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The kibosh put on Becker County-Hubbard jail plans
Bids rejected for second time: Washington on hold
Tram will stay closed
She's coming home: Remains a match with lost woman
Busy but tame July 4 weekend
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
Herzog ends DL career in All-Star game as North’s offensive MVP
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
In the Zone
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Detroit Lakes' Ringwelski earns Concordia scholarship
Detroit Lakes' Kauffman graduates from Gustavus
Area students named to dean's list at Bemidji State University
Friends & Neighbors
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Tamarac Refuge: Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Letter: WWI decisions the cause of Mid East fighting today
Letter: Green: ‘I urged legislature to take balanced approach’
New restrictions on e-cigarettes
Lynn Hummel: The curse of the mom jeans
Unmanned aircraft advocates get a Leafy Spurge
Detroit Lakes' Caroline Smith to play Basilica Block Party
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
Genealogy workshop in Perham
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
LRAC will host its inaugural "Arts Resource Fair" Aug. 16 in Fergus Falls
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