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  1. Last "saltie" of 2014 sails out of Duluth-SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    What are the forces moving the Minnesota economy? Adam Belz tries to identify the trends and show the connections between Minnesota and the larger U.S. and global economies. You can connect with him on Twitter: @adambelz After dropping off building supplies for a taconite plant near Nashwauk, the last oceangoing ship of the year departed Duluth on Saturday.

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  2. Wetlands take over northeastern Minnesota to offset mining's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    PolyMet, which plans to reuse this LTV steel plant, is eyeing a site near Aitkin to replace wetlands that would be destroyed by its proposed copper-nickel mine. Aitkin County soil scientist Becky Sovde understands that Minnesota's wetlands are vital for absorbing pollutants, recharging aquifers, storing floodwater, harboring wildlife and filtering drinking water.

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  3. St. Louis County adds sales tax for roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Star Tribune

    Bridge 616, part of County Road 668, has spanned the Dark River in Great Scott Township in St. Louis County since 1936. A sales tax for road repair will roll forward in northern Minnesota's St. Louis County despite opposition from some leaders in its cities.

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  4. Skiers have plenty of options close by, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Star Tribune

    When the temperature drops and white replaces green, don't fret. There's so much to enjoy when you clamp on your skis or snowboard and plunge down a hill or through the woods.

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  5. Make your own Swedish smorgasbordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Star Tribune

    A party platter:  Quick pickled cucumbers, modern Swedish meatballs with lingonberry reduction, pickled herring and pickled herring with sour cream and horseradish, rye-dill blini with roe butter. In the early 1970s, dining out in Minnesota was more about the decor than the meal, especially if you were a kid whose family frequented the Jolly Troll in the Twin Cities.

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  6. Frigid Start to Meteorological WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Star Tribune

    Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience. A serial entrepreneur, Douglas is Senior Meteorologist for WeatherNation TV , a new, national 24/7 weather channel with studios in Denver and Minneapolis.

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  7. Rock tossed off Duluth overpass bruises driver's heart, breaks collarbone; no arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The rock struck Matthew J. Fijalkiewicz, 22, of Superior, Wis., in the chest as he drove south in I-35. The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for the public's help locating a person who tossed a large rock off an overpass in Duluth on Sunday evening.

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  8. Duluth mayor among those tapping brakes on sales tax proposal for St. Louis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Duluth's mayor and other public officials are trying to tap the brakes on a County Board vote for a new sales tax for road repair in St. Louis County. Mayor Don Ness spoke before the board Tuesday after writing on his Facebook page that a proposed half-percent tax would disproportionately draw from Duluth and Hermantown, which have the lion's share of retailers but only a small portion of the county's roads.

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  9. Pregame: Lettieri cleared to play; Gophers return to Duluth for first time since 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Jason Gonzalez has covered an array of sports at all levels over the last six years. He learned ice hockey, however, long before - during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah .

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  10. Pregame: Gophers hoping for better start to home-and-home formatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Jason Gonzalez has covered an array of sports at all levels over the last six years. He learned ice hockey, however, long before - during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah .

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  11. Rescued hummingbird to get a plane rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns. Join him for his unique insights, his everyday adventures and an open conversation about the birds in your back yard and beyond.

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  12. Duluth methadone clinic cited for 22 violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    State documents released Tuesday show the Lake Superior Treatment Center was cited for violations discovered during a review earlier this year. Keith Koegler of the Minnesota Office of Inspector General says the citations are "serious and substantial" in a letter dated Nov. 6 to Florida-based Colonial Management Group, which owns the treatment center for narcotics addition.

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  13. Burger Friday: Lake Avenue Restaurant & BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The burger : Welcome to the Duluth Road Trip version of Burger Friday. I recently spent a few hours in the Minnesota half of the Twin Ports a noon-hour layover on an Apostle Islands-St.

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  14. Front-line workers detail child protection challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Star Tribune

    People at the front lines of protecting children in Minnesota offered divergent explanations Wednesday for the system's failures: underfunded and overwhelmed social workers, abuse reports that go nowhere, a policy that appeases rather than punishes abusive parents. The second meeting of Gov. Mark Dayton 's task force on improving the child protection system revealed tensions between child protection workers and mandated reporters, police and children's advocates.

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  15. Online poll: Duluth is best outdoors town in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Congratulate Duluth's hard-working civic boosters. Their online voters swarmed a national outdoors magazine website to win the crown of Best Town in America on Sunday night.

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  16. A new option for shippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A Dutch firm is filling frieghters with a variety of cargo from multiple customers, a change from the usual approach. When the St. Lawrence Seaway first opened to ocean freighters in 1959, ships arriving at the Port of Duluth carried everything from cars to coffee, beans, potatoes and liquor.

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  17. Gophers show off Big Ten hockey championship ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Jason Gonzalez has covered an array of sports at all levels over the last six years. He learned ice hockey, however, long before - during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah .

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  18. Man accused of fatally shooting wife in Sawyer Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The 26-year-old man is due in court Friday for a bond hearing. He's being held on a possible charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

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  19. Minnesota Duluth to honor Mandy Matula on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The University of Minnesota Duluth will honor Eden Prairie 's Mandy Matula on Saturday by officially retiring the 24-year-old's softball jersey, No. 14. Matula disappeared in May 2013.

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  20. Dayton, Johnson go head-to-head in DuluthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Vikings stadium, MNsure and mining were among the topics at Tuesday morning's debate between Gov. Dayton and Jeff Johnson, the Republican who wants his job. The third debate of this race, at the Duluth Playhouse, was also the first to feature only Dayton and Johnson.

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