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Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27 billion for Countrywide fraud
U.S. economy rebounds strongly in second quarter
Franchisee outlines plans for Dunkin' Donuts locations in Northland
Dollar Tree to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
Dunkin’ Donuts to open seven restaurants in Duluth area
Former UMD football players tackle the business world
Gophers' Kill hopes lifestyle changes prevent seizures
Huskies win game that spanned two countries
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Candidate's view: No to copper mining, fluoride; yes to cannabis
Candidate's view: Our vision is of peace, prosperity
DFLers also looking to knock off Dayton
Our view: Should Duluth have gone to 1 high school?
Reader's view: Krauthammer’s column was right on Israel and Hamas
From ‘Purple Rain’ to pop icon: How 1984 made Prince a superstar
Christa Lawler column: Pop culture on the sly
Road trips: Making music in Mahtowa
Road trips: Fringe Festival features eclectic mix
Horoscopes for July 29, 2014
Faces & Names: Cruz clarifies stance on Middle East conflict
Faces & Names: Shum joins ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ sequel
Faces & Names: Allison Williams to play Peter Pan for NBC musical
Health notes: St. Scholastica helps Human Development Center go electronic
RECIPE EXCHANGE: Watermelon Salsa, more
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 28, 2014
Field reports: Minnesota DNR raises wolf quota. license numbers
Ask a conservation officer: Culling fish is legal, but not a good idea
Viral image sparked new career trajectory for Bayfield photographer
More 2014 Spring Dean's Lists
Can a summer romance last?
Five Questions with Tom Lundgren
Neighbors: Hometown traditions capture nostalgia
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Larry Edward Hellstram
Paulette R. Bodine
Lorraine E. Crotteau
Donald and Mary Jane Maypole
Come Celebrate Bill Warn's Retirement
Dick Simonson's Retirement Open House
Richard and Janet Buczynski
July 27, 2014
Girl evacuated from boat off Madeline Island after falling amid large waves
A 17-year-old girl was evacuated from a boat on Lake Superior near Madeline Island on Sunday after being injured in a fall. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that it was contacted by Ashland County 911 dispatchers just before 1 p.m., seeking assistance in bringing the girl to shore....
July 27, 2014 - 10:12pm
One hit puts Mets over Brewers
MILWAUKEE — Sometimes all it takes is one swing to win. That was the case Sunday afternoon, as New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda launched...
sports / baseball
July 27, 2014 - 6:23pm
Lark of Duluth replica to be featured at Wisconsin airshow
A replica of the Lark of Duluth will be placed on display at the nation’s largest airshow this summer. The Duluth Aviation Institute announced...
July 27, 2014 - 5:54pm
July 26, 2014
Packers receiver Jordy Nelson gets 4-year contract extension
The Green Bay Packers gave wide receiver Jordy Nelson contract extension on Saturday. Nelson's new deal is for four years and worth $39 million, according to reports. CBS Sports reported that it includes an $11.5 million signing bonus and $14.2 million guaranteed. "Jordy's hard...
sports / football
July 26, 2014 - 4:57pm
July 25, 2014
Illinois woman drowns while helping save three kids in northern Wisconsin lake
An Illinois woman drowned Tuesday while saving three boys in a lake in northern Wisconsin, authorities said. Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights, died Tuesday in a swimming accident in Star Lake near the Michigan border, according to a release from the Vilas County Sheriff’s...
July 25, 2014 - 9:47am
July 24, 2014
Teenage victim identified after fatal crash in Douglas County
A 15-year-old Lake Nebagamon boy died Wednesday afternoon from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in the town of Oakland. The crash was reported at 3:52 p.m. on County Highway B just west of Old Lyman Lake Road, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The...
July 24, 2014 - 10:23pm
Poll: Walker, Burke in a dead heat with election on the horizon
Dead heat. That’s what Wisconsin is staring at in the race for governor, with Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke neck-and-neck heading into the November election, according to the latest Marquette University Law School poll released this week. Among registered...
news / politics
July 24, 2014 - 10:21pm
July 20, 2014
Stammen, Werth help Nationals edge Brewers
WASHINGTON — Washington reliever Craig Stammen, who retired all eight batters he faced, was just two outs from recording his first win in nearly...
sports / baseball
July 20, 2014 - 8:41pm
July 18, 2014
Three held on synthetic drug charges in Hayward
Authorities arrested three suspects after allegedly discovering synthetic drugs, commonly referred to as “bath salts” in their homes over a two-day period. The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, Hayward Police Department and Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal...
news / crime
July 18, 2014 - 11:15pm
July 17, 2014
Wisconsin man pleads not guilty in suitcase bodies case
ELKHORN, Wis. — A former police officer pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of stuffing the bodies of two women into separate suitcases and dumping the luggage in a roadside ditch in Wisconsin. Steven Zelich, 52, is charged with two felony counts of hiding a corpse in Walworth...
news / crime
July 17, 2014 - 10:16pm
July 16, 2014
Helen Reddy of ‘I Am Woman’ fame sings at the Big Top
One of the highlights of the 1970s pop scene will perform at Big Top Chautauqua. Helen Reddy, an Australian who ruled the American pop charts, plays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the venue near Bayfield. She had more than a dozen songs land in the Top 40 and her song “I Am Woman,”...
a&e / music
July 16, 2014 - 5:14pm
July 13, 2014
Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals
MILWAUKEE — The nightmare is over for the Milwaukee Brewers. In danger of falling out of first place for the first time since April 9, Milwaukee snapped a season-high seven-game losing streak and avoided a second consecutive series sweep with a 11-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals...
sports / baseball
July 13, 2014 - 5:39pm
Field reports: Twin Ports Walleye Association starts fishing league
The Twin Ports Walleye Association will hold a summer walleye fishing league with contests on Tuesday at Fish Lake Reservoir, July 29 on Island Lake, Aug. 5 at Rice Lake and Aug. 19 on the St. Louis River. Contests will run from 6-9 p.m., except the final contest will end at 8:45...
outdoors / fishing
July 13, 2014 - 12:10am
July 12, 2014
Tiny house, big potential: Wisconsin artist lives in 160-square-foot home
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Paul Haskins’ home is smaller than many single rooms, but the 160 square feet contain a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and art studio. Haskins lives in what is known as a “tiny house.” He recently moved into his home on wheels, on his aunt’s property a...
features / home
July 12, 2014 - 2:51pm
Charges: Drunk Wisconsin mom crashed minivan in St. Paul, injured child
After five drinks at a St. Paul bar, a Wisconsin woman driving a minivan with her three young children inside flipped the vehicle, rolling it onto one side and injuring one of the kids, prosecutors allege. Christal Jean Luellen, 34, of New Richmond took a breath test at the scene...
news / crime
July 12, 2014 - 1:26pm