The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to take a stand against the proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness wants his city to be one of the nation's premier destinations for people interested in biking and hiking. The city is building trails hoping they will lure young educated professionals to town, who in turn, will attract entrepreneurs seeking a talented workforce.
The loggers are trying to draw attention to their effort to change federal law to allow them to carry heavier loads on interstate highways.
Logging truckers, protesting a federal law that limits the loads they can carry on interstate highways, will rumble down the old brick streets of downtown Duluth today.
Loggers protesting to be allowed to carry heavier loads on the interstate plan a truck convoy demonstration through downtown Duluth Thursday morning.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth for providing inadequate shelter for its farm animals.
Officials in northeast Minnesota have launched a new campaign to help homeowners who suffered damage in this summer's record flooding find the resources they need to rebuild their homes.
Last month, the Department of Natural Resources shot a bear that wore a tracking collar. The animal had refused to leave an area where children were present. That bear's death lies at the heart of a longstanding tension between mainstream wildlife scientists and a controversial researcher.
A company involved with developing a controversial mine near the Boundary Waters expects to receive permits Thursday to do more exploration in the area.
Firefighters continue to battle several small wildfires burning in and around the parched Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
A women's fashion retailer headquartered in Duluth will anchor a new $80 million office building in the city.
U.S. Forest officials have closed some areas of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area because more small wildfires have ignited.
A year ago, the Pagami Creek fire roared across the Boundary Waters, engulfing 90,000 acres of forest in a single day. Signs of the devastation are still present. But the potential for another such fire isn't remote. That blaze was part of a nationwide pattern of bigger, more extreme wildfires,
A year ago the Pagami Creek fire scorched 145 square miles of forest, mostly in the Boundary Waters area. Despite a striking amount of new growth, forest managers have major concerns, among them a huge loss of organic matter and the presence of invasive plants.
The Superior National Forest has expanded a closure area in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area because of a small wildfire.