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New name, new story for Duluth's former Seaway Hotel
'Miracle babies' of Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years later
Survivors gather for 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing
Shipping traffic for April 19, 2015
Sunday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Sunday soaker
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Duluth Trading Co. apologizes to Don Henley to resolve trademark dispute
Fednav fleet adding ballast treatment to ships
Kestrel combines with Eclipse to form ONE Aviation
More housing coming to BlueStone site
Italian eatery’s owners buy Jade Fountain Restaurant in West Duluth
Blues even series with Wild
Local names & news
Prep baseball season preview: Duluth East's Siljendahl goes from bat boy to bench boss
Cleveland stops Twins' three-game win streak
Cartoonist's View for April 19
Reader's View: Pizzeria story raises questions for skeptic
Reader's View: Conservation fund must be maintained for future
Reader's View: Consumers need to take action on high cost of food
Reader's View: Educators, public need to know more about autism
Theater review: St. Scholastica's 'Blithe Spirit' hits high marks across the board
Faces & Names: Cooper to star in AMC’s ‘Preacher’
Theater Review: ‘Tomfoolery’ variety show at UWS tugs nostalgic strings
Faces & Names: Penelope Cruz joins ‘Zoolander 2’
GROWING TOGETHER: Settle spousal disagreements over the yard with this lawn care quiz
Horoscopes for April 19
Horoscopes for April 18
LIVING SMART: How much does a swimming pool really cost?
YOUR PLACE: Tips for lawn mower safety
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Counting walleyes on the St. Louis River
Field reports: Yellowstone fly-fishing legend to share knowledge
Rainy River warm-up bite comes just in time
YourSports: Hunters win District 11 championship
Helping Out for April 19, 2015
YourSports: DeVore Rink wins 46th annual Dunlop Memorial Bonspiel
YourSports: Northland snocross racer wins season championship
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April 16, 2015
Plaudits for a historic plow
A 128-year-old railroad rotary snow plow housed at Duluth’s Lake Superior Railroad Museum has been designated a “Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.” The honor from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers was given Thursday at a ceremony at the museum, located in...
news / education
April 16, 2015 - 10:11pm
April 13, 2015
Administrative judge backs Sandpiper pipeline
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota official who took five days of testimony and received 2,000 letters about the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline recommends its construction. Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman on Monday also recommended that the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission place...
news / politics
April 13, 2015 - 11:01pm
April 12, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Minnesota law prohibits quotas for traffic tickets
Q: A friend told me cops have to write a certain amount of tickets each month, otherwise they get in trouble. He also said this is why you see so many more out on the streets and highways at the end of the month trying to get their numbers in. Is this true? A: Traffic citation quotas...
April 12, 2015 - 7:44pm
April 11, 2015
Oliver Bridge traffic limits start Monday
Motorists will encounter single-lane traffic directed by flaggers starting Monday at the Oliver Bridge between Duluth and Oliver. The Canadian National Railroad, which owns and operates the bridge that carries both rail and vehicle traffic, has requested the lane closure for a routine...
news / superior
April 11, 2015 - 8:55pm
April 9, 2015
Crackdown is coming for texting drivers in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is asking drivers to put down their phones as law enforcement plans to target distracted drivers next week. State troopers, county deputies and city police will be looking for signs of distracted driving — such as varying speed,...
news / crime
April 9, 2015 - 10:30pm
Minnesota governor promotes education, transportation in State of State
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton stuck to his tried-and-true themes during his Thursday night State of the State speech, but rural lawmakers...
April 9, 2015 - 10:18pm
April 5, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Follow moped rules for motorized bicycles
Q: Can I run a gas-powered bicycle that only goes 20 mph without a license? A: Motorized bicycles are registered as mopeds. A motorized bicycle must meet the following criteria: * Electric motor or a liquid-fueled engine with piston displacement of 50 cubic centimeters or less *...
April 5, 2015 - 7:41pm
April 3, 2015
Railroad sued over Two Harbors derailment
One of the workers involved in a December 2013 train derailment in Two Harbors is suing his employer, claiming that he was injured due to the negligence of the railroad company. Terry Forsell of Two Harbors filed a complaint against Wisconsin Central Ltd., a subsidiary of Canadian...
April 3, 2015 - 7:04pm
April 2, 2015
State set to rebuild link to Jay Cooke
On a day when engineers across Minnesota announced $1 billion worth of state highway projects, Duane Hill spoke in front of two cranes canoodling at the Lake Superior Zoo. Even the birds seemed to approve of Minnesota Department of Transportation road and bridge improvements. Among...
April 2, 2015 - 9:22pm
April 1, 2015
Our View: If willing to compromise, posture and politick away
Minnesota lawmakers may be on break this week, but the politicking just won’t stop. They’re traveling around the state. They’re holding news conferences. They’re visiting classrooms. They’re putting out media alerts. And they’re talking, explaining — or trying to explain...
opinion / our view
April 1, 2015 - 10:06pm
March 31, 2015
Railway, Duluth port reach new agreement
Yvonne Prettner Solon returned to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority board of commissioners Tuesday for the first time since a four-year run of service ended in 1994. Appointed by the governor in February, the former lieutenant governor's return was praised as a welcome addition...
March 31, 2015 - 9:26pm
March 30, 2015
St. Louis County unveils $119 million highway plan
The bad news is that everyone who spends money in St. Louis County will be paying a little more sales tax starting Wednesday. The good news is your favorite county road should be in better shape soon, because that new tax money will go toward repairing roads, bridges and culverts. St....
news / st louis county
March 30, 2015 - 11:04pm
March 29, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Spring driving brings challenges
ASK A TROOPER Q: I live in a very small town and see people all the time driving in the wrong direction to collect their mail or visit neighbors. This means they are on the wrong side of the road facing oncoming traffic. I feel like I'm in a foreign country. Is this legal? A:...
March 29, 2015 - 7:25pm
Critics press industry to make Bakken oil safer
North Dakota officials to check vapor pressure in effort to prevent explosions
March 29, 2015 - 6:37pm
Grand entrance planned for Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo
Western Duluth roadway to get other upgrades, too
March 29, 2015 - 6:18pm