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Matters of record received April 24, 2018
Victim of Carlton County shooting dies
Suspect in deadly Toronto van rampage to face court hearing; motive for attack remains unclear
Pruitt to unveil controversial 'transparency' rule limiting what research EPA can use
NRA supporters are blowing up Yeti coolers. Yeti says it's all a big mistake.
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Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge says Line 3 should go forward along old route
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
Place a Business Announcement
Twins option reliever Busenitz after blowout loss
Commentary: For Wild, letting GM go was the easy part
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Spice up pork and beans with this peppery dish
Nutrition: Learn the grade when selecting olive oil
Chuck Frederick column: Thanks, Sir Sid, for the oddest autograph ever
A splash of realism: Duluth painter hones her style for animal paintings
Readings & Writers for April 15, 2018
Anders Owen Dean Reeder
Ardelle "Ole" Purcell is Turning 90!
Jon Dell Hartwick
Maxine Ellen Leroux
Alice Ann Begich
Edwin "Ed" E. Hall
Virginia Kathryn Nyquist
Local View: Duluth leading in Minnesota in solving climate crisis
Reader's View: Climate deniers not backed by facts
Reader's View: Copper mining not worth the risks
Our View: Protecting elderly an obvious priority
Reader's View: Saying it again: Fosle should resign
Ask a Conservation Officer: When is sturgeon season?
Grand Marais, Cook County propose new regional park
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish's reproduction on St. Louis River
Steger plugging away on barren lands solo trek
Field Reports: Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population healthy
Recently retired Superior Battalion Chief Erik Sutton dead at 46
Duluth 'groupies': Facebook fan clubs chat, share, reminisce about city
Through Readers' Eyes
Judge says Line 3 should go forward along old route
March 7, 2018
News Tribune Attic: History of the Blatnik Bridge
Take a look back at how the Blatnik Bridge - formerly the High Bridge - linking Duluth and Superior came to be built, in the latest post in the...
March 7, 2018 - 7:53pm
March 3, 2018
Reader's View: Scrap Blatnik Bridge; it's too high
I read the Feb. 19 article, "Blatnik Bridge status upgraded to 'adequate.'" The bridge is an unnecessary piece of junk. Why not just run a road around the bay shoreline? All that money to save a few miles. If there was a little 20-foot bridge to the ski hill parking lot, you could...
March 3, 2018 - 5:05pm
February 22, 2018
Reader's View: Fix bridges before building wall
I just came up with this novel idea. Instead of Congress appropriating millions or trillions of dollars to build a wall between the United States and Mexico, why doesn't Congress appropriate the money to repairing and replacing our structurally deficient bridges throughout the country?...
February 22, 2018 - 6:44pm
February 21, 2018
One injured in crash during snow-removal operation
A Duluth man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning when his van rear-ended a truck involved in snow-removal operations near...
February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 4, 2018
Duluth-bound lanes reopen after morning crashes on Blatnik Bridge
The Duluth-bound lanes of the Blatnik Bridge have reopened after a second crash Thursday morning. The northbound lanes on the bridge linking...
January 4, 2018 - 9:36am
July 27, 2017
Reader's View: Improve on unreliable Oliver Bridge
When I think about the Oliver Bridge, the only thing I think about is how it seems like it's always being worked on or closed — or worked on and closed. It's always something.
July 27, 2017 - 12:26am
Blatnik scrutiny continues in July
Drivers traveling between Duluth and Superior may notice lane restrictions on the Blatnik Bridge next month, part of a three-week inspection...
June 27, 2017 - 7:18pm
May 28, 2017
Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
The Trump administration's federal budget proposal for 2018 isn't a week old, but already state and local transportation officials are adjusting to President Donald Trump's goal of reducing the federal government's role in funding infrastructure. While hopeful still of federal dollars,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 27, 2017
Northland road, rail advocates assess Trump budget
The Trump administration's federal budget proposal for 2018 isn't a week old, but already state and local transportation officials are adjusting...
May 27, 2017 - 9:57pm
April 11, 2017
Big roads, bridges equal big plans for MnDOT
Whenever Duane Hill takes his son fishing on the French River northeast of Duluth, the boy notes the evolving shoreline. "The gravel and sand...
April 11, 2017 - 6:58pm
January 10, 2017
Duluth man survives truck's dive off Blatnik Bridge
The morning after Monday's single-car crash that sent him sailing off the Blatnik Bridge, Mark Anderson was already walking, however gingerly,...
January 10, 2017 - 7:55pm
May 13, 2014
Five-vehicle crash on Blatnik Bridge
The Superior Fire Department Tuesday was investigating the cause of a five-vehicle crash that took place on the Duluth-bound lane of the Blatnik Bridge shortly after midnight that temporarily stopped traffic, according to a department official.
May 13, 2014 - 10:02am
June 11, 2010
Traffic signal to support new route to Blatnik Bridge
The city of Duluth is suggesting a different route for motorists needing to cross the Blatnik Bridge from downtown while the Interstate 35 construction...
June 11, 2010 - 12:38pm
April 13, 2010
Man rescued from Blatnik Bridge
The Blatnik Bridge was closed for about an hour and 40 minutes early Monday as a distraught 37-year-old man contemplated jumping from the bridge, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident began about 2:47 a.m. The man was on the framework that supports the bridge deck....
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Accident on Blatnik after report of wrong-way driver
A car going the wrong way on the Blatnik Bridge this evening crashed head-on into another car, injuring the lone occupants in each car, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The vehicle was northbound in the Superior-bound lane about 9:10 p.m. Thursday when it struck the oncoming...
September 3, 2009 - 10:03pm