Small businesses are filling the void when it comes to sales of the AR-15 and other military-style weapons.

Fond du Lac shooting victim identified, released from hospital

The 45-year-old victim of a shooting at a funeral on the Fond du Lac Reservation Friday morning was released from Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth Friday night.

Duluth murder trial set to begin

Jamal Tyshawn Jackson, 27, is expected to claim self-defense in the September 2018 shooting death of 31-year-old Scott Allen Pennington.

Department of Natural Resources officials who acted fast to stem a possible invasion of Asian raccoon dogs in Minnesota nearly 40 years ago never much talked about the problem or their solution — until now. (Getty Images)
Department of Natural Resources officials who acted fast to stem a possible invasion of Asian raccoon dogs in Minnesota nearly 40 years ago never much talked about the problem or their solution — until now. (Getty Images)

Untold story: That time when Asian raccoon dogs nearly invaded Minnesota

Now banned under federal and state laws, the invasive mammal could have wreaked havoc in the wild.

Money flows into Duluth city candidates' campaign coffers

As election signs sprout from lawns across Duluth and campaign literature piles up on doorsteps, candidate spending continues to mount in these final days before the city's Nov. 5 general election.

Diocese of Duluth's $40 million bankruptcy settlement set for approval

A judge on Monday will be asked to sign off on the plan, which has received overwhelming support from abuse survivors.

Natalie Smith, left, listens to Shandelle Friedman talk about Sober Squad on Oct. 8 at the Incline Station Bowling Center in Duluth.  (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Natalie Smith, left, listens to Shandelle Friedman talk about Sober Squad on Oct. 8 at the Incline Station Bowling Center in Duluth. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

These Sober Squad leaders want you to know recovery is happening

Shandelle Friedman of Cloquet had been sober for 21 months when she brought a local chapter of Sober Squad — a group of people supporting each other through recovery — to the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation.

Northland volunteers keep the Haunted Shack a scary attraction with good intentions

In its 26 years, the local Halloween attraction has moved from a skating shack to its current home partnering with Carlton’s Ru-Ridge Corn Maze.

Home flip comes full circle: Duluth couple finishes Lakeside home renovation

In March, the News Tribune checked in on Tim and Angie Allen’s latest home renovation. On a recent chilly October afternoon — save for some finishing touches and a deck addition — the house was complete.

SPORTS

Wisconsin players celebrate after scoring a goal against Hunter Shepard (32) of Minnesota Duluth during Friday's game at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.  (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Wisconsin players celebrate after scoring a goal against Hunter Shepard (32) of Minnesota Duluth during Friday's game at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

College men's hockey: Bulldogs beaten by Badgers 6-2 after early ejections

UMD loses defensemen Scott Perunovich and Hunter Lellig in the first period to major penalties

College men's hockey: Bulldogs lose 3-1, swept in Madison by Badgers

UMD power play shut down, finishing 0-for-5

College football: Cougars clamp down on Bulldogs

UMD was playing its second straight game without injured quarterback John Larson, who began throwing Wednesday but wasn’t ready to go.