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November 12, 2018
Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken (News Tribune file photo)
New post could ease staffing needs for Duluth Police Department
November 12, 2018 - 3:22pm
November 9, 2018
Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken (News Tribune file photo)
Duluth Police seek more officers
November 9, 2018 - 6:34pm
October 25, 2018
Duluth police make meth bust
October 25, 2018 - 10:31am
October 22, 2018
City councilors leave their chambers as shouting protesters opposed to the proposed purchase of riot gear for the Duluth Police Department temporarily shut down Monday night's Duluth City Council meeting. Councilors returned after a recess and approved the controversial measure by a 6-2 vote. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Protesters shut down City Council meeting, but councilors approve 'riot gear' after meeting resumes
October 22, 2018 - 9:42pm
October 9, 2018
Archie Davis with the Duluth Citizen Review Board gives instructions during the first of three open houses at Duluth East High School discussing the possible purchase of riot gear for the Duluth Police Department. (Clint Austin /
'Riot gear' discussed in community forum at East High School
October 9, 2018 - 9:44pm
October 8, 2018
Riot gear forums refocused
October 8, 2018 - 9:47pm
September 24, 2018
Dorothy Wolden (sitting, center), Sammi Jimmiwilly (right) and other people wanting the Duluth City Council to table a proposal to buy protective equipment for the police department hold up signs or wave their hands in the air to show their support for a speaker at Monday’s City Council meeting. Wolden was the first of many speakers asking the council to table the motion. Steve Kuchera /
Duluth City Council tables riot-gear resolution
September 24, 2018 - 10:58pm
Duluth police Sgt. Joel Olejnicak (left) and Lt. Andy Mickus set pieces of protective riot gear on a City Hall table before the start of a February 2018 community discussion on whether the police department should purchase such equipment. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth mayor, NAACP at odds over purchase of 'riot gear'
September 24, 2018 - 3:32pm
September 20, 2018
Duluth police officers wear riot gear during a protest by the Supreme White Alliance at City Hall in downtown Duluth in March of 2012. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth police ask for go-ahead to buy 'personal protective equipment'
September 20, 2018 - 9:45pm
September 13, 2018
The Duluth Police Department canceled a Friday community forum which would have taken place at the Public Safety Building. Police said they plan to work with community partners and reschedule the forum for the near-future. (file / News Tribune)
Police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
September 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
August 27, 2018
Hawaiian monk seal pup asleep near Poipu Beach, Kauai.  Photo by Carrie Barbash
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
August 4, 2018
Retired Ramsey County Sheriff deputy Art Blakey, right, and Danny Givens, the man who shot and wounded him 13 years ago during a botched armed robbery at a VFW post in St. Paul, reconciled publicly during an event at central High School in September. Givens, who served 12 years in prison in connection with the shooting, is an ordained minister who also runs a church. Blakey said he is proud of Givens' turnaround in life. (Courtesy to Pioneer Press: Danny Givens)
Art Blakey Jr., 1935-2018: Long-serving Minn. State Fair police chief and pioneering sheriff’s deputy dies
August 4, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 9, 2018
Duluth drops bans on begging, sleeping in vehicles
July 9, 2018 - 9:47pm
June 30, 2018
Duluth police officers try to keep the peace between anti-Trump protesters and rally-goers after President Donald Trump's rally on June 20, 2018.Tyler Schank /
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
June 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
June 13, 2018
TCF Bank in Cottage Grove closed the afternoon of May 17 after a robbery. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
Man arrested in connection with Twin Cities-area bank robberies
June 13, 2018 - 3:36pm