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DULUTH — As St. Louis County officials attempted to rein in Amazon purchases in favor of buying supplies locally earlier this month, Commissioner Keith Nelson condemned Amazon purchasing in a mass email said to have disturbed many county employees. In Nelson’s June 3 email from the county this week following a Minnesota Data Practices Act request, as it appeared originally, Nelson’s email said:
DULUTH -- Seventy-four years ago this week, a Western Union telegram delivery to Duluth heralded the grim news that Maj. Henry A. Courtney was killed in action on the Japanese island Okinawa in World War II. Courtney’s father and fellow attorney, Henry Sr., had already anticipated the two working side by side and outfitted the family law firm’s stationery with his son’s name.
DULUTH -- “Hate helps no one, love solves everything.” Those were never intended to be the final public words of Tom Rukavina. When he wrote the letter that ended with that flourish , the Iron Range decisionmaker seemed resolute and even upbeat. He was in the Twin Cities “receiving excellent care,” he wrote in the opening paragraph, while in treatment for leukemia.
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Protesters identifying themselves as water protectors shut down construction for roughly two hours on a section of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement outside Superior on Monday, Aug. 21. The event was broadcast and shared on social media, showing vehicles carrying a few dozen protesters as they arrived at around noon to what an Enbridge spokeswoman described as a 12.5-mile segment of the new line that runs along Douglas County Road W.