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  1. Want to buy a North Shore resort? Herea s how much it will cost youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | TwinCities

    LUTSEN, Minn. Historic Lutsen Resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior is up for sale for a cool $9.95 million .


  2. Northern Minnesota man pleads guilty in one of statea s largest illegal trapping casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | TwinCities

    One of two Chisholm men admitted Monday to his role in what authorities said was one of the state's largest trapping cases on record. Douglas Anthony Marana, 70, pleaded guilty to four criminal charges at a hearing in St. Louis County District Court in Duluth.


  3. Glensheen murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | TwinCities

    It was in 1968 that the Congdon family gave its Duluth estate - Glensheen - to the University of Minnesota Duluth so the Congdon legacy would live on. Chester A. Congdon, an attorney, businessman and state legislator around the turn of the previous century, had made his fortune in the mining industry.


  4. 60 years in prison for Minnesota man who raped preteenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | TwinCities

    Brian Arthur Barthman, 47, of Hermantown was sentenced Wednesday to two 30-year prison sentences to be served one after the other, according to the St. Louis County attorney's office. Barthman was found guilty in March of three counts each of first- and second-degree criminal-sexual conduct.


  5. Burnsville teacher accused of sexually explicit communication with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | TwinCities

    A Burnsville High School music teacher is accused of having sexually explicit electronic communication with a student over the past several weeks, police said. Erik Micheal Akervik, 29, of Burnsville, was arrested at the high school about 11:30 a.m. Monday and booked into Dakota County jail on suspicion of using the internet or a computer to distribute material that relates or describes sexual conduct with a child, jail records show.


  6. Duluth woman came to aid of erratic driver who then ran her over, charges sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | TwinCities

    At least nine people witnessed a Superior, Wis., woman fatally strike a good Samaritan who came to her aid after her vehicle skidded off London Road on Tuesday, according to charges filed Friday, April 7. Theresa Marie Katzmark, 49, was arraigned in State District Court in Duluth on a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of 62-year-old Donna Ruth Estrem of Duluth. Witnesses reportedly told police that Estrem went to check on Katzmark, whose Mercury Mountaineer was the subject of numerous erratic driving reports, when she left the road in front of the Ecumen Lakeshore facility at London Road and 40th Avenue East at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday.


  7. SUV fatally hits Duluth woman, 62, throwing her against electrical boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | TwinCities

    A 62-year-old pedestrian was killed when she was struck by an SUV and thrown against an electrical box along London Road in Duluth on Tuesday, according to police and a witness at the scene. The Duluth Police Department confirmed that the woman died when she was struck near the intersection of London Road and 40th Avenue East, in front of Ecumen Lakeshore, around 12:40 p.m. Authorities said the driver, a 49-year-old woman, was taken into custody after the incident.


  8. Stillwater businesses rally to help store owners whose son diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | TwinCities

    Stillwater merchants are rallying to help fellow downtown business owners John and Kelly Daly, whose son was found dead this weekend on a rural road north of Duluth. Joel Costa, a 32-year-old Minnesota National Guard member from Fredenburg Township, was reported missing after he failed to show up for weekend drill duty Saturday morning.


  9. Driver survives as pickup truck plunges off Dulutha s Blatnik BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | TwinCities

    The morning after Monday's single-car crash that sent him sailing off the Blatnik Bridge and falling about 30 to 40 feet, Mark Anderson was already walking, however gingerly, down the intensive care hallway outside his room. "It's a miracle he's alive," said his longtime girlfriend, Connie Everett, who was by Anderson's side in a room at Essentia Health-St.


  10. Schwans Cup girls hockey: Lakeville North tips Centennial in overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | TwinCities

    Given four power-play opportunities in regulation, the Panthers failed to capitalize on any of them, often struggling to get shots off. Senior defenseman Lynne Freese put the power back in the power play when she fired a shot from the blue line and scored 46 seconds into overtime.


  11. Couple accused of stealing nearly $190k from western Wisconsin churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | TwinCities

    A former church treasurer and her husband have been charged in St. Croix County Court with stealing nearly $190,000 in church funds over about 10 years. Kara K. Amundson LaVenture, 42, and Michael J. LaVenture, 45, of rural Roberts are each charged with five felony counts of theft in a business setting, while Kara LaVenture also faces a felony count of identity theft.


  12. How to pedal from St. Paul to Canada: The North Star Bicycle RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | TwinCities

    Minnesota has a newly designated bicycle route stretching from downtown St. Paul up to Grand Portage State Park near the Canadian border. U.S. Bicycle Route 41, also known as the North Star Bicycle Route, is the designation for a route involving existing roads and mixed-use paths and trails designated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation as part of the U.S. Bicycle Route System.


  13. Once-notorious Duluth storefront reopens as taproomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | TwinCities

    Blacklist Artisan Ales is all about niches, from the Belgian-inspired brews it offers in unique 10-ounce glasses to the long and narrow space it now occupies on East Superior Street in Duluth. "In eight days we've made about as much beer as we did all last year," said brewer and co-owner Brian Schanzenbach.


  14. Lake Superior shipwreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | TwinCities

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario - His ship sunk, his belongings gone but for the clothes on his back, L.S. Upson surveyed the scene along the remote shore of Lake Superior 100 miles north of Sault Ste.


  15. Tap water taste testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | TwinCities

    On the crest of the state's pre-eminent tap-water tasting event Wednesday in Duluth, taste testers David LaFrance and Tony Belden bandied about the topic of the city's water. "Duluth has some of the best-tasting water in the world," said the Denver-based LaFrance, chief operating officer of the American Water Works Association, whose Minnesota section is holding its annual conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center this week.


  16. Fall colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | TwinCities

    The slow onset of fall color this season may be in part due to the unusually warm September across much of northern Minnesota. With most days in the 70s and nights in the 50s, Duluth temperatures have averaged more than 4 degrees above normal so far in September, and that may be tricking some trees into thinking it's still summer.


  17. Fall color trip tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | TwinCities

    It's that time of year when folks are clamoring to get outside and enjoy the autumn colors. While there are many choices for fall color treks, the North Shore is one of the most popular destinations in Minnesota because of its abundance of trees that offer dazzling arrays of reds, oranges and yellows.


  18. Sunken train wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | TwinCities

    Guided not just by the hands of operator Tom Crossmon, but also by the past efforts of an extended network of divers and the collective memory of a community, the remotely operated vehicle descended into the depths of Lake Superior. Dropping down a sheer rock cliff that plunges into the lake along a remote stretch of the northern Ontario shore, the underwater remote operating vehicle's camera and lights searched for its quarry: A wreck not seen since it happened 106 years ago.


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