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Minnesota Teen Challenge: Rebuilding a life shattered by drugs

Minnesota Teen Challenge: Rebuilding a life shattered by drugs

On Jan. 5, Ken Chester was dropped off at a renovated brick building in downtown Duluth. Chester took hold of the metal door handle, a staff member buzzed the lock open, and a working addict entered Minnesota Teen Challenge.

College men's hockey: UMD earns berth in Final Five

College men's hockey: UMD earns berth in Final Five

The No. 14-ranked Bulldogs defeated No. 20 Colorado College 3-1 to sweep the series and advance to the WCHA Final Five for the first time since upsetting Denver on the road in 2006.

Our view: Need more dentists? Educate more dentists

Our view: Need more dentists? Educate more dentists

Rather than training dental practitioners alongside dental students at the University of Minnesota, why not increase the number of dental students allowed in?

Animal shelters feel economic pinch

Animal shelters feel economic pinch

As the economy continues to falter, families across the Northland are increasingly feeling its impact when it comes to their pets.

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Favorite Northland bars

Favorite Northland bars

We asked and you answered. Here are readers’ favorite hangouts.

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Ashland’s ban on negative cheers featured in SI

Ashland’s ban on negative cheers featured in SI

Sports Illustrated features a weekly blurb called “sign of the apocalypse,” which publishes little-known outrageous developments in sports from around the world - and Ashland sports made the cut.

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Rice Lake Township home destroyed by fire was uninsured

Rice Lake Township home destroyed by fire was uninsured

The Rice Lake Township home destroyed in a fire Friday night was owned by a 51-year-old woman without home insurance.

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FOX 21 Sunday weather update: Feels like spring!

FOX 21 Sunday weather update: Feels like spring!

Karl Spring's forecast: Mainly sunny skies will prevail almost all week, and we'll enjoy highs in the upper 30s to upper 40s!

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Winter silence in the BWCAW

Winter silence in the BWCAW

ON SAGANAGA LAKE, NORTH OF GRAND MARAIS — We have done this the other way. We have marched eight or 12 or 18 miles into the bush. We have made the multi-day slog on snowshoes or skis.

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Little Sleep, Not Crabby 

Charlie Davis of White Bear Lake reads the history of the Nels J., which is now Crabby Bill's in Canal Park Sunday morning. "I woke up at 3 o'clock in the morning and thought, okay now what am I going to do," said Davis. "So I drove up to Duluth." (Amanda Hansmeyer/ ahansmeyer@duluthnews.com)

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