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Duluth News Tribune outdoors writer Sam Cook holds a lake trout he caught on Basswood north of Ely while doing an outdoors story for the newspaper. Cook will retire from outdoors writing at the newspaper on Friday. Kelly Murphy photo
Sam Cook paddles into retirement: After 38 years as the News Tribune’s outdoors writer, he hangs up his notebook
April 22, 2018 - 1:22am
Meghan Wagner holds a photo of her sister Micaila Hey, who died from a purposeful overdose. She is joined by her mother, Rachel Colombe; father, Patrick Hey; and brother Jakob Hey at Brighton Beach, one of Micaila's favorite spots. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
April 22, 2018 - 1:40am
Shooting in Carlton County leaves three injured
April 21, 2018 - 12:57pm
Alexa Carson of Duluth works on a painting featuring an owl in her studio recently. Carson brings her love of bird-watching and nature into her work as a local wildlife painter, illustrator and designer. Owls and foxes are prominent in her paintings, some over pages out of old books. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
A splash of realism: Duluth painter hones her style for animal paintings
April 22, 2018 - 5:00am
Jon Curtis Ness
April 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Sam Cook is an outdoors writer for the Duluth News Tribune.
Sam Cook column: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
April 22, 2018 - 1:59am
Matters of record received April 21, 2018
April 21, 2018 - 12:44pm
Duluth News Tribune outdoors writer Sam Cook pauses on a 20-below-zero morning on Canada's Baffin Island while covering a dogsled expedition led by Ely's Will Steger in 2007.
Longtime readers, story subjects, cohorts reflect on Sam Cook's career
April 22, 2018 - 5:00am
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
April 21, 2018 - 3:35pm
Erik William Sutton
April 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Alexandria boys hockey coach Ian Resch coaches his team from the bench at the Xcel Energy Center in the Cardinals' win over Hermantown on March 9, 2018. Resch touted Alexandria's high school team as one of the best in Minnesota right now after the Cardinals finished second in the Class A state tournament. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
Alexandria-based team accepted into new prep hockey league
April 22, 2018 - 7:42am
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Jim Shaw
Time to respond to reader feedback
April 22, 2018 - 5:45am
Larry Gadaire of Grand Forks stands by two of the boats -- a canoe and kayak -- he built in his shop. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service play button
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
April 22, 2018 - 7:48am
Robert (Bob) Vollmar Atmore
April 22, 2018 - 8:38am

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t4.19.18 Bob King -- 042018.N.DNT.MNSLIPc -- Work intended to rebuild the dock wall in the Minnesota Slip has been halted due to a historic preservation issue. It will impact the operation of the Vista Queen, which was prepping to go in May, and the William A. Irvin, which is still floating in the middle of the slip, away from the DECC-side wall under repair. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com

The $6.1 million Minnesota Slip seawall reconstruction project, on hold since early March, was void of activity again on Friday as it sat fenced off from the rest of Harbor ...

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