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Just a few ticks before the midnight deadline to adjourn Monday, the Minnesota Legislature fulfilled Duluth's $4 million request for funding that could accommodate the expansion of Cirrus Aircraft and...
DULUTH, Minn. -- The fate of the 2015 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon will be decided Sunday afternoon. That’s when the 13 members of the event’s board of directors will...
DULUTH, Minn. -- A police pursuit through western Duluth early Tuesday ended in gunfire outside a home before the suspect, a 43-year-old Duluth man, was taken into custody, authorities said. No one was injured when a Minnesota state trooper fired shots at the suspect’s pickup truck after the driver struck two squad cars while attempting to flee, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported. Mitchell Holmes said his family was awoken by the commotion outside his home on Becks Road. “We heard a bunch of sirens, and the cops chased a guy into our yard.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Matthew Fijalkiewicz was making the familiar late-night drive from his weekend job at the Duluth Holiday Inn to his home in Superior Sunday, when something went horribly wrong. “There was just this loud bang,” he said. “It kind of felt like the car exploded or something, but I realized the car is still here,” Fijalkiewicz recalled. “At first I thought maybe the airbag went off. But no, that wasn’t the case, because I saw the steering wheel was still intact.
The freighter Paul R. Tregurtha quickly resumed work early Sunday morning, after it was cleared for action by U.S. Coast Guard inspectors looking for any sign that the longest vessel on the Great Lakes may have sustained damage when it ran aground Saturday afternoon near Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park. “We did a survey of the ship, and there was no indication of damage,” said Lt. Judson Coleman of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Duluth.
DULUTH -- A growing number of foreign-born people are calling northeastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin home these days. And were it not for an influx of immigrants, the Duluth-Superior, Wis., area would have seen its population erode from the years 2000 to 2010. The region’s story of immigration driving population growth is far from unique, according to a recently released study by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public records by Minnesota 2020, a self-described “progressive...
DULUTH, Minn. – It appears that both Minnesota and Wisconsin will emerge from their current legislative sessions with new laws in place to combat the scourge of synthetic drugs.
DULUTH — Duluth’s replica Viking ship could finally have a suitable home by the end of this year. A site for the 42-foot vessel to go on permanent sheltered display will likely be secured Monday, when the Duluth City Council takes up a resolution authorizing the city to lease a triangular parcel of land from Minnesota Department of Transportation at an annual cost of $100. Preservationists already have raised about $100,000 to build a glassed-in pavilion on the site, but Neill Atkins, who has spearheaded the effort to put the ship on proper display, said it will likely take another $50,0