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Steam plant’s new name ushers in new era in Duluth
Maurices owner to buy Ann Taylor women's clothing chain for $2.15 billion
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Ely’s Susan Schurke is bringing her anoraks back
Allete CEO: Company had a good 2014
Prep report: Duluth Denfeld ousted in softball playoffs
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A Combat Veteran's View: Take time to honor fallen heroes
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Bob Dylan sits at heart of musicians' inspiration
Faces & Names: Holmes creator’s estate sues Miramax
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Sam Cook columns
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Helping Out for May 24, 2015
YourSports: Cloquet wins Minnesota Class 3A state championship
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May 23, 2015
North Shore Scenic Railroad closes in on Knife River stop
The North Shore Scenic Railroad is getting closer to making Knife River a permanent stop on its route after a board meeting earlier this month. The...
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May 21, 2015
Unions rally for better infrastructure funding
A giant roll of duct tape is making its way around Minnesota to represent the short-term solutions that will be used to patch the state's infrastructure after the Legislature failed to pass a transportation bonding bill this year, according to infrastructure funding proponents flanked...
May 21, 2015 - 6:35pm
May 17, 2015
Ask a trooper: No leeway given for excess speeds
Q: How fast can I drive before getting stopped? Is there a tolerance? A: The short answer is no. The reality is that there is no set allowance for speed by officers except the speed limit or to the conditions. State Patrol policy does not allow for any speeds in excess of the posted...
May 17, 2015 - 7:26pm
May 13, 2015
Bygones for Thursday, May 14, 2015
News Tribune, May 14, 1975 * A forest fire whipped by hot, dry winds blackened several hundred acres of Superior National Forest land near Sand Lake yesterday. The blaze forced the evacuation of six homes and blocked traffic on Highway 53 between Virginia and Cook. * Duluth’s...
May 13, 2015 - 11:05pm
Six dead, others injured in Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA - Rescue workers on Wednesday searched through twisted metal and debris after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, while investigators sought the cause of the accident that killed at least six people and injured scores of others. Authorities said they did not...
May 13, 2015 - 9:43am
May 11, 2015
More oil, more Chinese imports have increased rail traffic through tiny Ranier
Every day of every week of every month, nearly two dozen trains plod through the small border town of Ranier. It’s a tiny spot on the map...
May 11, 2015 - 1:02am
May 9, 2015
Portion of downtown Duluth's Fifth Avenue West to close starting Tuesday
A portion of Fifth Avenue West in downtown Duluth will temporarily close beginning Tuesday. The northbound lane will be closed between Superior Street and the alley below West First Street until about June 5. The closure is due to the placement of a crane for work at the Maurices...
May 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Sandpiper project on hold as panel reviews findings
ST. PAUL — Those anxiously awaiting word on the proposed Sandpiper pipeline across Minnesota and northern North Dakota have a bit of a wait ahead of them — to the dismay of many who are clamoring for pipelines to ease the overburdened oil train rail system and fears of more fiery...
news / politics
May 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
May 6, 2015
North Dakota town evacuated after oil train derails, catches fire
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads were evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday morning. The BNSF Railway oil tanker train derailed about 7:30 a.m. about a mile and half east of Heimdal. Heimdal is about 80 miles...
May 6, 2015 - 7:05pm
May 5, 2015
Cirrus Aircraft expected to announce new Tennessee facility
Representatives of Cirrus Aircraft will be joined by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam at the McGhee Tyson Airport outside Knoxville on Wednesday morning to make “a significant economic development announcement,” according to a news release issued Tuesday. Bill King, vice president...
May 5, 2015 - 10:54pm
May 4, 2015
Summer road work plans take shape for Duluth city streets
As spring weight restrictions are lifted on Northland vehicles, what looks to be a busy road construction season will soon begin. Motorists in Duluth can expect to encounter plenty of orange signs and detours, even though city funding for road construction will be greatly constrained. “It’s...
May 4, 2015 - 9:27am
May 3, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Drivers should be alert about motorcycles
Q: Can you talk about motorcycle safety? A: With spring upon us and motorcycles sharing the highways once again, this is a great time to provide motorcycle crash facts and safety tips. In Minnesota, more than half of all motorcycle crashes are single-vehicle crashes. Motorcycle...
May 3, 2015 - 6:45pm
May 2, 2015
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker signs into law Uber, Lyft oversight bill
MADISON — Late Friday night, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that he signed a bill into law that creates statewide standards for rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft. The move came after a group of Democrats called on Walker to veto the legislation, saying it didn’t do...
news / politics
May 2, 2015 - 6:35pm
April 26, 2015
Ask a Trooper: What to do when light doesn’t change for motorcyclists
Q: What is the rule for drivers of motorcycles for making left or right turns at intersections? Sometimes they are not heavy enough to trip the signal lights. Someone told me that they could make a left or right turn at a red light if it is safe to do so, after the signal light has...
April 26, 2015 - 6:19pm
April 21, 2015
Coming soon to Knife River: New speed limit signs
New speed limit signs will be going up later this month in Knife River along the southbound lane of Scenic Highway 61, a move county officials hope will alleviate some residents' concerns about vehicles traveling too fast through the small North Shore community. Lake County Highway...
April 21, 2015 - 8:53pm