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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
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
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 23, 2013
Minnesota Power files for new transmission line
DULUTH -- Minnesota Power has taken the next formal step to build a new 240-mile, high-voltage transmission line from the Manitoba border to the Iron Range.
October 23, 2013 - 12:25pm
October 16, 2013
Spicer, Minn., man injured in accident near Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON – Two people, including a man from Spicer, were injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident near Hutchinson. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Stephen Ostlund, 56, of Spicer, and Caitlin Enright, 23, of Duluth, were injured when their vehicles collided...
October 16, 2013 - 7:40am
October 10, 2013
Man with 44 arrests in 18 Minnesota counties sentenced to prison
DULUTH -- In the annals of crime, Richard Donald Hegquist won’t rank up there with Chicago’s Al Capone or Boston’s Whitey Bulger.
October 10, 2013 - 8:06am
August 19, 2013
Passer-by helps crash victim, has vehicle stolen near Duluth
DULUTH (AP) — A Duluth man who crashed his SUV is arrested after stealing a vehicle belonging to one of the good Samaritans that stopped to help him. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department says the crash happened north of Duluth where a road is under construction. The SUV...
August 19, 2013 - 8:37am
August 17, 2013
Metrodome roof to live on as duffel bags
DULUTH -- Someone let the cat out of the Duluth Pack duffel bag a week early.
August 17, 2013 - 10:05am
August 9, 2013
Duluth police find no evidence of abduction
DULUTH -- No one has been reported missing and there’s no evidence anyone was abducted in Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday evening despite a report from a teenage girl who said her friend had been taken against her will by men in a black SUV, police said. Police...
August 9, 2013 - 7:54am
July 25, 2013
Duluth woman’s foster license revoked after son accused of sex with child
DULUTH -- A Duluth woman has had her child foster care license revoked because a child allegedly was sexually abused while in her care.
July 25, 2013 - 7:00am
July 22, 2013
Tall ships sailing back into Duluth harbor this week
DULUTH -- About halfway through Duluth’s 2008 tall ships festival that brought three sailing vessels to the city, Visit Duluth President...
July 22, 2013 - 7:02am
July 19, 2013
Dog made famous in Lake Superior photo dies
DULUTH, Minn. - Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair...
July 19, 2013 - 10:13am
July 5, 2013
Duluth motel destroyed by fire; 2 people injured
DULUTH, Minn. - A Duluth motel has been destroyed by an intense fire, and two people were injured in the blaze. Fire officials responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of an explosion and fire at the Lake Breeze Motel. Firefighters found the main two-story building almost completely...
July 5, 2013 - 7:46am
June 14, 2013
Former Minn. trooper pleads to careless driving in DWI case
DULUTH (AP) — A former Minnesota State Patrol trooper accused of driving drunk on his way to a training session in Duluth has pleaded guilty to careless driving.
June 14, 2013 - 10:48am
June 11, 2013
Duluth police officer involved in fatal shooting of man
A Duluth police officer fatally shot a man early today.
June 11, 2013 - 9:20am
June 5, 2013
Baby’s birth surprises Duluth runner training for half-marathon race
DULUTH - John Staine pinched the doctor on Monday.
June 5, 2013 - 10:10am
May 14, 2013
Fighting eagles make emergency landing at Duluth Airport
Two adult bald eagles made an unplanned landing on the tarmac at the Duluth International Airport on Sunday.
May 14, 2013 - 2:46pm
February 15, 2013
Duluth Army mom finally gets U.S. Postal Service apology for ‘deceased’ stamp
By John Myers Duluth News-Tribune DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth woman whose letter mailed to her Army son in Iraq came back to her stamped “DECEASED”...
February 15, 2013 - 9:00am