Former UMD athlete sues, alleging retaliation
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A former student athlete at the University of Minnesota Duluth is suing the Board of Regents claiming retaliation for her support for a coach whose conduct generated an...
20-year sentence in fatal robbery in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A defendant accused of killing a man during a robbery in St. Louis County has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Darrel Mayhew earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's cash assistance program for low-income families will offer a $100 boost in monthly aid starting next year.
Duluth man accused of killing wife
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth man is accused of killing his wife.
Forty-year-old Ryan Jazdzewski was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 41-year-old wife,...
Man held after woman fatally stabbed in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Duluth police say a 41-year-old woman has died in an apparent case of domestic violence.
Officers responded Sunday night to a report that a child said their parents were...
Guilty plea entered in fatal Duluth robbery
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A defendant accused of killing a man during a robbery in St. Louis County has pleaded guilty to murder.
Darrel Mayhew has admitted to killing 70-year-old Larry Watczak...
Suspect in Pine County shooting at large
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Pine County sheriff's officials are looking Monday for a suspect who shot a man as the victim drove away from an altercation.
Spring snow won’t be around for long
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Parts of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin are blanketed with a fresh covering of snow.
The National Weather Service says it's the latest May snowfall on record of more...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota nonprofits are turning to community solar as a tool to fight poverty.
Community solar typically involves households or businesses buying subscriptions to...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human.
The remains were found in late April at a campsite belonging...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State investigators say a resident at a Duluth senior care apartment complex inadvertently drank a cleaning chemical that severely burned his digestive tract and killed him...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of Duluth has reached a settlement with dozens of people who say they were abused as children by its priests.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say they have recovered possible human remains in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says remains...
Fans celebrate NCAA hockey champs in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The NCAA hockey champions are celebrating back home in Duluth.
Fans gathered at the University of Minnesota Duluth campus gym Tuesday night to get a glimpse of the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — TCF Bank made more than $620,000 in card fees from University of Minnesota students on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses last school year, according to a consumer advocacy...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Sandelin acknowledged having his doubts through several low points of the season as to whether his Minnesota Duluth players were motivated enough to repeat as college...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Sandelin is no different than anyone else in appreciating a rags-to-riches journey such as the Massachusetts hockey program has enjoyed over the past three...
- Post-BulletinGrandma's Marathon features it all in 43rd runningJune 23, 2019
- Post-BulletinDuluth readies for massive medical investmentJune 8, 2019
- The Herald-Argus'No regrets about going over there'May 27, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalBig Ten basketball opponents set for Badgers men, womenApril 18, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewDuluth Trading Co. to open retail store April 11 in Spokane ValleyApril 3, 2019
Minnesota Duluth beats Providence 4-1 in NCAA semifinals
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Scott Sandelin isn't taking Minnesota Duluth's third consecutive trip to the Frozen Four championship game for granted because of how difficult it is to get...
Man arrested at school charged with threatening violence
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The man arrested at Duluth East High School last week has been charged with threatening violence and possessing a machine gun conversion kit.
Duluth fire chief charged with driving drunk
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say Duluth's fire chief had a blood alcohol content more than 2½ times the legal limit when he was arrested for driving drunk last weekend.
Recent winners of the Associated Press Player of the Year award for Minnesota high school boys basketball:
First ship of the season makes its way into Twin Ports
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — It's a sure sign of spring. The first ship of the season has made its way through the Soo Locks and into the Twin Ports at Duluth and Superior.
5th defendant convicted in Duluth slaying
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth man who is the fifth and final defendant in the shooting death of a university student has been found guilty of aiding an offender.
A list of the players of the year for Minnesota boys high school hockey since The Associated Press started the award:
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Around 1,000 Minnesota students skipped school to gather on the steps of the state Capitol in St. Paul as part of global protests by young people demanding that governments...
County attorney says Duluth police shooting justified
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis County attorney says an investigation into a fatal police shooting in Duluth in January shows the gunman who fired at officers took his own life before an...
