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15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
Traffic switches planned next week on Minnesota 60
Sibley library seeking board member
Regional students take part in Hackathon
Work begins on splash pad
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
High drama in Denver: Top-ranked Bulldogs tie game in final second, edge Pioneers in OT
No. 2 St. Cloud State sweeps Bemidji State in high-scoring finale
Burke's first two goals lift Gophers past Saints
Gophers senior Blake Cashman has memorable last game at TCF Bank Stadium
A big dig
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
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Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
Shirley Jolaine (Kraft) Place
Disheveled Theologian: Birds can show us a simple path to being content
Intercultural Thanksgiving is Sunday in Worthington
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
September 29, 2018
Handcrafted history: Resort brings sustainable renovations to Iron Range lodging
BIWABIK, Minn.—Shawn Callahan had quit his mechanical engineering job in the Twin Cities and just returned from a backpacking trip in South...
September 29, 2018 - 8:26am
September 24, 2018
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
DULUTH, Minn—Since he turned 50, Scott Thompson has tried to stay on top of his water intake. He drinks two to three glasses before his...
September 24, 2018 - 8:25pm
September 2, 2018
Native American jingle dresses connect dance, art, history
TOWER, Minn. — The dress talked as Abbi Zapata bumped her feet across the floor. It was a gentle sound, as rhythmic as ice shards moving...
September 2, 2018 - 5:58am
August 12, 2018
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES—For Minnesotans, digging a stranger's car out of a snowbank is standard procedure. They would rarely second guess it. For...
August 12, 2018 - 9:20am
August 10, 2018
Commentary: Wisdom in the woods, the joy of trail talk
I see the couple up ahead on the trail. It's early morning in one of Duluth's trail-rich parks. I know who they are. It's Jan and Larry. Birders....
August 10, 2018 - 4:07pm
July 4, 2018
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Phillip Rotz fears for his family's future in dairy farming. His small 55-cow farm, Twin Oaks Dairy south of Detroit...
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 1, 2018
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
DULUTH — Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge, when seen from directly above, is an intimidating structure. The usual ground-view doesn't adequately...
July 1, 2018 - 11:00am
June 24, 2018
Nature as teacher: Tinkergarten classes let young children explore and learn
DULUTH — On a cloudy Saturday, children and their parents sat on a tarp in Lester Park, picking apart paper, lilac bushels and corn stalks....
June 24, 2018 - 6:05am
May 11, 2018
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
ELY — The two painted turtles were sunning atop a bald rock that had been jutting out of Little Gabbro Lake for about 10,000 years. Except...
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
April 19, 2018
For two boys, fishing season is already here
DULUTH—Here they came, down the snow-packed trail toward us on Wednesday night in Duluth. Two of them. Young boys, it appeared from a distance....
April 19, 2018 - 10:03pm
March 31, 2018
Jail chaplain offers support without judgment
DULUTH — Father John Petrich spends his mornings at St. Luke's hospital and some afternoons at the St. Louis County Jail or the Public...
March 31, 2018 - 10:01pm
Ears to listen, hands to hold: A chaplain’s support often goes to those who weren’t expecting to need it
DULUTH — Sue Fortier used to walk through the cemetery on the way to school. "I'd see all these graves as a little girl; I'd think, 'Where...
March 31, 2018 - 10:00pm
March 27, 2018
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
DULUTH—Melissa Rainville did not take the Peeps pairing lightly. The head brewer from Hoops Brewing smelled the popular bunny-shaped, sugar-coated...
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
February 1, 2018
How to halftime: An open letter to Justin Timberlake
Dear JT. It famously rained in Miami during Super Bowl XLI. Splattered lenses captured the crowd chant-singing, clapping, "We Will Rock You"...
February 1, 2018 - 12:47pm
January 21, 2018
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
DULUTH, Minn.—Lis Hendrickson has two hangars and an airstrip at her home. She also has three planes: a Cessna 170, a Cessna 120 and a...
January 21, 2018 - 6:00am