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Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
20 measles cases prompts warning from Minnesota officials
Freezing rain, snow possible through Thursday
Former Grand Forks High School teacher sentenced for having sex with a student
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Sharks fawn for Freezer Friend at UMD event
US to impose new duties on Canadian softwood lumber
The Memo: What to know in business this week for April 24
TKDA unveils new Duluth office
Market Day sets up permanent farm, craft market in downtown Duluth
Twins' Sano suspended one game for 'aggressive actions'
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
China's Shao Ting getting acclimated to Lynx and hoping to make roster
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
Vikings' offensive line rebuild continues
Band with Duluth ties has gear stolen
Cloquet veteran shares the charm of his pet parrot with others
Christa Lawler column: Dressing the part — of our parents
Readings & Writers for April 21, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for April 23, 2017
Happy 14th Birthday, Thor!
Robert & Janice McDonald Anniversary Open House
Happy 95th Birthday, Irmgard Becker!
Geraldine "Gerry" (Drewes) Schonthaler
Betty Elaine Beaulieu
Lori Jan Siegel
Orville Luther Grube
RICHARD W. CARLSON
Local view: Expanding trail system costing our parks, youth-serving agencies
Reader's view: Police are wrong on marijuana
Reader's view: Mild winter only fuels climate denial
Reader's view: Eager to refute, scientists agree on climate
Reader's view: Commit to preventing global catastrophe
MN DNR Weekly Report for April 24, 2017
Outdoors Notes for April 23, 2017
Houston's Fishing Report: Tough week of weather for fishing
Hooked! Readers share stories about who inspired their love of fishing
Pets of the Week
Ask a Trooper: What are the guidelines for installing a lift kit?
Head of the Lakes United Way celebrates National Volunteer Week
Through Readers' Eyes
April 23, 2017
Reader's view: Mild winter only fuels climate denial
The April 4 story in the News Tribune, "Duluth welcomes first saltie of the season," stated, "Thanks to a relatively mild winter and early spring, the Lake Ontario arrived just a few days after the record for the earliest saltie in the Twin Ports." In contrast, the March 25 Chronicle...
April 23, 2017 - 5:42pm
April 15, 2017
Reader's view: Public swayed by alternative facts on climate
The April 9 letter, "Limit climate debate to real science," contained false-premise assertions and insupportable accusations, inadvertently showcasing everything egregiously wrong with the man-caused global-warming issue. Polling has never validated scientific conclusions. Simplify...
April 15, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 9, 2017
Reader's View: Limit climate debate to real science
A letter in the News Tribune was wrong to suggest that scientists are stifling debate on climate change (Reader's View: "Resist calls to smother climate debate," March 21). There actually is a healthy debate on this topic. What the scientific community is opposed to is people interjecting...
April 9, 2017 - 12:59am
Reader's View: Clean energy promises jobs for Minnesota
Bravo to the writer of the April 3 "Local View" column, "Cherished lands like BWCAW require federal-level protection." With climate change upon us and global warming hastened by human activity, it is encouraging to know young people take the responsibility to protect the environment....
April 9, 2017 - 12:53am
April 3, 2017
Local View: Warming lakes squeezing cold-water fish
Minnesota lakes and their fisheries are changing because of land use, invasive species, and, increasingly, climate change. Climate change is...
April 3, 2017 - 11:45pm
March 25, 2017
Reader's view: Don't blast Gore; global warming is real
Most deniers of human-caused global warming waste no time in using former Vice President Al Gore as their whipping boy any time something he said is even remotely considered in error.
March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
March 20, 2017
Reader's view: Resist calls to smother climate debate
Climate activists apparently feel opinions contrary to their own about the causes and consequences of climate change are not only wrong but so offensive they must be kept out of the News Tribune (Reader’s View: “Don't publish letters that deny climate change,” March 5). I am...
March 20, 2017 - 9:45pm
March 11, 2017
Politicians unqualified to deny climate science
I question a question in a Feb. 25 letter (Reader’s View: “Are we being manipulated on climate?”). It asked, “Could it be a gullible population is being manipulated for political reasons?” The fact is, the fossil-fuel industry financially favors conservative politicians...
March 11, 2017 - 12:15am
March 10, 2017
Reader's View: Climate deniers are being hoodwinked
A letter on Feb. 25 asked whether climate is changing. "Yes," it answered. "Recall the ice ages?" Numbers don't lie, so when there are disagreements we turn to the numbers. Is what we are experiencing now like the past ice age? Or the one before that? Or before that?
March 10, 2017 - 12:54am
March 7, 2017
Reader's View: Climate change a fact beyond all doubt
I am moved to respond to a Feb. 25 letter ("Are we being manipulated on climate?") with the famous quote from former Oklahoma Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan: "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not to his own facts."
March 7, 2017 - 12:33am
February 26, 2017
Local view: As planet warms, methane increases in importance as a greenhouse gas
Rachel Carson's 1962 book, "Silent Spring," made us aware that advances in applied science are usually a double-edged sword. DDT eliminated malaria...
February 26, 2017 - 9:45pm
February 25, 2017
Reader's View: Are we being manipulated on climate?
Here are further thoughts on climate change. Is the climate changing? Yes, and it has been for thousands of years. Recall the ice ages? There was global warming thereafter. Then there was the little ice age from 1300 until 1870, during which Europe and North America suffered much...
February 25, 2017 - 12:14am
January 11, 2010
Websites let you opt out of junk mail, help environment
Getting seed catalogs when you don't garden? Don't really need a fifth credit card? No interest in satellite television? The Minnesota Pollution...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Minnesota's global warming emissions up from 1990-2007
Carbon dioxide emissions in Minnesota increased 27 percent from 1990 through 2007, according to a report released Wednesday by a state environmental group. Environment Minnesota crunched the numbers using federal government data, including previously unreleased data from 2006 and...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Prairie/forest border is moving north because of warmer climate
Substantial areas of what is now Northland forest may someday change to savanna or grassland, according to University of Minnesota scientists...
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am