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Pressroom Podcast: Bob King urges us to look at the sky
2 Fargo schools ranked among best in ND by U.S. News
Bygones for May 9, 2018
Suspect pleads guilty in deadly Twin Cities crime spree
Radinovich launches tour in Duluth
st louis county
Lettuce-linked E. coli sickens 10 Minnesotans
Allete holds shareholder meeting
Younkers property for sale at Miller Hill Mall
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
Precautions continue following Husky fire
Place a Business Announcement
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 29, 2018
Curling: Plys to replace George on Shuster's team
Soccer: Duluth FC stepping up in class
Prep report: Esko hires boys basketball coach
Lake Superior Brewing cans Kayak Kolsch, Mesabi Red
NUTRITION: Try kohlrabi, cabbage's crazy cousin
Review: Starfire celebrates 20 years of Homegrown memories
Emergencies on four legs: Veterinary ER doctor finds opportunities to help amidst trauma of job
Beverly Godfrey column: Spring cleaning of a different sort
Rodney & Mable Ridgewell
John & Bonnie Dolezilek
Albert and Violet Parson
Barron Michael Field
Deborah F. Carlsness
James D. Bergson
Robert "Bob" Pearson
Robert W. Perrin, Jr.
Reader's View: With Trump, US finally on right path
Reader's View: DNR deer plan worth your read, comment
Reader's View: Consider the source with anti-mining pieces
Reader's View: These are dark days for democracy
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 29, 2018
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 7, 2018
Effort advances to reinstall Superior Hiking Trail bridge
Faces for May 27, 2018
Pets of the week for May 8, 2018
From stage coaches to tea parties
May 9, 2018
Bygones for May 9, 2018
May 9, 1978 The Elton, a saltwater vessel registered in the Soviet Union, was ordered to leave Duluth yesterday because its paperwork was not in order. The ship's owners had failed to apply for a port visit permit, as required by the U.S. government. Transportation Secretary Brock...
May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
May 8, 2018
Bygones for May 8, 2018
News Tribune, May 8, 1978 Delegates to the 8th District DFL Convention in International Falls yesterday voted to ask State Sen. Douglas Johnson to run for the U.S. Senate against Rep. Donald Fraser. If he runs, Johnson would face strong support for Fraser at the state DFL convention...
May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
May 7, 2018
Bygones for May 7, 2018
News Tribune, May 7, 1978 Writer Elie Wiesel will be presented the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree this week at the College of St. Scholastica. The presentation will be part of a special convocation of faculty and trustees in which Wiesel will lecture on "The Jewish Attitudes...
May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
May 5, 2018
Bygones for May 5, 2018
May 5, 1978 A study conducted by two Duluth doctors has detected no sign of asbestos-related disease among veteran Reserve Mining Co. employees at Babbitt and Silver Bay. The study examined 307 Reserve employees with more than 20 years of service. U.S. District Judge Miles Lord has...
May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
May 4, 2018
Bygones for May 4, 2018
May 4, 1978 Following one of the longest jury selection processes in state history, the murder trial of Roger Caldwell is set to begin in Brainerd. After 17 days of jury selection involving 81 interviews, the second and last alternate was seated yesterday. The Sawyer County Board...
May 4, 2018 - 12:00am
May 3, 2018
Bygones for May 3, 2018
News Tribune, May 3, 1978 Residents near Duluth's Civic Center often have trouble finding parking near their homes during the day because city...
May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
May 1, 2018
Bygones for May 1, 2018
News Tribune, May 1, 1978 Next fall, kindergartners will not be admitted to Duluth schools unless they have been immunized against German and red measles, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, and mumps. It's part of a new, tougher law applicable to all Minnesota schools. Winslow's...
May 1, 2018 - 12:00am
April 30, 2018
Bygones for April 30, 2018
News Tribune, April 30, 1978 A Chicago engineering firm has completed a study for the city of Superior that recommends rerouting some train traffic from the Winter Street corridor. Under the proposal, average daily train movements at Winter Street would drop from 20 to 13. Duluth...
April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
April 29, 2018
Bygones News Tribune, April 28, 1978 — The designation of a Floodwood site for construction of an electric power generating plant has been declared null and void. Judge C. Luther Eckman has remanded the matter back to the state based on findings from a suit filed by Floodwood-area...
April 29, 2018 - 8:16am
April 27, 2018
Bygones for April 27, 2018
News Tribune, April 27, 1978 • The U.S. Defense Department yesterday announced the closing of the Finland Air Force Base and the Baudette radar station as part of a reorganization of the country's surveillance system. The Finland base may close by early 1980 and the Baudette facility...
April 27, 2018 - 12:00am
April 26, 2018
Bygones for April 26, 2018
News Tribune, April 26, 1978 Pentagon officials yesterday informed Minnesota's two senators that the Duluth Air Force Base is not among those...
April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
April 25, 2018
Bygones for April 25, 2018
April 25, 1978 Despite a final appeal by senior citizens, the Duluth City Council last night failed to support a resolution to save the Med-A-Van ambulance service. It now appears Med-A-Van will cease operating June 30 as ordered last year by Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Warren...
April 25, 2018 - 12:00am
April 24, 2018
Bygones for April 24, 2018
News Tribune, April 24, 1978 Rust-colored water has been flowing in the taps of some Duluth buildings and homes since the new water treatment plant began operation in January 1977. Water and Gas Department officials say the problem occurs in older buildings that have galvanized iron...
April 24, 2018 - 12:00am
April 23, 2018
Bygones for April 23, 2018
News Tribune, April 23, 1978 For the first time since April 3, students and teachers in Buhl will return to school tomorrow following a tentative strike settlement. Teachers this week accepted an offer that calls for a pay increase of $2,100 over two years. A Michigan state legislator...
April 23, 2018 - 12:00am
April 21, 2018
Bygones for April 21, 2018
News Tribune, April 21, 1978 Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen yesterday predicted a June 1979 start for the Barker's Island marina-hotel project. Hagen also announced approval of a $3.7 million federal grant for the project, which includes a 354-slip marina, ship's store, and a 100-room...
April 21, 2018 - 12:00am