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After two bills hit dead ends in the state legislature, I open my notebook and present both arguments for you to consider.
More than $20,000 in equipment taken early Satuday morning
The vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 42 near Kellogg Friday afternoon.
'Deeply affordable housing' means moving beyond emergency shelters
Twin Ports ore shipments ended April down more than one-third compared to a year ago.
It’s best to find out in advance what’s missing and won’t work. The time for such discoveries is not when you start to pitch a tent upon your arrival at the campground right at dusk on a Friday night.
Free batteries can be picked up through Friday at St. Luke's Ear, Nose and Throat Associates or any St. Luke's primary care clinic, while supplies last.
Dane County Circuit Judge Jacob Frost rejected arguments made by the Sierra Club and Clean Wisconsin that the Public Service Commission failed to consider the full environmental impact of the Nemadji Trail Energy Center.
From the column: The crisis "offers an alarming commentary on our national priorities around food and hunger, especially around helping parents and caregivers meet their family’s basic needs and ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and nutritious foods."
From the column: "Regulations give young families fewer places to turn to during shortages — on purpose. Existing companies push hard for these regulations because they put up a barrier to entry against potential competitors."
George Francis Deppa, 48, is facing child sex assault charges in Douglas and St. Louis counties.
The Duluth singer-songwriter stars in the first episode of the "Dissonance Sessions" series of videos featuring conversations and performances.
Keith Nelson, who began serving on the St. Louis County Board in 2003, is seeking his sixth term.
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Brand Sampson and Marty Frana of Rochester-based Limb Lab recently received a patent for the design of a new "universal digit" prosthetic.
From the column: "The Superior National Forest is a working forest, and its forest plan explicitly includes mining as a desired condition. The proposed Twin Metals mine is outside of both the wilderness area and the Mining Protection Area set up in the 1978 BWCA Act. It’s in an industrial region with existing and former mine pits, logging roads, quarries and more."
From the column: "Even with the best of designs and best efforts, spills and leaks happen. Mining occurs in the natural environment, not in a controlled factory."
Every weekend this summer, there's a festival or big show happening in the Twin Ports area.
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Conservationists have spent years trying to stave off a national decline in hunting and fishing, but the 2020 pandemic appears to have righted a sinking ship.
Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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