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Acclaimed musical 'South Pacific' plays Thursday through Sunday at Memorial Auditorium
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Bravo for bus drivers: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day will be observed today
District 518 approves outlay and staff requests
Swimming: Stingrays perform well at state meet
Girls basketball: Section girls basketball tournaments start soon
Girls basketball: Big plays by upperclassmen lead Trojans to win on Senior Night
Pitino finds lots of new friendly fans as team goes to 20-7
Garnett says return dreams with Wolves died with Sanders
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Developmentally disabled caregivers would receive raises under plan
Keeping our promise on the Supreme Court
Let’s keep eyes and ears open in the ‘swamp’
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Janit M. Rose
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
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2016-2017 Community and Visitor Guide
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February 19, 2017
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
FRENCH RIVER, Minn. — Against the pink wash of the pre-dawn sky, an angler stood motionless near the mouth of the French River on Monday....
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 17, 2017
Seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — If the idea of taking a tour boat across choppy Lake Superior waters has you nauseous, how about a quick flight...
February 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
December 2, 2016
Duluth ship canal lighthouses added to National Register
DULUTH, Minn. — Two of Duluth’s lighthouses are now federally famous after being added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Duluth Harbor North Pier Light and the Duluth Entry South Breakwater Outer Light — the beacons on either end of the ship canal — gained the...
December 2, 2016 - 9:11pm
October 23, 2016
Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
ON LAKE SUPERIOR — Jay Austin and Tom Hollenhorst stood in the boat, scanning the lake’s surface around them in the hope that they would see an underwater glider’s yellow tail sticking out of the water, buoyed by its “bladder” inflating to bring it to Lake Superior’s surface....
October 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
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
His camera sank into Lake Superior, never to be found. Or so he thought.
DULUTH, Minn. -- When Scott Masterton’s GoPro camera ended up at the bottom of Lake Superior during a scuba dive trip Sunday, he thought it was lost forever. The Blaine, Minn., man didn’t count on the eagle eyes of Jim Anderson, a volunteer diver with the Washington County sheriff’s...
August 19, 2016 - 9:36pm
June 5, 2016
Bear latches onto ship in Lake Superior
TWO HARBORS — A bear cub decided to stowaway on a ship in Lake Superior for a while Friday. Keith Baker was walking back to his room on the Cason J. Callaway after eating lunch when the watchman told him to look over the side of the freighter, docked in Two Harbors to load iron...
June 5, 2016 - 8:57pm
December 21, 2015
Duluth soaked by supplier? City joins suit that alleges bid rigging for water treatment chemical
DULUTH — The city of Duluth has joined a class-action lawsuit alleging that it was overcharged by suppliers who rigged bids and colluded amongst themselves to fix the price of a commonly used water treatment chemical. Earlier this month, Duluth became the third party to sign on...
December 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
May 20, 2015
Remains found in North Shore park ID'd as woman missing 30 years
DULUTH -- Human remains found in Gooseberry Falls State Park last year have been identified as those of a Minneapolis woman missing for nearly...
May 20, 2015 - 9:09pm
March 1, 2015
Thousands flock to ice caves
CORNUCOPIA — The frozen spectacle of the Apostle Islands mainland sea caves picked up Saturday where it left off last year, with thousands...
March 1, 2015 - 8:31pm
June 9, 2014
Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior
DULUTH — It was nearing sunset when they appeared. Three vessels. Three frothing wakes. One carrying a body reclaimed from Saturday’s plane...
June 9, 2014 - 11:06pm
February 11, 2014
Driver rescued after car plunges off cliff near Lake Superior
DULUTH — A car crashed through a guardrail, plunged about 60 feet off a cliff, bounced off a boulder and came to rest just a few feet from...
February 11, 2014 - 10:49pm
September 20, 2010
Walkers meet welcoming crowd at close of 1,550-mile hike around Lake Superior
DULUTH - The circle is complete. Swept along by a throng of well-wishers along Duluth's Lakewalk on Saturday afternoon, Mike Link and Kate Crowley took the final steps in their 1,550-mile, 4½-month walk around Lake Superior. The Willow River naturalists, educators, writers and...
September 20, 2010 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2009
Man survives 45 minutes in Lake Superior; five help with rescue
Gary Pederson had worn his fingers raw and bloody on the ice, but he just couldn't manage to pull himself out of the frigid waters of Lake Superior. Pederson, 66, had gone through the ice of the big lake March 16 near Cornucopia when his all-terrain vehicle plunged through a patch...
March 24, 2009 - 1:43pm