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Can a buyer be found? School district working with city, county to sell long-vacant former Central HS
Canine cuteness at Beargrease puppy contest
NW Wisconsin in line to see heavy snow Monday
Duluth seeks developer for Gary-New Duluth land
'What democracy looks like': Hundreds turn out for women's march
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Why events specifically targeted to women in agriculture need to continue
Northland bars prepare for Vikings crowds
Cliffs works to block access to Mesabi Metallics
Pizza restaurant plans East Hillside location, possibly two others in Twin Ports
$50K 'sorry': ND couple wins CRP payment limit appeal
Lowry scores 40, but Raptors fall to Timberwolves
Wild cruise to 5-2 win over Lightning
College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish off a sweet sweep of North Dakota to continue climbing NCHC standings
College Nordic skiing: Saints women finish as runners-up
Junior hockey: Wilderness snap Wings' win streak
Theater review: 'Jungle Book' a memorable first-theater experience
Do you share the same values as your neighbor? That's 'The American Question'
Master Gardener: Baby rubber plant comes in many varieties
A second chance: Top-ranked veterinary hospital a showcase for new therapies
Things to Do for Jan. 19, 2018
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
Terrence John McDonnell Jr.
JoAnn D. Erickson
Douglas Leroy Mattson
Virginia Kathryn Nyquist
National view: Those qualified want little to do with Trump club
National view: Questioning Trump's mental health violates 'Goldwater Rule'
Local view: Ordinance would curb marketing of death, disease
Convenience Store Owner's View: Cost to Duluth outweighs potential benefit
Climb on! Climbing festival set for Duluth’s Quarry Park
Fat and happy: Fat-bike riders explore Lake County Demonstration Forest groomed trails
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
New fishing regulations spark talk about new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
Fat-biking festivities at Spirit Mountain this weekend
Marriage applications and divorces
Pets of the Week for Jan. 16, 2018
Through Readers' Eyes
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
Plastic industry's view: Banning bags will hurt environment, Duluth's economy
Duluth is one of the most beautiful communities in Minnesota in large part because its citizens are responsible stewards of the environment. And while a recently proposed ordinance to ban plastic retail bags may sound like a win for the environment, data, science and facts around...
February 5, 2017 - 5:14am
January 14, 2017
Reader's View: Fix overflows before plastic bag problem
I believe the members of the alliance Bag It, Duluth: For the Love of Place would serve the community better if energies were concentrated on urging city leaders to eliminate sewage treatment plant overflows and runoff into the city's drinking water supply instead of on banning plastic...
January 14, 2017 - 1:10am
January 11, 2017
Our View: Get ready to battle over bags
Shouldered against the pebbled, sandy shores of the greatest of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior, Duluth finds itself on the frontline of protecting...
January 11, 2017 - 12:43am