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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 23, 2012
Man accused of stalking wife, kids through four states to face firearms charges in North Dakota
Charges filed in Duluth against a man accused of stalking his wife and children through four states have been dismissed because there is insufficient evidence he committed a crime here, but he has been indicted by a North Dakota grand jury for being a felon in possession of a firearm...
May 23, 2012 - 12:20pm
April 29, 2012
Two Iron Range teens killed in rollover crash
Two 17-year-old girls from Hibbing were killed when their car rolled over into a creek in rural St. Louis County on Saturday evening. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, the two girls -- whose names have not yet been released pending notification of family -- were...
April 29, 2012 - 8:14pm
April 10, 2012
Accused kidnapper Nordrum recovers from neck wounds as charges are reviewed
James Leon Nordrum Jr. is hospitalized under the 24-hour watch of St. Louis County sheriff's deputies as he recovers from two deep knife stab wounds to his neck that he allegedly self-inflicted when law enforcement officers said they rescued his son, 7-year-old Wyatt Nordrum, from...
April 10, 2012 - 9:46am
April 6, 2012
Text sent from missing Minnesota boy's cell phone; case gets national attention
The Nordrum missing-child case went national Thursday night as cable television's Headline News and host Nancy Grace put the spotlight on James Nordrum Jr. and his son Wyatt -- missing for 11 days now. Grace spoke to a cousin on the father's side of the family and the maternal grandfather...
April 6, 2012 - 9:13am
February 29, 2012
After representing himself, Duluth man complains of bad counsel
Steven Oppel argued to the court Tuesday that, contrary to what a jury found, he is not guilty of sexually assaulting a preteen girl and he should get a new trial because he was defended by a man who was ineffective, incompetent and had no idea what he was doing. Oppel was talking...
February 29, 2012 - 11:44am
November 18, 2011
Girls testify against North Shore school bus driver in abuse trial
Defendant Jimmy Jerome James violated a sacred trust "when he drove his bus over the innocence of children," St. Louis County prosecutor Nathaniel Stumme told jurors Thursday. Two girls, ages 8 and 12, then took the witness stand in the criminal sexual conduct trial of the North...
November 18, 2011 - 9:24am
September 1, 2011
Minnesota man comes face-to-face with black bear
Mason Cavanaugh of Melrude kept his cool while an inquisitive black bear checked him out on a recent evening. At first, Mason Cavanaugh thought...
September 1, 2011 - 9:11am
August 8, 2011
Body of Duluth 'Deeps' drowning victim found in lake
The St. Louis County Search and Rescue Squad recovered a body in Lake Superior on Sunday afternoon identified as Jefferson Bowen Jr., a 13-year-old Duluth boy who was swept away by a current while swimming in the rain-swollen Amity Creek on Tuesday afternoon. A recreational boater...
August 8, 2011 - 10:13am
June 10, 2011
Man catches massive silver pike on Minnesota Lake
Mark Plumley caught just one fish on Wednesday, but he made it count. Fishing on Snowbank Lake near Ely, Plumley, of St. Croix Falls, Wis.,...
June 10, 2011 - 8:35am