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November 8, 2017
Crane operator Bruce Kraemer, dressed as Santa Claus, moves his crane into place to grab hold of the 45-foot-tall spruce tree at the home of Laurie and Rod Carlson in Duluth's Lakeside neighborhood on Wednesday. Kraemer used the crane to place the tree, destined to become the 2017 Minnesota Power Community Christmas Tree, on a flatbed. It was then trucked to Lake Superior Plaza in downtown Duluth. Kraemer said he has been dressing as Santa for the duty "since the '80s." Bob King /
Photos: Cutting and transporting Duluth’s downtown Christmas tree
November 8, 2017 - 6:02pm
Powerful waves not only threw rocks and debris up on the road at Brighton Beach in Duluth but undermined and tore apart the asphalt road bed during the Oct. 27 storm. Bob King /
City calls for volunteers for storm cleanup on Sunday
November 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
November 3, 2017
Powerful waves not only threw rocks and debris up on the road at Brighton Beach in Duluth but undermined and tore apart the asphalt road bed during the Oct. 27 storm. Bob King /
Brighton Beach to remain closed this weekend
November 3, 2017 - 8:41pm
October 11, 2017
A crash closed London Road at 54th Avenue East on Wednesday morning. (Andrew Krueger / button
Update: Three-vehicle crash shuts down London Road this morning
October 11, 2017 - 11:39am
October 7, 2017
Duluth police reported that officers were called to the North Shore Scenic Railroad overpass at 32nd Avenue East near London Road at about 11:45 a.m. on a report of a vehicle stuck under the bridge. (Photo courtesy Duluth Police Department)
Too-tall box truck gets wedged under Duluth railroad overpass
October 7, 2017 - 2:44pm
October 3, 2017
Utility repair planned Wednesday in Lakeside
October 3, 2017 - 2:36pm
September 29, 2017
Midge Johnson of Aitkin helps Macy Dearborn, 11, of Carlton flesh out a rabbit hide at the Lester River Rendezvous at Lester Park in Duluth on Thursday afternoon. Johnson said that fleshing the hide is one of the many steps in the process of tanning a hide. Students took part in two education days ahead of today's main event. (Clint Austin /
A blast from the past: Annual Lester River Rendezvous takes place Saturday
September 29, 2017 - 7:59pm
September 20, 2017
Photo: Afternoon visitor in Lakeside
September 20, 2017 - 8:21pm
September 14, 2017
Margie Menzies, education program manager at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth, holds two American redstarts, a male (left) and one of undetermined gender. The birds had just been banded on a recent morning at Hawk Ridge. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
The unseen migration: Volunteers band songbirds as well as raptors each fall at Hawk Ridge
September 14, 2017 - 5:27pm
September 9, 2017
Yoga North open house, free classes on Sunday
September 9, 2017 - 4:28am
September 5, 2017
Matthew Zemler, 5, holds up a sign announcing his first day of kindergarten as he gets his photo taken by his mother outside of Lester Park Elementary School on Tuesday morning. When he grows up, he wants to be a paleontologist. Bob King /
PHOTOS: First day of school in Duluth
September 5, 2017 - 4:38pm
August 28, 2017
A line of cars waits to turn left on 40th Avenue East near East High School in Duluth in 2015. (Clint Austin /
Reworked East High School permit parking zone OK'd
August 28, 2017 - 11:18pm
Nicholas Stowman, 15, of Duluth, places a bouquet of flowers at a memorial for Will Schlotec at the jumping-off at the Deeps in Duluth on Monday afternoon. Schlotec died while jumping into Amity Creek last Saturday.  Stowman was a friend of Schlotec and took classes with him. About 100 friends and supporters showed up Monday afternoon to remember their friend. Bob King /
Community grapples with preventing future water-related tragedies
August 28, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 27, 2017
Will Schlotec (Photo courtesy of Nicki Seibert)
'He left early': Remembering Will Schlotec, who died after jumping into ‘the Deeps’ Saturday
August 27, 2017 - 4:35pm

Amity Creek flows fast on Sunday afternoon, swollen by Saturday’s rain. Steve Kuchera /
Teen dies after being pulled from rain-swollen river in Duluth
August 27, 2017 - 7:46am