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Wisconsin Assembly committee approves Foxconn bill
Duluth Grill now offering grocery counter
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
Optimum Healthcare IT opens Duluth office
Indians hit five homers in taking first of three-game series with Twins in battle for division
Northwoods League: Huskies eye season of change
College football: Recruiting race takes on new tone
Prep boys hockey: Sertich returning to Greenway as assistant coach
Golf: Sundbom ousted in US Amateur
The Taco Stand: May the best burger win
Healthy black beans
Edible cookie dough - in a jar
Best bites: Cookies, chips and chips
Book review: 'Rich People Problems' a good beach read
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Reader's View: Unions win benefits for workers
Reader's View: New tax for streets a good deal
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MN DNR Weekly for Aug. 14, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for fishing border waters?
Houston's fishing report: Give night trolling a try
Outdoors Notes for Aug. 13, 2017
Field Reports: Outdoors news items from around the Northland
Pet of the Week for Aug. 15, 2017
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Rural Health Awards presented to UMD students
March 12, 2014
UPDATE: Motorcyclist going at least 100 mph dies after hitting pothole on Twin Cities freeway
A motorcyclist going at least 100 mph struck a pothole or a crack along a winter-worn stretch of a Minneapolis interstate and was thrown to his death, authorities said Wednesday. Anand Baskaran, 30, of the Long Island community of East Northport, N.Y., hit the road hazard along...
March 12, 2014 - 1:54pm
12 people killed on Minnesota roads in recent days
A dozen people have lost their lives on Minnesota roads in the past 10 days, according to a Minnesota Department of Public Safety preliminary report. The most recent fatalities include three Carleton College students who died in a crash on Minnesota Highway 3 near Northfield on Feb....
March 12, 2014 - 6:00am
March 11, 2014
Source: Missing Malaysia Airlines plane may have flown hundreds of miles after last contact
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of miles to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday. In one...
March 11, 2014 - 10:51am
March 10, 2014
In third day of search, still no sign of missing Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people aboard
PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people...
March 10, 2014 - 9:40am
March 9, 2014
Source: Missing Malaysia Airlines jet may have disintegrated in mid-air
KUALA LUMPU, Malaysia - Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane. International...
March 9, 2014 - 6:19pm
March 8, 2014
Search under way for missing Malaysia Airlines flight with 239 aboard
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing off the Vietnamese coast on Saturday as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and is presumed to have crashed. There were no reports of bad weather and no sign why the Boeing 777-200ER,...
March 8, 2014 - 9:45am
Capitol Chatter: Democrats ramp up rural campaign
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took. "We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners," House Speaker Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, told a handful...
March 8, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
New passenger rail survey planned
A new survey of Northland residents is being conducted this month regarding the proposed Northern Lights Express passenger train service between Duluth and Minneapolis. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has hired a firm to update ridership forecasts, revenue projections...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
March 6, 2014
Stretch of I-35E near downtown St. Paul to close for weekend
ST. PAUL -- In Minnesota speak, traffic in and approaching downtown St. Paul is about to get "interesting." As part of the Interstate 35E MnPass express lane project, a very large traffic disruption is coming to I-35E north of downtown St. Paul this weekend, and it will be messy...
March 6, 2014 - 11:46am
March 5, 2014
Our view: Vision welcomed, but don't snub streets
There'll be pitfalls and there already are questions and concerns, but give Don Ness credit for being willing to go where few Duluth mayors have gone before; that's to western Duluth and our city's St.
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
March 2, 2014
As highway money runs dry, Congress eyes lifting toll ban
WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin is facing problems familiar to most states when it comes to paying for its roads and bridges. The gas tax is not bringing in enough money to meet its needs, the steady stream of federal transportation money may be in jeopardy, and voters do not want to pay...
March 2, 2014 - 12:12pm
March 1, 2014
Crossing conundrum: Congdon Park parents concerned with student safety along Superior Street
Despite new sidewalks and other improvements that made travel to Congdon Park Elementary School safer than years past, many parents still have...
March 1, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Our view: Don't scrap UMD bus pass program
Launched in 2000, a program to give free bus passes to students and others at UMD was heralded as the long-sought answer to easing congestion and parking woes on campus while also helping college kids, many of them from out of town, become a vibrant part of the Duluth community. It...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 27, 2014
Longtime Lake Superior district school bus driver to retire
After 50 years of shuffling generations of Two Harbors kids to and from school, Dennis Prestidge is parking his bus for good. Prestidge, 75,...
February 27, 2014 - 12:00am
February 26, 2014
Bygones for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014
News Tribune, Feb. 26, 1974 A federally ordered 55 mph speed limit will probably take effect in Minnesota this weekend. The lowered speed limit was mandated by a federal energy-saving law that requires all states to comply by March 3 or lose federal highway money. Joseph Sturckler,...
February 26, 2014 - 12:00am