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Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
Spicer has seen the light
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
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2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
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Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
March 6, 2014
Air pistol causes scare at UM-Duluth
DULUTH -- Police confiscated an air pistol and took two people into custody Thursday morning on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. Police were called to UMD at 7:17 a.m. about two people with a gun near the Kirby Plaza. Duluth Police Department spokesman Jim Hansen...
March 6, 2014 - 11:14am
February 14, 2014
Duluth driver who plunged off cliff in good condition
DULUTH -- A 26-year-old man whose car plunged 60 feet off a cliff near Lake Superior this week is listed in good condition at a Duluth hospital. The driver, identified as Justin Lee Pfannes, is recovering at St. Luke’s following the harrowing crash and a night outside...
February 14, 2014 - 11:45am
February 13, 2014
Student who suffered frostbite returns to St. Cloud home
DULUTH -- A University of Minnesota Duluth student has returned to her St. Cloud home after spending more than two months in the hospital with severe frostbite. Doctors gave 19-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel clearance to return home Monday, and she is now receiving home health care,...
February 13, 2014 - 9:44am
February 12, 2014
Driver rescued after car plunges off cliff near Lake Superior
DULUTH -- A car crashed through a guardrail, plunged about 60 feet off a cliff, bounced off a boulder and came to rest just a few feet from Lake...
February 12, 2014 - 10:00am
January 22, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed
ST. PAUL -- The 19-year-old University of Minnesota-Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands. Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday night that Lommel no longer...
January 22, 2014 - 10:54am
January 14, 2014
Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon won't seek re-election on Gov. Dayton ticket
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon announced today that she will not be running for re-election on Gov. Mark Dayton's ticket in November. ...
January 14, 2014 - 9:37am
January 10, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim to have toes removed
DULUTH -- A frostbitten woman found Sunday in a Duluth alley will face surgery to remove her toes, according to her CaringBridge Web page. Erin Coons’ “left toes are dead (and) there’s no blood flowing to the tips of them. Her toes will be amputated,” wrote her sister,...
January 10, 2014 - 9:00am
Missing Duluth man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton Beach at...
January 10, 2014 - 8:00am
January 9, 2014
Woman found in Duluth alley being treated for frostbite
DULUTH -- A woman found in an alley Sunday morning was in serious condition Wednesday at a St. Paul hospital, where she is being treated for frostbite. Duluth police said they were called at 9:38 a.m. Sunday to assist an ambulance crew and the Duluth Fire Department after...
January 9, 2014 - 11:05am
December 31, 2013
UMD student found in cold to be told about upcoming surgeries
Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The latest message from the family of frostbite victim Alyssa Jo Lommel says plans are being made to talk to her about upcoming surgeries that could include amputations. According to Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Monday, the University...
December 31, 2013 - 7:59am
December 26, 2013
Lawsuit alleges toddler was burned on Duluth manhole cover
DULUTH -- Megan and Troy Brown were visiting Duluth for a relative’s wedding on Aug. 26, 2011, when they decided to stop on the Lakewalk for a photo in front of the Aerial Lift Bridge.
December 26, 2013 - 9:14am