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Duluth city councilors consider sick-time policy
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
Tuesday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Cold, gusty winds
Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision
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New Ontario gold mine fined for discharge
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
How Sweet It Is bakery returns as part of Duluth Grill
Biz Buzz for Nov. 20, 2017
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Nov. 20
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
College women's basketball: UMD's rally falls short at Michigan Tech
College volleyball: UMD headed to 20th NCAA tournament
College men's hockey: UMD drops two spots
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Violet Days: Fence angel update
This pricey beer is illegal in 12 states.
Buffet-style Thanksgiving rules
'Sioux Chef' serves up indigenous foods
In search of lunch: The DNT investigates local offerings during Eat Downtown
Marliss Jean Mustonen
Nolan S. Sorenson
Anne Theresa Ericksmoen
Bernice Viola Jewell
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Reader's View: Trump's presidency painful, must end
Local View: Want a greener future? Support Line 3 replacement
Local View: Urge the momentum that's building for carbon pricing
Local View: Can 'Hillbilly Elegy' be applied locally?
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 20, 2017
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
Duluth city deer harvest now over 200 deer and counting
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
Houston's fishing report: Ice anglers still on hold
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Ask a Trooper: Can my child wear a bicycle helmet on an ATV or side by side?
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November 16, 2017
Reader's View: Schultz's criticism exposing Republicans
Rep. Jen Schultz seems to be annoying Republican legislators with her revealing criticism of their 2017 health care bills. Two of them decided to attack her in her hometown paper, one amusingly writing in a letter to the editor in the News Tribune, "I will not participate in such...
November 16, 2017 - 5:57pm
November 15, 2017
MNsure sign-ups on pace for at least 5 percent growth
ST. PAUL — Health insurance sign-ups through MNsure, the state's individual insurance marketplace, are off to a strong start in the first two...
November 15, 2017 - 7:47pm
November 9, 2017
Reader's View: Sorry, Rep. Schultz, but reinsurance is working
Recently, state Rep. Jennifer Schultz of Duluth sent a letter attacking me to my local paper. She attacked me for my vote for the new reinsurance program that is reducing Minnesota health insurance costs. People ought to know the health care legislation she bemoans received broad...
November 9, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 5, 2017
Reader's View: Republican lawmaker wrong on facts
The News Tribune published a partisan screed from one of the most thin-skinned Republican legislators in Minnesota (Reader's View: "Schultz complaining, not fixing, health care," Oct. 22). Rep. Greg Davids of Preston has spent the last five years complaining about the Affordable Care...
November 5, 2017 - 10:23pm
October 30, 2017
A remedy for angst? State officials, doctors push health care solution
A town hall meeting Monday about a DFL-backed health coverage initiative drew high-ranking state officials, state representatives and three dozen...
October 30, 2017 - 9:55pm
October 29, 2017
CVS-Aetna? Expect more strange bedfellows as competition from Amazon grows
If CVS Health's reported $66 billion bid to acquire health insurer Aetna is approved, it could give the retail pharmacy chain an infusion of customers through Aetna's members and more leverage when it negotiates drug prices. But beyond that, the tie-up could help prepare the two...
October 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
October 25, 2017
In a national first, Minneapolis VA to get permanent dental clinic
MINNEAPOLIS -- Construction on the nation’s first fixed dental clinic at the Minneapolis Veterans Home should be completed this spring, according to an announcement Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.
October 25, 2017 - 4:39pm
October 21, 2017
Local view: Spread accurate information about Minnesota's health insurance open enrollment
Earlier this fall, when scrolling through Facebook, I saw people posting about the upcoming open-enrollment period for health care coverage....
October 21, 2017 - 3:29pm
Reader's view: Schultz complaining, not fixing, health care
It's interesting state Rep. Jennifer Schultz of Duluth is penning statewide letters to the editor and spreading falsehoods against lawmakers who lowered health insurance premium prices this year. Oh, sure, Schultz recognizes the problem, though she refuses to blame her Democratic...
October 21, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 18, 2017
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
As Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue in the background, some Democrats are starting to eye a new health...
October 18, 2017 - 12:04pm
Deal to shore up Obamacare faces big hurdles, including Trump
Senators may have struck a bipartisan deal to prop up Obamacare's insurance exchanges, but it faces a tortuous path to becoming law. As soon...
October 18, 2017 - 7:04am
October 17, 2017
U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota health programs could be winners under a new federal health care proposal backed by the president. The U.S. Senate...
October 17, 2017 - 7:02pm
Senators get deal to prop up Obamacare, keep subsidies Trump cut
Senate in both political parties say they've reached agreement on fixes to stabilize Obamacare just two weeks before Americans start signing...
October 17, 2017 - 2:53pm
October 16, 2017
Among Democrats running for governor, single-payer health care gains support
ST. PAUL — In the midst of the divide and confusion over health insurance's future, Minnesota Democrats who would be governor are near united...
October 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 14, 2017
Reader's view: Nolan gets it: All need access to health care
Recent efforts to advance Medicare for all have grown considerably in support. A single-payer system would help secure a more stable and healthy middle class.
October 14, 2017 - 5:55pm