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Sanford gives $1M to McKenzie Co. Healthcare Systems
Stark County vets to raise flag that was flown over Libya
WSC president will remain on leave until Nov. 19
More HUD for Oil Patch: Citing boom, agency raises limits for housing vouchers in western ND
Nation & World
Oil refinery one step closer to reality: Devils Lake commission approves letter of support for $200M project
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
Oil companies buy more sand, railcars: Halliburton, Baker Hughes stockpile supplies as demand begins to climb
U.S. to conduct study on petroleum reserve in light of climbing output
Benson: We’ve always been fighting against viruses
Letter: What does conservation cost?
Letter: Cramer is a man of his word
Letters: Measure 2 will keep farmers, ranchers from paying transfer taxes
Letter: 4 arguments for Measure 1
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Robert W. Blatzheim
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
USD tries to overcome DI struggles
Bobcats roll Minot: Bismarck scores 3 special-team goals for an exhibition win over Minotauros
UND, Providence meet for top 5 series
Trinity responds after first set, beats Cougars
September 12, 2014
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
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...
Energy / coal
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
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 Rio Roosevelt — for 400 miles through the Brazilian rainforest this summer. Polar explorer Paul Schurke and adventurer Dave Freeman leave...
news / north dakota
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 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources. That’s 11 years early. With substantial investments in wind energy in recent years,...
Energy / wind
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...
news / outdoors
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...
news / north dakota
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 on YouTube. “Our Potter Potential,” written by Matthew Johnson, is a piece directed toward his fellow Millennials that links demographic...
news / education
March 15, 2014 - 11:07pm