Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Large power outage affects parts of eastern Duluth
Astro Bob blog: Alien Solar System Amazes With Seven Earth-Like Planets
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
st louis county
Cirrus shipments grew in 2016
Uber, Lyft in Duluth in April at earliest
Presidential permit needed for Enbridge pipeline expansion
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Buzz Frenzy offers focused Facebook marketing
High school girls hockey: Bluejackets bounced in state tournament opener
College women's hockey: UMD's Crossman gets under skin of WCHA rivals
College men's hockey: Bulldogs insist penalties not a problem
College men's hockey preview: Miami at Minnesota Duluth
Earnhardt Jr. returns to Daytona with no fear
A&E NOTES for Feb. 23, 2017
Art Gallery for Feb. 23, 2017
Movie Listings for Feb. 23, 2017
New history of movie 'Casablanca' rounds up the usual suspects
Violet Days: The colors of spring
Dave and Louise Gartzke
Happy 91st Birthday, Walter!
Gordon "Gordy" Raati
Timothy Herbert Jackson
Robert Roy Messner
Nicholas Emmett Riley
JacQuelyne Lee Carlson
Reader's View: Appreciate the importance of the media
Reader's View: Will U.S. be remembered for racism, wars?
Local View: Terminally ill deserve right to dignified death
Our View: The 148th a 'quiet' neighbor? Thankfully, no
Local view: Bag ban in Duluth unnecessary government intervention
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 21, 2017
Houston's fishing report
Sam Cook column: 'Boat show' a mirror of life in the North
Deer planning meetings coming to Duluth, Mountain Iron
Pets of the Week
Faces for Feb. 12, 2017
Through Readers' Eyes
Make a Difference
April 22, 2014
Duluth Seaway Port Authority gets award for cargo output
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been honored as one of six organizations on the Great Lakes increasing international cargo. The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. announced Tuesday that the authority was receiving the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for its increases of...
April 22, 2014 - 8:04pm
March 28, 2014
Heavy ice forces ships back to Twin Ports
The 2014 shipping season is off to a rocky beginning. Ice on Lake Superior is making it almost impossible for ships to sail through and the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Morro Bay and the freighter Presque Isle are returning to the Twin Ports this weekend after facing ice damage. The...
March 28, 2014 - 11:21pm
March 12, 2014
Lake Superior, Great Lakes ice breaking up
The frigid winter of 2014 threw its best at Lake Superior, but the big lake was just too stubborn to freeze over completely. Satellite photographs...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
March 6, 2014
Advocate tells her painful story of trafficking
Gail Trombley is known in the Superior community as a tireless housing advocate and an outspoken nontraditional student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, where she was once described as having a "world-class sense of humor." But there's something many people might not know...
March 6, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Bygones for Wednesday, March 5, 2014
News Tribune, March 5, 1974 More king-sized freighters will be seen on the Great Lakes soon because of a shipbuilding boom triggered by the demand for steel and coal shipments from Duluth-Superior to lower lakes ports. At least five more 1,000-footers will be constructed under...
education/health/News/shipping/st louis county
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
March 2, 2014
Coast Guard to begin breaking ice; anglers warned to remove shacks
The U.S. Coast Guard is set to begin breaking ice in the Duluth-Superior Harbor this week in preparation for the start of the 2014 shipping season. In...
March 2, 2014 - 12:10am
February 28, 2014
Lake Superior hits normal water level for first time in 9 years
Lake Superior hit its normal level in February for the first time in nine years, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control. The...
February 28, 2014 - 3:46pm
February 18, 2014
Great Lakes ice leads to drop in iron ore shipments
The winter's ice grip on the Great Lakes led to a 37 percent drop in January iron ore shipments, and the continued freeze-over of the lakes has the shipping industry nervous about a difficult opening to the season in March. Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 2 million...
February 18, 2014 - 12:00am
February 17, 2014
RJS moves closer to marine projects in Superior
Big lakers loom large outside the new spacious offices of RJS Construction Group at Fraser Shipyard in Superior. From the line of windows in...
February 17, 2014 - 12:00am
February 16, 2014
Minnesota's go-to man on waterborne commerce to retire
Ask Dick Lambert about working the Mississippi River, and his eyes light up. Ask him about the tonnage of freight shipped out of Minnesota each...
February 16, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Lake Superior nearing first complete ice-over since 1996
A frigid Northland winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there's still a ways to...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 4, 2014
Rail shippers have questions about classifying crude
February 4, 2014 - 9:00am
Shipping oil by rail brings risks, new worries
February 4, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Fraser Shipyard seeks state grant for upgrade
Fraser Shipyard is making plans for the third phase of its facility modernization plan, and the city of Superior is hoping to lend a hand. The Superior City Council last week approved a resolution to apply for a grant through the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Harbor Assistance...
January 29, 2014 - 6:00am
January 27, 2014
Rough weather in December puts mark on 2013 shipping season
Weather delays and canceled cargos limited cargo movement on the Great Lakes to just 7.1 million tons in December, which affected the tonnage total for the year. The Lake Carriers' Association reported last week that the 17 companies that run U.S. ships moved a total 89.2 million...
January 27, 2014 - 12:00am