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Bygones for April 25, 2018
Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Winter Street to close Friday
St. Scholastica run to cause traffic delays
Superior mayor announces cause of fire battalion chief's death
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Duluth Pack to plant trees
STDs up again in Minnesota
Nurse practitioners in Minnesota stepping up as demand for doctors outpaces supply
Labor leaders gather to remember workers
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Place a Business Announcement
College softball: Saints sweep Northland
Curling: US mixed duo still unbeaten
Prep report: Denfeld holds off Marshall
Title Quest: Hilltoppers' Burt eyes elusive first state track championship
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
How to make soup dumplings: shortcuts for beginners
Spice up pork and beans with this peppery dish
Nutrition: Learn the grade when selecting olive oil
A splash of realism: Duluth painter hones her style for animal paintings
Chuck Frederick column: Thanks, Sir Sid, for the oddest autograph ever
Anders Owen Dean Reeder
Ardelle "Ole" Purcell is Turning 90!
Gordon Everett Steffer
Austin John Overfors
Ellen Mary Anderson
Robert S. Merrill
Jane M. Alberts
Our View: Council again ignores business concerns
In Response: Workers pay price if 'right to leech' becomes norm
Reader's View: There's no safe way to use nicotine
Reader's View: Unwise to trust foreign copper mining company
Reader's View: Facts don't matter to Trump supporters
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Ask a Conservation Officer: When is sturgeon season?
Grand Marais, Cook County propose new regional park
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish's reproduction on St. Louis River
Steger plugging away on barren lands solo trek
Recently retired Superior Battalion Chief Erik Sutton dead at 46
Duluth 'groupies': Facebook fan clubs chat, share, reminisce about city
Through Readers' Eyes
April 24, 2018
DFL demands GOP farm group change name, logo
ST. PAUL — Rural Republican Minnesota House members wanted to make the point that Democrats often ignore farmers. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
7 hours 40 min ago
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 20, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
ST. PAUL — Tim Pawlenty could change almost everything in 2018 Minnesota politics. Or voters may consider him a politician of the past...
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
April 18, 2018
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
ST. PAUL—A GOP House plan to fund new veterans homes in the state, including one in Bemidji, would tap excess funds from U.S. Bank Stadium,...
April 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 17, 2018
Earl Gustafson, former Duluth lawmaker and state tax judge, dies at 90
Earl Gustafson, a longtime Duluth attorney and state lawmaker who went on to become chief judge of the Minnesota Tax Court, has died. He was 90. Ben Gustafson, Earl's son, said his dad died Monday at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. Gustafson served on the...
April 17, 2018 - 5:15pm
April 15, 2018
Bill would remove statute of limitations for sex offenses in Minnesota
If American culture is finally grappling with the realities of sexual abuse, the law may not be far behind. A bill introduced in the Minnesota...
April 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
April 13, 2018
Facing 3 million digital attacks daily, Minnesota government plans increased cybersecurity
ST. PAUL—Three million times each day, hackers probe the state of Minnesota's computer systems, which house everything from state workers' social security numbers to driver's license data for millions of residents. And the state isn't doing enough to guard against it, top IT...
April 13, 2018 - 6:50pm
April 12, 2018
House GOP rolls out updated budget plan: Differences with Dayton could spell chaotic session end
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans released a supplemental budget plan Thursday, April 12, that they say continues on the theme of tax cuts and "common sense" spending they set last year. House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, called 2017: "the most productive legislative session...
April 12, 2018 - 9:00pm
April 9, 2018
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
ST. PAUL — Tensions have ramped up in the past couple of years between law enforcement officers and some communities they serve. Some states...
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
April 7, 2018
What should lawmakers consider when rewriting tax policy? Five experts give their perspectives
ST. PAUL — When it comes to taxes, almost everyone has an opinion on who should pay more and who should get a cut. As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to debate the best way to align the state's tax code with recent federal changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Pioneer...
April 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol: If lawmakers don’t change tax code, thousands of Minnesotans would pay more under new federal law
ST. PAUL — When the Minnesota Legislature returns from spring break, political mud season will begin with lawmakers having just six weeks to find agreement on how to rewrite the state's tax code. That would be tricky anytime, but it's even more complex this year with the entire...
April 7, 2018 - 6:28pm
April 4, 2018
Reader's View: Profits put ahead of health with sulfate standard
Mining proponents say, "Mine here; we have tough environmental regulations." But they are two-faced when they turn around and constantly try to eliminate those regulations. I was dismayed to hear that my state Rep. Rob Ecklund was co-sponsor of HF 3280, which would, one, eliminate...
April 4, 2018 - 7:46pm
Our View: Seize chances to chat up leaders
Opportunities to get together to discuss the issues of the day with our elected leaders are disappointingly rare. So Duluthians can jump at the...
April 4, 2018 - 7:31pm
April 1, 2018
Our View: Of course mayor is optimistic
In the wake of her third State of the City speech, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson sat down last week with the News Tribune Editorial Board to highlight...
April 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Local View: Legislators looking to pre-empt locals on packaging, health, environment
Minnesota is nationally recognized for its reputation of good government and high voter participation. In that light, it is perplexing why state...
April 1, 2018 - 6:45pm