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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
December 8, 2015
Rally in Duluth Civic Center protests pipeline's potential to pollute
DULUTH, Minn. -- Four of the seven environmental activists charged with trespassing in the Duluth offices of Enbridge Energy last month while...
News/Nation and World
December 8, 2015 - 5:18pm
January 13, 2015
Activists gather across Minnesota to protest Keystone
MINNEAPOLIS — More than two dozen protesters gathered Tuesday in a chilly Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis to protest the proposed...
January 13, 2015 - 11:16pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism
DULUTH, Minn. — The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is either a safer way to move domestic energy or an immoral boost for fossil fuels and climate change. That was the gamut of testimony Tuesday in Duluth at a public hearing on the proposed, all-new, 616-mile...
January 6, 2015 - 11:46pm
January 1, 2015
Public hearings set in Minnesota for Sandpiper oil pipeline
DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will take public testimony next week at five hearings across the state on the all-new Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline set to run from Beaver Lodge, N.D., to Superior, Wis. This round of hearings is intended to focus primarily...
January 1, 2015 - 10:29pm
November 12, 2014
Environmental groups, tribe challenge pipeline from Canada
DULUTH, Minn. — Environmental groups on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the U.S. State Department’s approval of a major increase of Canadian tar sands oil flowing through Enbridge Energy pipelines into the U.S. The groups, joined by the White Earth Ojibwe Nation, filed suit...
November 12, 2014 - 10:27pm
Man is sentenced for child porn distribution
MINNEAPOLIS — A Duluth, Minn., man accused of possessing more than 5,500 child pornography files was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison this week, after admitting to distributing the materials over the Internet. Mark John Branovan, 54, received a 68-month prison sentence...
News/crime and courts
September 12, 2014 - 7:59pm
July 16, 2014
Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday. The Duluth-based utility also will spend another $500...
July 16, 2014 - 9:21pm
July 2, 2014
Hobby Lobby birth control ruling prompts Duluth protests
DULUTH, Minn. — As a lone protester outside Duluth’s Hobby Lobby on Tuesday, Arielle Schnur heard her share of detractors who sized her up as they strode in from the vast parking lot. “I was called a baby killer,” Schnur said. One Florida man waiting for his wife to come...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 11:51pm
May 28, 2014
Retracing Theodore Roosevelt’s river run: Ely men to paddle 400 miles through Brazilian rainforest
DULUTH, Minn. — Following in the footsteps of Teddy Roosevelt, two Ely, Minn., paddlers plan to paddle the famed “River of Doubt” — or...
May 28, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 13, 2014
Turning toward the deadline: Minnesota Power set to reach renewable-energy mandate 11 years early
DULUTH, Minn. — Talk about meeting a deadline early. This year, Minnesota Power will reach the state mandated-requirement of producing 25...
May 13, 2014 - 10:13pm
April 21, 2014
Duluth sees fifth-snowiest winter on record
DULUTH, Minn. — A spring storm Wednesday made it feel more like winter in parts of Minnesota, and the snow it dumped on Duluth made this season the city’s fifth snowiest on record. The Duluth airport received 7.2 inches of snow as of 7 a.m. Thursday, boosting the 2013-14 total...
April 21, 2014 - 12:34pm
March 18, 2014
Duluth, Superior mayors back Enbridge pipeline projects
DULUTH, Minn. — The mayors of Duluth and Superior, Wis., are adding their support to Enbridge Energy’s proposed pipeline projects planned for the region. Duluth’s Don Ness and Superior’s Bruce Hagen have scheduled a news conference this morning “to show support for the...
March 18, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 15, 2014
‘Our Potter Potential’ goes live tonight: Millennial’s speech tries to dispel generation’s stereotype
DULUTH, Minn. — What was first a persuasive speech by a local high school student has gotten a cinematic makeover that will premiere this weekend...
March 15, 2014 - 11:07pm