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Fire causes $90,000 in damage to West Duluth warehouse
Bayfield, Grand Marais advance in 'Best Towns' contest
Ask a Trooper: Legionville School Patrol Camp
Eh? Montgomery Ward reunion planned
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Cirrus Aircraft and its co-founder head back to court
Alakef to close Kenwood coffee kiosk
Cliffs beats expectations, turns profit in first quarter
Minnesota-based St. Jude Medical bought by Abbott for $25 billion
Steelworkers reach tentative contract deal with ArcelorMittal
Tigers rough up Twins
Vikings in good hands with Treadwell
Brewers avoid being no-hit in loss to Marlins
Local names & news
Duluth couple continues to work on converting former Park Point fire hall into their home
Music review: David Lindley twists blues, reggae and country at Sacred Heart show
Matching new faucet to your kitchen sink
Renovation dos, don’ts
Painting over wallpaper? Yes, it’s possible though not best option
Chuck and Jody O'Connor
Ernie and Judy Shelton
Happy Birthday, Phyllis Polla!
Bob and Linda McCubbin
PHYLLIS LORRAINE (JOHNSON) HOMICK
Thomas Joseph Branley, Sr.
Merlin C. "Buttsie" Gulbranson
In Response: Dyslexia: Nothing simple about lifelong struggle
Reader's View: Don’t believe the false claims about vaccines
Reader's View: It would be foolish to sell Central site to Edison
In Response: Dyslexia: Nothing simple about lifelong struggle
River of adventure: Whitewater paddlers from around the region flock to the St. Louis
All Minnesota state park campsites will be reservable starting next week
MN DNR Weekly Report for April 25, 2016
Ask a Conservation Officer: Equip boats with life jackets for all
Outdoors calendar for April 24
YourSports for April 24, 2016
RecSports for April 24, 2016
Make a difference for April 24, 2016
Snapshot for April 24, 2016
Faces for April 24, 2016
April 6, 2016
Northland highway closed for hours after semi crashes, spills cargo
A portion of U.S. Highway 63 in Washburn County was closed for several hours Wednesday after a semi carrying hundreds of sheets of flooring and...
April 6, 2016 - 3:15pm
March 10, 2016
Jack Link's purchases snack business, launches higher-end jerky brand
Jack Link’s has purchased the meat snack business of Grass Run Farms, a deal coming soon after Link’s introduction of a new jerky brand call Lorissa’s Kitchen. Both moves are aimed at broadening Jack Link’s reach into more higher-end jerky markets. Minong-based Jack Link’s...
March 10, 2016 - 7:48pm
February 26, 2016
Wisconsin man sentenced for armed bank robberies
A Rice Lake, Wis., man has received a sentence of more than 10 years in federal prison for his role in robbing two Northwestern Wisconsin banks. Ricky White, 27, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge James Peterson, according to a news release from John W. Vaudreuil, United...
February 26, 2016 - 8:20pm
December 11, 2015
Essentia Health building $12.5 million clinic in Spooner
A new medical clinic will open alongside a new hospital in the Washburn County town of Spooner next year. Essentia Health announced on Friday it's building a $12.5 million clinic next to the hospital being built by Spooner Health System on County Highway H between U.S. Highways 53...
December 11, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 8, 2015
Minong man dies after setting fire to residence
A Washburn County man died after brandishing weapons and ignoring commands to leave a residence he intentionally set on fire late Monday, authorities...
December 8, 2015 - 6:07pm
October 31, 2015
Democratic challenger exits Northwestern Wisconsin congressional race
The only announced Democratic candidate running against U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District has dropped out of the race. Kirk Bangstad, a Minocqua-area businessman, opera singer and cancer activist, said he is dropping out after being told by Democratic...
News / politics
October 31, 2015 - 8:15am
September 4, 2015
Shoot-on-sight order on Wisconsin feral hogs
Two recent and credible reports of feral hogs running wild in the woods of Washburn County spurred the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources...
outdoors / hunting
September 4, 2015 - 12:04pm
August 22, 2015
Two killed, 16 injured in Wisconsin car-school bus crash
Two people died and 16 others were injured — one critically — on Saturday in a collision between a car and a school bus carrying the Spooner...
August 22, 2015 - 8:37pm
July 30, 2015
Man killed in Wisconsin rollover identified
The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified the Minong man killed in a rollover crash Wednesday near Spooner. Gary H. Degeest, 47, was the driver...
July 30, 2015 - 5:47pm
July 29, 2015
Minong man killed in Highway 53 rollover
A 47-year-old Minong man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash Wednesday morning near Spooner, the Washburn County Sheriff's Office reported. The...
July 29, 2015 - 2:13pm
July 24, 2015
Wisconsin man sentenced to nearly 10 years for bank robberies
A Northwestern Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to nearly a decade in federal prison for a pair of armed bank robberies. Jesse Sweeter, 20, of Rice Lake, will serve 9½ years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release for the May 2014 robbery of the Shell Lake State...
News / crime
July 24, 2015 - 5:58pm
May 27, 2015
Wisconsin board sets deer harvest quotas; few antlerless permits available in North
Again this fall, deer hunters in most counties across northern Wisconsin will not see antlerless deer permits, under a measure approved Wednesday by the state's Natural Resources Board. The move was not unexpected, as the state is allowing the northern deer herd to rebound after recent...
May 27, 2015 - 6:12pm
April 14, 2015
Washburn County man sentenced for double-fatal crash
A Washburn County man has been sentenced to a year in jail for a high-speed, alcohol-related car crash that killed two passengers. Edward T.
April 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2015
Washburn County farmer rescued after being buried up to his neck in corn bin
A Washburn County farmer was rescued Monday after spending several hours trapped in a corn bin. Sheriff Terry Dryden said Jim Frey was attempting...
March 24, 2015 - 4:51pm