Skip to main content
Duluth News Tribune
Expedition completed: Paddlers face challenges, wildlife encounters while crossing 900 miles of Canada on 8 river systems
Investigation continues in death of Duluth child
Sturgeon Lake woman accused in shooting
Kwik Trip opens next week in Superior
Four seniors accused of cheating at casino
st louis county
Study: Twin Metals mine near Ely would be profitable
Duluth-Superior port hums with activity
Brisket Channel proves to be ultimate reality TV
Biz Buzz for Aug. 18, 2014
St. Olaf offers crash course in business world
Local names and news
Prep football standings
Prep report: Duluth Denfeld wins opener in boys soccer
Reader's view: There must be alternatives to killing Fourth Street trees
Reader's view: City chasing tourist dollars at expense of local residents
Local view: Instead of Red Plan answers, we have been hustled and bilked
Our view: Navy Week flying high across Duluth
Reader's view: Courtesy needed when passing on boardwalk
TONY BENNETT: A lot works in ‘Greyscale’
Faces & Names: Bullock, Green team up on film
Faces & Names: Hough returning to ‘DWTS’ as judge
In theaters for Aug. 21
Movie review: ‘Sin City’ sequel a slice of nihilistic noir
Faces & Names: Judge: Shakira’s hit song ripped off Dominican artist
Faces & Names: Emma Stone to perform in ‘Cabaret’
WINE SAVVY: Food fixes tannins
RECIPE EXCHANGE: Bruschetta, Mediterranean Salad
Burger tips from Grill Wars winners
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2014
MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 18, 2014
The baykeeper: Thanks to Roger Lapenter, Chequamegon Bay is still producing big bass and drawing anglers
North Country Trail group to hold hiking expo
2014 Northland Fishing Contests
Another Grandma's Brag Book photo for Aug. 17, 2014
Helping Out for August 17, 2014
More Grandma's Brag Book for Aug. 17, 2014
Births for Aug. 17, 2014
Another Grandma's Brag Book for Aug. 17, 2014
ask an expert
VIRGINIA J. BOWEN
Diane R. Oak
Betty Jean Hauta
LOU ANN NYLEN
MILDRED "MILLIE" HEGWOOD
Karl & Erna Schroeder 60th Anniversary
Hayden Daniel Field
Greyson James Warfield
Jordan Thomas Bryant
August 14, 2014
Youths who planted pine saplings at Brighton Beach years ago return to celebrate
More than 20 Lester Park and Holy Rosary school alumni gathered Thursday evening in the northern part of Brighton Beach Park to see and celebrate the “Lester River White Pine Forest.” “It has been a while; this definitely brings back memories,” said Cami Fischer. The alumni...
news / education
August 14, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 29, 2014
Duluth School Board acts to boost sales of Rockridge property
The former Rockridge Elementary School property is now on the market in three parcels, and the overall price has been reduced. The Duluth School Board voted Tuesday night 5-0 to set new parameters regarding the sale of the property at 4849 Ivanhoe St. after meeting in closed session....
news / education
July 29, 2014 - 11:11pm
July 19, 2014
Monarch fans put out butterfly-friendly buffet along Duluth Lakewalk
Some familiar friends may soon be spending a little more time in Duluth. Migrating monarch butterflies have been making fewer pit stops in the Northland lately, as development in the area has claimed some of the spots where they used to sojourn during their thousand-mile journeys....
news / education
July 19, 2014 - 10:31pm
July 18, 2014
Driver injured after minivan collides with North Shore Scenic Railroad train
Just a day after Duluth police officers focused the community’s attention on railroad crossings in eastern Duluth, a driver who reportedly ignored railroad crossing signs was struck by a North Shore Scenic Railroad train on Friday. Authorities said an 87-year-old Duluth man was...
July 18, 2014 - 7:14pm
June 29, 2014
Lakeside community garden was church trustee’s dream
It was the late Joyce Tyson who first dared to dream of converting an empty quarter-block lot in Duluth’s Lakeside neighborhood into a community garden. And while she was a trustee at Faith Lutheran Church, not everyone in her congregation took an immediate shine to the idea. At...
June 29, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 24, 2014
Reader's view: Find a way to save Lester Park Golf Course
I must admit there is great sadness in writing a letter to the editor about the possible closure of Lester Park Golf Course (“City ponders golf course changes, including possible Lester Park sale,” June 11. Are you kidding? Is this a bad dream? My father grew up watching the...
opinion / readers views
June 24, 2014 - 12:11am
Bygones for Tuesday, June 24, 2014
News Tribune, June 24, 1974 * Dave Tjosvold, owner of Wilson Heating Supply Inc., has started his own wood-burning furnace factory in McGregor, northeast of Brainerd. Now that fuel costs have risen so high, wood-burning stoves have come back into vogue and are in great demand. *...
June 24, 2014 - 12:10am
June 14, 2014
Repairs to Duluth's flood-damaged Seven Bridges Road are underway
There has been a long trail of paperwork to get to this point, but work began this week that will eventually lead to the re-opening of Seven Bridges Road along Amity Creek in eastern Duluth. The road and area around it were hit hard by the June 2012 flood. Mark Guisfredi, a city...
June 14, 2014 - 12:53pm
June 11, 2014
Identity of pilot killed in crash off Brighton Beach revealed
The identity of the pilot who died when his airplane crashed into Lake Superior on Saturday has been released. A St. Louis County medical...
June 11, 2014 - 3:11pm
June 10, 2014
City ponders golf course changes, including possible Lester Park sale
Duluth’s municipal golf courses have been greening up nicely for another season of play, but their finances have not been doing likewise. This week, members of the Duluth City Council learned the city’s golf fund is now $1.47 million in the hole, and that hole keeps getting deeper. Given...
news / politics
June 10, 2014 - 11:27pm
June 9, 2014
Divers working to retrieve body of pilot after plane crash off Brighton Beach
Rescue team members and divers headed out this morning to the site of Saturday’s plane crash on Lake Superior. Capt. Tom Crossmon of the St. Louis County Rescue Squad said wreckage of the small plane contains the body of the pilot. He said there were two distinct debris piles,...
June 9, 2014 - 12:48pm
Duluth aiming for wider shoulders for bikers, pedestrians along Scenic Highway 61
A year after extending the Lakewalk to Brighton Beach, the city of Duluth is taking steps to lure walkers and bicyclists even farther up Lake...
June 9, 2014 - 1:12am
June 8, 2014
Recovery operation will begin Monday morning after small plane crash in Lake Superior off Duluth
Divers plan to head out onto Lake Superior from the mouth of the Lester River on Monday morning to investigate the apparent wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the water Saturday, and recover a body believed to be that of the pilot. A single-engine, kit-built Lancair IV,...
June 8, 2014 - 8:46pm
June 7, 2014
Crews looking for missing plane find debris, body in Lake Superior off Duluth
Authorities located debris and a body deep beneath the surface of Lake Superior on Saturday night, after an hours-long search for a small airplane that apparently went down in fog-shrouded Lake Superior offshore from Duluth’s Brighton Beach earlier in the day. The St. Louis County...
June 7, 2014 - 10:32pm
Image caught by video camera prompts search for body at 'the Deeps' in Duluth
A troubling image recorded by a teen’s video camera as he jumped into a popular Duluth swimming hole prompted a search involving emergency responders from several agencies on Saturday. For three hours, the search focused on “the Deeps,” a section of Amity Creek as it flows...
June 7, 2014 - 9:35pm