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HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
UPDATED: Watch: Scuffling, bonfires mark early stages of confrontation between officers, pipeline protesters
A mini-Minion: City holds annual Bark ‘N’ Boo event at Nymore Dog Park
CITY: Bemidji's municipal liquor stores show slight uptick in net profits
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
Helen Elizabeth Tindell
Monte T. Olson
Monte T. Olson
Danielle Taylor Rivera
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
St. Louis County
September 1, 2016
Long after historic blowdown, wildfire danger remains: Intentional fires planned this autumn near Ely, Gunflint Trail
More than 17 years after a historic windstorm raked the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, downing millions of trees, wildfire experts say the danger of increased fires still exists from all that dead and drying wood. Superior National Forest officials on Wednesday said they will...
September 1, 2016 - 1:30am
April 4, 2016
Two people die on St. Louis County highways on Sunday
TOWER, Minn. -- Authorities on Monday identified two people killed in separate crashes on highways in St. Louis County on Sunday. In the first crash, on Minnesota Highway 169 south of Tower at about 12:30 p.m., Elaine Tuominen, 82, of Tower died after the Buick LeSabre in which she...
April 4, 2016 - 5:03pm
September 1, 2015
Unoccupied house explodes near Eveleth
EVELETH, Minn. -- A house exploded early Monday along U.S. Highway 53 near Eveleth, but authorities said the home was unoccupied at the time and no injuries were reported. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said the incident, in the 3300 block of U.S. Highway 53 in the Central...
September 1, 2015 - 9:05am
July 19, 2014
Man rescued after possibly spending days in remote Minnesota swamp
DULUTH -- A 72-year-old man was rescued from a remote swamp in northern St. Louis County on Friday morning, apparently after spending several days in the elements after an all-terrain vehicle accident. Gerald Evenson was unresponsive — bruised, dehydrated, covered in bug...
July 19, 2014 - 12:01pm
January 17, 2014
Woman dies after escaping house fire in St. Louis County
MEADOWLANDS, Minn. -- A 72-year-old woman died after escaping a house fire in Meadowlands early Thursday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said John Stossel, 75, reported just after midnight that his home was filled with smoke and he and his wife, Karen Gosch, could...
January 17, 2014 - 9:41am
September 9, 2013
Gay marriage licenses ran high in St. Louis County
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Louis County saw the fourth-highest demand for marriage licenses by gay couples in the first month they were allowed to wed in Minnesota. The county had 69 same-sex couples apply for licenses in August, according to statistics made available...
September 9, 2013 - 9:42am
August 19, 2013
Good Samaritan’s car stolen after stopping to help at crash
Forum News Service A 24-year-old Duluth man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly crashing the SUV he was driving, and then stealing the vehicle of a passerby who had stopped to help. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the crash happened about 10:30...
August 19, 2013 - 9:15am
June 5, 2013
Duluth prosecutor: Suspect wanted victim to bleed to death
DULUTH -- A Marquette, Mich., woman coldly and calculatedly stabbed a woman in the back and then pulled the knife out because she wanted the victim to bleed to death, a St. Louis County prosecutor told a Duluth judge Tuesday. Nicole Leone Revello, 29, heard those words without...
June 5, 2013 - 8:54am
November 3, 2012
Minn. child-care license revoked after stabbing
DULUTH — The child-care license of a West Duluth woman has been revoked after an investigation concluded she stabbed a household member in front of children. The Minnesota Department of Human Services notified Nicole Marie Ek this week that her license has been revoked. She has...
November 3, 2012 - 4:11pm
October 23, 2012
Man arrested after shooting himself
HIBBING, Minn. -- A Hibbing man who shot himself in the hand Sunday was arrested Monday for expected charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 4400 block of Tweten...
October 23, 2012 - 7:25am
September 27, 2012
Minn. trooper arrested on DWI suspicion
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state trooper is on investigative leave after his arrest on suspicion of driving while impaired. Trooper Nick Morse of Two Harbors was arrested Wednesday when he reported for training at the State Patrol district office in Duluth. Officials say a...
September 27, 2012 - 3:31pm
Man convicted of murder for fight outside Proctor bar
DULUTH -- A St. Louis County jury deliberated a little more than three hours this afternoon before finding a St. Michael, Minn., man guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the November death of a man outside a Proctor bar. Paul Welle, 33, showed no visible emotion as he...
September 27, 2012 - 4:08am
September 7, 2012
Murder charge dropped, defendant released
DULUTH - A Duluth man held in the St. Louis County Jail since April on a murder charge has been released. Prosecutors have dropped charges against 37-year-old Nakota Benjamin, one of two men accused of killing 28-year-old Joshua Olson at an apartment building in Duluth last April....
September 7, 2012 - 9:05am
September 5, 2012
Man missing for 4 months found dead in NE Minn.
DULUTH - A hiker in St. Louis County has discovered the body of a man missing for four months. The body of 48-year-old Andrew Wagner was found in a vehicle along a logging road near Orr Tuesday afternoon. Wagner has ties to the Twin Cities and the Iron Range. The Duluth News Tribune...
September 5, 2012 - 12:33pm