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Superior oil refinery rocked by explosions, fire


March 18, 2018
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Nicolle Mattson of the Duluth women's all-star bowling team competes in the 39th annual Duluth/Superior women's all-star challenge at Incline Station on Sunday. Duluth swept the women's and seniors events. See more, Page B2.
Bowling: Duluth sweeps Superior all-stars
March 18, 2018 - 7:56pm
Katie (Nummi) Perrault stands under the back-door awning of Nummi Jewelers at 1120 Belknap St. in Superior. The family business is preparing to welcome customers through the back entrance during the second phase of Belknap Street reconstruction work, which kicks off Monday. (Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram)
Superior businesses prepare for Belknap construction
March 18, 2018 - 11:56am
March 17, 2018
Jeramy Pinkerton (left), fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, helps Erin Schaeffer, with the University of Minnesota, as she makes an incision in the underbelly of a muskie to insert a hydro-acoustic transmitter in April 2017. Also on board were Mark Paulson (left), fisheries technician, and Keith Okeson, past president of Muskies Inc. News Tribune file photo
Muskies on the move: Researchers find that St. Louis River fish like to travel
March 17, 2018 - 6:45pm
Mitchell Alexander grabs cans of beer off the line at Earth Rider Brewery in Superior on Thursday morning. The brewery has just started producing 12-ounce cans of beer. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegramplay button
Earth Rider beer now available in cans
March 17, 2018 - 9:48am
WisDOT plans meeting on Superior road project
March 17, 2018 - 7:48am
March 14, 2018
Iowa Hawkeyes forward Megan Gustafson (10) goes up for a shot against Minnesota during the recent Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis. Brian Ray /
College women's basketball: Gustafson, Lindstrom are Wisconsin's northern stars
March 14, 2018 - 10:05pm
March 13, 2018
Cars and trucks are abandoned along Interstate 35 near Moose Lake in the wake of the March 1975 blizzard. (News Tribune file photo)
News Tribune Attic: Notable Northland storms from the past 150 years
March 13, 2018 - 1:43pm
March 12, 2018
A large pothole along West Seventh Street in Duluth reflects an almost-spring scene Monday. Bob King /
Northland infrastructure grades as average
March 12, 2018 - 6:18pm
March 8, 2018
The Oliver Bridge will be closed Tuesday due to construction on McCuen Street. (News Tribune file photo)
Oliver Bridge to close Tuesday due to utility work
March 8, 2018 - 6:50pm
U.S. Attorney Gregory Brooker announces federal indictments against 12 people in connection with an alleged heroin distribution network in the Northland; 17 other people face state charges. Brooker was speaking Thursday at the Public Safety Building in Duluth. Bob King /
‘Today, we turn the tide’: Authorities announce bust of heroin trafficking ring in Northland
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
March 7, 2018
Dylan Buhl, a specialist with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, reseals the probe atop a length of steel bore pipe before using the cone penetration rig to send it deep into the ground below the"can of worms" interchange last week. Tom Lund (left), Twin Ports Interchange project supervisor, looks on. Bob King /
Prep work underway for 'can of worms' interchange project in Duluth
March 7, 2018 - 8:07pm
The High Bridge under construction in 1958, with the Interstate Bridge beneath. (News-Tribune file photo)
News Tribune Attic: History of the Blatnik Bridge
March 7, 2018 - 7:53pm
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the oil refinery in Superior and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Industry lines up against proposed power plant in Superior
March 7, 2018 - 5:45pm
March 6, 2018
Robert Guerrero, who is a blind massage therapist, gives Katie Ronkainen of Superior a massage on a recent morning at La Peinado Salon in Superior, where he works. Because of his vision loss, he changed careers with the help of people at the Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss. Bob King /
A sense of touch: Massage therapist can't see, but his hands 'can feel the knots'
March 6, 2018 - 5:00am
March 5, 2018
Reader's View: Renewables a better bet than gas plant
March 5, 2018 - 6:20pm