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Cargo traffic through seaway up this year
Human error to blame for statewide 911 outage
Lake Superior railway seeks historic designation
Runway reconstruction should finish in 2019
House fire displaces 2 Superior residents
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Can you record your boss at work without him or her knowing?
Stanley Black & Decker to acquire Genesis
Low prices, trade weigh on the minds of farmers at Minnesota Farmfest
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
Deb DeLuca named new Duluth port director
Place a Business Announcement
Northwoods League: Dock Spiders bite Huskies in Game 1
Prep softball: Hermantown's Bang steps down after 41 seasons
NHRA: All Lines lead to Brainerd
Vikings bummed about not facing Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey this week
Three RBIs from red-hot Logan Forsythe rally Twins past Pirates, 6-4
PLATED: Corktown Deli and Brews is a traditional triumph in Lincoln Park Renaissance
NUTRITION: Make a plan to have a healthy breakfast
Soccer camp will cater to children with autism
Blue Sunday: Cooler temps, familiar sounds please Bayfront Blues crowd
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Dave & Judy Cochrane
Jim and Laurie Mattson
KC and Bunnie Gay
Joe & Noreen Kersting
Jean & Dick Hanson
Adeline "Addie" Ruth Taylor
Christopher E. Manderfeld
John H. Kanzler
DuWayne R Savage
Mayme Irene "Toots" Olson
Our View: Free press -- our protection from tyranny
Local View: MPCA admits there's no solution in sight on wild rice sulfate issue
Reader's View: Battle with disorder a daily fight
Reader's View: Don't assume diners need straws
Reader's View: Vote out opportunistic politicians
More Nice Fish for 2018
Nice Fish for Aug. 12, 2018
MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 13, 2018
After 50 years of teaching firearm safety, Minnesota instructor has no plans on retiring
Ask a Conservation Officer: Can I straight pipe my ATV?
Passengers help deliver baby on St. Paul bus
Pets of the week for Aug. 14, 2018
Faces for Aug. 12, 2018
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Ask a Trooper: Tips for selling vehicle to a private party
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
February 5, 2017
League of Women Voter's view: Duluthians can bag their plastic-bag habit
The League of Women Voters Duluth's Natural Resources Committee felt it necessary to respond to the News Tribune's "Our View" editorial of Jan. 11, headlined, "Get ready to battle over bags."
February 5, 2017 - 5:20am
Bag It, Duluth's view: Get unstuck: Think, act differently for love of place
The News Tribune's Jan. 11 editorial, "Get ready to battle over bags," highlighted some of the issues around the Bag It Duluth Campaign for a city ordinance to promote reusable carry-out shopping bags and environmentally preferable to-go containers. Rather than a "battle," it may...
February 5, 2017 - 5:16am