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Bygones for Feb. 20, 2018
Weather-related closings, delays and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Update: Heavier snow possible in Twin Ports
Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints
Duluth researcher looking at effects of cannabis on giving up tobacco smoking
st louis county
Clarke reaches out to Steelworkers, Cliffs CEO
Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
Place a Business Announcement
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wisconsin works OT to top Minnesota
Race and reflection: For UMD's Oden, lessons learned 50 years ago still apply
College women's basketball: St. Scholastica bows out of UMAC tournament
Brandon Veale column: Previewing the 2038 Olympic Games in the Twin Ports
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Charlotte M. Ecklund
Jeffery "Jeff" Mark Andersen
Claudia Mae Thoreson
Jeanne Shirley Falconer
Marcia (Cockson) Suoja
Reader's View: Trump doing great job with economy
Reader's View: Dreamers' demands costing us billions
Reader's View: Partisan politics strangling our country
Ikes' View: Leopold's 'Almanac' should be required reading
Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
Make a Difference
RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 15, 2018
Our View: Does mayor have loftier aspirations?
Just before the new year, a Twin Cities newspaper called Duluth Mayor Emily Larson "a rising star." In the flattering profile story about her,...
January 15, 2018 - 2:35pm
January 6, 2018
National view: Miss Americas join fight against 'boys will be boys'
If karma is a b----, justice is a beauty queen. After recent revelations that the CEO of the Miss America Organization and its pageant scriptwriter...
January 6, 2018 - 2:45pm
January 5, 2018
Analysis: Peterson, Heitkamp vote often against party, Hoeven closer to party line
Northwest Minnesota's U.S. representative and North Dakota's Democratic senator are near the top of a list of congressional members who voted...
January 5, 2018 - 8:50pm
Reader's View: Dems are patsies in railroading of Franken
Al Franken as an entertainer and not as a U.S. senator was on a USO tour with Leeann Tweeden, a Playboy playmate and, more recently, a conservative broadcaster. Franken and Tweeden performed lowbrow skits, some of which involved Tweeden flaunting her body. The only evidence against...
January 5, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 3, 2018
Reader's View: Forgive Franken, bless America again
It is time to forgive former U.S. Sen. Al Franken. He apologized and stopped doing what was wrong. The one holy almighty God, which our nation is under, "with liberty and justice for all," said in the gospel of Matthew, "If you don't forgive others, God won't forgive you." Those are...
January 3, 2018 - 5:22pm
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
Michele Bachmann tells televangelist she might run for Al Franken's Senate seat
Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann recently announced on a televangelist's show that she is mulling a run for Al Franken's U.S. Senate seat...
January 2, 2018 - 2:04pm
January 1, 2018
Our View: Appreciate those who gave, now are gone
They served their community, sticking their necks out there and leaving themselves open and vulnerable to criticism and worse. Whether we always...
January 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
December 30, 2017
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year now ending was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 28, 2017
Franken bids farewell to supporters
December 28, 2017 - 9:22pm
Franken plans event for supporters as poll suggests voters want him to stay
MINNEAPOLIS — Hours before Sen. Al Franken makes an appearance to publicly thank “supporters and friends,” one new poll states the majority...
December 28, 2017 - 9:51am
December 25, 2017
Reader's View: Franken, his hugs are needed
Minnesota needs Al Franken in the U.S. Senate. I am sure the Senate Ethics Committee would find he didn't do anything that should have forced him out of the Senate. Everyone in Minnesota should contact Franken and tell him to come back to the Senate. This man did more to help women...
December 25, 2017 - 4:09pm
Reader's View: Schultz missteps with true-or-not comment
Rep. Jennifer Schultz stated in a News Tribune story ("'It's 'a hard day': Northland residents, political leaders react to Franken's resignation," Dec. 8) that it doesn't matter if some of the allegations of sexual impropriety against U.S. Sen. Al Franken were true or not. So, if...
December 25, 2017 - 4:07pm