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- Business WireALLETE Clean Energy's Diamond Spring Wind Project Will Provide Renewable Energy to Large Corporate Customers Including Smithfield Foods and WalmartJune 14, 2019
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- Business WireALLETE Clean Energy to Sell Wind Power to Two Large Fortune 500 CompaniesMay 3, 2019
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Amtrak has expressed interest in building an up to $600 million passenger rail line between Minneapolis and the twin port cities of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior,...
Ex-college hockey coach’s court-ordered award now $4.2M
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A discrimination and retaliation award is growing for a former women's hockey coach who sued the University of Minnesota Duluth.
A federal judge granted a motion Wednesday to award Shannon Miller an additional $460,000 in pay and future benefits. That brings the total award to the former coach to about $4.2 million.
Allete: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ Allete Inc. (ALE) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $61.1 million.
The Duluth, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of $1.18 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.15 per share.
The power company owner posted revenue of $448.3 million in the period.
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4 charged in oil pipeline shutdown attempt
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Minnesota have charged four protesters who allegedly tried to shut down an Enbridge oil pipeline, but brought the wrong tool.
Itasca County Attorney Matti Adam says charges were filed Wednesday against 40-year-old Brenna Cussen Anglada of Cuba City, Wisconsin; 32-year-old Daniel Taner Yildirim of Viroqua, Wisconsin; 62-year-old Michele Anne Naar and 26-year-old Allyson Elyse Polman, both of Duluth, Minnesota.
Feds OK St. Louis County disaster declaration due to floods
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for damaging waves and flooding in St. Louis County last fall.
Then-Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wrote to Trump late last year, requesting the declaration for storm damage in October.
Dayton's successor, Gov. Tim Walz, announced the major disaster declaration Tuesday.
Doctor, 6 other men arrested in sex solicitation sting
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Grand Rapids physician is among seven men arrested and suspected of soliciting a minor for sex.
Authorities conducted an undercover sting operation and placed ads on various sites know for soliciting sex. Prosecutors say Dr. Ogechukwu Adekweh was among those who responded to an ad and was arrested when he arrived to meet a juvenile female at a Duluth hotel.
Officials nix boundary waters reservations because of glitch
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials say they are starting over on accepting reservation for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota because of technical issues.
Forest Service officials say only a small number of people were able to receive access to apply for permits, so officials are cancelling reservations that have been processed and are issuing refunds.
Another day of closures due to extreme cold
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Schools, businesses and government offices remained closed with dangerously cold temperatures stuck well below zero in Minnesota.
Minneapolis, St. Paul schools to remain closed Thursday
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Public schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul will remain closed another day because of the dangerously cold temperatures.
The two metro districts announced that classes are canceled Thursday for the fourth consecutive day.
Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools closed Monday because of a snowstorm, then remained shut down Tuesday and Wednesday because of the extreme cold .
Tobacco purchase age is now 21 in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — You will soon have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Duluth.
The City Council voted 6-1 Monday evening in favor of an ordinance that sets the minimum age for purchase at 21, instead of 18.
Councilor Em Westerlund co-sponsored the local law. Westerlund says it only makes sense for the city to address the growing risk e-cigarettes pose to young people, predisposing them to a lifetime of addiction. The ordinance goes into effect in 120 days.
Rural Minnesota sees more hospitals stop delivering babies
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A growing number of rural hospitals across Minnesota have stopped delivering babies, citing costs, limited doctors and demands to consolidate birthing centers.
2 Duluth men convicted of trafficking teenage girl for sex
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Two Duluth men have been convicted in federal court of trafficking a 15-year-old girl for sex.
A jury in Duluth found 44-year-old Amos Kiprop Koech guilty Tuesday of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor and sex trafficking of a minor. Koech's alleged co-conspirator, 33-year-old Andre Mathis Jr., pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of a minor four days before trial.
Officer shot and wounded in Duluth released
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police say the Duluth officer shot and wounded in a fatal domestic assault standoff has been released from the hospital.
Authorities say Officer Aaron Haller was treated at the hospital and released after he was hit by gunfire that killed his K-9 partner, Haas. The man involved in the standoff who fire the gunshots was later found dead in the residence Sunday evening.