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Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Man injured in shooting at Fergus Falls apartment
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
Wild send rookies Joel Eriksson Ek, Luke Kunin to minors
Injuries force Gophers to shuffle receivers for Wisconsin game
This is one of the most unbelievable encounters you'll ever see between a hunter and a deer
Wild's Foligno, Ennis happy to be part of a winning culture
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'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
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
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Jeanne M. Poage
Dorothy A. Fransen
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
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!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 3, 2017
Company preparing environmental review for copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
ELY, Minn. — The chief executive of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta said his company is preparing an environmental impact assessment...
November 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 13, 2017
Environmentalists' comments on miners draw fire from Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Comments made to The New York Times Magazine by environmental leaders Becky Rom and Reid Carron were condemned by Iron Range and statewide leaders Friday, Oct. 13, who called their depiction of miners disrespectful to the working class. Rom and Carron were...
October 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
September 27, 2017
Girl injured after school bus strikes culvert near Virginia, Minn.
VIRGINIA, Minn. — A 15-year-old girl suffered injuries after the school bus she was riding in hit a culvert Tuesday, Sept. 26, in St. Louis...
September 27, 2017 - 9:02am
September 13, 2017
Minnesota drunken-driving crackdown included Ely driver too drunk to be booked
DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol on Wednesday, Sept. 13, reported the results of a recent two-week crackdown on drunken and other...
September 13, 2017 - 2:53pm
September 12, 2017
Dayton's water-quality event draws Ely crowd
ELY, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was on the edge of the some of the state's most pristine waters on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for one of...
September 12, 2017 - 10:22pm
September 10, 2017
Minnesota's newest state park opens Tuesday
SOUDAN, Minn. — Minnesota's first new state park in a quarter-century will open in earnest Tuesday, a decade in the making but apparently...
September 10, 2017 - 6:00am
August 4, 2017
Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
Dusk is coming on. The camp dishes are long since done. I've taken one last swim off the point to cool down. We know what comes next: The mosquito...
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
July 30, 2017
Into the woods: An Ely musician has turned ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
ELY, Minn. — A long-ish time ago, on an island in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, there lived a nurse who made root beer for...
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 10, 2017
Duluth lieutenant joins 2018 race for Congress
HERMANTOWN, Minn.—Flanked by more than 100 supporters, Pete Stauber launched his campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District on...
July 10, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 29, 2017
IRS shuts down Ely's longest-running canoe outfitter business
ELY, Minn. — Ely's oldest operating canoe-outfitting business has been shut down by the Internal Revenue Service for nonpayment of taxes,...
June 29, 2017 - 8:55am
June 26, 2017
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
DULUTH. Minn. — Wolves, parasites, infections and other health problems continue to be the largest killers of moose in northeastern Minnesota,...
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 22, 2017
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on...
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 2, 2017
Missing canoeists rescued from BWCAW
ELY, Monn. — A pair of stranded canoeists were rescued from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness early Friday after using a flashlight...
June 2, 2017 - 5:40pm
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