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Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Woman seriously hurt in rollover in Otter Tail County
Everyday You Are Not Alone; Friday Matters
Ada teen dies when car hit by pickup truck in Borup
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The Real Estate Company gets a new realtor
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Railroad Retirement Act
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
November 27, 2013
Duluth mayor turns down 25 percent raise
DULUTH -- Despite a City Council vote Monday evening to boost the salary for the mayor’s position from $78,000 to $97,500 — a 25 percent increase — Mayor Don Ness said he will refuse the raise. “It’s been uncomfortable and a bit painful,” Ness said of the past week...
November 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
November 25, 2013
Former Duluth, MN coach sentenced for youth sex crimes
A former Little League baseball and Duluth Salvation Army youth basketball coach was sentenced today to serve nearly 13 years in prison after he admitted last month to sexually assaulting two preteen boys. Peter Jay Olson, 48, pleaded guilty to two charges of first-degree criminal...
November 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
November 22, 2013
Woman accused of stealing nearly $800,000 in jewelry
DULUTH - A woman who allegedly began taking and then pawning jewelry from the Duluth store where she worked to make ends meet eventually got “greedy” and is accused of stealing nearly $800,000 worth of goods over a two-year period, court records show. A St. Louis County District...
November 22, 2013 - 8:49am
November 17, 2013
Duluth novelist up against heavy hitters in national book contest
Move over, literary elite. A Duluth author is in contention for Best Horror Book of 2013 in the Goodreads Choice Awards. Wendy Webb’s “The...
November 17, 2013 - 8:00am
November 15, 2013
Two arrested in December Duluth killing; woman persuaded roommate to kill ex-landlord, authorities say
DULUTH - A Duluth woman persuaded her roommate to kill her former landlord, whom she accused of sexually assaulting her sister and molesting her son, authorities allege. Joella Lee Tucker, 32, of Duluth, and Raymond Charles Weeks, 42, of Two Harbors, were taken into custody Thursday...
November 15, 2013 - 11:30am
November 6, 2013
Judge orders Duluth head shop closed for at least a year
DULUTH -- Duluth’s Last Place on Earth is to remain closed for at least one year, a judge ruled Tuesday. Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Shaun Floerke issued a permanent injunction in the city’s nuisance suit against the downtown head shop, ordering owner Jim Carlson not...
November 6, 2013 - 8:00am
November 4, 2013
Former Duluth youth basketball coach sentenced in sex-assault case
DULUTH, Minn. - A former Salvation Army youth basketball coach who was found guilty in September of sexually assaulting two preteen girls will spend at least 12 years behind bars. In sentencing Wendell Anthony Greene to a maximum guideline sentence, Judge Mark Munger cited Greene’s...
November 4, 2013 - 8:52pm
October 18, 2013
Caregiver fired for maltreatment of vulnerable adult
DULUTH - A caregiver at a Duluth disability service facility has been terminated for the maltreatment of a vulnerable adult. According to a Minnesota Department of Human Services report, a staff person at Duluth Regional Care Center took about $350 from the adult after promising...
October 18, 2013 - 11:00am
Duluth man found guilty of stabbing former roommate with sword
A prosecutor told a Duluth jury Thursday that it was no accident when Kyle McClain stabbed a former roommate with a sword, and that there is no way the weapon could have penetrated Richard Stewart’s thick winter jacket and 5 inches of skin and flesh without force. “He wants...
October 18, 2013 - 8:54am
October 10, 2013
International Wolf Center draws global wolf experts to Duluth
As Minnesota and Wisconsin get ready to hold their second annual wolf hunting and trapping seasons — and Michigan enters the fray with its...
October 10, 2013 - 8:32am
October 9, 2013
Judge rules Duluth owed $10.3 million in casino revenues
DULUTH - A federal court ruled Tuesday that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa must pay the city of Duluth about $10.3 million. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson determined that the city was entitled to back payments it should have received under a revenue-sharing...
October 9, 2013 - 8:56am
October 2, 2013
Homeless 'family' living under freeway in Duluth want to stay put
DULUTH, Minn. - Members of an encampment of homeless people who have taken shelter in makeshift tents pitched under the freeway overpass in downtown...
October 2, 2013 - 8:50am
Defense rests in Duluth synthetic drug case
MINNEAPOLIS - Jurors in the trial of a Duluth business owner accused of misbranding and selling synthetic drugs have now heard all of the evidence they will consider, but they will have to wait awhile to begin deliberations. The defense rested its case Tuesday morning without any...
October 2, 2013 - 8:32am
September 3, 2013
University of Minnesota Duluth group on cutting edge in car safety
DULUTH -- When cars talk to each other, everyone on the road is safer. That’s the summation of University of Minnesota Duluth professor...
September 3, 2013 - 8:47am
August 19, 2013
Good Samaritan’s car stolen after stopping to help at Duluth crash
A 24-year-old Duluth man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly crashing the SUV he was driving, and then stealing the vehicle of a passerby who had stopped to help. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the crash happened about 10:30 p.m. in the 4300...
August 19, 2013 - 8:57am