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Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Minn. woman charged with mistreatment of beagles
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
REV. JOEL LUNDE
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
July 22, 2009
Duluth man was beaten to death for 60 cents
The two men accused of robbing and killing a Duluth man whose body was found behind the YMCA on Wednesday night made off with 60 cents, according to criminal complaints filed Tuesday. Isaac Louis Johnson, 24, and Antonio Sinclair Lewis, 21, both of Duluth, are charged with aiding...
July 22, 2009 - 9:58am
July 21, 2009
Duluth ball slasher, family say he's not a danger
A Duluth man with a history of burglary to satisfy a self-professed fetish for slashing large rubber exercise balls said he can't explain his compulsion but that he's not a threat to anyone. Christopher Neil Bjerkness, 31, was arraigned in St. Louis County District Court on Monday...
July 21, 2009 - 6:23am
July 20, 2009
Montgomery to replace Ashcraft as Duluth city administrator
The revolving door at the Duluth city administrator's office took another spin over the weekend when Mayor Don Ness parted ways with Michael...
July 20, 2009 - 7:48am
July 18, 2009
Gunshot victim disputes cops' account
The survivor of a shooting Sunday that left another man dead is sticking to his story that Duluth police botched the response, while denying...
July 18, 2009 - 10:54am
Cops: Body in alley is Duluth's second homicide this week
Two men are being held on second degree murder and aggravated robbery charges in suspicion of killing a Duluth man in what would be the second...
July 18, 2009 - 10:47am
July 17, 2009
Accused burglar convicted in water attack at Cloquet nursing home
A man charged last week in connection with two Cloquet burglaries pleaded guilty as a juvenile to throwing pitchers of cold water on vulnerable residents at a Cloquet nursing home. In that 2007 case, which drew national attention, Chad Patrick Staton was convicted of felony stalking...
July 17, 2009 - 7:50am
Duluth police search for rubber ball fetish burglar
A Duluth man with a history of burglary to satisfy a self-professed sexual fetish for slashing large rubber exercise balls has been at it again, according to a complaint made public on Thursday. Christopher Neil Bjerkness, 31, is accused of breaking into the St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic...
July 17, 2009 - 7:46am
July 16, 2009
Baby injured by cord, Duluth police say
Duluth police responded to a report that a cord had become wrapped around a baby's neck at the North Shore Cottages, 7717 Condgon Blvd., about...
July 16, 2009 - 2:39pm
July 14, 2009
Victim arrived 10 minutes before shooting began
A 22-year-old Duluth man shot and killed outside a Central Hillside duplex Sunday night apparently was an innocent victim of an earlier dispute...
July 14, 2009 - 8:07am
July 13, 2009
One dead, one in custody in Duluth shooting
One man was killed and another injured in a shooting Sunday night in Duluth's Central Hillside. Police said this morning that they have one "person...
July 13, 2009 - 7:30am
July 11, 2009
Rescue squad recovers body from Island Lake
The body of a 41-year-old Duluth man was recovered Friday afternoon from Island Lake after he apparently drowned, St. Louis County Undersheriff...
July 11, 2009 - 8:30am
July 10, 2009
Hells Angels' impending visit changes Spirit Valley Days
West Duluth's annual Spirit Valley Days is being held two weeks early to avoid the Hells Angels coming to town. More than 1,000 members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club are expected in Carlton and St. Louis counties from July 29 to Aug.
July 10, 2009 - 7:19am
July 9, 2009
Court orders evaluation in prostitution case
Outside a St. Louis County courtroom on Wednesday, the former owner of Yoshiko Sauna in Duluth said she has been wrongly accused of promoting prostitution at her former business. Inside, defense attorney David Keegan asked the court to order a competency evaluation to determine his...
July 9, 2009 - 6:56am
July 8, 2009
Crews fight fire in Lincoln Park
Duluth firefighters responded to a building fire at 2832 W. Third St. around 9 p.m. today. The building was reported to be vacant, but that...
July 8, 2009 - 7:19am
June 27, 2009
Stabbing victims ends up in police custody
A man was stabbed in Lakeside early Friday morning after he allegedly attempted to strangle his girlfriend, according to Duluth police, and a...
June 27, 2009 - 8:11am