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Should the Twin Ports shop for flood insurance?
Fortitude after flood: Wisconsin couple recovers together
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Group plans candidate forums in Bemidji
Fishing for all, without boundaries
Rapids edge Loons with goal deep in stoppage time
Ottawa calling: For the second straight day, Sens take UND player in NHL Draft
Gophers commit Blake McLaughlin headlines nine Minnesotans drafted on Day 2
Here's a look at who the Wild selected on Day 2 of NHL draft
NHL Draft: Duluth's Perunovich goes in second round to St. Louis Blues
Jerry David "Big Oh" Oelrich
Vera Irene Moos
Wayne Rudolph Torgerson
Britney Ann Lussier
Cathy Lucille Piller
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Tips for pest management in the garden
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
A history lesson. . . sort of: 'The Complete History of America: Abridged' opens Friday
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: How low should you go?
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
Commentary: LOW, Rainy limit proposal seems reasonable
200 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail: As SHT network grows, so does popularity
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
Minnesota state pension fund halts future commitments to company that played role in demise of Toys 'R' Us
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
Place a Business Announcement
Leslie and Janice Schippers
Pete and Sandy
Leona Schummer Traut
Bob & Ardelle Bieberdorf
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It's time to send this bully a strong message
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New suite was right thing to do for patients
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Replacing Line 3 is safest, best option
May 26, 2018
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
ST. PAUL—Cathy LaMere started the countdown as soon as her son was convicted. Sentenced to 10 years for providing the drug his friend died...
May 26, 2018 - 4:04pm
November 20, 2017
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
More than two dozen patients were rushed into an emergency room in Macon, Georgia, over two days with the same array of life-threatening symptoms,...
November 20, 2017 - 8:23am
October 12, 2016
Supreme Court declines review of Duluth head shop owner’s synthetic drugs conviction
It was the last hope for Last Place. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the cases of three defendants who were convicted in...
October 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
August 15, 2014
Duluth head shop owner gets 17½ years for synthetic drug sales
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Carlson, owner of downtown Duluth’s Last Place on Earth head shop, was sentenced Thursday to more than 17 years in prison for the sale of synthetic drugs. U.S. District Judge David Doty imposed the 210-month sentence — 17½ years — during a hearing...
August 15, 2014 - 9:58am
January 30, 2014
Lawmakers eye nine ways to reduce synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to take another stab at curtailing the use of synthetic drugs. A House committee established to...
January 30, 2014 - 12:29am
December 10, 2013
Judge denies new trial for Minn. head shop owner
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has denied a motion for a new trial or acquittal for a Duluth head shop owner and two employees convicted in a major synthetic drug case. U.S. District Judge David Doty says the evidence presented at trial was "more than sufficient" to support the...
December 10, 2013 - 11:39am
December 6, 2013
Judge allows seizure of Carlson money, property upon sentencing
The judge in the Jim Carlson synthetic drug case has granted an order deeming millions of dollars and property under Carlson’s name forfeited to the U.S. government upon his sentencing. U.S. District Court Judge David Doty signed the order late Thursday after he received a letter...
December 6, 2013 - 2:58pm
October 29, 2013
Synthetic drug defendants want new trial
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for three people convicted in a synthetic drug case in northeastern Minnesota have filed for a new trial.
October 29, 2013 - 9:13am
October 9, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers try for handle on synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state legislators are struggling with how to craft new laws that would effectively combat the growing use of synthetic drugs.
October 9, 2013 - 3:21pm
October 8, 2013
Duluth shop owner convicted on 51 charges
MINNEAPOLIS -- The owner of a Duluth business accused of selling synthetic drugs under other labels was convicted of 51 federal crimes by a Minneapolis jury Monday. The trial is seen as one of the first major tests in federal court of how effectively authorities can combat synthetic...
October 8, 2013 - 8:47am
September 16, 2013
Jury selection starts in Duluth synthetic drug case
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jury selection in the case of a Duluth business owner accused of selling illegal drugs begins today, with U.S. District Court Judge David S. Dotyacknowledging it may be hard to find jurors who are unaware of the Last Place on Earth head shop, even in Minneapolis.
September 16, 2013 - 8:30pm
July 11, 2013
Duluth retailer sues over synthetic drug ordinance
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The owner of a Duluth store that sells synthetic drugs is suing the city over a new ordinance regulating the product.
July 11, 2013 - 9:13am
July 9, 2013
State House committee begins synthetic drug examination
ST. PAUL -- Trying to control dangerous synthetic drugs is a lot like playing the old carnival game whack-a-mole. In the game, every time a player...
July 9, 2013 - 8:35pm
Committee holds hearing on synthetic drugs' impact
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A legislative committee formed in response to synthetic drug use in Minnesota is holding its first hearing.
July 9, 2013 - 9:13am
June 11, 2013
Duluth City Council votes to license retailers of synthetic drugs
By Peter Passi Forum News Service DULUTH — In its ongoing efforts to combat the sale and use of synthetic drugs, the Duluth City Council passed ordinances Monday night that require retailers of the products to be licensed by the city and that make it illegal for anyone...
June 11, 2013 - 11:00pm