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Tourism tax dollars could help fund docking stations along Duluth's lakefront.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and housing officials meet residents of affordable apartments.
The third run proved to be the charm for West Duluth's Janet Kennedy.
Duluthians also elected a slate of other officials, voting to fill five seats on the City Council and three on the school board.
The newcomer and two incumbents won elections Tuesday.
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.
A service vehicle was found overturned and its driver pronounced dead at the scene.
After recent graffiti, volunteers step up to help with security.
Eliminating the size requirement could be one part of housing solution.
A brief guide to voting on Nov. 5 and the candidates running for mayor, city council and school board.
The contest, the largest sled dog race in the Lower 48, is a qualifier for Alaska's famous Iditarod.
New ordinance would create parking ordinance for emergencies.
Almost 1 million birds brightened the National Weather Service's radar in northeastern Minnesota.
Brighton Beach remains closed, but officials say the storm was less severe than others of late.
Waves reached nearly two stories high in some areas, causing damage, flooding.
Students' use soars despite urgent campaigns, retail crackdowns.
Mourners helped restrain the suspect until police could arrive
Meteorologists in the National Weather Service's Duluth office noticed some unusual activity on the screen and became worried there was a fire in Aitkin County.
The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office found 35-year-old Michelle Mary Mae's body Tuesday.
Chinh Pham and family met with Vietnam War veterans who served on the USS Duluth and saw the city whose namesake introduced him to the U.S.
St. Louis County deputies were continuing to investigate with the help of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
The grant will go toward battling the spread of heroin and opioids.
Judge says the former Kozy Bar is a "magnet for crime," and beyond fixing.
The city will pair senior citizens or people with disabilities with people willing to help them.
The city wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to weigh in.
Ads from a pro-business PAC will return to buses for one month.
The educator and mother of two children in the district was picked from a large pool of applicants.
But brewers hope a legislative effort to expand beer-jug sales eventually wins out.
After 21 people applied, school board may adjust the interview process.
With tourism tax collections up 1.6%, Duluthians are crossing their fingers for a fair-weather fall.
Proposed 5-cent charge aims to reduce waste, create eco-friendly habits.
Mary Cathryn Ricker was on a whirlwind back-to-school tour this week.
The board will conduct 20-minute interviews to fill the vacant seat.
Since April, a local artist has left a couple hundred chalk sketches throughout the city encouraging passersby to stop and take a moment for themselves.
The board passed a resolution Tuesday saying employees should make "every effort" to make purchases locally.
Twelve counties near the Minnesota-Wisconsin border broadcast the Vikings when the teams' games coincide.
New data shows continuing achievement gap with scores for black students among worst in the state.
A man from California purchased the Wisconsin Point tower, which is more than 100 years old.
The officer dragged a suspect by his handcuffs.
Thanks to a Burnsville company, the singer and rapper wasn't the only local on stage at the MTV VMAs.
More than 2 million people times a $15 admission fee = a lot of dough, deep fried or not.The Minnesota State Fair has never been…
We asked what State Fair facts you were curious about, and several readers have done the math and want to know what happens to all that dough.
For many, the dozen-day stretch is the most wonderful time of the year. And come Thursday morning, it's starting.
City asked residents for thumbs up or down on photos of local properties. It got 524 responses in about five days -- quite a turnout in a town of less than 1,500.
Cost to rehab century-old Duluth building is nearly $50 million.
Music festival highlights ongoing tensions over mining in Minnesota.
About 8,000 people voted Tuesday to pick who will appear on the city's ballot in November.
Public transportation in Minneapolis and St. Paul looked a lot different in the 19th and 20th centuries.
With a parade of tall ships set to sail through the harbor and music blasting from the bayfront, Duluth is gearing up for its largest…
Windows, siding and vehicles damaged, but no one was injured.
Law enforcement, city officials and event staff plan for range of emergencies during festival season.
Residents of the North Star State will persevere through the toughest blizzards, of course, and kids are drilled to take shelter away from windows during tornadoes. But earthquakes?
Blast off into the Star Tribune's archives to revisit some of the offbeat headlines during America's mission to the moon 50 years ago.
The USS Minneapolis-St. Paul will officially start its military duties in 12 to 16 months.
Oil refinery explosion raised fears of hydrogen fluoride hazards.
Resolution asks EPA to examine hazards at Husky Energy facility.
The move by the North Shore brewery is adding fuel to a legislative fight over Minnesota liquor laws.
A team spokesman said fans were prepared and lines moved ahead of Friday's rain-delayed home game vs. Texas.
If you're going Sunday morning, you better go early, managers advise.
Nearly 50 of the Spin rental scooters were intentionally damaged last week, police said.
Famed pilot's 1930s eyewear was purchased at auction for $8,500.
A third crew member is hospitalized. No patients were being transported when the helicopter crashed about 1 a.m. near the Brainerd airport. Gary Schott of Biscay, Minn., confirmed that his wife, Deb Schott, 58, was the nurse who died.
The Port of Duluth-Superior serves as a transportation epicenter, connecting railroads and interstates with the marine "highway" used to ferry millions of tons of cargo around the world.
The Minnesota senator entered Wednesday's debate seeking a breakout moment — but it's unclear if she succeeded.
The for-profit school, founded in 1874, faced declining numbers.
Three months after the for-profit university closed, some students still face an uncertain path.
A racist Facebook comment left on a photo of young graduates prompted an outpouring of support for Pelican Rapids' immigrant population.
The Star Tribune asked the 10 members of Minnesota's congressional delegation if they have read the special counsel's Russia report and what they think about it. Here's what they said.
Law letting senior citizens fill extra seats in U courses drew national attention.
Packers backers ratchet up NFL rivalry by editing chorus of popular song.