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Updated: Area experiences 24-hours of rainfall mid-week
Rodriguez lawyers: Jurors heard false evidence in Sjodin murder case
Human remains found at Minnesota farmstead; 2 persons of interest detained
Pushing back on a Rolling Stone: Duluth mayor responds to online article about ‘grime,’ ‘brutalist mid-century relics’
UMN enrollment plan calls for Twin Cities rejects to help fill outstate campuses
Sabres select Swedish defenseman with draft's top pick: Incoming UND freshman taken No. 26
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Shuster rink, Diggins up for ESPY Awards
Timberwolves top pick: College coach says Okogie ‘just finds a way to be successful’
Soccer: Worthington 18U team loves a good challenge
High school baseball: Sibley-Ocheyedan fighting to stay competitive
Minnesota state pension fund halts future commitments to company that played role in demise of Toys 'R' Us
Projections show South Dakota winter wheat yield up 90 percent from 2017
Fareway, Variety team up to present bicycles
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
Place a Business Announcement
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
N.Y. State of Mind: Terrifying test drives
Many help make summer theatre season possible
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Letter: There's hope for people with mental health conditions
Richard "Dick" Merle Duba
Ruth Ann Voss
John B. Taylor
Deborah "Deb" Ann Steffl
David Dean Hartman
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
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Lorraine F. Halbur
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 30, 2018
'Real science': UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education
ON LAKE SUPERIOR — The large container filled with mud sat on the Blue Heron's deck looking like a blob of pudding. The cold, thick mud...
April 30, 2018 - 6:00am
April 25, 2018
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
DULUTH—A judge's recommendation that the Line 3 pipeline replacement should follow its existing route across Minnesota — through two reservations instead of around them, as Enbridge had proposed — is being met with criticism from all sides, including the state's...
April 25, 2018 - 9:20pm
April 16, 2018
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
ST. PAUL — Legislative Republicans are fighting a Dayton administration proposal to restrict farmers' use of nitrate fertilizers. The GOP-controlled...
April 16, 2018 - 5:39pm
March 29, 2018
Wildlife groups want more cash for conservation
DULUTH — One-third of wildlife species in the U.S. are at risk of extinction, 40 percent of the nation's freshwater fish are now rare or...
March 29, 2018 - 6:29pm
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 27, 2018
PolyMet mine will cost $1 billion: Profit margin down 20 percent from 2012 projections
DULUTH—The proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes will cost nearly $1 billion to build if it's permitted, but will earn a $173 million annual profit for 20 years for the company after taxes and other expenses. That was the report Tuesday, March 27, as the company...
March 27, 2018 - 6:20pm
March 22, 2018
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
WILLMAR, Minn. — While some parts of Minnesota farm country struggle with a new state law requiring buffer strips around pubic waters,...
March 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
March 13, 2018
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
CLOQUET, Minn.—The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has mailed out 8,500 public opinion surveys to residents in the areas of...
March 13, 2018 - 6:03pm
March 12, 2018
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The first zebra mussel babies, called veligers, were confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish in 2012. By 2016 the first...
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 8, 2018
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature
ST. PAUL — A long-standing method of protecting wild rice from toxic water, which has not been enforced, may be on its way out for a new...
March 8, 2018 - 3:37pm
March 7, 2018
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
DULUTH—Northland mining, paper and energy companies are giving a hard pass to Minnesota Power's proposed natural gas plant. What's more,...
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 4, 2018
Fishing for data: Research may help predict impact of diminishing ice, snow on lake ecosystems
ON SIDE LAKE, Minn. — They had ice augers and pop-up shelters and even depth finders, but not a single fishing rod between them. And no...
March 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
DULUTH—Fisheries officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expect to make a decision soon about future management of...
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
March 1, 2018
Poll shows growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
DULUTH — A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the poll, paid for by opponents to copper mining, 70 percent of 800 Minnesota voters said they opposed allowing a copper mine near the...
March 1, 2018 - 8:09pm
February 20, 2018
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
DULUTH—If Northlanders really wanted to be like Norwegians we'd stow the cross-country skis and stoic love of cold and buy a Tesla. Norway...
February 20, 2018 - 7:27pm