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Analysis shows outstate bridges in rough shape
A new look at state bridge conditions shows that 11 percent of state bridges are either "structurally deficient" or "functionally obsolete," up from 7.7 percent a decade ago.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Business, commuinity leaders prepare for Duluth & St. Louis Co. Days
We think it's important we're down now in the second week of the session, early, early on so we can set the stage for what we're seeking and the rationale of why it should be supported," said Roger Wedin, the director of policy & education at the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.
Judge Rules Against Proctor in Annexation Attempt
An administrative law judge ruled Thursday that the City of Proctor will not be able to annex neighboring Midway Township.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Duluth Woman, Chicago Man Charged after Heroin Bust, Police Say
Authorities say a Chicago man and a Duluth woman have been charged in St. Louis County following a heroin bust.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Duluth Woman Admits Role In Landlord Killing
The St. Louis County Attorney's Office says 32-year-old Joella Lee Tucker pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charge of aiding and abetting second-degree murder.
Rise in Hepatitis C linked to heroin use in St Louis County, state
Dirty needles are to blame for a rising trend in hepatitis C cases in southern St Louis County, that has officials calling the trend a "public health crisis."
Ex-Minnesota fire chief Ryan Scharber diagnosed as a pyromaniac
Now it's PARENTS at war: Father of boyfriend accused of 'corrupting' cheerleader who's suing her mom and dad furiously hits back at claims he drove her home drunk at 3.30am Teacher and mother-of-two 'brutally beaten to death and left naked on the side of the road by her jealous new boyfriend' Osama bin Laden's son-in-law agreed to be al Qaeda's ... (more)
A truck, stolen yesterday in Hibbing, has been found
The St. Louis County Sheriff's office identified a suspect when a deputy recognized the driver of the stolen vehicle on Hwy 53 in Britt.
Sidewalk Snow Removal Gets Quicker for St. Louis Co.
Snow may not be wanted in the Northland, but if it falls again St. Louis County crews will be ready to clear sidewalks quicker than ever.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ex-Babbitt, Minn., fire chief diagnosed as pyromaniac
Ryan Scharber set a series of suspicious fires in Superior National Forest and then tried to deflect blame, prosecutors say.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Family-supporting jobs needed now, but the mine won't bring them
It seems like common sense that high-paying jobs will lead toward prosperity we'll be able to make that house payment, our kids won't move away, our lives will be enriched.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Driver Uninjured when Train Hits SUV Stuck in Snow
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says an Iron Range woman was not injured when the SUV she was driving became stuck in snow near railroad tracks and was struck by a train.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
3 Chicago Men Charged in St. Louis County for Allegedly Selling Heroin
The Duluth Police Department said 22-year-old Akeem Asad, 28-year-old Ike Hardy, and 21-year-old Jerrell Rodgers were charged Friday with First Degree Sale of a Controlled Substance, and First Degree Conspiracy to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lake County considers flexing its timber sales
Photo: It can cost a half-million dollars or more today to purchase equipment needed to enter the logging business.
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New inventory gives insight into school trust a
Over 440,000 acres of school trust land is composed of unproductive swamp, according to a new inventory of lands owned by the trust.
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Community Voices | Saving our lake country
On the 75th Anniversary of the Superior National Forest's inception I wrote about the origins of my love for northern Minnesota in the Naturalist Magazine.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
St. Louis County to revamp traffic sign policy
In the interest of safety the St. Louis County Transportation and Public works Department is looking at creating a new comprehensive traffic sign policy.
Becky Hall Announces Candidacy for 7A Seat
Hall ran for a seat on the St. Louis County Board in 2012 and is also active with the Northern Liberty Alliance, a Duluth tea party group.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Dividing Line: Minnesota pushes for equal health opportunities
If you're poor, or a minority, chances are you're not getting the same quality of health care as the majority of the population.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Duluth Public Library Lends Seeds Along with Books
The Duluth Public Library cut the ribbon on a new kind of lending program on Saturday.