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Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
Rice Hospital explains factors driving employee health insurance hikes
Willmar High Art Club throw-a-thon produces ceramic bowls for soup fundraiser
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
James G. Andrews
Alden V. Van Der Pol
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
Keillor: A trip to New York
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 3, 2017
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
DULUTH — More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
Grounded cargo ship in passage between lakes Superior and Huron halts marine traffic
LAKE SUPERIOR -- Commercial shipping traffic to and from Lake Superior was at a standstill Thursday, Aug. 10, after a freighter ran aground in...
August 11, 2017 - 1:58pm
August 10, 2017
Freighter grounded near Soo Locks
DULUTH -- The St. Marys River between lakes Superior and Huron was partially closed to commercial vessels as of Thursday morning, Aug. 10, after...
August 10, 2017 - 10:59am
August 6, 2017
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
DULUTH, Minn.—The ship master and "an observing captain" entered the pilothouse of the Roger Blough seven minutes before she ran aground...
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
DULUTH — Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports last month as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013. "The first three months looked strong — that's obviously reflective of all six (taconite) production facilities being online this year," said Adele...
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 3, 2017
First oceangoing vessel of season arrives in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn.—The first oceangoing vessel to reach Duluth this shipping season was celebrated Monday with the traditional ceremony to...
April 3, 2017 - 7:09pm
April 1, 2017
A private perspective: Business owners wonder about port plan
DULUTH — Strolling the thousand-foot length of his bayside factory and warehouse, Max Taubert pointed out heavy boards set to be used for...
April 1, 2017 - 9:02pm
March 22, 2017
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—With a hardy group of onlookers lining the ship canal not long after sunrise, the freighter Roger Blough left Duluth on...
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 14, 2014
Documents cast doubt on BNSF’s reasons for shipping delays
WORTHINGTON — When months of rail traffic delays cost farmers, coal companies, utilities, grain businesses and others hundreds of millions of dollars, Burlington Northern Santa Fe and other carriers blamed the delays on unexpected heavy shipping demand and bad weather.
December 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
December 27, 2013
UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition
NEW YORK (Reuters) - UPS (UPS.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) scrambled on Thursday to deliver packages that had failed to arrive in time for Christmas as the No. 1 U.S. ground delivery service sought to limit the fallout from the delays.
December 27, 2013 - 7:25am
December 26, 2013
Surge of holiday packages delays UPS shipments
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A high volume of holiday packages overwhelmed shipping and logistics company UPS, the company said on Wednesday, delaying the arrival of Christmas presents around the globe and sending angry consumers to social media to vent.
December 26, 2013 - 7:11am
December 18, 2013
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
(Reuters) - FedEx Corp (FDX.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) posted higher quarterly profit on Wednesday as the shipping company cut costs and its express delivery segment, its biggest business, made more money. FedEx earned $500 million, or $1.57 a share, in the second...
December 18, 2013 - 7:55am
July 23, 2013
UPS profit falls on shift to lower cost services
DALLAS (AP) -- UPS said Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 4 percent as customers shifted from premium toward lower-priced shipped serv...
July 23, 2013 - 11:16am