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A mom suspected her teen daughter was dating a 45-year-old. Police found them together in Mexico.
Fourth Austin package explosion this month possibly detonated by trip wire, leaving 2 injured, police say
Students get real-life manufacturing, sales experience with rattle reels
Expensive place to build: Study reveals cost drivers for single-family housing in Duluth
The Northland's mobile library: Bookmobile brings library to rural communities
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Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
The Memo: What to know in business this week for March 19, 2018
Record low January jobless rate in region
Property Transactions for March 19, 2018
Place a Business Announcement
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
Symphony review: DSSO thrills, charms with Irish traditional and contemporary music
Beverly Godfrey column: Online safety challenges parents
Cast on stitches, cast off stress: College knitting clubs use skills for fundraising, camaraderie
Readings & Writers
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Hendrix Raymond Peterson
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr.
Kenlee Joy Running
Delores "Roxie" Mae Bolen
Joyce E. Puttonen
Dennis Lee Olson
Ronald "Grub" Anderson
George Stephen Kucera
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Local View: Celebrate Mandela's centennial this year
Local View: Mandela's positive, unifying message came to Minnesota in 2000
'This pushes all my skills': Steger to make 1,000-mile solo trek in Canada’s barrenlands
Ask a Conservation Officer: When the snow melts, are ATVs allowed on snowmobile trails?
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Houston's fishing report: Panfish hitting on inland lakes
Field Reports: Wisconsin plans inaugural elk hunt
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'His little heart gave out': Boy dies five years after being crushed by tree limb as a toddler
Earned sick and safe time
March 11, 2018
Our View: Sick-safe pitch vilifying Duluth businesses
Despite its unknown costs, despite its likelihood of ending up in court, and despite how it sends, one more time, that awful message that Duluth...
March 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
December 31, 2017
A View on Tourism: Tourism has to have faster start in 2018
As the calendar flips to 2018, Visit Duluth is rolling out a high-profile Twin Cities campaign touting Duluth as the ultra winter outdoor destination....
December 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
December 7, 2017
City Councilors' View: Uniquely Duluth policy needed to ensure earned sick, safe time
Minnesotans are a people proud of our strong work ethic — and rightly so. Work is a time-honored Midwestern value. Work is the traditional...
December 7, 2017 - 5:20pm
November 19, 2017
Duluth Federation of Teachers President's View: Guarantee sick days to benefit kids
I've been thinking about the Earned Sick and Safe Time Task Force and all its efforts to move this conversation forward in our community, our...
November 19, 2017 - 5:44pm
November 16, 2017
Our View: Heed front-line sick-safe advice
He's been through it, what we here in Duluth are going through and soon could be going through with regard to workplace mandates and how —...
November 16, 2017 - 5:47pm
November 14, 2017
Our View: Council can avoid pricey legal entanglements
A new city law requiring businesses in Duluth to provide paid sick days is likely a foregone conclusion. With commitments of support from enough...
November 14, 2017 - 6:58pm
November 11, 2017
City Council candidates' view: Implementing task force recommendations the Duluth thing to do
Our late, great U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone said, "This is no time for timidity." Whether we're making a difference by voting for change or working...
November 11, 2017 - 4:17pm
A task force member's dissenting view: City budget woes don't mix with new sick, safe ordinance
For the first time, the city of Duluth's public-safety divisions were asked to cut their combined budgets. Specifically, police and fire departments...
November 11, 2017 - 4:04pm
November 8, 2017
Lawmakers' View: Duluthians deserve robust sick-and-safe-time policy
In short order, the Duluth City Council will have the opportunity to improve the lives of nearly half of all Duluth workers. Following the lead...
November 8, 2017 - 6:51pm
October 15, 2017
Business warm on sales tax vote, breathing fire over sick time
Many Duluth businesses are generally OK with the city’s proposed half-percent sales tax increase. As for the earned sick and safe time initiative?...
October 15, 2017 - 7:15pm
February 16, 2017
Reader's View: Allow crime victims paid time off
If earned sick and safe time is not already on your priority list of local issues, I implore you to add it now. As our City Council-appointed task force meets every other week to research what an earned sick and safe time policy would look like in Duluth, now is the time to speak...
February 16, 2017 - 12:14am