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District 7 listening session is Saturday
Speak Up and Speak Out
Remembering the missing
Science & Engineering Night at UMD basketball games
Finding happiness in winter
Jump starting your job search
Steam locomotive returns to Duluth
Calling all ages to sing Nordic music
Photos: Feb. 19 issue
Lighting a beacon for health, hope and recovery
Pop-up fills gap for farmers market vendors
‘Tell me how you see it’
A new view of the Zenith City
A funny thing happened on the way to China
Rookie Basketball translates sports into life
Brady reflects on historic fourth Lombardi Trophy
Browns quarterback Manziel enters treatment facility
Seahawks run out of good fortune in Super Bowl letdown
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
MinnesotaCare buy-in is true to our values
Finding community to support personal goals
Opening a world of possibilities
Throwing good news after bad
Cleaning stinks ... or does it?
DOUGLAS J. PEDERSON
ARTHUR "ART" CHARLES BARSCHDORF
SYLVESTER "SYL" A. KRIER
MURIEL (STENBERG) ZELEZNIKAR
MARY ELLEN KUZNIA
February 3, 2017
Connecting broadband to Greater Minnesota
The year was 1936, and the United States Congress had just passed the Rural Electrification Act. That congressional action was prompted by President...
February 3, 2017 - 7:46pm
The late great Coach John Grussendorf
So I glance up at the scoreboard, my view obscured by the waterfall of sweat pouring down my face. Thirty seconds left. My legs are on fire,...
February 3, 2017 - 7:39pm
January 27, 2017
Four boxes filled with books
On a cold winter evening some years ago, my uncle brought us quite a gift: four cardboard boxes filled with books. He worked as a janitor, and...
January 27, 2017 - 7:12pm
We’re really trying to be positive here
So if you hadn’t heard, America has a new president. It may not be the candidate that got the most votes, but that doesn’t matter. Something...
January 27, 2017 - 6:59pm
Tolerations can be intolerable
In his book “The Portable Coach,” author Thomas Leonard defines tolerations as annoyances in our lives that bug us, sap our energy … and...
January 27, 2017 - 6:48pm
Leading out of the opioid crisis
Communities throughout the country have struggled with growing numbers of citizens falling into opioid addiction. Many of us have had friends,...
January 27, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 21, 2017
Find your game of fetch
Last November I had the privilege of dog-sitting for my beloved fuzzy cousin, Moose, the weekend before he was released from this world due...
January 21, 2017 - 7:57pm
I don't mean to brag, but ...
There are over 300 independent school districts in Minnesota. Each exists to educate the youth of their communities and strives to meet the...
January 21, 2017 - 7:46pm
Out of my Brian on the trian
So I was recently looking through my Duluth News Tribune (Official motto: "Look, as long as you get it within 24 hours, that's STILL same-day...
January 21, 2017 - 7:08pm
January 20, 2017
A history of sordid inaugurations
As I write, President-elect Trump’s inauguration is in the future. As you read, it’s in the past. How’d it go? Uneventful? Portentous?...
January 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 16, 2017
From poor to good: five years of progress on county roads
Five year ago, we in St. Louis County Public Works could no longer ignore an ugly truth. We were investing approximately $35 million a year...
January 16, 2017 - 5:04pm
Skin in the game
The skin on my face was incinerated today. Prior to the photodynamic treatment, a $300 medication was applied to ensure a 10X sunburn. It turns...
January 16, 2017 - 4:57pm
Paving the way for expanded car service
While recovering from foot surgery last fall I gained a deeper appreciation for the passenger seat, thanks to the kindness of co-workers, colleagues...
January 16, 2017 - 4:37pm
We all hold the office of citizen
It's a time of transition — for me, personally, and for our state and country as well. Transition and change can be uncomfortable, even...
January 16, 2017 - 4:19pm
We love winter! YES. WE. DO.
So winter has finally wrapped itself around us like an Emily Larson neck scarf and it won't release its icy grip until at least mid-June. I...
January 16, 2017 - 12:00pm