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  1. Duluth, New Ulm dioceses ordered to turn over sex abuse documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    The Diocese of Duluth has been ordered for the first time to turn over a broader range of internal documents detailing child sexual abuse cases to plaintiffs in an ongoing lawsuit. Ramsey County District Judge John Guthmann on Tuesday ordered the diocese to disclose all documents detailing abuse that is alleged to have occurred prior to 1978.

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  2. Anderson wins John Beargrease dog race marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | TwinCities

    Musher Ryan Anderson, of Ray, Minn., gets a hug from his wife Missy Anderson after he was the first musher to cross the finish line of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Race at Billy's Bar in Duluth, Minn., early Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Anderson started the over 300 mile long race along the North Shore Trail of Lake Superior on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25. The race commemorates the life of John Beargrease, a Chippewa Chief who delivered mail by dog sled along the same area in the 1800's.

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  3. Ryan Anderson wins John Beargrease dog race marathon for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | TwinCities

    Musher Ryan Anderson pulled across the Beargrease Marathon finish line just minutes ahead of his friend and three-time champion Nathan Schroeder to win the 2015 dog sled race. Anderson arrived in Duluth at 2:53 a.m. Wednesday, 28 minutes ahead of Schroeder.

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  4. Dozens of children escape injury in Wisconsin bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | TwinCities

    Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a car rear-ended a school bus loaded with 45 students, but the children and the bus driver were not hurt. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the crash happened about six miles south of Ashland on State Highway 13 at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday after school let out.

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  5. Duluth doctor sued over Minnetonka Country Club's closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | TwinCities

    A Duluth physician is being sued in connection with the closing of the longtime family business -- the Minnetonka Country Club -- and for agreeing to sell the 117-acre property to a developer to make way for a housing subdivision. The lawsuit, filed against Dr. William D. Witrak in Hennepin County District Court on Friday, claims his actions were done without the required authorization of other shareholders who are family members.

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  6. Amid cameras and cheering, Beargrease sled dog teams hit the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | TwinCities

    Among the oodles of spectators for Sunday's start of the 31st John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon north of Two Harbors were a small army of amateur photographers. Everywhere one looked, lenses were trained on yawping dogs and mushers swaddled in Stay-Puft gear.

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  7. Duluth, Hibbing airports to honor OberstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | TwinCities

    Duluth International Airport and the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing have announced plans to honor the late U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar this year. Meanwhile, a terminal that's under construction in Hibbing will feature a display that commemorates Oberstar's work.

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  8. Crashed Ice competitor knows adrenaline rushes - from rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | TwinCities

    Reed Whiting escapes the bull that just threw him in a screengrab from his Crashed Ice entry video. Before ice cross downhill, the closest Reed Whiting claims he ever got to the same level of exhilaration was a five-month tour through the Midwest bull-riding circuit.

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  9. Celebration of radio host Leigh Kamman will be who's who of Twin Cities jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    When Twin Cities musicians, singers and jazz fans gather Sunday at the St. Paul Hotel, one of the Twin Cities jazz scene's most enduring and esteemed figures will honored. Longtime radio host Leigh Kamman, who died in October at the age of 92, spent more than 60 years bringing the music and personalities of great jazz performers to listeners.

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  10. Minnesota Sunday liquor sales advocates continue fight against banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    The same legislative duo that unsuccessfully pushed last session to repeal the state's ban on Sunday liquor-store sales is at it again. Sen. Roger Reinert, a DFLer from Duluth, and Rep. Jenifer Loon, an Eden Prairie Republican, said Thursday that instead of offering a range of choices that could chip away at the law, as they have in the past, they intend this session to go for all-out repeal.

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  11. Spooky, abandoned Duluth nursing home gets a national 'ghost' audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    The owners of a long-shuttered nursing home and sanatorium near Duluth are cashing in on the dilapidated facility's spooky qualities. The former Nopeming Nursing Home -- originally built as a sanatorium to care for people afflicted with tuberculosis -- will be featured Saturday on an episode of the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" show.

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  12. Longtime Minnesota mayor forced to resign to keep state retirement benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    Longtime Baxter Mayor Darrel Olson resigned Tuesday night after he was told he had to leave office or lose state retirement benefits based on a little-known law, although he may get his job back in 30 days. The surprise announcement came at the end of a regular council session.

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  13. Brown bear dies after 27 years at Duluth zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TwinCities

    Phoebe, one of the two brown bears at Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo, was euthanized Tuesday after being in poor health for an extended period of time. She was 28 years old and had lived at the zoo for nearly 27 years.

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  14. Brown, Cummins: Maximizing participation before and on Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TwinCities

    Back in 2009, voters here approved the use of ranked voting, ushering in a new era of municipal elections here in the Capital City. Since then, ranked voting has been put to the test on both sides of the Mississippi, in the 2011 council elections in St. Paul and in Minneapolis' open mayoral contest in 2013 -- proving its ability to dramatically reduce negative "attack" campaigning in favor of positive, substantive, issue-based conversations.

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  15. Duluth parents ask that man responsible in son's death go freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | TwinCities

    Mike and Rainy Lofald stood in a Duluth courtroom Friday morning and told a judge that they did not want to see the Superior, Wis., man responsible for their son's death to go to prison. Joseph Michael Lofald, 28, was killed in April 2011 when the car he was riding in left U.S. Highway 53 and crashed into a ditch.

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  16. Man found dead after downtown Duluth assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | TwinCities

    A man was found dead from an apparent head injury in Duluth's Central Hillside early Saturday, and another man was taken into custody on a preliminary charge of second-degree unintentional homicide. The Duluth Police Department reported that emergency personnel responded to a medical call at about 6:20 a.m. Crews found a 33-year-old man deceased at the scene.

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  17. Duluth firefighter, accused of molesting infant, faces expansive child porn inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | TwinCities

    A Duluth firefighter who faces sexual misconduct and child pornography charges allegedly used a computer at a Duluth fire station to distribute pornographic images of a 4-month-old child, according to court documents. Caleb Stuart Lofald, 32, of Hermantown already is charged with sexually assaulting the infant girl and surreptitiously recording a 6-year-old boy and an adult woman in various stages of undress in a guest room at his home.

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  18. With lack of snow, John Beargrease race to start near Two HarborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | TwinCities

    Officials with the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon have announced that this year's race will start north of Two Harbors because of the lack of snow farther south. Trail conditions farther up the North Shore are better, officials said.

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  19. Duluth firefighter suspected of having sexual contact with juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | TwinCities

    A 32-year-old Duluth firefighter has been arrested for allegedly having criminal sexual contact with a juvenile younger than 13 years old as part of an investigation into Internet crime, according to a statement from the Duluth Police Department. The firefighter, who is from Hermantown, was booked at the St. Louis County Jail following his arrest.

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  20. Activists gather to protest Keystone pipeline, tar sands oil extractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | TwinCities

    Eight of the roughly two dozen protesters standing on the steps of the U.S. Courthouse in Fargo held up a banner that read "No tar sands pipelines" as drivers passed by, offering their support. "The whole thing is, this goes back to the issue of climate change," said Fargo resident Dean Hulse, 59, who helped organize the Fargo rally.

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