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Bygones for Feb. 20, 2018
Weather-related closings, delays and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Update: Heavier snow possible in Twin Ports
Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints
Duluth researcher looking at effects of cannabis on giving up tobacco smoking
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Clarke reaches out to Steelworkers, Cliffs CEO
Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
Place a Business Announcement
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wisconsin works OT to top Minnesota
Race and reflection: For UMD's Oden, lessons learned 50 years ago still apply
College women's basketball: St. Scholastica bows out of UMAC tournament
Brandon Veale column: Previewing the 2038 Olympic Games in the Twin Ports
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Charlotte M. Ecklund
Jeffery "Jeff" Mark Andersen
Claudia Mae Thoreson
Jeanne Shirley Falconer
Marcia (Cockson) Suoja
Reader's View: Trump doing great job with economy
Reader's View: Dreamers' demands costing us billions
Reader's View: Partisan politics strangling our country
Ikes' View: Leopold's 'Almanac' should be required reading
Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
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RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 19, 2018
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Events Book reception for "Fire Speaks Our Words," 1 p.m. today, Carlton County Historical Society, 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Call (218) 879-1938....
14 hours 33 min ago
February 17, 2018
Professor's View: Removing books won't make a problem disappear
As a literature and writing teacher, I am cognizant of how words make students feel. No teacher wants any student to feel marginalized, silenced,...
February 17, 2018 - 8:33pm
So, just what should Duluth students be reading?
In the week since the News Tribune first broke the story that the Duluth school district was removing from its high school English classrooms...
February 17, 2018 - 8:02pm
February 16, 2018
'Mockingbird' decision: Did Duluth school district follow policy in removing books from curriculum?
A local literacy group is asking the Duluth school district to prove it followed established policies in its decision to pull "To Kill a Mockingbird"...
February 16, 2018 - 5:40pm
February 15, 2018
Netflix adds Duluth author's 'Monkey with a Tool Belt' series
Chico Bon Bon might need to add a remote control to that tool belt. Local author-illustrator Chris Monroe's famous fixer is one of three new...
February 15, 2018 - 3:57pm
February 12, 2018
Reader's View: Teachable moment lost to political correctness
Nothing shouts fear and cowardice quite as loudly as banned books. Two classics of American literature, one considered the first truly American novel, have been taken off the reading list in the Duluth public schools because of oversensitivity to certain historically relevant words?...
February 12, 2018 - 6:21pm
Reader's View: Hard to believe this happened in Duluth
I was dismayed to hear of the removal of two great literary works from the curriculum of the Duluth public schools, "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." There seemed to be very little community debate. Harper Lee, the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird,"...
February 12, 2018 - 6:20pm
Reader's View: Use 'Finn,' 'Mockingbird' as teaching tools
I am wondering if the Duluth school district will ever cease to amaze me. Now administrators have banned from classroom instruction "To Kill A Mockingbird" and Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" because the books use the n-word.
February 12, 2018 - 6:19pm
Duluth NAACP: 'Mockingbird,' 'Finn' confound the painful history of racism
The Duluth chapter of the NAACP is requesting that the Duluth school district choose books by culturally relevant authors to replace "To Kill...
February 12, 2018 - 5:23pm
February 12, 2018 - 3:58pm
February 11, 2018
Readings & Writers for Feb. 11, 2018
Events The Duluth Public Library offers these events. The library will be closed on Monday for the holiday. Go to duluthlibrary.org or call (218) 730-4200/option 4. • Bedtime story time, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, West Duluth branch library. • Toddler time, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Duluth...
February 11, 2018 - 4:00am
February 7, 2018
Anti-censorship group urges reversal of Duluth school district's decision on 'Mockingbird,' 'Finn'
A national anti-censorship group is urging the Duluth school district to reconsider its decision to remove "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures...
February 7, 2018 - 6:49pm
February 6, 2018
Duluth schools remove 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn' from curriculum
The novels "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" will no longer be required reading in the Duluth school district...
February 6, 2018 - 6:39pm
February 4, 2018
Readings & Writers for Feb. 4, 2018
Events The Duluth Public Library offers these events. The library will be closed on Monday for the holiday. Go to duluthlibrary.org or call (218)...
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
January 31, 2018
Library names 'Wind and Drum' as One Book pick
An Iron Range-raised writer who later taught language arts at Cloquet High School is the author of this year's One Book Northland pick, according...
January 31, 2018 - 10:20am