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Tom Rukavina is remembered for his accomplishments and big personality
Would a domestic violence court work in St. Louis County?
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Astro Bob: Cloud forecast and live streams for Sunday night's lunar eclipse
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
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Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Army Corps of Engineers extends public comment period for Line 3
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Mercy Hospital names new CEO
Place a Business Announcement
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Thumbs up, thumbs down, three stars: Bulldogs lockdown sweep of Miami with strong third period
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Junior hockey: Blizzard blanket Wilderness
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
Marie Kondo's on Netflix ... but you don't need her to get organized
Things to Do
Sam Cook column: A winter night's pause in a place called home
Cabaret dark: The soundtrack to Minnesota-made musical 'Glensheen' out Friday
Best bets: 'American Movie,' Dolly Parton skating party, Gaelynn Lea at Duluth Cider
Richard and Dorothy Knudsen
Alvin and Elvi Saralampi
The Twins are 90!
Al & Jodie Pittsley
Dick and Ruth (Erickson) Olson
Florence F. Meger
Robert "Bill" Fairbanks
Joan Jeannette Kriske
Maribel Aminta Romero Perea Braack
Lance Allen Viche
Reader's View: Our 'wars' same as others' 'terrorism'
Our View: No one could kill King's message
National View: Let's achieve MLK's fair-housing dream
Reader's View: We're being duped by copper mining interests
Reader's View: Shutdown does not make for good TV
Shorter Beargrease marathon will be one-way race
Houston column: Hole-hopping for panfish on inland lakes
Outdoors calendar for Jan. 20
BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
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October 8, 2018
Reader's View: My dream: less plastic production, pollution
I appreciated Jamie Harvey's Sept. 20 "Local View" column, headlined, "Changing behaviors promises to impede plastics pollution."
October 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 19, 2018
Local View: Changing behaviors promises to impede plastics pollution
When the bathtub is overflowing, common sense tells us to first turn off the tap. Similarly, as the St. Louis River, Lake Superior, and our oceans...
September 19, 2018 - 2:32pm
May 21, 2018
Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
FARGO — One group wants the community to have a deeper conversation around the simple question asked at checkout aisles: "Is plastic OK?"...
May 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
April 16, 2018
Our View: Oh no, are plastic straws Duluth's next cause?
The first natural reaction, for most of us, would be a chuckle at these newest news reports: Ha! California and Hawaii are looking at banning...
April 16, 2018 - 7:08pm
April 1, 2018
Local View: Legislators looking to pre-empt locals on packaging, health, environment
Minnesota is nationally recognized for its reputation of good government and high voter participation. In that light, it is perplexing why state...
April 1, 2018 - 6:45pm
September 16, 2017
Reader's view: Stores aren't set up for reusable bags
I have always been a proponent of supporting the environment. Thus, several years ago when reusable bags were introduced, I tried to do my part by purchasing reusable bags and nixing the plastic bags provided by my supermarket. The first problem I noticed was the inconvenience of...
September 16, 2017 - 4:49pm
September 2, 2017
Our view: Charging for grocery bags a burden on lower-income Duluthians
We've all witnessed the embarrassing, sometimes heart-wrenching bind. In line at the grocery store. All items scanned. But then the total exceeds...
September 2, 2017 - 3:34pm
Bag it Duluth's view: Time to mend that part of the world within our reach
In June, under pressure from the Minnesota Grocers Association and the Plastic Bag Alliance, Minnesota lawmakers enacted preemption legislation,...
September 2, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 12, 2017
Despite state ban on plastic bag bans, Goodwill-Easter Seals drops plastic bags
ST. PAUL — While many patrons associate Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota with its 50 second-hand stores throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin, others know those shops fund its core mission — job training for low-income workers in everything from construction and medical...
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
May 14, 2017
Local View: Protect local democracy, local control
As small business owners in Duluth, we are engaged in what is going on in our community. We know that the best way to make this city a better...
May 14, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 26, 2017
Local view: Charging for shopping bags can change consumer habits
If there was one clear point of agreement in the Feb. 5 commentaries in the News Tribune from the Bag It Duluth campaign and from the plastics...
March 26, 2017 - 9:10pm
March 10, 2017
Local View: Learn from Grand Rapids; require reusable bags
I applaud Denette Lynch's Feb. 22 "Local View" column, "Bag ban in Duluth unnecessary government intrusion." Unfortunately, her suggestions won't...
March 10, 2017 - 12:51am
March 7, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to ban bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7 to stop...
March 7, 2017 - 3:50pm
February 15, 2017
Reader's View: Bag ban would only create more waste
There have been pro and con articles, editorials and letters published in the News Tribune on the proposed banning of plastic bags in Duluth. A rally was even planned. I am a senior citizen and wish to add my perspective to the issue.
February 15, 2017 - 12:17am
Local View: Plastic bags are scourge on our Earth
I am closely watching the single-use plastic bag ban being discussed in Duluth. I am hopeful it becomes law. Earth Circle, an environmental...
February 15, 2017 - 12:08am