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Free nursing, health sciences career expo Tuesday
Jazz bands scale up collaboration
Shooting in Carlton County leaves three injured
Budget reductions continue
1918 Fire story: A letter after the fire
Not just for girls
First archer in Cromwell-Wright history qualifies for nationals
Spring sports buried
Kuhlman signs with NHL
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Carol Ann Gohl
Barry L. Grover
Dennis D. Anderson
Agnes Helen Pernat
Slices of Life: Things we need - or maybe don't
Must troopers wear safety vests?
LETTER: Let's do our part to celebrate Earth Day
Hamilton: Want to help the world? Resolve conflicts
LETTER: Cloquet's 'big changes' -- What a joke!
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
SLICES OF LIFE: Winning the lottery
Slices of Life: Try kindness --EMDASH-- it's free
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Tom & Monica Martin
Birth Announcement: Braxton Allen Johnson
Birth Announcement: William Ellis Schulz
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
July 12, 2012
Bacteria levels down along Moose Horn River, local lakes
Bacteria counts have dropped to acceptable levels along the Moose Horn River and several Carlton County lakes after elevated levels were detected in recent weeks, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The high bacteria counts, a possible indication of bacteria that...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Minnesota legislative leaders to ask for special session for flood relief
Minnesota state legislative leaders from both parties will tour the Duluth area today to view damage from last week's flood. Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL Cook, who will be part of the tour, said the purpose is to gather estimates in anticipation of a special legislative session for flood...
June 27, 2012 - 10:18am
June 25, 2012
Veterans of past floods: Recovery takes time
Be patient, be persistent, but don't be quiet about it. That is what others who have experienced devastating flooding have learned during the...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Area loggers feel the heat after Sartell paper mill fire
When the devastating Memorial Day fire at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell shut down operations at that plant indefinitely, the ripple effect...
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2012
Authorities ID man seriously hurt in Carlton County crash
A 64-year-old Kerrick man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash early Saturday on Minnesota Highway 23 in Carlton County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Walter Stafford, riding a Harley-Davidson, was northbound on Highway 23 south of Carlton County Highway 4 just...
June 2, 2012 - 6:14pm
May 31, 2012
Cloquet man critically injured at Brainerd road construction site
A 29-year-old Cloquet man was injured Wednesday when he was accidentally backed over by an excavator at a road construction project in Brainerd. According to a news release from the Brainerd Police Department, officers and an ambulance responded to the accident shortly before 11:30...
May 31, 2012 - 10:05am
May 22, 2012
Unemployment rate drops in April in Twin Ports, NE Minnesota
Duluth's unemployment rate dropped a full percentage point in April to 6 percent, down from 7 percent in March, according to state data released today. The drop in Duluth was part of a seasonal decline seen across the region. The greater Twin Ports area, which includes all of St....
May 22, 2012 - 1:24pm
Minnesota campaign season arrives with filing process
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's campaign season officially began today. As she has for five elections, Rep. Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, stayed overnight...
May 22, 2012 - 9:45am
May 7, 2012
Minnesota House approves Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House approved a new Vikings stadium late Monday. The 73-58 vote sends it to the Senate, where it could be debated...
May 7, 2012 - 11:00pm
May 5, 2012
Nolan wins endorsement at 8th Congressional District DFL convention
Former Congressman Rick Nolan has won the endorsement of delegates at the 8th Congressional District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention...
May 5, 2012 - 4:00pm
April 19, 2012
Reminder: Statewide tornado drills to be held today in Minnesota, Wisconsin
It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and there will be statewide tornado drills in both states today. The National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning for most Minnesota and Wisconsin counties - including all of the Northland - at 1:45...
April 19, 2012 - 8:46am
April 16, 2012
NO LOL MATTER -- EXTRA TEXTING, DISTRACTED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT APRIL 19
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota drivers need to pay attention to this: State traffic safety officials and law enforcement agencies are launching a distracted driving education campaign this week anchored by increased enforcement on Thursday, April 19. The effort, coordinated by the Minnesota...
April 16, 2012 - 12:01pm
March 24, 2012
Legislative notebook: Ethics complaint alleges senator lied to reporters
Democrats say the interim leader of the Minnesota Senate lied to reporters about a sex scandal in December and one of them filed an ethics complaint Monday. "There should be a public apology on the floor of the Senate," Sen. Sandy Pappas of St. Paul said about Sen. Geoff Michel.
March 24, 2012 - 8:18am
March 5, 2012
DFL activist Mike Sundin to announce candidacy for Minnesota House
At a news conference this afternoon, Mike Sundin, a longtime activist for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, plans to announce his candidacy...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 4, 2012
Minnesota seeks lookouts for invasive pests
Minnesota is looking for volunteers to join the hundreds of citizens who already have stepped up to help keep an eye out for new infestations of emerald ash borer and other destructive invasive pests. These volunteer "first detectors" form part of the state's early warning system...
March 4, 2012 - 10:02am