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How MN, ND members of Congress reacted to forecast on health care bill
'I was the one ... beating him up with the hammer,' murder suspect told Fargo police
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
Judge sets deadline for trial in UMD suit
Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
May 14, 2017
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We have moved away from the night fire now, down to the lakeshore. Half a moon and all of Jupiter reflect...
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
May 11, 2017
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
We were several miles into the canoe-country wilderness of Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park last week. We'd been catching plenty of lake trout and listening to a lot of loons. Our last morning, over the breakfast fire, one of my fishing companions made a serious announcement. "I...
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 23, 2017
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — White-nose syndrome has now killed bats in six counties in Minnesota, up from two last year, and probably has spread to virtually...
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 8, 2017
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from the Chilean family that owns the Twin Metals copper...
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
ELY, Minn.—A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation after admitting that he had a sexual relationship...
February 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
February 2, 2017
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
DULUTH -- Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday, Feb....
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
DULUTH, Minn. — A new public opinion poll appears to show strong support among northeastern Minnesota residents for proposed copper mining...
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
November 24, 2016
Three killed in two NE Minn. crashes on icy roads
ELY, Minn. — Two crashes on icy highways in northeast Minnesota — one on Tuesday afternoon near Littlefork, the other on Wednesday...
November 24, 2016 - 9:15am
October 27, 2016
Minnesotan killed by live wire after crashing into power pole
ELY, Minn. – A 21-year-old Ely man was killed early Thursday after he left his vehicle following a crash and came into contact with a live...
October 27, 2016 - 2:52pm
October 4, 2016
Ruckus caused over moving 2-billion-year-old rock from Minn. city
ELY - A 2.7-billion-year-old greenstone rock is causing a stir in Ely. Pillow Rock is a glacial erratic — a rock that was moved by a glacier...
October 4, 2016 - 3:04pm
September 28, 2016
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
ELY, Minn. — Ely has been named one of National Geographic's "World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills," along with other outdoor destinations...
September 28, 2016 - 7:12pm
May 20, 2016
Intentional fire set by Forest Service now burning out of control in northern Minnesota
An intentional fire started by the U.S. Forest Service jumped out of control and outside the intended area on Thursday north of Minnesota Highway...
May 20, 2016 - 8:15am
February 3, 2016
Minnesota student slashes roommate's throat during altercation over smoking in dorm room
ELY - A college student here suffered non-life-threatening injuries when his roommate slashed his throat with a knife after an argument in their...
February 3, 2016 - 12:15pm
July 13, 2015
Ely man charged with raising shotgun at neighbor
ELY — A 57-year-old Ely man has been charged in state district court after admitting to police that he pointed a shotgun at another man after he was awoken by a man mowing a lawn across the street at a time he thought was too early in the morning. James Brobin was arrested after...
July 13, 2015 - 10:23pm
July 9, 2015
Teens survive tumbling into rapids while canoing BWCAW
ELY — Three teenage members of a Rochester church group are safe — although one remained in a hospital Wednesday — after a harrowing day in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness when they lost control of their canoe in rapids above a waterfall on the Basswood River. Lake...
July 9, 2015 - 2:00am