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One dead in head-on crash in central Minnesota
Saudi government acknowledges Khashoggi was killed while visiting Saudi consulate
Commissioners call to see Stauber emails
Border tensions boil over as Trump's frustrations grow
Judge rules southwestern Minnesota county making unlawful immigrant arrests
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A brave new world of work
Cliffs CEO: analysts 'will have to commit suicide'
Duluth library wants in on medical district planning
Burger King’s new ‘Nightmare King’ burger will actually give you nightmares, scientists say
State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September
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Brewers rip Ryu, force NLCS Game 7 vs. Dodgers
Postgame: Bulldogs again use second period to blow by opposition, this time Maine
College men's hockey: Richards gets first college goal in Bulldogs' beatdown of Maine
Junior hockey: Fanti, Wilderness calm Blizzard
Wild rally in third, top Stars
Ballet review: Homegrown choreographers shine in Minnesota Ballet season opener
Photo essay: Treats at the zoo
Sam Cook column: Whole-hearted help from across the ocean
Things to Do
#MeToo stories of harassment compel local artists to rethink work
Jake & Ann Bok Happy 75th Anniversary!
Rodger & Eileen (Altonen) Mattson
Ronald & Shirley Nylund
Christian George Busche
Clarence S. Wojtkowiak
Steven Ray Martin
Rolanda Jean "Lana" Johnson
Candidate's View: Burley challenges Olson in Duluth's west -- 'Faith, family, freedom' more than a catchphrase
Candidate's View: Burley challenges Olson in Duluth's west -- Proud of what we've done; still more to do
Reader's View: Fr. Graham didn't deserve bishop's treatment
Reader's View: Library angel earned his wings
Local View: Firefighters given gear they need: Why a debate over equipping police?
New deer disease confirmed at Minnesota farm
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
MN DNR Weekly Report for Oct. 15, 2018
Anglers and hunters share their BWCAW stories
Little Free Library founder dies, Wisconsin man believed books could make better neighborhoods
Make a Difference
Ask a Trooper: Vehicle height maximums and minimums
Vastly different congregations sharing a Lakeside building
Abortion rights group hosts bake-off
September 14, 2018
Pro/Con -- Are banks wrong to refuse service to gun manufacturers? Yes: Bank policies circumvent Constitution, federal laws
The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle warned of the dangers of oligarchy: the rule of the few. In America today, a new oligarchy, independent...
September 14, 2018 - 7:50pm
April 20, 2018
Wells Fargo branches closing in Eveleth, Silver Bay
Wells Fargo will close branches in Eveleth and Silver Bay, WDIO-TV reports.The branches will close July 11, and affected customers are being referred to nearby branches in Virginia and Two Harbors.
April 20, 2018 - 8:09pm
December 7, 2017
Park State Bank buying Pioneer National Bank
Park State Bank and Pioneer National Bank are merging, bringing together two long-standing Duluth institutions under the Park State banner. “Joining...
December 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 18, 2017
JPMorgan agrees to $55 million settle of mortgage discrimination complaint
NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay $55 million to settle a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against...
January 18, 2017 - 12:40pm
January 8, 2017
Wisconsin saw more bank mergers in 2016 than 2015
Wisconsin saw more consolidation of banks in 2016 than in years past. The Wisconsin Bankers Association reports 21 banks announced mergers last year compared to a dozen in 2015. Regulatory compliance, among other issues, are driving some to sell, said Rose Oswald Poels, the association's...
January 8, 2017 - 6:23pm
December 1, 2016
Pipeline protest targets banks in downtown Duluth
A protest over the construction of an oil pipeline through tribal land in North Dakota radiated into Duluth on Thursday when local activists...
December 1, 2016 - 4:55pm
September 28, 2016
Wells Fargo CEO forfeits millions as board orders review
Wells Fargo & Co said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf will forfeit unvested equity awards worth about $41 million and...
September 28, 2016 - 9:01am
August 26, 2011
Reader's view: Thank goodness for America's socialism
An Aug. 16 letter advocated the splitting of the United States into separate socialist and libertarian countries. In it the letter writer admitted his theoretical experiment was simplistic. But I maintain the republic he envisioned would not be a libertarian utopia. In a way, his...
August 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Three Minnesota banks told to fix lending practices
MINNEAPOLIS -- Federal regulators are ordering three more Minnesota community banks to change their lending practices and raise capital as loan losses keep eroding their balance sheets. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has issued cease and desist orders to Community Security Bank...
September 26, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
There are banks that had a brain (in Minnesota)
I come from a state with many sound, responsible banks. To borrow from our unofficial poet laureate, Garrison Keillor, Minnesota is a place where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking and all the bankers are above average. From the largest entities, with tens of...
February 25, 2009 - 3:15pm
February 9, 2009
BUZZ Blog: Wells Fargo explains "junket" story
In a column published recently in the Star Tribune, Neal St. Anthony explains the story behind the Wells Fargo Las Vegas trip that wasn't. Read more at Buzz Duluth.
February 9, 2009 - 9:20am
February 2, 2009
MCCU CEO: Your money's safe with credit unions
We've always heard that community banks are safer than their "big brothers," but now the Minnesota Department of Commerce is saying that a handful...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Banks see boom in mortgage refinancing
Low interest rates have sent refinancing inquires and applications skyrocketing both locally and nationally. Normally, refinances consist of about 20 percent of North Shore Mortgage's December business, but over the past couple of weeks, they've jumped to half, said Joseph Johnson,...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
In tumultuous times, local banks say they remain steady and secure
Bucky Burleigh is dreaming big. The 31-year-old wants to add a three-car garage, build a media room on top of it, remodel the kitchen and expand...
November 10, 2008 - 12:10am