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Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Social Media Breakfast Club event aims to assist local businesses with online promotion
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
Data: Sept. 22, 2016
September 8, 2016
4 Minnesotans honored as Unsung Heroes
MINNEAPOLIS — A retired Duluth school teacher, an Ojibwe doctor, a Minneapolis woman born in prison and a transgender Minneapolis man are the four recipients of a 2016 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Award. The award, which comes with a $10,000 prize, is administered by the...
September 8, 2016 - 9:54pm
August 21, 2016
Artists find an audience at Tall Ships Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. -- The signature piece of Jesse Gerhard’s collection is a hand-crafted canoe the artist made from pieces of a neighbor’s former fence. The boat, about a 15-footer, was beached on a bit of grass between Lake Superior and Gerhard’s booth at Art in Bayfront Park....
August 21, 2016 - 9:44pm
August 19, 2016
In the belly of the beast: A trip inside the world’s largest rubber duck
DULUTH, Minn. -- Larry Friedman of Oyster Bay, N.Y., whistled and quacked inside the giant yellow duck with a big, childish grin on his face, imagining how people might be reacting on the other side of the thin vinyl rubber. A pair of tiny hands indented the side of the duck, under...
August 19, 2016 - 9:39pm
July 25, 2016
Thousands in Duluth area without power as hundreds work to resolve problems
DULUTH -- Several thousand homes and businesses remained without power in the northeastern Minnesota as of Monday morning, four days after severe storms caused widespread damage to trees, power lines and buildings across the region. As of 7:45 a.m. Monday, Minnesota Power and Lake...
July 25, 2016 - 8:55pm
July 24, 2016
Some in northern Minnesota could be without power for a week
DULUTH -- Sounds of tree debris cleanup, chainsaws and generators in Duluth’s Woodland neighborhood Sunday morning were overpowered by Lowell Lyons cranking his father’s World War II air raid siren. His daughter had just run out of their house to tell him the good news. After...
July 24, 2016 - 9:11pm
July 22, 2016
While crews work to restore power, Northland residents without electricity improvise, adapt
DULUTH — Utility crews made steady progress Friday in restoring electricity to tens of thousands of Northland homes and businesses left without power after severe storms swept across the region on Thursday. But thousands of other people still were immersed in an unplanned move off...
July 22, 2016 - 9:30pm
July 21, 2016
Storms leave trail of damage in northern Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms roared through northern Minnesota and Wisconsin early Thursday, downing trees and power lines across the region. As of 10 a.m., more than 70,000 customers were without power. The Duluth Fire Department advised no travel in the city of Duluth until later in the...
July 21, 2016 - 9:10pm
June 1, 2016
As others see it: Don't be so quick to judge
Frightening moments in Duluth and Cincinnati over the weekend left small children in peril, the adults responsible for them no doubt shaken and agonizing, to say the least, and an uncomfortable lot of others far too quick to judge and criticize. Could the parents or guardians involved...
June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 15, 2016
Cirrus’ first production jet takes to the air
DULUTH — Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft recently took another big stride toward bringing its first jet aircraft, the Vision SF50, to market....
May 15, 2016 - 8:59pm
May 12, 2016
Key to the past: Relic from Duluth’s long-gone Spalding Hotel shows up in the mail a half-century later
DULUTH — If you’re among the generations who remember AM radios, black-and-white TV and dial telephones, you probably remember hotel keys....
May 12, 2016 - 11:00am
May 1, 2016
Cirrus and its co-founder head back to court
DULUTH — Cirrus Aircraft Corp. co-founder and former CEO Alan Klapmeier soon will be back in court, battling the company he once led. On April 19, the Minnesota Supreme Court agreed to consider Klapmeier’s petition for a review of a lower court’s order that he pay Cirrus more...
May 1, 2016 - 7:53pm
April 11, 2016
Man clocked at 171 mph in Camaro on North Shore expressway
DULUTH — A jet-black 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 1SS was clocked at 171 mph on a stretch of Minnesota Highway 61 between Duluth and Two Harbors. Hermantown Police Department Deputy Chief Shawn Padden was on loan as part of a Minnesota State Patrol DWI saturation effort Friday night when...
April 11, 2016 - 10:18pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
DULUTH — When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders and visitor amenities are buildings and facilities that are in tough shape, says Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department...
March 28, 2016 - 5:13pm
March 20, 2016
New policy could beckon bees
DULUTH — A newly adopted policy could make the city of Duluth a more inviting place for bees and other pollinators in the future. By a unanimous...
March 20, 2016 - 9:32pm
March 7, 2016
Unlocking the mysteries of the Great Lakes
DULUTH — It was a TV movie about scuba divers raising a sunken submarine that inspired Elmer Engman to try scuba diving in the big lake in...
March 7, 2016 - 10:00pm