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Despite being bitten by something -- most likely a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
Bitten by a muskie? Duluth girl recovering from scary encounter on Island Lake
July 20, 2017 - 6:53pm
This image from radar Thursday afternoon shows a plume of some kind extending from near the Iron Range toward Duluth. Lake Superior is at right. The photo is labeled "Possible Smoke Plume," but the National Weather Service says the radar blip may have been a large swarm of insects. (NWS image)
Odd phenomenon on weather radar near Duluth may have been bugs
July 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
A kitten is held by its rescuer, Josh Nelson, a security guard at Black Bear Casino Resort, after it was discovered tucked away in a car's frame last week. (Submitted photo)
Kitten takes a gamble, beats the odds: Tiny feline hitches ride to casino, finds new owner
July 22, 2017 - 6:30am
A vehicle sits empty on Bear Island Road near Island Lake northwest of Duluth on Friday night after it was struck by a tree that was knocked down by severe thunderstorms. There was no immediate word on the condition of the occupants. Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com
Hundreds still without power in Northland after Friday night storms
July 22, 2017 - 8:31am
Bittersweet nightshade is sometimes called "deadly nightshade," but it is only mildly toxic. Photo by Catherine Winter
Ask a Master Gardener: Dealing with deadly nightshade
July 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Pierce Gerald Heston
Hamline student was raped after house party last year, charges say
July 22, 2017 - 4:37pm
Last case connected to 2014 Superior murder wraps up
July 21, 2017 - 5:43pm
Ashley Mae Peterson
July 22, 2017 - 4:56pm
Gene Palm uses a chain saw to cut fallen trees on Saturday in Fredenberg Township. "This is a really tight family here. They'll do anything for each other," Palm said. (Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com) play button
Families, neighbors start storm cleanup
July 22, 2017 - 5:52pm
John Heard
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
July 22, 2017 - 11:34am
Record number of hunting dogs killed by wolves in 2016
July 22, 2017 - 5:05pm
Freshly made taconite pellets emerge from the 2,350-degree Furnace No. 5 at Northshore Mining in Silver Bay in this 2008 photo provided by Cliffs Natural Resources.
Lightning strike knocks Northshore Mining offline; repairs underway
July 22, 2017 - 10:08am
Woman dies from injuries suffered in Town of Superior fire
July 22, 2017 - 12:36am
Sherry Holten, who worked as the secretary at Homecroft Elementary School for 41 years, wipes away a tear as she recalls memories of her experiences in the job. Holten gave notice at the end of June and said she looks forward to her new freedom. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
'Sherry the Secretary' Holten retires from Homecroft Elementary after 41 years
July 21, 2017 - 11:13pm
Jake Boyce (foreground), one of Day Tripper of Duluth's founders, paddles on Lake Superior with Mike and Katelynn Buchanan of North Vernon, Ind., on Wednesday, beneath the rock cliff dominated by Split Rock Lighthouse. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Sharing Duluth's outdoor adventures: Tour companies offer visitors guided experiences on trails and on the water
July 22, 2017 - 3:03pm
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