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Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Proposed bill could give families religious right to stop autopsies
Waubun woman is sentenced on burglary charge
Detroit Lakes woman finds long lost sister
Hailey Jutz to speak at Suicide Awareness seminar
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Henri Patrick LaFond
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Billy Currington at Shooting Star this Friday
DiBlasio at MSUM Friday
Three community theater shows set for this weekend at Holmes
Soul Asylum: Alt-rock favorites to bring tour to Fargo
Shrine and Jose Cole circuses coming to Detroit Lakes
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Other opinions: Dayton to railroads: You make a problem, you own it
Letter: Thanks DL Newspapers for Debbie Griffith column
Ed Schultz hopes venture on Wrong Lake is the right move
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Ruffed grouse — the drummer of the woods
Keep up on new, changing angling rules
Spring fire season could start early
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 12, 2013
Plane shipments up for Cirrus; company sees best start to year since 2008
DULUTH — The folks at Cirrus Aircraft have reason to feel good about the latest industry numbers. After hitting a 11-year low in 2012, plane shipments were up nearly 25 percent in the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period last year. And billings shot up a whopping...
August 12, 2013 - 9:35am
July 26, 2013
Feeling of nostalgia as tall ships enter Duluth’s harbor
DULUTH -- There’s something about those tall ships. They make every kid yell “cool” and adults click away with cameras with mouths agape. But Dorothy Church of Grand Rapids may have worded it best as she sat on the north pier nearly under the Aerial Lift Bridge just after...
July 26, 2013 - 10:03am
July 25, 2013
Duluth woman loses foster care license
DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth woman’s foster care license was revoked because a child allegedly was sexually abused while in her care. Barbara Ellen Randolph received the revocation order from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Under Minnesota law, she has the right to...
news / crime
July 25, 2013 - 8:56am
July 22, 2013
Festival draws thousands, generates millions in tourism dollars
DULUTH -- About halfway through Duluth’s 2008 tall ships festival that brought three sailing vessels to the city, Visit Duluth President Terry Mattson said “I need more ships.” Two years later he got them — nine ships in total — and an estimated 250,000 spectators. Mattson...
July 22, 2013 - 8:43am
July 16, 2013
Judge backs City of Duluth in synthetic drug fight
A federal magistrate judge Monday denied the owner of Last Place on Earth’s motion for a preliminary injunction to keep the city of Duluth from enforcing its ordinance regulating sales of synthetic drugs. Head shop owner Jim Carlson’s attorney, Randall Tigue, filed a motion...
July 16, 2013 - 10:34am
July 12, 2013
Duluth head shop owner Carlson assaulted outside his business
DULUTH -- Duluth Police Chief Gordon Ramsay called the scene he viewed firsthand Wednesday night surreal. There standing woozily in front of The Last Place on Earth head shop on Superior Street was owner Jim Carlson with his shirt open and blood running from his face down his chest. The...
news / crime
July 12, 2013 - 9:08am
July 10, 2013
Dylan delights 7,000 in return to native Duluth
DULUTH -- The prodigal son returns. Again. One of the biggest rock and roll shows to ever hit the area took place Tuesday night at Bayfront Park under overcast skies, but without the drenching rain so many feared would fall. Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson...
entertainment / music
July 10, 2013 - 10:16am
Duluth man pleads guilty to stealing and selling gold medal
DULUTH, Minn. - A Duluth man pleaded guilty to two felony theft crimes Tuesday and admitted that he stole a Coast Guard Gold Lifesaving medal from the man who earned it and sold it to the Gold Guys for $1,950. Nathan Thomas Ostrom, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of the felony...
news / crime
July 10, 2013 - 8:27am
July 1, 2013
Duluth man gets WWII-era postcard in the mail
DULUTH, Minn. – Tyler Scouton says he’s always had an interest in history, and that’s one of the reasons the Duluth native bought a decades-old house in the city’s Hillside neighborhood last year. But Scouton, 32, has found himself digging deeper than ever before into his...
July 1, 2013 - 9:27am
June 26, 2013
Duluth Police Department could bring back mounted patrols
Duluth police Chief Gordon Ramsay wants to return to the days of yesteryear for a new tool to increase police presence and keep people safe downtown. Ramsay is hoping to re-establish his department’s mounted patrol and have two to four 1,200-pound horses ridden by officers sitting...
June 26, 2013 - 8:42am
June 13, 2013
Family of man shot by Duluth police looks for answers
The family of Zachary Premo is upset with police and looking for answers as to why “a DWI investigation” led to the 26-year-old man lying dead on the ground near his parents’ home after being shot by officers early Tuesday morning, a family spokesman said. Duluth defense...
June 13, 2013 - 11:28am
Duluth police identify man shot by officers Tuesday
DULUTH, Minn. - Police here today released the names of the people involved in a fatal shooting early Tuesday. Zachary Rodney Paul Premo, 26, died after being shot by officers Matthew Hendrickson and Jacob Peterson outside of 319 E. Locust St. around 2:30 a.m. Police say the...
June 13, 2013 - 8:05am
June 11, 2013
Duluth police officer involved in fatal shooting of man
Two Duluth police officers fatally shot an armed man early today after a traffic crash. Just before 2 a.m. officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash in the area of Orange Street and Arlington Avenue. The driver had fled the scene, according to a news release. Two...
June 11, 2013 - 8:41am
June 5, 2013
Prosecutor: Suspect meant for Central Hillside stabbing victim to die
A Marquette, Mich., woman coldly and calculatedly stabbed a woman in the back and then pulled the knife out because she wanted the victim to bleed to death, a St. Louis County prosecutor told a Duluth judge Tuesday. Nicole Leone Revello, 29, heard those words without visible emotion...
news / crime
June 5, 2013 - 8:30am
May 30, 2013
Duluth mayor’s wife aided shooting victim
The wife of Duluth Mayor Don Ness was the first to reach Deandre Norwood as he lay bleeding Tuesday night from a gunshot wound to his head. Laura Ness said she had just left Whole Foods Co-op and was approaching her truck when she heard a loud conversation across Seventh Avenue...
May 30, 2013 - 9:03am