Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
Missing hunter found safe after search in Pine County
Vista Fleet boats unmoored, set adrift overnight
Expanded Deer River school to host open house
Man drowns after going overboard on Kabetogama; boat operator arrested
st louis county
Sappi snags state award for Cloquet mill
Duluth port celebrates rail revival: CN container service opens new possibilities
New customer for AAR in Duluth
Dollar General breaks ground in Poplar
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Pressroom Podcast bonus episode: NCHC season preview
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
Prep newsmaker: Duluth East goalie Mayer is a keeper
Movie listings: A lethal 'Friend Request,' a LEGO ninja and much more
Painting the town: Plein air artists create pieces for upcoming exhibits
BEST BETS: 'Rumors,' 'Revolution' and 'psychedelic strangeness'
Art Gallery: Boat's ahoy
A&E notes: Mural gets official unveiling
Carol and David Jouppi
Jim and Elaine Gibson
Authur & Edith Arnold
Greg and Barb Guenard
Rodney Allen Holweger
Josephine Ann Trost
Frank "Red" DelGreco
Alice Faye Northrup
Dorothy Hazel Dauer
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Reader's View: If not now, when on discussing climate?
Reader's View: Kennedy has ability to look at many issues
Reader's View: True equality can't exist
In Response: Column left much unsaid about biodiesel's benefits
SHTA raising money for new Split Rock River bridge
MN DNR Weekly Report for Sept. 18, 2017
More Nice Fish for 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Sunfish as bait? Nope
Minnesota DNR plans to change walleye stocking strategies
Pets of the Week for Sept. 19, 2017
2017 Apollo Gilruth Continuum awardees announced
June 2, 2017
Sam Cook column: Prairie passage: Your life in the blink of an eye
Here comes the Class of '67 now, cruising up Main Street in the trolley car that class members borrowed from the senior-citizen home. They're...
June 2, 2017 - 5:00am
May 26, 2017
Sam Cook column: A nudge on the leg, a hole in the heart
Sometimes, just standing in the yard at home, I would feel a light tap on the side of my leg. It was barely discernible, the faintest of touches,...
May 26, 2017 - 5:00am
May 12, 2017
Sam Cook column: Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
We were several miles into the canoe-country wilderness of Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park last week. We'd been catching plenty of lake trout...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00am
May 5, 2017
Sam Cook column: Steelhead standoff: An angler's tale
A friend of mine called just before dinner the other night. We needed to go over a few details for an upcoming trip. When we finished, he had...
May 5, 2017 - 5:15am
April 28, 2017
Sam Cook column: Americans abroad: Dad, press "English"
On a bright April morning, the two of us peer into the kiosk touchscreen outside a train station in Morges, Switzerland. We're trying to buy...
April 28, 2017 - 4:00am
April 6, 2017
Sam Cook column: Chance encounters often worth a bit of risk
Almost every day, I travel with a fellow I know. His name is Daniel Alvarez, a long-distance hiker and paddler whom I've written about previously....
April 6, 2017 - 11:00pm
March 31, 2017
Sam Cook column: At a pond in the woods, one man's gift to others
Chances are, you never met Larry Schanno. He didn't stray far from the Our Place restaurant and bar on the banks of the Baptism River in Finland....
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
March 24, 2017
Sam Cook column: Alone, in a fix, on a wilderness errand
ON THE GUNFLINT TRAIL — After we returned from the lake and parked the snow machines, we ambled toward Mike Berg's garage. Someone toted...
March 24, 2017 - 4:28am
March 17, 2017
Sam Cook column: Fishing and life - the one that got away
A story my brother told me a couple of years ago still comes to mind on a regular basis. He's a fly fisherman, and he had been out West, fishing...
March 17, 2017 - 4:29am
March 10, 2017
Sam Cook column: March morning more than it was quacked up to be
I could see, in my limited human way, that something was up with the yellow pup. The dogs and I had been cruising a local patch of woods on foot...
March 10, 2017 - 4:12am
March 3, 2017
Sam Cook column: The Ely years, through the bars of a melody
I was on my way to work the other day, driving along the freeway in Duluth, when I was suddenly yanked 40 years back into another lifetime. All...
March 3, 2017 - 5:12am
February 26, 2017
Sam Cook column: Another kind of winter -- dove, robin, cardinal
A few nights ago, two of us went for an evening walk about 700 miles south of our home in Duluth. We were there for a funeral and had stolen...
February 26, 2017 - 5:03am
February 24, 2017
SAM COOK COLUMN: Beyond Ron: The loss of a good man
It was 10:30 p.m. when the phone rang. As a parent, you're always concerned about a call that time of night. But this wasn't a child-related...
February 24, 2017 - 4:04am
February 17, 2017
SAM COOK COLUMN: Night sky, night ski: Learning to trust in the moonlight
This was just what I had come for. The coming-full moon, bright and ovoid, hung high in the night sky like an egg fresh from the carton. In the...
February 17, 2017 - 4:00am
February 12, 2017
Sam Cook video: Sucker River snowshoe
News Tribune outdoors writer Sam Cook snowshoes at Sucker River with his dogs on Sunday, Feb. 12 2017.
February 12, 2017 - 5:34pm