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Regulators are expected to take about a year to weigh the utility's full increase request.
The school is looking for $5.2 million in budget cuts.
The 5.8% interim increase goes into effect Jan. 1.
De-icing efforts and Mother Nature helped thaw the heavy ice.
Even with 40 plows on the road at a time, some areas remain impassable.
Heavy ice will be removed beginning at 10 a.m.
Small stores take a big hit, but they're giving it another try next weekend.
The city lifted its travel advisory and said Park Point in the harbor was open again to visitors. On the North Shore, a popular rock formation near Tettegouche State Park was destroyed.
The card and gift shop is as old as the Holiday Center.
Now in its 61st year, the parade this year is dedicated to KBJR's longtime receptionist, who died last year.
Maura Crowell's office is a shrine to her team's glorious past, with wall-sized photos and the words "NCAA National Champions" painted above her desk.
What remains of the twice-burned texts will still receive a proper burial.
Lake Avenue bridge work will coincide with final stretch of Superior Street reconstruction.
Minnesota wants eight more distribution centers around the state.
New single-family homes in Duluth are typically $300,000 and up.
Matthew Amiot asks to execute his sentence after fleeing treatment.
State law, not federal, controls the routing of pipelines, the filing says.
Thomas Allen Micklewright was charged with second-degree murder.
The trail is getting reinforced so Lake Superior doesn't wipe it out again.
Mayor says the community "wants to do more and move faster" on the issue.
A state veterans cemetery unofficially opened a year ago and was dedicated in September.
Tourism tax dollars could help expand hours and capabilities on Park Point Beach.
Duluth entrepreneurs share recipes for success via university panel.
Unfinished portions will be covered with asphalt until next spring.
DULUTH – The man who started the fire that destroyed a historic Duluth synagogue in September fled the chemical dependency treatment facility he was…
The council majority was at stake in Tuesday's election.
Voters across the Twin Cities arrived at the polls at sunrise on Tuesday morning to cast ballots on a variety of local races including school referendums, City Council and county commission seats.
"I learned a long time ago that these issues of stereotypic images and prejudice that are uniquely branded at American Indians will never go away."
They're forging a private school and community college alliance.
Mercy Hospital hopes the new partnership will heal its financial distress.
Launch Properties suddenly has a list of projects in the area.
Defense had argued self-defense in the September 2018 downtown killing.
A made-up protest group "announced" an intrusive pipeline through Duluth.
The move could cost 50 jobs, and faculty members fear it will hit them the hardest.
"We're going to know very quickly whether it works or not," said the judge.
The Duluth project will be "starting from scratch" next year after recovery of the disturbed graves this fall, Minnesota Department of Transportation officials said. "It should not have happened," a MnDOT official told the Fond du Lac neighborhood.
"It's an exciting time to be looking for a job," analyst says, but ...
Waves reached nearly two stories high in some areas, causing damage, flooding.
A settlement with Shannon Miller in bias case is still pending.
The former coaches claimed discrimination because of sexual orientation.
Jackson Pfister's classmates waved flags and painted their faces with his No. 15, wore shirts with his name and set up a memorial to their teammate who died after collapsing during last week's game.
Among the discoveries frustrating construction crews: fuel tanks well below the surface.
Organizers declared year one a success.
Regulators to hold hearings this month on largest private investment in city's history.
Wisconsin, Minnesota among several states that now recognize the holiday.
The chain is looking at a property near Duluth International Airport.
Local, not-so-local talent show their stuff during Catalyst Content event.
The Catalyst Content Festival makes its Duluth debut Wednesday, and organizers expect nearly a thousand creative types will mingle through the weekend, connecting projects with producers and the entertainment industry with the region.
It's the first collection site in the region.
Shannon Miller and the former women's basketball coach and former softball coach at UMD sued the university in federal court in 2015 alleging gender and sexual orientation discrimination and retaliation.
3 women allege gender, sexual orientation bias.
Prosecutors say she lied about another suspect's whereabouts.
More rain could be on the way Friday night into Saturday.
Monaco Air wants the city to help pay for the project.
Matthew James Amiot was booked into the Douglas County Jail Monday night.
No one was injured and the device was removed safely.
Including legal fees, damages and pay and benefits, Miller is set to receive more than $4.3 million.
Three to five inches fell in six hours Monday.
Charges outline a drug deal that turned to robbery and then retaliation.
New research led by the Duluth-based Minnesota Sea Grant is looking to answer that question and study whether sustainable aquaculture is feasible in the Great Lakes region.
The Duluth mansion's natural clay court is one of two left in the state.
Matthew Amiot will likely be spared more jail time.
A nationwide shortage of aircraft mechanics is causing employers to get creative and programs like the one at Lake Superior College to swell.
The Republican governor says public hearings are needed on the proposed copper mine.
Autumn gets especially gray as cool marine air fights off dwindling sunshine, trapping clouds along the lake.
Homeless Duluth man not charged with arson but with felony negligence.
Will absentee ballot trend hit off-year election?
Strike authorization vote came last week after contract talks broke down.
No accelerants found in Duluth synagogue blaze; suspect is ID'd.
A 36-year-old Duluth man was booked into the St. Louis County jail on suspicion of felony arson on Friday afternoon.
Negotiations began in May but have reached an impasse.
He was remembered as a coalition builder.
Firefighters were called to the blaze about 2:20 a.m. at the Adas Israel Synagogue. Fire investigators have yet to give a preliminary indication of how the fire began.
He backs hockey coach's claims of discrimination, but calls damages excessive.
"It saddens me that the District attempted to silence me by threatening me, then suspending me, and now firing me."