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Lourey opts against run for Congress
More than a half-foot of snow reported in parts of the Northland
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
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The Memo: What to know in business this week for Feb. 19, 2018
Bankruptcies for Feb. 9-14, 2018
Duluth property transactions for Feb. 7-14, 2018
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
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College softball: Hot-hitting UMD splits pair
College Nordic skiing: Saints third at region meet
Ko completes wire-to-wire Women's Australian Open win
Canadian men beat S. Korea 4-0 and get bye in in hockey quaterfinals
2018 Winter Olympics: Tiny nations leave big mark
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
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
Toy Yet Jue
Kelvin "Kelly" Brian Amborn
Gerald (Jerry) London
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Local view: Conservatives, liberals - all of us - own gun violence
Professor's View: Removing books won't make a problem disappear
Reader's view: Books show need to confront racism
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 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
Reader's View: Fiscally responsible schools 'can be done'
I took some exception to the News Tribune's Feb. 8 editorial (Our View: "Fiscal stability eludes Duluth district") — starting with the first sentence's reference to "what has seemed ... like never-ending fiscal uncertainty" that has been going on for "decades."
February 15, 2018 - 5:26pm
February 12, 2018
Broker eyed for Central, Nettleton schools
The Duluth school system's effort to sell the white elephant that is the Central High School property may enter a new phase next week. At a...
February 12, 2018 - 9:09pm
School District's View: Replacement books will be culturally responsive
There has been much discussion regarding the replacement of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" from Independent...
February 12, 2018 - 6:17pm
February 7, 2018
Our View: Fiscal stability eludes Duluth district
Residents of the Duluth school district frustrated with what has seemed, for decades now, like never-ending fiscal uncertainty would have found...
February 7, 2018 - 6:21pm
January 17, 2018
Duluth schools face nearly $4 million deficit
The Duluth school district is facing a nearly $4 million deficit in fiscal year 2019.
January 17, 2018 - 9:55pm
January 3, 2018
Reader's View: Students will suffer from poor planning
The Duluth school district seems to have arrived at a solution to its current financial "crisis" ("Furlough proposed for staff at Duluth schools," Dec. 16). With four grandsons in the Duluth school system, I feel some responsibility to comment. As I understand it, the financial shortfall...
January 3, 2018 - 5:29pm
January 1, 2018
Our View: Appreciate those who gave, now are gone
They served their community, sticking their necks out there and leaving themselves open and vulnerable to criticism and worse. Whether we always...
January 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
December 26, 2017
Reader's View: Budget cuts preferred to tax increases
The News Tribune reported on Dec. 12 that the Duluth school district may fall into statutory operating debt if approximately $1 million in quick cuts aren't made ("Duluth school cuts loom"). It's unfortunate cuts must be made, but, as a property taxpayer, I prefer cuts to increases...
December 26, 2017 - 6:14pm
Reader's View: All needed to fix disparities in education
In the Duluth school district, there has to be a balance between compensatory-education funding and other funds in a way that serves the needs of all students, improving those students that need it most with more funds while meeting the needs of other students ("School funding change...
December 26, 2017 - 6:12pm
December 19, 2017
Duluth school district avoids layoffs, but cuts still must be made
An enrollment adjustment that arrived in the nick of time will save the Duluth school district from making mid-year layoffs. While the district's...
December 19, 2017 - 10:10pm
December 15, 2017
Duluth school staff asked to take pay cut
The Duluth school district is asking its employees to take two days of voluntary, unpaid leave to help solve its budget crisis.
December 15, 2017 - 7:14pm
December 11, 2017
Unexpected Duluth school cuts loom
The Duluth school district is set to fall into statutory operating debt if it doesn't make some quick cuts to its budget — likely more...
December 11, 2017 - 9:17pm
Superior School Board terminates two teachers
The Superior School Board fired two Superior High School teachers at the recommendation of Superintendent Janna Stevens. The Board approved terminating Gretchen Hexum, 44, of Esko on Oct. 2, after she was accused of striking a student. Hexum was charged with disorderly conduct in...
December 11, 2017 - 5:46pm
December 10, 2017
School Board Chairman's View: Funding decisions have to consider all students
The generation, use, and distribution of compensatory-education funds, or comp-ed funds, are governed by a Minnesota state statute that allows...
December 10, 2017 - 1:03pm