportunity will be presented to the Duluth City Council tonight. Drafted by Victor Ulmer, assistant city attorney, the ordinance would eliminate the present seven-member commission in favor of an...
news / politics
August 11, 2014 - 10:59pm
Seaway reports total cargo down
More than 15 million metric tons of cargo moved through the St. Lawrence Seaway in July, down just 4 percent over last year, marking a sustained comeback after the slow start to the shipping season. “The month of July was extremely busy for our ports on the Great Lakes-Seaway System...
business / shipping
August 11, 2014 - 12:10am
August 10, 2014
Reader's view: Democrats do support campaign-finance fairness
With reference to the July 20 letter, “Democrats also get big money from the rich, corporations,” you can bet Republicans are going to minimize the corrupting influence of dark money spent by social “welfare” charities and super PACs. There’s nothing they would like more...
August 10, 2014 - 12:13am
August 7, 2014
Faces & names: ‘X-Men’ movie helps Fox beat forecasts
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue and profit that exceeded analysts’ expectations, helped by the box-office success of films such as “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” Fox said revenue rose 16.8 percent...
a&e / movies
August 7, 2014 - 12:05am
August 6, 2014
Proposed county land swap north of Duluth turns heated
It seemed like a simple deal to trade county land so a Duluth-area couple could continue to run their outdoor adventure camp for kids. The St. Louis County Land and Minerals Department approved a plan to trade 80 acres of county land in Fredenberg Township to Blake Cazier and Stephanie...
news / st louis county
August 6, 2014 - 8:47am
August 4, 2014
Prep work for downtown Duluth transit center begins
A steel arm, with something akin to a medieval weapon at its tip, raked down the back of the Salter Building on Monday, filleting it, over and over, into a mass of debris. “I’ve never seen one like that before,” Dennis Jensen said. “I’m kind of used to the old-school wrecking...
August 4, 2014 - 10:39pm
August 2, 2014
Duluth woman turns to crowdfunding to cover maternity leave
Nikki Bollman has a strong passion for writing stories about magic and dragons. Now, with the help of the Internet and maybe a few hundred online strangers, she’s trying to turn that skill into a way of paying for her six-week maternity leave. Bollman’s job as a full-time preschool...
August 2, 2014 - 4:17pm
July 29, 2014
Hedge fund claims victory in Cliffs Natural Resources board vote
CLEVELAND — Casablanca Capital triumphed on Tuesday in its proxy battle with Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., preliminary estimates show, putting the hedge fund in a position to replace Cliffs’ chief executive and sell off underperforming assets. Shareholders of Cleveland-based...
news / iron range
July 29, 2014 - 11:08pm
1 in 3 in US has past-due debt
WASHINGTON — Roughly 1 in 3 adult Americans has past-due debt that’s been turned over to a collections agency, according to a novel new study. Southern...
July 29, 2014 - 11:02pm
July 25, 2014
Grant to help NRRI reduce sulfate concentrations
The University of Minnesota has awarded $500,000 to the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota Duluth to decrease sulfate concentrations in Northeastern Minnesota watersheds. Through the MNDrive Transdisciplinary Research Program, the university is granting...
July 25, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 23, 2014
Minnesota's legacy funds alone don’t pay for projects
ST. PAUL — The “legacy amendment” usually is blended with other money to pay for nearly 10,000 projects around Minnesota. One of the most complex projects fell on the shoulders of Myron Jesme, Red Lake Watershed District director in northwestern Minnesota, to implement. He...
news / politics
July 23, 2014 - 10:56pm
Minnesota Auditor's Office review fails to mollify critics of Duluth's Red Plan
A financial review by the Minnesota Office of the State Auditor of the Duluth school district’s $315 million Red Plan revealed few new details, to the disappointment of the plan’s opponents. Past Duluth School Board candidate Loren Martell spent about 18 months working to gather...
news / politics
July 23, 2014 - 1:25pm
Bygones for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
News Tribune, July 23, 1974 * A trial began in U.S. District Court in Duluth yesterday in the suit of 12 area ski resort operators who contend a $600,000 grant for Spirit Mountain violates federal requirements. Their attorney argued there isn’t sufficient business for another ski...
July 23, 2014 - 12:04am