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Snowstorm sweeps through Northeast, New York spared the worst
Beargrease update: Close race out of Sawbill
Two police officers shot and wounded, suspect killed at Minnesota city hall
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Duluth City Council approves $300,000 loan for NorShor Theatre
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Duluth mayor speaks at Greater Downtown Council gathering
Duluth physician sued in connection with Minnesota country club’s closure
Biz Buzz for Jan. 26
Bankruptcies for Jan. 26
Time to enter Wisconsin business plan contest
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
After day of racing across Minnesota wilderness, Arrowhead 135 title decided by one second
Timberwolves lose fifth straight
Local view: Conservative views should focus more on what benefits people
Reader's view: Regents should step in on UMD coach dismissals
Reader's view: Clinic costs go up while insurance payments drop
Our view: History respected by TV ghost show
Faces & Names: ‘Selma’ director to make Hurricane Katrina film
Faces & Names: Larry David’s Broadway play sets advance sales record
Faces & Names: Keaton’s ‘Birdman' gaining popularity
Faces & Names: Film looks at missing Holocaust footage
Faces & Names: Is Johnny Depp’s star power fading?
Inpatient rehab helps Silver Bay woman heal closer to home
Health Notes: Chronic pain, new tax form, Tobacco grade
Tips from local MNsure navigators
It takes two: Getting healthy may be easier with a partner
Gym time won’t cancel out too much sitting
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Ice Fish for 2014-2015
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 26, 2015
In the Arrowhead 135 winter race, you’re going to suffer
Sam Cook column: Crappies to go at Fish Lake
Duluth shoemaker's work crosses intersection of art, craft
Helping Out for January 25, 2015
Snapshot for Jan. 25, 2015
Spirit of Superior Award winners announced
Meet a Volunteer for Jan. 25, 2015
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January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism at hearing
The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is either a safer way to move domestic energy or an immoral boost for fossil fuels and climate change. That was the gamut of testimony in Duluth on Tuesday at a public hearing on the proposed, all-new, 616-mile pipeline...
news / superior
January 6, 2015 - 10:07pm
January 4, 2015
Minnesota officials: Cost is $280M to upgrade oil train routes
Minnesota transportation officials said last week that it will cost at least $280 million to upgrade railroad crossings on highways and roads where passing oil trains from North Dakota pose a risk of explosions and fires. The study, mandated by the 2014 Legislature, comes one year...
January 4, 2015 - 7:49pm
Ask a Trooper: Clear snow, ice from your vehicle’s windows
Q: At an intersection one day I noticed a car with the windows so frosted over that the driver had to roll down a window to check for cars coming from my side. What is the law on frosted windows? A: Minnesota Statute 169.71 subdivision 3 states; “No person shall drive any motor...
January 4, 2015 - 7:41pm
January 2, 2015
Two killed when train hits car near Warroad
WARROAD, Minn. — Two people died when a train hit a car Wednesday evening south of Warroad near the Canadian border in northwest Minnesota. Aaron J. Cook, 35, of Warroad was driving a 2003 Ford Focus at a railroad crossing on Minnesota Highway 11 south of Warroad about 5:30 p.m....
January 2, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 31, 2014
Oversized load stuck on Duluth street finally starts moving - but it doesn't go far
After spending a day blocking traffic on a Duluth street — looking somewhat like a spaceship that had landed amid the houses and trees of Goat Hill — a massive, 187-ton piece of oil refinery equipment finally started moving again on Wednesday. But it didn’t travel far. The...
December 31, 2014 - 6:56pm
Final funding secured to update Duluth docks
The long-awaited $16 million rebuild and expansion of the port of Duluth’s Docks C and D will begin at the end of May. “We’re really excited about it,” said Deborah DeLuca, the government and environmental affairs director for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, whose Clure...
business / shipping
December 31, 2014 - 6:48pm
December 30, 2014
Semi carrying oversized load gets stuck, blocks old Piedmont Avenue in Duluth
A semi pulling a huge, oversized load up Piedmont Avenue in Duluth became stuck Tuesday morning and ended up unable to move all day. As is usual with oversized loads, several Minnesota State Patrol troopers were escorting the semi and its trailer carrying a large, metal cylinder...
December 30, 2014 - 8:22pm
December 28, 2014
Ask a Trooper: Details explained on changing a driver’s license address
Q: How long does a person have to change their driver’s license address? A: It depends on the circumstance. I will describe some situations. * If you’re already living in Minnesota and move to a new address in the state, the law requires that you apply for a new driver’s license...
December 28, 2014 - 6:30pm
December 26, 2014
Gas falls below $2 in many regional locations
For holiday travelers in the region, Santa has delivered a nice present. In many cities along the major interstates, gas prices are below $2 a gallon or very close. Twin Cities stations also were reporting gas below $2 at some stations, according to gasbuddy.com. The lowest price...
December 26, 2014 - 9:00pm
December 22, 2014
MnDOT picks route for Hwy. 169 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Monday revealed it has picked a route to rebuild state Highway 169 between Tower and Ely, a project delayed because of environmental concerns. Local officials have been pushing for years for a better, wider and straighter road on that...
news / iron range
December 22, 2014 - 11:30pm
Comments open on Hwy. 53 reroute in Virginia
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published its environmental review of the proposed U.S. Highway 53 reroute project in Virginia. The state agency earlier said it plans to rebuild the road across a flooded, abandoned mine pit at the southeast corner of Virginia. The...
news / iron range
December 22, 2014 - 11:28pm
December 21, 2014
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
For more than 80 days, motorists have enjoyed plummeting gas prices to levels not seen since 2009. Since Thanksgiving alone, the price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline in Duluth has dropped from $2.49 a gallon to the $2.19 mark seen in recent days. But how about the dreaded...
December 21, 2014 - 10:18pm
Our View: The best gift is getting there safely
Like the drone of Christmas music in the mall, the advice is easy to tune out and dismiss. Yeah, yeah, got it, got it. But there are 98.6 million reasons to pay attention. That’s the number of travelers expected to be journeying at least 50 miles from their homes during this Christmas...
opinion / our view
December 21, 2014 - 9:35pm
Ask a Trooper: What to do after a crash
Q: My fiance went into the ditch when roads were icy, and he hit the new guard rails along Interstate 35. For insurance purposes he called the police to get a report on record. He was told by the officer that usually he would be written up for reckless driving. Is this true? He was...
December 21, 2014 - 6:49pm
December 19, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Agriculture committee controversy continues with GOP assignments
Republicans who will control the Minnesota House next year angered Democrats by leaving a strong environmentalist off the environmental committee. House Speaker-designate Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, released a list of committee members Thursday night, and the House Environment and Natural...
news / politics
December 19, 2014 - 10:44pm