STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics free of charge during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources Northshore Mini... Posted on 6/10/13 at 11:00 PM
Federal District Judge Miles Lord yesterday ordered Reserve Mining Co. to present a plan for on-land disposal of taconite tailings by March 15. Lord’s ruling followed testimony from Reserve witnesses that such a plan exists.
Striking Superior city workers ratified a compromise 1974 working agreement yesterday and will return to work today. The city’s top priority is that all available personnel and equipment be assigned to clean up three weeks’ accumulation of garbage.
Blake Freking of Finland was the last one to reach Billy’s Bar just north of Duluth, finishing the 374-mile race along the North Shore at 5:10 a.m. Freking had five dogs left in harness, race officials reported.
Since its groundbreaking in July 2012, staff and visitors alike have eagerly awaited the completion of the new Tettegouche State Park visitor center and rest area on the North Shore. The $7 million building, expected to open late last year, is yet unfinished — but the end is in sight.
The Cason J. Callaway was the first of three last ships expected to enter the Port of Duluth-Superior on Wednesday as the closing of the Soo Locks at midnight marks the official end to the Great Lakes shipping season.
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