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Challenge yourself and your friends to end hunger this summer: 'Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless" campaign launches in July
DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
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