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July 30, 2018
Jan Sanderson, 66, owner of Sanderson Gardens of Aurora, S.D., starts his season in the early summer with asparagus and rhubarb crops, then goes to strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins, before shifting to rhubarb and horseradish root crops. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Former wrestling champ keeps pinning down success after four decades in commercial gardening
July 30, 2018 - 6:21am
April 5, 2018
Gavel and judge
Duluth man charged in crash that killed Aurora businessman
April 5, 2018 - 6:07pm
March 6, 2018
Al Hodnik looks at a 1957 Pontiac Chieftain that Erie Mining Co. used as a HyRail Car and is now on display at the Depot. Hodnik was one of the people attending Tuesday’s unveiling of a traveling exhibit on the history of Erie Mining Co., part of a multi-phase project. Hodnik was mayor of Aurora, near Erie’s mine and plant, from 1988 to 1998. “Erie Mining was not an abstraction but a complete way of life,” he said. “How blessed we were to have it.” Steve Kuchera /
New Depot exhibit showcases story, legacy of Erie Mining Co.
March 6, 2018 - 7:09pm
January 9, 2018
Bill Ojala, seen here in a 1978 photo, was an outspoken Iron Range lawyer whose political career extended into his 80s. He died Saturday at age 92. (News Tribune file photo)
‘A true son of the Iron Range’: Lawyer, politician Bill Ojala dies at 92
January 9, 2018 - 5:49pm
October 10, 2017
Scott “Scotty” Christensen (left) and father Scott Christensen.
Family seeks answers in fatal crash near Aurora
October 10, 2017 - 6:38pm
August 3, 2017
Aurora fire victim identified
August 3, 2017 - 12:13pm
August 2, 2017
An 82-year-old man died in a fire at this home in Aurora on Wednesday afternoon. (Kyle Aune / WDIO-TV)
Man dies in Aurora house fire
August 2, 2017 - 6:06pm
There are 48,600 solar panels at the Paynesville Auoroa Solar project site that started generating 10 MWdc of solar power this month. (Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Minnesota solar project now producing energy
July 2, 2017 - 6:33pm
Crews were getting ready to demobilize Tuesday at the Aurora Solar project site near Paynesville. Owned by Enel Green Power North America, the Paynesville site was one of the last of the project's 16 sites to go online. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Sun power on tap: Minnesota solar project complete and producing renewable energy
July 2, 2017 - 5:02pm
May 23, 2017
Waste petroleum product oozes from a barrel at the former J & D Services fuel recycling operation in Aurora. State regulators have won a more than $1 million settlement against former owners of the site, including Dultuh businessman Dale Cich. MPCA photo
Court orders two Northland residents to pay $1 million for pollution violations
May 23, 2017 - 5:51pm
May 11, 2017
Authorities ID two people killed in separate crashes along Iron Range highway
May 11, 2017 - 12:59pm
March 20, 2017
In July 2008, Sean Peterson of Duluth, who was 17 then, sorted through canned goods at the CHUM food shelf. Food shelves across Minnesota need legislative help this year, advocates are arguing. (file / News Tribune)
Local view: Food shelves statewide need help from Minnesota Legislature
March 20, 2017 - 9:45pm
January 30, 2017
John Joseph Plevell, 52, looks on as Judge Gary Pagliaccetti sentences him to 35 years in prison for the murder of 49-year-old Julie Ann Hildreth. Plevell earlier admitted that he gunned down Hildreth outside an Aurora bar in November 2015.
Aurora man sentenced to 35 years in shooting death of ex-girlfriend
January 30, 2017 - 5:35pm
January 7, 2017
Actress Francine York, an Iron Range native who had dozens of television and film credits, died Friday in California at age 80. (News Tribune file photo)
Actress Francine York, Iron Range native, dies at 80
January 7, 2017 - 7:28pm
December 20, 2016
John Joseph Plevell
Aurora man admits to fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend
December 20, 2016 - 5:42pm