Duluth News Tribune
Duluth News Tribune As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the Minnesota Supreme Court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature to work together, so be it. At least they'll be working together. Forced compromise is still compromise.
A 14-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff at Palisade Head, located along the shore of Lake Superior northeast of Silver Bay. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received word of the incident shortly after 1 p.m. A sheriff’s report said the girl was visiting the North Shore landmark with friends when she accidentally fell.
We still have a couple weeks before our streets and sidewalks fill up in the early mornings and late afternoons with schoolchildren, many of them distracted, some of them hopping on and off of yellow school buses, all of them on their ways to and from classes. But it's not too soon for motorists to start thinking about being extra vigilant in watching out for the kiddos and their unpredictable ways, as if lives depended on it — because they do.
Duluth News Tribune Charitable gaming in Minnesota is still limping along, but its obituary was written last week anyway after the fiscal year ended and the disappointing numbers could be considered.
DULUTH—The drumbeat of speculation that the Russians somehow hacked, disrupted, or even altered the U.S. presidential election culminated in recommendations last week to prevent what only may have happened from ever happening again. As odd as that sentence may sound, its stated goal may be even more baffling in states such as Minnesota, where election tampering just isn't an issue. That's because "we still are a pen-and-paper state. Hard to hack paper," as Secretary of State Steve Simon pointed out in a recent interview.
Duluth News Tribune Each autumn, Minnesotans are polled, and the vast majority continue to think of the University of Minnesota as strictly a Twin Cities school. It's a perception that's actually a misperception, according to university officials, from President Eric Kaler on down, who have been traveling the state over the past couple years in an effort to alter how Minnesotans think about the university.
Proclamations of great achievement started pumping out of St. Paul last week, not long after the clock ran out on Minnesota's latest lawmaking session. "The 2017 legislative session will be one of the most productive in recent history," Minnesota Senate Republicans declared in a public statement. "(We) have reached an agreement," DFL Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed. But why the boasting?
Hazardous materials workers from three major railroad companies continued work to contain a derailment spill of the combustible material octene south of Superior on Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported...
The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for two adults and one child who went missing while boating on Lake Superior Saturday night. Rescue crews searched for 20 hours over...
DULUTH, Minn. - Hours after asking the public’s help for a man wanted in connection with an attempted homicide over the weekend, Superior police announced his arrest Monday. Larry J...