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Silver Bay Council revisits fire truck
Home repair loans, grants available
Sisters compete for spelling crown
Council swears in new members, reimburses CN
Fire department equipment damaged during fire
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
Agates pressure too much for Vikings
Two Harbors falls in tournament finals
Agates race at Proctor-Hermantown Invitational
baseball and softball
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
Judge's View: Follow common sense rules when behind the wheel
On Faith: The modern day widows of Nain
Belief Matters: The meaning of words
ROGER A. BJORK
JOHN E. HARJU
Violence prevention training offered
Humane society donation
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DNR Report: Jan. 13
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September 14, 2011
Pagami Creek fire largest Minnesota fire since 1918
A fire that started with a bolt of lightning and a puff of smoke nearly a month ago jolted to life over the past few days, storming across 25 miles of forest, blackening 100,000 acres and showing little sign it's ready to stop. Hundreds of campers have been escorted out of the 1.1...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Jay Cooke drowning victim identified
The man who drowned while swimming Monday afternoon in an off-limits section of the St. Louis River has been identified. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said Samuel James Sanchez Eno, 24, of Duluth was found dead in the river a little more than three hours after last being seen...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
September 13, 2011
Canal Park scene in Duluth inspires international photographer
International freelance photographer Nick Otto was visiting Duluth in July when he saw a group of young people gathered off Canal Park in Lake...
September 13, 2011 - 12:00am
September 12, 2011
Runner in downtown Duluth race revived after suffering heart attack
Gene Curnow, 67, of Saginaw, a veteran racer and race organizer, suffered cardiac arrest after finishing the All City Mile run Sunday. He was attended to at the finish line by paramedics, race volunteers and a fellow runner, and was revived and taken to the cardiac intensive care...
September 12, 2011 - 12:53am
September 11, 2011
Estimated size of Boundary Waters fire jumps 40 percent
The Pagami Creek fire continues to march south and east in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness today.
September 11, 2011 - 5:10pm
September 10, 2011
Rick Lubbers column: Packers should rule NFC North
What Super Bowl hangover? Apparently the Green Bay Packers are intent on giving the rest of the league a hangover after defeating a very good...
September 10, 2011 - 12:20am
September 9, 2011
UMD men's hockey coach Scott Sandelin records hole-in-one
UMD hockey coach records ace With a pitching wedge in hand, Scott Sandelin lofted a shot to the par 3 No. 17 hole at Northland Country Club on Thursday afternoon. The ball bounced on the green and spun toward the hole, and in for an ace, traveling 129 yards. The third career hole-in-one...
September 9, 2011 - 5:06pm
Lacking players, Carlton High School cancels football season
A lack of players has forced Carlton to cancel the rest of its high school football season. "Our numbers were low when we started, and we had a couple kids who saw the writing on the wall and chose to have jobs instead," Carlton athletic director Tracy Bockbrader said.
September 9, 2011 - 12:35pm
Itasca County man dead after blast
An Itasca County man died Wednesday of smoke inhalation after an explosion of some type in his Harris Township home, authorities said. Timothy Nelson Hill, 63, was found dead in a bedroom area of the home at 33187 Crystal Springs Road about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. A small dog was also...
September 9, 2011 - 8:30am
Orr, Minn., woman sentenced in stabbing
A 44-year-old Orr woman was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation, including nine months in a halfway house, after pleading guilty to stabbing a man during a domestic dispute, the U.S. Attorney's office reported. In a plea agreement, Teresa Lynn Hill admitted that she stabbed...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
September 8, 2011
BWCAW blaze: Fighting fire with fire
Fire crews have burned hundreds of acres within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness this week to make sure a small forest fire doesn't...
September 8, 2011 - 8:00am
Meteor bright enough to be seen during the day streaks through the sky over Minnesota's Lake County in August
It was a fireball. That object seen in the skies over the North Shore last month was a meteor bright enough to be seen during the day, according to the website of the American Meteor Society. The term for that is a daylight fireball. After someone in the Duluth daily newspaper was...
September 8, 2011 - 8:00am
September 7, 2011
Baby born en route to Duluth hospital
A baby was born in a vehicle Tuesday night on Interstate 35 near the Lincoln Park neighborhood, authorities said. Duluth firefighters responded at 8:49 p.m. to a call reporting that a woman had given birth in a vehicle on I-35 and then had been driven to Duluth Fire Station No. 2...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
September 2, 2011
DNR delays mine exploration leases again
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has pulled a proposal for mineral exploration leases off the agenda of the Minnesota Executive...
September 2, 2011 - 12:00am
August 30, 2011
Minnesota DNR warns of aggressive bears in Ely-Tower area
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warned the public Monday that some black bears in the Ely-Tower area have become aggressive toward...
August 30, 2011 - 12:16am