Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Bygones for Jan. 19, 2018
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Winter storm taking aim at Northland for Sunday, Monday
Duluth may spend $1.8M on City Hall
st louis county
United adds bigger plane for Duluth-Chicago flights
PCA agrees on PolyMet draft water quality permit
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Gordon pours in 30 as Rockets rout Wolves
Prep report: North Woods boys edge Virginia
If Vikings' Terence Newman wins a Super Bowl, he might return at 40 to 'try to get two'
College men's hockey: North Dakota's Olson set for hometown finale at Amsoil Arena against Bulldogs
Best Bets for Jan. 18, 2018: Shredders, Simonett and new compositions
Dr. Demento, comedic song hero and unsung punk rock legend, gets his due on new album
In theaters for Jan. 18, 2018
Back to music: Wendy Durrwachter will showcase her compositions
Happy birthday, Dolly: Local fans to hold roller skating, costume party for singer's 72nd
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
John Roy Tanner
Robert J. Braun "Bob"
Lorraine M. Johnson
Michael Kenny "Ken" Donovan
Dale William Tuominen
National View: Opioid epidemic can be solved. Just follow these seven steps
Local View: Opioid epidemic can be solved, starting with the doctors doing the prescribing
Reader's View: Trump spreading fear of immigrants
Reader's View: Invest in kids' health, our very survival
Reader's View: Speak out on proposed natural gas plant
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 16, 2018
Minnesotan bores deeper into market with his electric drill auger
Field Reports: B-r-r-r-r-r-d watching
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
Marriage applications and divorces
Pets of the Week for Jan. 16, 2018
Through Readers' Eyes
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota on Wednesday collected on her Vikings-Saints wager with U.S. Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana. After reliving Stefon Diggs' game-winning touchdown catch -- Klobuchar enthusiastically, Kennedy not so much -- Kennedy offered Klobuchar...
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
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 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Tina Smith will get to grapple with food stamps and crop insurance as she begins her abbreviated term in the U.S. Senate — as she wished. Smith, who was sworn in last week as Minnesota's newest senator, was named Tuesday to the Senate Committee on...
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate
Joe Arpaio, the longtime Phoenix-area sheriff whose headline-grabbing approach to immigration made him an ally of President Donald Trump, will...
January 9, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 4, 2018
Reader's View: Credit unions can benefit from relief bill
I hope our Minnesota senators follow the example of some of their colleagues and lend support to the bipartisan regulatory relief bill known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S2155), which was unveiled earlier this month. The fact that so many...
January 4, 2018 - 5:16pm
January 3, 2018
The story behind new Minn. US Sen. Smith's inaugural Bible
WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Minnesota's newest U.S. senator, Tina Smith, took the oath of office Wednesday, she laid her hand across a thick, old Holy Bible — a Heilige Bibel actually — held together by a black ribbon. And yes, Smith said, it is literally held together...
January 3, 2018 - 9:11pm
Alabama's Doug Jones sworn in on Wednesday, shrinking GOP Senate majority
WASHINGTON - Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday as Alabama's newest U.S. senator, reducing the Republican advantage to 51 to 49 and giving...
January 3, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2018
Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate
WASHINGTON - Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will retire from the Senate at the end of this term, he announced Tuesday, a decision that will bring...
January 2, 2018 - 4:49pm
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
December 19, 2017
Minn. GOP state senator announces run for U.S. Senate
ST. MARY'S POINT, Minn.—State Sen. Karin Housley, a Republican from Washington County, announced Tuesday that she'll run for the U.S. Senate...
December 19, 2017 - 9:48pm
December 8, 2017
Nolan: Woman should be in Franken's Senate seat
CROSBY, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Friday he's not thinking of running for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated when Sen....
December 8, 2017 - 9:16pm
November 24, 2017
McFeely: It's time to resign, Sen. Franken
Leave it up to Democrats to spend their time hand-wringing while Republicans punch them in the face. It's one of the reasons Republicans control...
November 24, 2017 - 8:00am
November 7, 2017
Senators launch bipartisan push to enforce existing background checks law
WASHINGTON - Republican and Democratic lawmakers who remain bitterly opposed about expanding gun-control measures are banding together to demand...
November 7, 2017 - 5:05pm
October 25, 2017
Senate committee discusses bills introduced in wake of LaFontaine-Greywind killing
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held hearings Wednesday, Oct. 25, on two bills introduced by North Dakota senators...
October 25, 2017 - 8:15pm
September 26, 2017
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans decided Tuesday not to hold a vote on unwinding the Affordable Care Act, effectively preserving the landmark...
September 26, 2017 - 1:50pm