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Resolve active warrants at Douglas County event
Lakehead Constructors plan move to waterfront
Residents challenge utility rate hikes
PUC holds hearings on natural gas plant
Dodgers power past Brewers to return to World Series
Charlie Hennigan's family watching as Vikings' Adam Thielen closes in on 57-year-old NFL record
Solon Springs' Dickenson advances to state
Prep Playoffs - Oct. 19
Tigers win playoff opener
What does it mean to be an American?
Could it happen here?
It all starts with me, me, me
Wisconsin needs affordable health care
Truth can be stranger than fiction
Haunted Wisconsin forest puts heart into the haunt for Halloween
Library trick-or-treat features Willy Wonka
UWS residence halls welcome trick-or-treaters
Empire Block sets stage for Time Arc's hunting plays
Oulu thespians support summer school program
Superior, Duluth share spotlight in brewery book
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
Awkward Duluth newscast banter lands on Jimmy Fallon
Harbormasters harmonies aid Habitat for Humanity
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Virgil & Marilyn Nelson
Roger C. Postl
Jeffrey E. Claude
Shirley M. (Sherlock) Turner
Lawrence 'Butch' R. Kempton, Jr.
Robert E. Fry
James Irving Swenson
October 19, 2018
Late-season mushrooms respond to rains
The first weeks of October this fall may not have been what we were expecting weather-wise. After a September of several degrees above normal,...
October 19, 2018 - 9:17am
October 12, 2018
New England asters bloom late
By the time we reach mid-October, we've seen much of what fall has to offer in the Northland. Shorter days — now 11 hours of daylight —...
October 12, 2018 - 8:33am
September 25, 2018
Northern harriers are flying south
During September, many of us take advantage of the closeness of Hawk Ridge to observe the fall migration of birds. We are fortunate to have a...
September 25, 2018 - 8:06am
August 24, 2018
Orb webs in a dew-covered field
Dawn is cool — in the 50s — and calm with patches of fog. We don't always appreciate fog, but late-August mornings are often foggy,...
August 24, 2018 - 8:20am
August 21, 2018
Hummingbird nest reveals elaborate building
I walk by a patch of wild blackberries before I enter the woods. During the second half of August, with the passing of blueberries and raspberries,...
August 21, 2018 - 9:07am
May 11, 2018
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
ELY — The two painted turtles were sunning atop a bald rock that had been jutting out of Little Gabbro Lake for about 10,000 years. Except...
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
March 30, 2018
Direct primary care: The doctor will see you now
Americans across the country have discovered the Affordable Care Act isn't affordable.
March 30, 2018 - 8:32am
March 11, 2018
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
BISMARCK — Whether the behemoth muskie Ryan Getz of Bismarck caught while ice fishing on New Johns Lake in Burleigh County is a new state...
March 11, 2018 - 7:15am
March 9, 2018
Hope for future needs investment
It's one of the best feelings in the world. There's nothing quite like holding your newborn grandchild in your arms for the first time. Looking into that young face, knowing you are going to do everything you can to make sure that child grows up as happy and healthy as possible....
March 9, 2018 - 8:38am
Let the sunshine in!
In my career as a journalist, I have encountered many public officials who respect government openness and transparency. There was the state records custodian who turned over dozens of her boss's embarrassing emails after telling him that keeping them secret would violate the law....
March 9, 2018 - 8:31am
March 6, 2018
Can schools discipline student protestors?
Students around the country are turning the Feb. 14 heartbreaking school shooting in Parkland, Florida, into an inspiring and exemplary push for legislative change. In the last few days, many people have asked whether schools can discipline students for speaking out. The short answer?...
March 6, 2018 - 8:00am
What to look for in a politician
Have you already made up your mind about how you're going to vote — at least by party — in this year's important elections? I hope not. Because to serve our nation well at this troubled time in its political history, you should be looking for certain qualities in the...
March 6, 2018 - 7:58am
March 2, 2018
Let's listen to our students leaders
When most of us harken back to our days spent in school, we recall a time when life was a little simpler. I remember the joy that learning brought to me, and the teachers and peers who had such a profound influence on my life. But thinking back has brought many of us, myself included,...
March 2, 2018 - 8:05am
February 27, 2018
It's time for a station wagon rebound
It's not your grandfather's station wagon, but maybe it should be. The hubby had some work done on his truck last week. The dealership loaned us a car for the three-hour interim. It was a small, SUV crossover. The make and model are incidental; crossovers are like tuna casseroles...
February 27, 2018 - 8:06am
February 23, 2018
Winter Olympics, big thrills and big air
The Winter Olympics are waning. Competition officially ends Feb. 25. Sigh. It's been a good (sleigh) ride. If you're like me, the Winter Games provide opportunities to develop an interest in and become an expert on sports not typically televised during prime time. Let's start with...
February 23, 2018 - 7:49am