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Moving bog on northern Minnesota lake a slow slog
Minn. U., Concordia-Moorhead offer scholarships to international undergrads
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
Bear saunters into Twin Cities neighborhood, prompts warning from city
Traffic rerouted for Memorial Day events
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Optimism grows among Minnesota manufacturers
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Geese covered in black, oily substance found near Superior refinery
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
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College track: Two Harbors native eighth at nationals
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
College sports: Saints win UMAC All-Sports trophy
College softball: Three Bulldogs named All-Americans
Early returns positive for 2019 Gopher football recruiting class
Best bets: 'Our Town,' Dylan and 'What She Said'
Film set between Grand Marais and Duluth gets its local premiere
Album review: Dan Israel muddles through with aplomb on "You're Free"
Movie review: 'Solo' both breaks the mold and pays homage to the 'Star Wars' franchise
Bubbles and Curt Olcott
Sydney Lorraine Hanson
Richard and Nancy Linsten
Dale and Brenda Hallfrisch
Ramona Carol Sullivan
Elizabeth Rae Waterhouse
Helen Susan Maul
Julie Marie Laberdie
Local View: Memories, love of Dylan just can't be shared
Lawmakers' View: Republicans jeopardize $800 million private investment in Duluth
Reader's View: Trump misses irony in statements on guns
Reader's View: People aren't the priority in Duluth
Reader's View: Please don't come to my door and annoy me
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
2018 Nice Fish Photo Gallery
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 21, 2018
Field Notes: ALS contest marks 23rd year with new bass category
Ask a Conservation Officer: Can debris be pushed into lake?
A robot submarine found the 'Holy Grail of shipwrecks'
Veteran says Six Flags kept him from riding a roller coaster because of his prosthetic legs
A 30-year-old demanded notice for eviction from his parents' house. 'Outrageous,' a judge said.
Pets of the week for May 22, 2018
Meghan Markle's wedding gown was beautiful, but the woman wearing it was unforgettable
To Kill a Mockingbird
April 25, 2018
In Response: Shine a bright light to next generation, as uncomfortable as it may be to do so
The Sunday, April 15 commentary in the News Tribune from the Duluth East High School English department, headlined, "'Mockingbird' has no equal,...
April 25, 2018 - 5:14pm
April 10, 2018
Reader's View: When we read, we gain understanding
Through reading, we are exposed to thoughts and opinions to help us form our social and worldly views, from which we can better understand who we are as humans. The Duluth school district's decisive banning from classroom reading and instruction of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of...
April 10, 2018 - 7:12pm
April 3, 2018
Local View: Won't conform? Expect disrespect, discrimination
Though I agree that empathy is needed in discussions involving conflict or discomfort, there's a more important lesson to be learned when it...
April 3, 2018 - 6:20pm
March 15, 2018
Reader's View: So many splendid books can be taught
Two of my favorite books of all time are "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Almost half a century after I graduated from high school, I still quote from these important books. I try to imagine being a girl with darker skin reading these same stories. Each...
March 15, 2018 - 6:13pm
March 8, 2018
Reader's View: Banning books doesn't help healing
The Lake Superior Freethinkers is an organization in Duluth that stands for, among other things, free thought. Thus, we seldom take positions on political issues.
March 8, 2018 - 7:34pm
March 1, 2018
Reader's View: Rejecting classics ignores changing times
I found it interesting the Duluth public schools banned from classrooms "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" because of unacceptable language. This is ignorance of an undisputed truism of history: that attitudes change, and we must recognize them and make...
March 1, 2018 - 6:52pm
February 26, 2018
Bookseller's View: Empathy lacking in discussion of 'Finn,' 'Mockingbird'
Taking a bird's-eye view of the recent Duluth school district decision on curriculum, here is what I see: Black parents, students, and community...
February 26, 2018 - 6:12pm
Reader's View: New literature needed in Duluth schools
In her Feb. 18 "Teacher's View" column, Diana Lawrey said that all of the authors of the literature assigned to high school students in the Duluth public school system are white. If all of the authors of this assigned literature are white, the process for selecting assigned literature...
February 26, 2018 - 6:05pm
Reader's View: 'Mockingbird' a must for American students
Who would have thought racism was uncomfortable to talk about? Who would have thought reading about it wouldn't cause many, if not all, to squirm in their seats? Who would think that the written word is not one of the best ways to expose the heinous crimes in society, past and present...
February 26, 2018 - 6:04pm
February 23, 2018
Reader's View: Good education doesn't include coddling
I love northern Minnesota! I spent 35 years of my life in Duluth and love the people and their progressive attitudes. I am deeply saddened to hear "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" have been banned from Duluth public school classrooms because they might...
February 23, 2018 - 7:13pm
Reader's View: Jim has much to teach in earbud world
I find it more than just a little ironic that the Duluth school district has decided to stop using "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" in classrooms because some teens might feel "uncomfortable" reading the n-word in these classic pieces of fiction. Do...
February 23, 2018 - 7:12pm
Reader's View: Frustrated as a taxpayer, educator, parent
I write this letter in disappointment at the recent decision to remove "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" from the Duluth school district curriculum. As a parent of a student who will be attending East High School next year, I am disappointed and frustrated...
February 23, 2018 - 6:46pm
Reader's View: Books decision gives district black eye
Bravo and ditto to the Feb. 14 letter, "Uncomfortable conversations are the point."
February 23, 2018 - 6:45pm
February 22, 2018
Reader's View: Book debate has been offensive to teachers
I wanted to add my support to those who have expressed dismay at the Duluth school district's decision to ban from classrooms the books "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill and Mockingbird." First, banning books that are central not only to district curriculum but to...
February 22, 2018 - 6:39pm
February 20, 2018
Educator's View: Top-down directive ignored teachers
Like cultures, literary canons are not static. They're often contested and debated, and they can and do change. It is thus debatable whether...
February 20, 2018 - 7:13pm