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After Minn. town fired police chief for doing his job, council members bypass hiring process for his replacement
Minn. blames assisted living facility in resident's death
Mexicans see models of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall, and they're not impressed.
'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
GIRLS SOCCER: Jacks ready for championship rematch
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks look to experience to help them repeat as section champs
Minnesota Lumberjacks take third at nationals
SOCCER: BSU ranked No. 2 in region
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
Gilbert D. Bahr
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
September 15, 2017
Two charged for blocking entrance at Enbridge pipeline contractor
SUPERIOR, Wis.—Two people have been charged after a protest blocked the entrances at an Enbridge pipeline contractor in Superior, Wis., on Thursday. Amber Mae Duvall, 30, of University City, Mo., and Alexander Emery Good-Cane-Milk, 23, of Cloquet, Minn., were each charged Friday...
September 15, 2017 - 9:22pm
September 6, 2017
Mom: Two suspects involved in Alexandria kidnapping, assault were 'best friends,' roommates
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Two of the three suspects in the kidnapping and assault of 15-year-old Jasmine Block were best friends and had attended...
September 6, 2017 - 9:04pm
September 1, 2017
Pipeline protest takes new approach: Enbridge’s Line 5 latest to be scrutinized
ASHLAND, Wis. — Another protest of an Enbridge pipeline will come with a twist Saturday, Sept. 2, when people gather to play lacrosse atop...
September 1, 2017 - 6:28pm
August 30, 2017
Six charged in protest at Enbridge Line 3 pipeline worksite
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Six people have been charged with trespassing after their protest on Tuesday morning, Aug. 29, stopped work on a segment...
August 30, 2017 - 11:12pm
August 25, 2017
Unions condemn pipeline protests: Protesters’ action stops Line 3 work again Friday
DULUTH — Local unions condemned protesters Friday after people identifying themselves as water protectors temporarily shut down construction on a segment of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement in Wisconsin for a second time this week. The latest work shutdown came near...
August 25, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 18, 2017
9-year-old boy dies after UTV rollover accident in Douglas County, Minn.
A 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is injured after a utility vehicle accident north of Millerville on Thursday afternoon. The boy,...
August 18, 2017 - 10:12am
August 15, 2017
Central Minnesota county enacts no-wake watercraft rule after heavy rains
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Fifteen of Douglas County named 122 lakes have temporary no wake zoning on them starting Tuesday, Aug. 15, for 30 days....
August 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
August 6, 2017
Sam Cook: Back on the Brule River, friendship and firelight
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER — We gathered on the banks of this hallowed river the other night to say a kind of goodbye to some friends....
August 6, 2017 - 7:41am
July 9, 2017
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
Among fly fishers, the words are spoken with a kind of reverence. "The Hex hatch." Duluth fly-fisher Dave Zentner, 80, has been chasing the hatch...
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
July 7, 2017
At the river, in the dark, carrying on -- barely
Deep dusk had settled over the valley of Wisconsin's Brule River. Phyllis and I had put our aging Old Town Tripper canoe in the river 10 miles...
July 7, 2017 - 11:09am
June 8, 2017
Suspect arrested in motorcycle chase in central Minnesota
Douglas County sheriff's deputies arrested Brandon Lee Cada, 23, of Alexandria Wednesday as a suspect in the motorcycle pursuit that took place...
June 8, 2017 - 2:33pm
May 7, 2017
Frozen Wisconsin hunters get their turkeys the hard way
BARNES, Wis. — All Austin Winfield and Nick Lehman really wanted to do was get out of their turkey hunting blind and get warm. On this...
May 7, 2017 - 6:20am
May 1, 2017
12-year-old Minn. girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along trail near lake
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl who died in an apparent drowning was longboarding along the Central Lakes Trail. JaLysa Anne Cook was found in...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 21, 2017
Superior, Wis., city councilor arrested
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Superior city councilor faces criminal charges after being accused of pointing a loaded firearm at another person during...
April 21, 2017 - 8:22pm