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Shipping Traffic for March 30, 2017
Bygones for March 30, 2017
Couple files suit against Duluth police
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
‘Movie prop money’ swiped from National Guard
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Little movement in regional job market in February
Students offer insights on Twin Ports economy
Port shows off new container terminal in Duluth
CN, Duluth Cargo Connect announce container terminal; intermodal capabilities a ‘game-changer’
Biz Buzz for March 27, 2017
Snowshoeing: Hartmark wins national title again
Wild bring Stalock home
College baseball: Bulldogs sweep NSIC foe Mary
College baseball: Saints split with No. 4 Whitewater
A&E NOTES for March 30, 2017
ALBUM REVIEW: Claudettes get intimate on new EP
BEST BETS for March 30, 2017
The Dames reunite: After 15-year hiatus, rock ’n’ roll trio gathers for show Saturday
Art Gallery for March 30, 2017
"Thank you" from the Welsands
Happy 60th Birthday to Steven Fegraeus!
Norbert and Frances Sloan
Joseph and Dana
William Ivan Washburn
Elmer Erland Bodeen
Jennifer Ann Henry
CHARLES M. PEARSON
Reader's View: Support redistricting reform in Minnesota
Reader's View: Make Duluth a community for all, even homeless
In Response: Study, article misrepresented, did disservice to ethanol
Our view: Lobbying intensity, urgency turned way up
Reader's View: More need to open their homes to the homeless
Video: Seining Kamloops rainbow trout on the French River
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 27, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: ATV trail closures
Northland fishing contests
Field Reports: Mom, four bear cubs doing well near Cloquet
Pet of the Week for March 28
Ask a Trooper: Does spotlight/light bar on vehicle need to be covered?
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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
January 6, 2017
Other View: Football firing a start in culture shift at U of M
Other View Football firing a start in culture shift at U of M University of Minnesota Athletic Director Mark Coyle moved quickly—and...
January 6, 2017 - 12:44am
Other View: Civility can go long way with lawmakers
Other View Civility can go long way with lawmakers While Minnesotans may be ready to throw up their hands again with the partisan rancor between Gov. Mark Dayton and House GOP Speaker Kurt Daudt, there is at least one voice in the Republican caucus who wants to set a more civil...
January 6, 2017 - 12:20am
January 2, 2017
Other view: Texting while driving? In seconds, you could ruin lives forever
Close your eyes, and count five seconds. Open them. That’s the average amount of time motorists take their eyes off the road while texting. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute says it’s actually 4.6 seconds, but you get the picture. Think of what could happen in 4.6 seconds...
January 2, 2017 - 10:18pm
December 24, 2016
Attorney General's view: Congress needs to act on prescription reform
One in 10 Americans is prescribed a medication that can’t be afforded. No wonder. Per-capita spending on prescription drugs in the United States ($858) is more than double the average of the next 19 industrialized nations ($400). Big Pharma claims that research and development is...
December 24, 2016 - 8:00pm