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Retired UMD professor raises eyebrows with school shooting theory

January 3, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

A retired University of Minnesota Duluth professor known for his conspiracy theories on John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the 9/11 attacks and the Paul Wellstone plane crash has found himself in the news again this time for claiming the U.S. government was involved in the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
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Duluth Transit announced beefed up service to UMD, LSC

January 2, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth Transit Authority is making several changes in bus service on routes 9 and 13 beginning Sunday to address changing ridership.
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Minnesota man’s invention makes a snowblower better

January 1, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Rick Van Anken, who blows the snow from some of the 250 miles of sidewalks in Bloomington, Minn., used to worry about being injured if his vehicle hit a quarter-inch irregularity in the sidewalk and came to an abrupt dead stop.
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Northland Newsmakers abounded in 2012

December 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

NEWS TRIBUNE SPORTS YEAR IN REVIEW: The past year has revealed a number of extraordinary athletic accomplishments for local individuals and teams, but Anders Broman seemingly made remarkable feats commonplace in 2012. Continue Reading

After another successful season, Bulldogs lose a legend

December 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

NEWS TRIBUNE SPORTS STORY OF 2012: There was a time at Minnesota Duluth when thinking and dreaming big meant winning a conference title. Continue Reading

Bulldogs go winless in Florida

December 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY: Second-period turnovers and injuries doomed Minnesota Duluth on Saturday afternoon as No. 19-ranked Ferris State rallied for a 6-2 win. Continue Reading

College men’s hockey: UMD falls to Ferris State

December 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Ferris State secured its first win against Minnesota Duluth on Saturday afternoon with a 6-2 victory in the consolation final of the 13th Florida College Classic at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla. Continue Reading

Eh? Be a record-breaking angel

December 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth Rotarians and Proctor High School students are going to try to get 9,000 of us to flop down in the snow and wave our arms and legs in an effort to set a world record. Continue Reading

Hockey snapshots from a longtime News Tribune sports scribe

December 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The time has raced by, but the people and the moments are forever stopped. Continue Reading

UMD?promotes Wiese to head football coach

December 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Duluth promoted offensive coordinator Curt Wiese to head football coach and Karen Stromme to interim athletic director on Friday. Wiese replaces Bob Nielson, who stepped down Wednesday from his dual role as coach and AD at UMD to take over as football coach at Western Illinois. Continue Reading