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Tourist aboard the Vista King tour boat take in the view while going underneath the Aerial Lift Bridge in 2005. (News Tribune file photo)
Aerial Lift Bridge begins summer schedule
3 hours 30 min ago
May 16, 2018
A sailboat crashes into the Aerial Lift Bridge on Wednesday evening. (screenshot from Joaquin Figueroa video)
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Video: Sailboat crashes into Aerial Lift Bridge
May 16, 2018 - 10:39pm
May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:54pm
May 13, 2018
Sam Vevang portrays the Smelt Queen in Canal Park Sunday, assisted by Hannah Grunzke and Juniper Rodriques, 4. Vevang found the role had its difficulties, including limited visibility and a gusty wind. Steve Kuchera /
'Magic' march: Annual Duluth parade celebrates spring smelt run
May 13, 2018 - 7:37pm
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are smelt requirements for Lake Superior?
May 13, 2018 - 1:14pm
May 10, 2018
Our View: Keep pushing Poe Lock proposal
May 10, 2018 - 4:27pm
May 9, 2018
051018.N.DNT.plasticinbeerC1 - Mary Kosuth, a Duluth native and microplastics researcher, found tiny pieces of plastic in tap water and beer brewed across the Great Lakes. The exact sources of that plastic, and the impact of people who ingest it, remain unclear. Contributed photo
Plastic in most Great Lakes tap water, beer
May 9, 2018 - 6:47pm
May 4, 2018
Bente Soderlind of Duluth stops to watch the sun rise over Lake Superior from near the ship canal on Sunday morning. Its distorted shape is created by air layers of different temperature in the atmosphere. Bob King /
Blink: A slice of life
May 4, 2018 - 5:00am
May 2, 2018
A large plume fills the skies over Superior during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior last week. (Clint Austin /
Mayors oppose hydrogen fluoride use at Superior refinery
May 2, 2018 - 9:10am
April 30, 2018
The first bit of the rising sun, touched by the green flash, rises over Lake Superior as a boat sets off on a fishing trip.(News Tribune file photo)
Lake Superior chosen in MPR contest
April 30, 2018 - 9:35pm
In Response: PolyMet land swap a bad deal for Duluth, all of Minnesota
April 30, 2018 - 7:23pm
A crane operator moves a piece of steel sheet piling to the edge of the Minnesota Slip on Monday. Installation of the seawall should be completed by mid-June, although landscaping and sidewalk work will continue throughout the summer. Steve Kuchera /
Summer in store for Minnesota Slip?
April 30, 2018 - 6:27pm
April 29, 2018
UMD students Ben Walker and Shelby Belanger use microscopes in the R/V Blue Heron’s wet lab to look for microscopic life in water samples collected by classmates on Thursday.  Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education
April 29, 2018 - 7:58pm
April 28, 2018
Two people rescued after falling through ice
April 28, 2018 - 8:24pm
April 25, 2018
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority will move to the former ZMC Hotels offices at 2305 W. Superior St. to make room for an expanding Altec Industries. Steve Kuchera /
Port Authority moving offices to Lincoln Park
April 25, 2018 - 6:42pm