For about six weeks in October and November, Lake Superior anglers pull thousands of the silvery fish, also called cisco, from the lake's icy waters.
The city of Duluth asked a county judge Friday to shut down the controversial business Last Place on Earth.
Former U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat, has defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in the 8th District race. Cravaack conceded the race a short time ago.
Minnesota wolf hunters have killed 66 wolves as of 10 p.m. Monday in the first weekend of the state's first regulated wolf hunt.
Like Minnesota's neighboring 8th District, Wisconsin 7th District race is garnering outside attention and money. But the candidates are more colorful.
Minnesota's inaugural regulated wolf hunt, set to begin Saturday, is being received with sadness by many Ojibwe people. For them, killing the animals is unthinkable. To guard against it, all seven of Minnesota's Ojibwe bands forbid wolf hunting on their lands. While the bands acknowledge their legal authority over land they don't own may be limited, they still intend to make a point.
The late Sen. Paul Wellstone is being remembered for his caring for people on the 10th anniversary of the plane crash that killed him and seven others near Eveleth.
When Minnesota's wolf hunt begins next Saturday, many of the state's cattle producers will be celebrating.
An injured worker is able to speak and move after an explosion Monday morning at a coal-fired power plant along the North Shore.
Wisconsin hunters killed four wolves Monday during the opening day of the state's wolf hunting season.
State officials are finding it difficult to police synthetic forms of marijuana. As a Duluth businessman continues to sell thousands of dollars worth of synthetic marijuana every day, authorities are trying new legal tactics to stop the sales.
People who suffered damage from this summer's record flooding in northeast Minnesota only have a few more days to apply for disaster assistance.
An Iron Range development agency today is expected to approve two economic development loans that could result in nearly 70 new jobs in northeastern Minnesota.
It's estimated that nearly $100 billion worth of copper, nickel and precious metals are contained beneath land outside Ely. But that could change later this month when the company is expected to release another estimate.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Minnesota a $1.4 million grant to better educate women on the North Shore about the risks of eating fish with mercury contamination.