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January 29, 2019
Andre Duval of Brainerd competes Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Beargrease 120, the mid-distance class race of the 35th annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in Duluth. Submitted photo
So close yet so far: Brainerd man drops out of Beargrease 2/3 of the way
January 29, 2019 - 7:00am
January 10, 2019
Dave Williams of Pelican Township voices his concerns about vacation rentals by nearby homeowners at the Tuesday, Jan. 8, statutory, organizational and regular meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Lakefront property owner says unregulated rentals cause for concern
January 10, 2019 - 9:00am
December 29, 2018
The International Space Station appears as a straight white line against the backdrop of the nigh sky and Milky Way in this Bryan Hansel image shot in Cook County. Courtesy Bryan Hansel
Bryan Hansel transforms North Shore scenes into artistic palette
December 29, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 11, 2018
t10.10.2018 -- 101218.N.DNT.StormFoloC5 -- Flooding impacted four blocks of downtown Grand Marais during Wednesday's storm. Two Grand Marais streets were closed due to flooding and businesses on those streets closed. The strong waves pushed beach debris and rocks into the streets in downtown Grand Marais, which was cleaned up by city crews early Thursday morning. Cook County Emergency Management photoplay button
Strong autumn storm leave path of destruction in northeast Minnesota
October 11, 2018 - 7:49pm
September 9, 2018
t090618 --- Clint Austin --- 091018.S.DNT.ONEROOF.C03 ---  Corby Hernandez of Red Lake Falls, Minn. owner of Scitus Construction installs carpeting in the great room one of four homes being built by One Roof in Grand Marais Thursday afternoon.  ---  Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Group extends efforts to provide affordable housing in Duluth, up the shore
September 9, 2018 - 5:59pm
August 29, 2018
2018 -- Cook County Sheriff's Office -- Fredrickson, Spencer -- Spencer Fredrickson, of Northfield, Minn, (dob: 11/28/1997), charged with 1st Degree Assault  and 4th Degree Assault on a Peace Officer.
In drug-infused rage, Minnesota man allegedly bit off man's finger, tried pulling woman's face apart 'as hard as he could'
August 29, 2018 - 8:10am
August 16, 2018
Storage tanks damaged by April 26 fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
July 15, 2018
Cyclist climb Lindskog Road during the 2018 Le Grand du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic in rural Cook County over Memorial Day weekend.--- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
July 15, 2018 - 7:43am
May 1, 2018
“For more than a decade, spring burning restrictions have successfully reduced the number of wildfires we’ve had in Minnesota,” said Casey McCoy, DNR fire prevention supervisor. “In fact, wildfires are down more than 30 percent from a decade ago, thanks in large part to these restrictions.” Click on image to view the entire graphic. MnDNR
Grass fires, wildfires keeping firefighters busy
May 1, 2018 - 11:20am
February 5, 2018
A group of Canada lynx, likely a female lynx with her four kittens, gathered on a road near Tofte in front of photographer Thomas Spence on Saturday morning. Seeing a family group of lynx is a rarity. Photo courtesy of Thomas Spence
'I couldn't believe it': Tofte photographer stumbles on rare lynx sighting
February 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 10, 2018
Former Cook County social services official admits child abuse
January 10, 2018 - 8:49pm
January 3, 2018
Traffic fatalities lowest in Minn. in nearly 75 years; ND and SD on downward swing, but steady last year
January 3, 2018 - 9:49pm
January 2, 2018
Chad Schouweiler runs his team in the Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race last year. Thirty mushers will race 12-dog and eight-dog teams in this year's Gunflint Mail Run, which begins Saturday morning at Trail Center Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Jim Stroner
Trails ready for Gunflint sled dog race
January 2, 2018 - 5:24am
October 12, 2017
Two kayakers enjoy the Red River near Fargo's Lindenwood Park. Forum News Service file photo
Red River, Poplar River improve, but Minnesota's impaired waters list grows
October 12, 2017 - 3:23pm
October 4, 2017
Lori Jean Dahmen
Minn. woman burned down home to 'destroy a bad spirit,' charges say
October 4, 2017 - 5:44pm
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