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Thumbs up, thumbs down, three stars: Bulldogs needed to win special teams battle to beat Denver, and they didn't
UND loses series opener to Western Michigan
College men's hockey: Denver snaps UMD's win streak at 8
College men's basketball: Loras buzzer-beater beats Saints
No. 2 SCSU beats Bemidji St. in goaltending battle
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Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
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MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 13, 2018
Weber column: Wood ferns are still green
Field Reports: Baiting still tops list of Minnesota deer hunt violations
Northland puts on a show at 60th Christmas City of the North parade
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October 8, 2018
Reader's View: My dream: less plastic production, pollution
I appreciated Jamie Harvey's Sept. 20 "Local View" column, headlined, "Changing behaviors promises to impede plastics pollution."
October 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 19, 2018
Local View: Changing behaviors promises to impede plastics pollution
When the bathtub is overflowing, common sense tells us to first turn off the tap. Similarly, as the St. Louis River, Lake Superior, and our oceans...
September 19, 2018 - 2:32pm
May 21, 2018
Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
FARGO — One group wants the community to have a deeper conversation around the simple question asked at checkout aisles: "Is plastic OK?"...
May 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
April 16, 2018
Our View: Oh no, are plastic straws Duluth's next cause?
The first natural reaction, for most of us, would be a chuckle at these newest news reports: Ha! California and Hawaii are looking at banning...
April 16, 2018 - 7:08pm
April 1, 2018
Local View: Legislators looking to pre-empt locals on packaging, health, environment
Minnesota is nationally recognized for its reputation of good government and high voter participation. In that light, it is perplexing why state...
April 1, 2018 - 6:45pm
September 16, 2017
Reader's view: Stores aren't set up for reusable bags
I have always been a proponent of supporting the environment. Thus, several years ago when reusable bags were introduced, I tried to do my part by purchasing reusable bags and nixing the plastic bags provided by my supermarket. The first problem I noticed was the inconvenience of...
September 16, 2017 - 4:49pm
September 2, 2017
Our view: Charging for grocery bags a burden on lower-income Duluthians
We've all witnessed the embarrassing, sometimes heart-wrenching bind. In line at the grocery store. All items scanned. But then the total exceeds...
September 2, 2017 - 3:34pm
Bag it Duluth's view: Time to mend that part of the world within our reach
In June, under pressure from the Minnesota Grocers Association and the Plastic Bag Alliance, Minnesota lawmakers enacted preemption legislation,...
September 2, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 12, 2017
Despite state ban on plastic bag bans, Goodwill-Easter Seals drops plastic bags
ST. PAUL — While many patrons associate Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota with its 50 second-hand stores throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin, others know those shops fund its core mission — job training for low-income workers in everything from construction and medical...
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
May 14, 2017
Local View: Protect local democracy, local control
As small business owners in Duluth, we are engaged in what is going on in our community. We know that the best way to make this city a better...
May 14, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 26, 2017
Local view: Charging for shopping bags can change consumer habits
If there was one clear point of agreement in the Feb. 5 commentaries in the News Tribune from the Bag It Duluth campaign and from the plastics...
March 26, 2017 - 9:10pm
March 10, 2017
Local View: Learn from Grand Rapids; require reusable bags
I applaud Denette Lynch's Feb. 22 "Local View" column, "Bag ban in Duluth unnecessary government intrusion." Unfortunately, her suggestions won't...
March 10, 2017 - 12:51am
March 7, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to ban bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7 to stop...
March 7, 2017 - 3:50pm
February 15, 2017
Reader's View: Bag ban would only create more waste
There have been pro and con articles, editorials and letters published in the News Tribune on the proposed banning of plastic bags in Duluth. A rally was even planned. I am a senior citizen and wish to add my perspective to the issue.
February 15, 2017 - 12:17am
Local View: Plastic bags are scourge on our Earth
I am closely watching the single-use plastic bag ban being discussed in Duluth. I am hopeful it becomes law. Earth Circle, an environmental...
February 15, 2017 - 12:08am