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Duluth News Tribune
Astro Bob blog: Goodmorning moon / Tomorrow's Titan flyby
Vandals damage new trees on Superior boulevard
Candidate faces lawsuit for sawing garage in half in ongoing property dispute
Dayton’s challenger happy with poll numbers
Shipping traffic for Sept. 21
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ME Elecmetal announces layoffs at Gary-New Duluth foundry
Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit record 4 million on first day
Second wave of Kwik Trip stores planned for the Twin Ports area next year
Superior-based Internet provider aims to draw cord-cutters
Biz Buzz for Sept. 15, 2014
Vikings move on without Peterson
Goucher sixth at Philadelphia half-marathon
Former Grand Rapids basketball standout commits to Wisconsin
College football: UMD weathers storm against Mustangs
Prep report: East duo combines for four goals in win
National view: Islamic State laid a trap to become main US foil
National view: Obama’s plan may lead to a war on the ground
Local view: Election is important for women and families
Police chiefs' view: Open up the police recruitment process
National view: Peterson mounts illogical defense for alleged beating of son
Review: DSSO season opener full of surprises, treats
Horoscopes for Sept. 21, 2014
Theater Review: Tales of a Gen-X childhood — perhaps yours
Book blurb: “Sled Dogs to Saint Paul”
Book blurb: “Sukulaiset: The Kindred”
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Make nikko blues produce and hydrangeas bloom
Countertop composting made easy
Horoscopes for Sept. 20, 2014
Eh?: Enger Tower goes red
Eh?: Indulge in science
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Field reports: Northern Wisconsin sees slight drop in ruffed grouse broods
Ask a conservation officer: Woodcock hunters limited to three shells
Rural Duluth farmer implements sustainable methods
Helping Out for September 21, 2014
Five Questions with Cassie Borges
Astro Bob: Scorpius blazes red during visit from Mars
Geekstream: Haunted by a ghost of school days past
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Denny and Mary Lou Telega
Dan and Janet Pantsar
September 19, 2014
Fraser Shipyards plans bay cleanup
Superior’s Fraser Shipyards is planning an environmental cleanup of Howard’s Bay. The cleanup goes hand-in-hand with ongoing projects to update and improve the shipyard facility through a three-phase dock project. “This was a heavy industrial area over the years,” said Jason...
September 19, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 18, 2014
Superior ahead of schedule in removing ash trees
Superior is a little ahead of schedule in its fight to take out ash trees and the emerald ash borer killing them before the trees pose a hazard. And later this month, the city will take that fight to a new zone from Central Park toward the East End neighborhood. The metallic green...
news / superior
September 18, 2014 - 9:32pm
Local view: Hike Duluth on Sunday to protect climate, community
Duluth was a robust village in the early fur trade on the Great Lakes, and today our community is the most active inland port in the global enterprise of shipping. Things change. For both enterprises on the Great Lakes, personal capacity depended on the community’s possibilities....
opinion / local view
September 18, 2014 - 9:08pm
September 17, 2014
Our view: Strategy needed to rid St. Louis River of mercury
The state Health Department advises against eating fish from the St. Louis River more often than once a week — and no more often than once...
opinion / our view
September 17, 2014 - 10:36pm
Reader's view: Media should ask locals about need for mining
This will be short and sweet. These folks who are trying to prevent the mining from happening, claiming it will destroy the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, are being put in the news, paddling their signed canoes and trying to prevent mining from happening (“Taking their...
opinion / readers views
September 17, 2014 - 10:30pm
September 16, 2014
Faces & names: DiCaprio selected as UN peace messenger
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated Leonardo DiCaprio as a U.N. Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change. DiCaprio, a longtime environmental activist, will address the U.N. Climate Change Summit on Sept. 23. The actor’s Leonardo DiCaprio...
a&e / movies
September 16, 2014 - 9:59pm
St. Louis River mercury forum is Thursday in Duluth
Efforts to jump-start work to lower mercury levels in St. Louis River fish will be the focus of a citizens’ forum in Duluth on Thursday. The Minnesota Environmental Partnership is the lead organization among several environmental groups hosting the event at Clyde Iron Works, 2920...
September 16, 2014 - 9:12pm
September 15, 2014
Scientists mine data from polar bear DNA in snow tracks
OSLO — Polar bear DNA has been isolated for the first time from footprints left in the snow on an Arctic island, a breakthrough that could help scientists better protect rare and endangered wild animals, experts said recently. Scientists often spend days tracking rare animals such...
September 15, 2014 - 5:07pm
September 12, 2014
Zebra mussels confirmed in Cass Lake
Zebra mussels continue their move into more Minnesota lakes, with the Department of Natural Resources confirming on Friday the discovery of the invasive species in Cass Lake. The DNR said a citizen discovered the zebra mussels earlier in the week while collecting shells on the beach...
September 12, 2014 - 2:15pm
September 11, 2014
Our View: Will Fond du Lac’s plan stifle growth?
Duluth’s leading economic development expert leveled a warning this week. Toward the end of a noontime presentation to chamber members at Clyde Iron, Brian Hanson, the president and CEO of APEX, a business and development engine, brought up the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior...
opinion / our view
September 11, 2014 - 10:08pm
Minnesota will take time to study pipeline route alternatives
ST. PAUL — It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives”...
September 11, 2014 - 10:03pm
Wetlands permit paves the way for Minntac expansion in Mountain Iron
Federal agencies have issued a wetlands permit that will allow for the expansion of U.S. Steel’s Minntac taconite mine in Mountain Iron, the company confirmed Thursday. U.S. Steel has been seeking to expand the Minntac mine by 483 acres to gain access to more taconite iron ore...
September 11, 2014 - 10:00pm
September 10, 2014
Half of North American bird species threatened by climate change
Half of all bird species in North America — including the common loon — are at risk of severe population decline by 2080 if the swift pace...
September 10, 2014 - 10:38am
National view: Changes are needed to save Wilderness Act - and wilderness
Fifty years ago last week, President Lyndon B. Johnson strolled out to the Rose Garden, pressed a fountain pen between the fingers of his hefty right hand and signed into law the highest level of protection ever afforded the American landscape. “If future generations are to remember...
opinion / national view
September 10, 2014 - 12:06am
Local view: Environmentalists want more than North can give
Eight long years. That’s how long it took to get the 1964 Wilderness Act passed. The holdup was largely due to the people of Northeastern Minnesota who had built up a strong taconite, timber and tourism economy. People who lived near the Boundary Waters enjoyed the recreation and...
opinion / local view
September 10, 2014 - 12:05am