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March 18, 2019
Two people leave OMC Smokehouse at 1909 West Superior Street on Monday. The restaurant plans to expand into the adjacent building to the right. Steve Kuchera /
OMC to expand, add craft cocktail bar
18 hours 14 min ago
Property Transactions for March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 - 5:00am
March 14, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice in the harbor in March 2013. The Mackinaw will be back in the Twin Ports next week, along with the Duluth-based cutter Alder, to help break ice in preparation for the upcoming shipping season. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Coast Guard plans shipping breakout
March 14, 2019 - 11:54am
March 12, 2019
Preschoolers play at the new University Nursery School location in January under the supervision of Heather Alto. The child care center at the old Jefferson School has room for 172 children. Steve Kuchera /
City, businesses look to alleviate child care shortage
March 12, 2019 - 4:01pm
March 11, 2019
A new Sammy's Pizza location has opened at 4310 Menard Drive in Hermantown. (Photo courtesy Sammy's Pizza)
Sammy’s Pizza opens new Hermantown restaurant
March 11, 2019 - 11:21am
March 5, 2019
The Minnesota Power Community Solar array at corner of Arrowhead Road and Rice Lake Road in Duluth Tuesday afternoon. Gov. Tim Walz wants power providers to completely wean themselves off fossil fuels by 2050. ---- Clint Austin /
Allete OK with 2050 fossil fuel phase-out
March 5, 2019 - 7:50pm
March 4, 2019
Property Transactions for March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019 - 5:00am
February 28, 2019
The Transistor, a free local calendar, stopped publishing last week. Image from
Publisher declares end to Duluth's Transistor
February 28, 2019 - 1:59pm
Lyndsay Smitke operates her business out of a licensed cake studio that is housed in an addition to her home on Rice Lake Road. David Ballard Photography
Sweet creativity: Duluth's Snazzy Cakes can prepare a custom cake for any occasion
February 28, 2019 - 11:17am
Frances McDormand accepts Best Actress for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" onstage during the Academy Awards in Los Angeles in 2018. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America/TNS)
Has McDormand's Oscar speech improved inclusion?
February 28, 2019 - 4:00am
February 26, 2019
A 2011 file photo shows an Amtrak passenger train  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Amtrak passengers spent 37 hours stuck in the Oregon snow
February 26, 2019 - 1:34pm
February 24, 2019
Emily Maki and Kylan Bjorkquist are characters in "Anne of Green Gables" performed on the Backus stage in March 2018.
A 'save our building' success story: People can't imagine International Falls without the Backus Community Center
February 24, 2019 - 5:00am
February 20, 2019
Cirrus Aircraft's second-generation Vision Jet, the G2. Courtesy Cirrus Aircraft.
Cirrus increases production
February 20, 2019 - 6:23pm
February 9, 2019
Foxconn's Opus building in southeastern Wisconsin. Chuck Quirmbach/WPR
What will Foxconn actually make in Wisconsin?
February 9, 2019 - 2:24pm
February 6, 2019
A storefront sits vacant, in Austin, Minn., in April 2018.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Analysis: The retail apocalypse was worse than we thought, but there's a silver lining
February 6, 2019 - 3:34pm