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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
Nielsen third in shot put for Gophers in outdoors opener
Barnesville rallies around football coach after stroke
Huskers sixth, Smith ninth, at Clover Cup
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Eugene M. Roerick
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
April 24, 2014
Viking ship likely to get new home in Duluth
DULUTH — Duluth’s replica Viking ship could finally have a suitable home by the end of this year. A site for the 42-foot vessel to go...
April 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
April 16, 2014
Swarm of bees delays flight from Las Vegas to Duluth
DULUTH - An Allegiant Air flight destined for Duluth from Las Vegas late Monday afternoon had to return to Las Vegas shortly after takeoff because of a swarm of bees. Allegiant spokeswoman Jessica Wheeler said the flight crew reported at 5:30 p.m. Duluth time that shortly after...
April 16, 2014 - 8:21am
April 11, 2014
Dog whose legs were zip-tied returns home
A dog found in a yard earlier this week with her front legs tied together has been released from a city animal shelter, according to owner Candace...
April 11, 2014 - 2:59pm
April 9, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim will get robotic hand
Alyssa Lommel, the University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending several hours outside in subzero temperatures, was on the search for an electric hand last week. Teri Lommel, Alyssa’s mother, announced on her CaringBridge site that Alyssa is in...
April 9, 2014 - 10:45am
March 19, 2014
Cop impersonator pleads guilty
DULUTH - A Duluth man pleaded guilty this week to charges that he impersonated an officer at two convenience stores in an attempt to get into their safes. Cody Lee Walker-Nelson, 23, pleaded guilty to a felony burglary charge and a misdemeanor count of impersonating an officer...
March 19, 2014 - 8:42pm
March 7, 2014
Two arrested in air gun incident on UMD campus
DULUTH -- Two teenage males were taken into custody at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Thursday morning after police responded to a report...
March 7, 2014 - 8:03am
March 6, 2014
Police respond to reports of individuals with gun at UMD; two people in custody, campus safe
Two people were taken into custody at the University of Minnesota Duluth this morning after police responded to reports of individuals with a gun on campus. The weapon seen by witnesses turned out to be an air pistol, officials said. No one was injured. A “shelter in place”...
March 6, 2014 - 9:54am
February 21, 2014
Duluth first in nation to get new EPA 'Shoreline Cities' grant
DULUTH - Duluth will receive the first ever “Shoreline Cities, Green Infrastructure’’ program grant from the U.S.
February 21, 2014 - 8:33am
February 19, 2014
Duluth police seek 6 men involved in carjacking
DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth police are seeking six men involved in a Monday evening carjacking. A 34-year-old man was pulled from his car and beaten during the incident, requiring hospitalization, police said. The man drove up to a friend’s residence shortly after 9 p.m. when six...
February 19, 2014 - 7:59am
February 4, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim moving to hometown hospital
ST. PAUL – The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending a night outside in subzero temperatures...
February 4, 2014 - 8:16am
January 28, 2014
Duluth man sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting 88-year-old
DULUTH, Minn. — A Duluth man who admitted to raping an 88-year-old resident of a Hermantown senior living facility where he worked as a nursing assistant was sentenced to more than four years in prison Monday. Andrew Scott Merzwski, 29, received a 53-month sentence from Judge...
January 28, 2014 - 8:45am
January 21, 2014
Downtown Duluth store’s ‘Black Sale’ offends MLK Day marchers
This was the fourth year in a row that Global Village had marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a sale and a sign in its Superior Street window...
January 21, 2014 - 8:21am
January 18, 2014
Duluth owl tracker keeps tabs on snowies
Duluth’s David Evans cruises the Duluth waterfront in his white van, scanning white ice and white snow for white owls. Several snowy owls,...
January 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
January 13, 2014
VIDEO: Freezing rain in Duluth
Freezing rain causes difficult driving conditions on Mesaba Avenue and elsewhere in Duluth.
January 13, 2014 - 8:58am
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton Beach at...
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am