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Jon DeCent (left at the head of the table) and Dewey Dobbins meet with 11 people working in chemical dependency treatment and the criminal justice system before appearing in court at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Virginia, Minn., in October 2016. The two men were undergoing orientation for Range Hybrid Treatment Court, an alternative to traditional probation supervision. Steve Kuchera /
Treatment courts bringing new approach to criminal justice in Minnesota
6 hours 45 min ago
Range Hybrid Treatment Court graduates Jennifer Rich and Bill Foster hug after addressing the crowd at a 10th anniversary celebration for the program in October 2016 in Virginia, Minn. Since 2006 more than 275 people have participated in the program, which has a 67 percent graduation rate -- one of the highest in the state. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Treatment courts bringing new approach to criminal justice in Minnesota
7 hours 4 min ago
October 22, 2016
From left: Tom Hollenhorst, ecologist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Jordan Cohen, mate with the Large Lakes Observatory; and Jay Austin, physics professor at UMD, haul in the autonomous glider "Nokomis" aboard the Kingfisher on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The glider was picked up after surfacing in Lake Superior northeast of Duluth. It had been gathering data on water properties below the surface of the lake for the past 37 days. (Bob King /
Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
October 22, 2016 - 9:36am
An aerial view of the UMD campus. (2015 file / News Tribune)
University of Minnesota Duluth announces layoffs to reduce budget deficit
October 22, 2016 - 8:44am
October 19, 2016
Aaron Demetrius Humphreys (left) and Orin Bernard Vann (right)
Two arrested after fatal shooting in Duluth
October 19, 2016 - 9:20am
A new report by the federal Energy Information Agency shows heating bills could rise this winter, compared to a warmer-than-average winter last year. File photo. Forum News Service.
Higher heating bills possible in MN this winter, officials say
October 19, 2016 - 7:39am
October 18, 2016
Man fatally shot in Duluth, two suspects in custody
October 18, 2016 - 11:08am
October 14, 2016
Body found in Duluth believed to be man missing since August
October 14, 2016 - 10:31am
October 12, 2016
Pharmaceuticals are driving high cost of medical care, report and hospitals say
October 12, 2016 - 10:29pm
Jim Carlson talks with reporters in November 2012 as Lava Haugen looks on. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the cases of three defendants convicted in 2013 of selling synthetic drugs. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
Supreme Court declines review of head shop owner’s synthetic drugs conviction
October 12, 2016 - 10:35am
Alyssa Donahue (photo courtesy of Donahue family)
‘Lucky to be alive’: 19-year-old recovering after being pinned, dragged by car
October 12, 2016 - 9:21am
October 10, 2016
MN woman injured after being dragged 50 feet by vehicle
October 10, 2016 - 8:08am
October 9, 2016
Rachelle Rahn, owner of Duluth Kombucha, pours a batch of the fermenting tea from one container to another after the end of first fermentation. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Social media-based Duluth Kombucha bottling, delivering fermented tea
October 9, 2016 - 5:52pm
Donnie White (left) a student at Duluth Denfeld, and Terrance Covington, a student at Duluth East, play a pick-up game of basketball at the Washington Recreation Center in Duluth during open gym time for Neighborhood Youth Services. Both students say they have noticed they've been treated differently than white students by school staff. It's cited as one of the reasons for the district's disproportional suspension rates for several groups, including black students. (Clint Austin /
Duluth school officials grapple with discipline disparity
October 9, 2016 - 6:05am
October 7, 2016
The Duluth Experience’s Dark History Tour includes tales of hauntings at the Duluth Depot. Steve Kuchera /
Dark side of Duluth revealed in new tour
October 7, 2016 - 10:14am