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Twin Ports

October 22, 2016
The Blatnik Bridge is seen from St. Louis Bay in September. The bridge opened in 1961, and transportation agencies have started the process of considering its replacement. (Bob King /
Agencies weigh Blatnik’s lifespan
5 hours 49 min ago
October 13, 2016
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (from left), Mary Nolan and her husband, Rep. Rick Nolan, listen Thursday to Cheyenne Norr, 21, who first got help at Life House when she was 14. Despite difficult life circumstances, she's now studying to get a degree in social work at UWS. Klobuchar and Nolan toured Life House Thursday morning to see the impacts of the Youth Workforce Development Grant, which helps pull at-risk youth out of homelessness by providing paths to career opportunities. Bob King /
Helping the Twin Ports' at-risk youth 'to do bigger and greater things'
October 13, 2016 - 9:15pm
October 11, 2016
Left to right, Ivy Vainio, multicultural student services coordinator, helps UWS student Brittany MacDonell tape her comment to a board for a photo as fellow student Layee Sanoe looks on Tuesday during the “One Step – One Action – Right Now” campaign launched at UWS. They were among dozens of community members who were pictured with their comments.
Northland residents make a commitment to diversity
October 11, 2016 - 8:18pm
October 6, 2016
The Blatnik Bridge linking Duluth and Superior is seen in August 2016. (News Tribune file photo)
All lanes on Blatnik Bridge set to reopen by 9 a.m. Friday
October 6, 2016 - 5:08pm
September 17, 2016
 A large claw on a crane on the Dean R. Smith crane barge rises from St. Louis Bay dripping with water while carrying a load of dredging materials. (Bob King /
Duluth gets serious about St. Louis River estuary cleanup
September 17, 2016 - 9:40pm
September 12, 2016
Blatnik Bridge (News Tribune file photo)
Blatnik Bridge traffic switch to take place Wednesday
September 12, 2016 - 5:01pm
August 28, 2016
Part of Garfield Avenue to close for road repairs
August 28, 2016 - 9:59am
UMD research assistants Amber White and Dan Fraser examine a sample of St. Louis River estuary water and sediment that will be tested for mercury levels. It's one of multiple research projects underway to determine why so much mercury in the river becomes toxic, building up in fish. John Myers /
Do not eat: Researchers seek clues on mercury in St. Louis River estuary fish
August 28, 2016 - 9:56am
August 21, 2016
Blatnik Bridge lane closures start Monday
August 21, 2016 - 8:26am
August 19, 2016
Lorena Rios Mendoza, assistant professor of chemistry at UWS, describes in early 2015 the apparatus she uses in her lab to remove and concentrate the toxic compounds found in plastic microbeads in order to identify them and determine their concentrations. (Bob King /
New search effort targets microplastics in Lake Superior
August 19, 2016 - 8:08pm
August 9, 2016
Repairs on the Blatnik Bridge will be delayed one week accommodate extra traffic during the tall ships festival. (file photo / News Tribune)
Blatnik Bridge work delayed one week because of tall ships festival
August 9, 2016 - 3:15pm
August 8, 2016
Major work begins next week on the Blatnik Bridge, with three of the four lanes closing.
Blatnik Bridge lane closures coming soon
August 8, 2016 - 5:31pm
June 25, 2016
Severe thunderstorm warning for Twin Ports has expired
June 25, 2016 - 5:45pm
June 21, 2016
Two teens charged in Twin Ports vandalism spree
June 21, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 10, 2016
Superior School Board updates teacher salary schedules
June 10, 2016 - 7:51pm