The approval of a bankruptcy settlement provides a long-awaited measure of justice for more than 100 victims of clergy sexual abuse.

Winds, waves, rain wreak havoc in Twin Ports

Authorities briefly close access to Park Point because of dangerous conditions

Reconstructed Lakewalk section withstands storm

The city of Duluth will continue assessing storm damage throughout the week

Cold killing or self-defense? Jury hears conflicting accounts as Duluth murder trial opens

The entire case comes down to 30 seconds not captured on video, a defense attorney said.

Sister Magnificat with the Duluth Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus leads a religion class for sixth grade students at Stella Maris Academy - St. James Campus in Duluth.  (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Sister Magnificat with the Duluth Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus leads a religion class for sixth grade students at Stella Maris Academy - St. James Campus in Duluth. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

A year in, Duluth Handmaids have become a part of life in Lincoln Park

Always wearing traditional habits, the religious sisters worked to remodel their convent and then gutted two bathrooms to create a chapel

St. Paul's Episcopal, first to build a church in Duluth, marks 150 years

For a time, according to church archives, it was known as “Jay Cooke’s Church.”

UMD, coaches file appeals in federal lawsuit

A tentative agreement has been reached with former women's hockey coach Shannon Miller, but two other former coaches are hoping a forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court opinion will allow their cases to be reinstated.

Former UMD coach levels new lawsuits

Former women's running coach Joanna Warmington alleges UMD waited for a Shannon Miller verdict before turning its attention to removing her.

Court of Appeals continues suspension of PolyMet permits

The court has until Jan. 21 to make a decision.

Chris Olson sits in the living room of his log home. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Chris Olson sits in the living room of his log home. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

Meadowlands man had MS and no experience building houses. He built one for himself anyway

“I woke up the next day having a hangover, went out in the woods and said, ‘I’m going to build a house.’” — Chris Olson, recalling a decision he made in 2011

Iowa angler lands monster musky on Lake Vermilion

Giant fish is Minnesota's new state catch-and-release record.

Sun Country increases reach in Duluth and Mankato markets, hopes to expand further

Partnering with the Landline bus company, the airline hopes to reach more Minnesota and Wisconsin communities.

Jack Carr, left, laughes with Garrett Dahlen, of Moose Lake, after Dahlen came into Carr’s Hobbies to pick up a Lou Proctor Antic kit plane on Monday morning in Duluth. Carr’s Hobbies will close soon as Jack Carr is retiring. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Jack Carr, left, laughes with Garrett Dahlen, of Moose Lake, after Dahlen came into Carr’s Hobbies to pick up a Lou Proctor Antic kit plane on Monday morning in Duluth. Carr’s Hobbies will close soon as Jack Carr is retiring. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Full circle is enough for Carr's Hobbies

"I made it into an attraction," Jack Carr said of the Lincoln Park hobby shop he's closing this fall after five decades in business.

Duluth’s Life House shelter expands into building, increases services

Dubbed “the annex,” the space includes a new classroom and storefront.

West Nile virus confirmed in grouse across western Great Lakes region

Grouse across the western Great Lakes region are being impacted by West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes, including 29% of grouse tested in Wisconsin, but not all birds that carry the disease are dying.



Asbestos removal contract approved for Kozy

Asbestos and other hazardous materials soon could be removed from the site of the former Kozy Bar, also known as the Pastoret Terrace and Paul Robeson Ballroom buildings.

DEDA to help Essentia assemble land for parking ramp in downtown Duluth

City would own, operate $36 million parking structure

Soo Line engine will remain with the Lake Superior Railroad Museum

The Eau Claire City Council voted to sell the historic locomotive to the museum for $8.

A Halloween for every mood

Whether you want 'Psycho' or pro wrestling, here are ways to celebrate the spider web-iest of seasons.

COLUMNS

Larry Conrad of Pleasant Hill, Mo., is working on this relief carving depicting the service station that his father, Lawrence Conrad, operated in Lakeside from the 1930s until the 1950s. Larry, now 76, remembers spending time at the station in his youth. (Photo courtesy Larry Conrad)
Larry Conrad of Pleasant Hill, Mo., is working on this relief carving depicting the service station that his father, Lawrence Conrad, operated in Lakeside from the 1930s until the 1950s. Larry, now 76, remembers spending time at the station in his youth. (Photo courtesy Larry Conrad)

Northlandia: Service station was a Lakeside 'tourist trap'

Last week, we learned about Lawrence Conrad's service station in Lakeside, with its shoe-shaped "house" sculpture. This week, we hear from Conrad's son, Larry.

Sam Cook column: Wilderness, walleyes and wonder on a swan-song trip

Sometimes we get more than we anticipate on a backcountry escape.

The Memo: The cost of Essentia’s new properties, tightening labor market and more

Here’s what you should know in this week’s business news.

SPORTS

Duluth East wide receiver DeKarri Davis (2) is tackled during a 2018 game against Duluth Denfeld at Public Schools Stadium. News Tribune file photo
Duluth East wide receiver DeKarri Davis (2) is tackled during a 2018 game against Duluth Denfeld at Public Schools Stadium. News Tribune file photo

Prep football: East's Davis eyes return from injury

DeKarri Davis caught eight passes for 163 yards (20.4 per reception) before getting injured.

College men's hockey: Bulldogs look to 'bear down', turn things around against rival Gophers

In-state rivals go head-to-head today in Minneapolis and Saturday in Duluth.

Prep football: Rails too tough for Agates

Proctor scores all its points in the first quarter and hangs on for 10-6 win over Two Harbors in the 7AAA first round.

Prep volleyball: Area teams begin quest for state

High school sports playoffs don’t always turn out according to form, but if this year’s volleyball postseason follows the seeded script fans could be in line for some classic section matches.

Prep girls tennis: Hietala faces tough field at state

“It’s a very tough field,” East coach Lee Kruger said. “She has a little tougher road, that’s for sure. But it’s an opportunity to get some redemption.”