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January 15, 2019
Carlos Vera, who has worked on Capitol Hill, won a victory in getting Capitol Hill interns paid.  Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph
Quest to get interns paid is paying off
January 15, 2019 - 12:06pm
January 10, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Amid shutdown, Trump visits Texas in effort to boost argument for border wall
January 10, 2019 - 9:55am
January 9, 2019
John Boyd, president of the Black Farmer's Association, checks the condition of a soybean field for harvesting in Baskerville, Va.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
January 9, 2019 - 12:58pm
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Duluth explores new voting system
January 9, 2019 - 6:00am
January 7, 2019
File photo of Hubert Humphrey in Buffalo N.D., on Sept 19 ,1964. 

With farmyard bell in background, Sen. Hubert Humphrey, Democratic vice presidential candidate, is greeted by 3-year-old Amy Olson of Seattle, Wash., niece of the Elmer Fraases, on Fraases' farm near Buffalo, 32 miles west of Fargo, N.D.
Commentary: Before looking ahead to 2020, Democrats should look back to Hubert Humphrey
January 7, 2019 - 1:49pm
January 5, 2019
Cartoonist's View: Democrats New Year's resolutions
January 5, 2019 - 8:34pm
Cartoonist's View: Climate change battle
January 5, 2019 - 8:32pm
Florence Rawn of Duluth places her ballot in the ballot counting machine at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Duluth on Election Day in 2016. (News Tribune file photo)
Proposed cost cut could boost voter turnout, political noise in Duluth elections
January 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 4, 2019
Mark Phillips
Walz reapoints Phillips as IRRRB commissioner
January 4, 2019 - 1:45pm
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa. Scott Morgan/Copyright 2019 The New York Times
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
January 2, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks to reporters outside her home in Cambridge, Mass., on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. Warren, a sharp critic of big banks and unregulated capitalism, entered the 2020 race for president, becoming the first major candidate in what is likely to be a long and crowded primary marked by ideological and generational divisions in a Democratic Party desperate to beat President Donald Trump. (Elizabeth Frantz/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Analysis: Elizabeth Warren says 'government has been bought and paid for' by big business. Political scientists say she's got a point.
January 2, 2019 - 8:21am
January 1, 2019
Then-state Rep. Peggy Flanagan speaks at a news conference in the State Office Building on Aug. 15, 2018. Lacey Young / MPR News File
Flanagan hopes to leave her mark as lieutenant governor
January 1, 2019 - 4:37pm
Heavy traffic near Skull Rock in Joshua Tree National Park on Saturday, Dec. 29. The federal government shutdown meant that essential services in the park like restrooms and campgrounds were not maintained, and wilderness rangers were not present to help inform visitors of park features and advise them of the rules. As a result volunteers helped clean up bathrooms, but visitors also drove offload and illegally parked.  Photo for The Washington Post by Stuart W. Palley
In shutdown, national parks transformed into Wild West - heavily populated and barely supervised
January 1, 2019 - 3:07pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here in a September broadcast in South Korea, addressed the nation during a New Year's Day address Tuesday. He said he is ready to meet with President Donald Trump again, but that the United States should not "misjudge" his patience. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho.
Kim Jong Un says he is ready to meet with Trump, U.S. should not misjudge 'patience'
January 1, 2019 - 10:05am
December 29, 2018
The Husky Energy refinery burns as seen in this aerial photo April 26. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
2018's top stories for the Northland
December 29, 2018 - 6:37pm
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