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  1. NCAA's quest to lessen home-ice advantage reveals fans or famine at hockey regional sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Star Tribune

    The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.


  2. 'Alcohol and speed' suspected in snowmobile crash on lake that killed UMD studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Star Tribune

    The snowmobile struck an island in the middle of the lake, throwing both men off the machine, the Sheriff's Office said. Drinking and speeding are suspected of being behind a snowmobile crash on a dark Iron Range lake that killed the driver and seriously injured his rider, authorities said.


  3. Shipping season under way at Port of Duluth, SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Star Tribune

    Although there's snow in the forecast, one sure sign of spring is the start to the shipping season in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. The first laker, the John G. Munson, made its way through the harbor Monday evening.


  4. What's cooking: Canning jars, fab cookbooks, Blue Zones and SpamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Star Tribune

    New Scenic Cafe chef Scott Graden is co-author of “New Scenic Cafe: The Cookbook,” which is up for a Minnesota Book Award. Congratulations to the authors of two cookbooks that gained finalist status for the 27th annual Minnesota Book Awards, which will name its winners on April 18. "New Scenic Cafe: The Cookbook," by Scott Graden with Arlene Anderson , highlights more than 130 recipes from this gem on the North Shore of Lake Superior.


  5. Lobbying for cycling grows in Minneapolis and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Star Tribune

    The state's scrappy bike lobby sprouted up without a lot of money, but with a committed band of organizers. From left, Alexis Pennie, Amy Brugh and Ethan Fawley - executive director of the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition - took a spin on the Hiawatha Bike Trail by the Cedar Riverside light-rail station.


  6. Boys' basketball Class 3A story linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Star Tribune

    DeLaSalle, located on the edge of downtown Minneapolis , seeks admittance into a select group of schools to win four consecutive state titles. Southwest Minnesota Christian earned its Class 1A championship quartet from 1999 to 2002.


  7. Travel, new and now: Historic bars, restored California hot springs resort, Amish mud salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Star Tribune

    The organization is launching a March Madness-inspired bracket of 32 historic bars, including tiki bars, taverns, cocktail lounges, beer gardens, sports bars and dive bars. The public is invited to vote for favorites in four weekly matchups - from the initial 32 to a Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight and Final Four - to determine which will advance to the next round.


  8. Thursday's prep basketball roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Star Tribune

    Mitch Poss added 13 points as the Raiders earned their first state tournament berth since 1997. Sean Hjelle scored 20 points to lead the Zephyrs, who were bidding for their first state tournament berth since 1961.


  9. Cook County wants Legislature to foot bill for special prosecutor in sex-crime caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The taxpayers of Minnesota's Cook County could be on the hook for a big bill racked up during the 2013 prosecution of their county attorney for felony sex crimes. Without input or approval from county commissioners, a judge appointed a special prosecutor to avoid a conflict of interest in the case against then-County Attorney Tim Scannell.


  10. American Indians' autopsy protests lead to a teachable momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two deaths in Carlton County have spurred intense discussions about American Indians' right to decline an autopsy for loved ones when it violates their religious beliefs. Tribal advocates have called for local officials to be better trained in native customs after court orders were needed to prevent autopsies on the bodies of Mushkoob Aubid, a spiritual leader of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Autumn Martineau, a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


  11. 22 police officers, firefighters to receive Medal of ValorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Sgt. Daniel Hutchinson was shot three times but still managed to rescue two fellow sheriff's deputies from an active shooter. Officer Michael Keith used his own shirt to beat back flames from a car, then pulled a state trooper to safety just before the vehicle exploded.


  12. Going for grandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Escape Artists offers up a global discourse ranging from great finds close to home to adventures far afield. You'll find weekly travel deals here, too.


  13. Dozens of children escape injury in Wisconsin bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a car rear-ended a school bus loaded with 45 students, but the children and the bus driver were not hurt. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the crash happened about six miles south of Ashland on State Highway 13 at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday after school let out.


  14. Searchers find body of Kuskokwim River traveler missing since DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Searchers have found the body of a Kuskokwim River traveler from Akiak who went missing with two others in December. KYUK reports the body found Wednesday is believed to be that the 26-year-old George Evan, who was among the three people who disappeared Dec. 12 while traveling on a four-wheeler during a storm.


  15. Grand Marais tries for its own magazine contest titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities. First, Duluth-loving voters took to the Internet to catapult the Lake Superior city to the title of Outside Magazine's "Best Town in America."


  16. Concerned about fending off 'Trouble,' Duluth zoo euthanizes ailing Kodiak bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Zookeepers were worried that Phoebe, in her advanced age and condition, would have been unable to defend herself against Trouble, the younger bear that shared her exhibit A 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear who lived nearly her entire life at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, has died, officials announced. Phoebe was euthanized Tuesday after many months of struggling with arthritis, leading to growing difficulties this week in her ability to eat and move about, said Dr. Louise Beyea, the zoo's veterinarian.


  17. Wet Seal closing 7 stores in Minnesota, more than 300 nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Teen clothing retailer Wet Seal abruptly closed 338 stores this week, laying off about 3,700 employees on short notice. In Minnesota, stores closed Tuesday in Rosedale, Southdale, Maplewood Mall, Burnsville Center, Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Miller Hill Mall in Duluth and Apache Mall in Rochester, according to store employees in the Rosedale and St. Cloud stores.


  18. Wet Seal closing 7 stores in Minn; MOA and Maple Grove remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    From merchandising and advertising to real estate and technology, business reporters offer insight into the latest trends and people that define today's top retailers. Teen clothing retailer Wet Seal abruptly closed 338 stores Monday and Tuesday, laying off about 3,700 employees on short notice.


  19. Minnesota History: Midwife of Duluth had a long, fruitful careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Star Tribune

    She spent her life helping others give birth. Halldora Gudmundsdottir Olson was 4 when her mother died birthing child No.


  20. Seed libraries popular with gardeners but ag officials say exchanges violate state lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Star Tribune

    For thousands of years, people have exchanged seeds to grow terrific tomatoes or produce the perfect potato, but a new effort to loan and borrow seeds has created a conflict between well-meaning gardeners and state agriculture officials who feel obligated to enforce laws restricting the practice. Seed exchanges have sprouted up in about 300 locations around the country, most often in libraries, where gardeners can exchange self-pollinating seeds rather than buy standard, hybrid seeds.


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