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Douglas County man faces attempted homicide charges
Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Shipping Traffic for May 27, 2017
Bygones for May 27, 2017
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Duluth Cinema upgrading seating and concessions
Minneapolis Fed president takes questions in Ashland
Fraser Shipyards archival material available at UWS
North Dakota's elimination of women's hockey could cost UMD and other WCHA schools in the long run
Prep playoff schedule
Prep report: Deer River slips past Ely
Golf: Northland golfers fare well in MGA qualifying
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Ask a Master Gardener: Roundup shelf life
Art amusement park: Franconia Sculpture Park offers interactive horizons
Sam Cook column: A nudge on the leg, a hole in the heart
Things to Do for May 26, 2017
Happy Birthday, Shirl!
Marvin and Jean Peterson
Braxton Paul William Langenbrunner
Kathleen Mary Blesener
Frank "Frankie" A. Parzyck
Paul M. Osterlund
Robert "Bob" Sullivan
Janet Kay Medalen
A Vaper's View: Raising 'smoking age' won't curb tobacco use
Reader's Views: Coal naturally is being phased out
Reader's Views: Kennedy has earned our vote, support
Reader's Views: Release tax returns, President Trump
Reader's Views: Love Duluth's unique baked goods
A wet walk in the woods: Brule paddlers make barefoot trek to safety after capsizing
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 22, 2017
Sam Cook video: Rainy day walk
Houston's fishing report: Rains muddy the waters
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Heroes remembered: Superior Police honor slain officers
May 9, 2017
Not learning from our errors ... House Republicans repeat mistake of Obamacare
In 2010, after a Democratic-controlled Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans denounced what came to be known as Obamacare with critiques that were often borne out. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., for one, long had on his website a statement...
May 9, 2017 - 12:21am
Not learning from our errors ... Debunked vaccine fear taking toll on Minnesota
Repeating and resurrecting debunked information doesn't make it suddenly become true. An outbreak of misleading information, however, is taking its toll on children in Minnesota, especially those of Somali descent. An uptick in measles cases is occurring in Minnesota specifically...
May 9, 2017 - 12:19am
April 25, 2017
Other View: Paris climate agreement still matters
Donald Trump has been president for only three months and already he has given up, reversed course, or been stymied on a wide range of campaign promises. Given how awful some of those ideas were — ending Obamacare, declaring China a currency manipulator, ordering a blanket federal...
April 25, 2017 - 12:52am
April 18, 2017
Other View: Not again! Federal government shutdown looms
The 2017 United States fiscal year is more than half over. We know, you may have missed the celebration. You also may have missed a sad fact:...
April 18, 2017 - 12:13am
March 17, 2017
Statewide View: Brownfield redevelopment vital to economic resiliency in northern Minnesota
Northern Minnesota prides itself on its industrial history. From mining to paper mills, agriculture to shipping, the people of the Arrowhead...
March 17, 2017 - 12:48am
March 3, 2017
Statewide View: Winning the drug war? We’re getting it all wrong with opioid-addiction policies
The unprecedented scourge of opioid overdose deaths, which is devastating the Midwest, has not spared Minnesota. Like most other states in the region, increases in deaths have skyrocketed — by as much as fivefold within a few years. Unfortunately, it appears Minnesota is heading...
March 3, 2017 - 12:05am
February 24, 2017
Other View: Curb cell use while driving
This should be a no-brainer. A bipartisan plan to further restrict handheld cell-phone use while driving should quickly win legislative approval this session in Minnesota. Far too many motorists and others are killed or injured on roads and highways by distracted driving — a...
February 24, 2017 - 12:19am
Other View: Real ID bills deserve passage
Twelve years ago federal law created the enhanced state ID card known as Real ID. The idea was developed after the 9/11 tragedy and is intended to make people more secure by requiring more stringent proof of identification before being issued a card.
February 24, 2017 - 12:16am
February 16, 2017
Other View: 'Preemption' a political statement cloaked as policy
Duluthians are in the middle of a years-long project in which we are considering creating an earned sick and safe time benefit. Duluth could...
February 16, 2017 - 12:09am
February 7, 2017
Judge's View: Is jury selection really random?
A friend of mine recently received a jury summons in the mail, his third in the past several years. Mostly in jest (I think), he accused the...
February 7, 2017 - 10:00pm
Lawmaker's View: Premium relief coming; health care conversations far from over
It took entirely too long, but, finally, relief is on the way for Minnesotans feeling the brunt of increases to their health insurance premiums....
February 7, 2017 - 12:24am
February 5, 2017
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 30, 2017
A Doctor's Response: Doctors can aid in end of life -- without being death's agent
In her commentary in the News Tribune on Jan. 12 ("Don't buy false claims; respect end-of-life wishes"), Dr. Rebecca Thoman of Minneapolis wrote,...
January 30, 2017 - 10:21pm
January 26, 2017
Iron Range Educator’s View: We'll be sorry if solution to teacher shortage passes Legislature
There is definitely a teacher shortage in the state of Minnesota. According to a report from the state Department of Education, "Minnesota has...
January 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 7, 2017
Pro/con: Will Trump outdo Obama in handling U.S.-China relations? No
President-elect Donald Trump's phone call last month with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan sent shock waves throughout China and much of the world. For nearly four decades, it has been Washington's official policy to diplomatically recognize only China and not Taiwan, an island the...
January 7, 2017 - 12:58am