Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
Matters of record received Feb. 23, 2018
Friday morning snow reports from around the Northland
'I don't know how you got this way:' a young neo-Nazi reveals himself to his family
Snow winding down this morning; another storm expected this weekend
st louis county
Allete mulls layoffs, leaving jobs open
Centricity Credit Union names new leader
Hormel drops after tighter margins spark fears, Jennie-O Turkey Store faces challenges
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Cirrus plane deliveries up in 2017
Place a Business Announcement
Swiss top Canada to take curling bronze medal
Germany stuns Canada to make first hockey final, face Russians for gold
Russians dominate figure skating, Lindstroem leads Sweden to biathlon relay gold
Minnesota’s Diggins becomes first U.S. cross country skier named as Olympic flag bearer in Closing Ceremonies
Today's prep girls hockey playoff game
Photo essay: Winter sunrise in Grand Marais
Things to Do for Feb. 23, 2018
NorShor Theatre to host open house
Dessa on 'Chime': Minnesota artist plays Sound for album release
In theaters for Feb. 22, 2018
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Michael Norman Hangsleben
Glenyce Vergean Fossen
Roxanne Marie Proulx
Audrey J. (Nerhaugen) Welshinger
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Reader's View: Fix bridges before building wall
Reader's View: NRA fights for right to sacrifice children
Reader's View: Book debate has been offensive to teachers
Our View: Go nationwide with Minnesota health gamble
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 20, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Pets of the week for Feb. 20, 2018
Make a Difference
RecSports for Feb. 11
energy and mining
February 22, 2018
Allete mulls layoffs, leaving jobs open
The handwriting was on the wall last week when Allete CEO Alan Hodnik vowed to take all necessary steps to cut costs, impose financial discipline...
16 hours 46 min ago
February 21, 2018
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Some Republicans have very slowly come around to an idea that is anathema to their less-is-more governing philosophy: raising the federal tax...
February 21, 2018 - 11:32am
February 19, 2018
Clarke reaches out to Steelworkers, Cliffs CEO
If Tom Clarke can't win over the CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs, then he hopes to win over the hearts and minds of its Minnesota employees and business...
February 19, 2018 - 6:47pm
Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant
Three nonprofit groups are offering two free sessions Tuesday in Duluth to help consumers understand Minnesota Power's new electric rates and...
February 19, 2018 - 4:55pm
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
Corporate leaders of Allete Inc. — the Duluth-based parent company of Minnesota Power — said Thursday that they will take steps...
February 15, 2018 - 1:59pm
February 14, 2018
Cliffs' Ohio iron plant gets key permit
The state of Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a final air emissions permit-to-install for IronUnits, a proposed iron briquette manufacturing facility in Toledo that will be owned and operated by Cleveland-Cliffs. The agency said the permit is one of several...
February 14, 2018 - 3:58pm
February 12, 2018
Amnesty International joins PolyMet fight
A global human-rights organization has joined the chorus speaking out against the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in Northeastern Minnesota, with officials from the group calling the proposed mine as much a human rights issue as an environmental one.
February 12, 2018 - 5:23pm
New comment period opens on Line 3 pipeline
The Department of Commerce reissued an amended final environmental impact statement for the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline on Monday after the agency...
February 12, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 10, 2018
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The future is bright for the solar sector in Minnesota, state and industry leaders said this week. Minnesota...
February 10, 2018 - 2:40pm
February 9, 2018
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
The oil prospectors of Oklahoma, it appeared, finally had a solution to their earthquake problem. Ordered by regulators to curb the wastewater...
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
February 6, 2018
Otto blasts PolyMet permits
Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto cemented her position as a critic of copper mining Tuesday with a harsh criticism of the proposed state...
February 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 1, 2018
Cliffs CEO issues warning about Nashwauk ore
EVELETH — Lourenco Goncalves played up his company's contributions to the Iron Range during Cleveland-Cliffs' annual "state of the company"...
February 1, 2018 - 7:12pm
Why are gas prices going up?
FARGO—There's an unsettling and unwelcoming trend settling into the region and it's not expected to go away anytime soon, according to...
February 1, 2018 - 4:52pm
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
The Trump administration is aggressively sweeping aside regulations protecting public land to clear a path for expanded oil and gas drilling. A memorandum from the Interior Department, made public Thursday, Feb. 1, directs its field offices "to simplify and streamline the leasing...
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm
South African miner says 1,000 workers trapped underground after power failure
Almost 1,000 workers are trapped underground at a South African gold mine after a power failure. Sibanye Gold is using a generator to get the workers out of the mine, but "having some problems," according to spokesman James Wellsted. He didn't say how long it could take, adding that...
February 1, 2018 - 12:52pm