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Twin Ports

December 8, 2015
Beach grass and trees frame the Cornelia as seen from Park Point in Duluth on Nov. 6. The ship is being held at anchor by the U.S. Coast Guard in Lake Superior. (Clint Austin /
No movement in negotiations to release ship being detained off Duluth
December 8, 2015 - 4:22pm
December 3, 2015
Two surfers wait for the right waves off of Park Point on Tuesday afternoon as the Cornelia sits at anchor in the distance. The 575-foot-long saltie has been at anchor since Nov. 5, the subject of an investigation for alleged violations of environmental regulation. Steve Kuchera /
Coast Guard offers new details on detained saltie Cornelia
December 3, 2015 - 5:42pm
November 23, 2015
Two Jeff Foster Trucking semis sit by the former Georgia-Pacific hardboard plant (foreground) in Duluth on Monday. The owner of the Superior-based trucking firm has purchased the property just over three years after Georgia-Pacific closed the plant. (Steve Kuchera /
Buyer of Duluth's shuttered Georgia-Pacific hardboard plant revealed
November 23, 2015 - 6:08pm
November 17, 2015
Beach grass and trees frame the Cornelia as seen from Park Point in Duluth on Nov. 6. The ship is being held at anchor by the U.S. Coast Guard in Lake Superior. (Clint Austin /
Saltie being held in Duluth for investigation of possible environmental violations
November 17, 2015 - 8:02pm
October 29, 2015
After two years of construction, the Bong Bridge, seen here from Thompson Hill, is slated to full reopen to traffic this weekend. Bob King /
Bong Bridge set to reopen
October 29, 2015 - 10:00pm
October 8, 2015
The J B Ford at dock in 2011. Bob King /
One final sail set for J.B. Ford
October 8, 2015 - 10:00pm
September 21, 2015
The Bong Bridge, which carries U.S. Highway 2 across the St. Louis River, is in the second year of a $18.2 million reconstruction project. It is scheduled for completion by Nov. 1. (2015 file / News Tribune)
One worker dies, another injured in incident on Bong Bridge
September 21, 2015 - 11:16am
September 9, 2015
Carolyn and Melvin “Mel” Maierhafer of Fremont, Wis., pose on the deck of their new tugboat, the former UWS research vessel L.L. Smith Jr., at the Spirit Lake Marina. The couple plan to turn the boat into a floating summer cottage. (Maria Lockwood / Superior Telegram)
Well-known Twin Ports tug begins new chapter
September 9, 2015 - 10:40pm
September 5, 2015
The Whitefish Bay of the Canadian Steamship Lines docks at the Midwest Energy Resources Co. coal terminal on July 26, 2013, after taking on about 31,500 tons of coal. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Dock operator talks future of coal shipments from Twin Ports
September 5, 2015 - 8:18pm
August 29, 2015
Construction work continues on the Bong Bridge as seen in this aerial photograph taken Thursday morning. Bob King /
Bong Bridge project on track for fall finish
August 29, 2015 - 1:04am
July 20, 2015
The saltie Florijngracht is seen through haze as it sits at anchor off of Park Point on Sunday. The ship is owned by Spliethoff, which is opening new trade avenues between Europe and the Midwest. Steve Kuchera /
Shipping link to Europe off to sluggish start, but Port Authority still optimistic
July 20, 2015 - 10:14pm
July 8, 2015
Daryl Peterson of the Minnesota Land Trust explains the massive cleanup effort of 125-year-old sawmill waste that has filled Radio Tower Bay in the St. Lois River. The bay cleanup effort, part of the larger estuary restoration, is nearly complete. (John Myers /
Cleanup of wood waste from St. Louis River bay is nearly complete
July 8, 2015 - 7:42pm
July 7, 2015
Peggy LaBlanc of Duluth listens while John Nousaine, director of North Country Independent Living (along with sign interpretor Doug Bowen-Bailey), speaks during the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Legacy Tour. The tour stopped at City Hall in Duluth Monday morning. Bob King /
Twin Ports honors Americans with Disabilities Act's 25 years
July 7, 2015 - 6:59pm
June 30, 2015
Expect lane closures, delays Wednesday on Blatnik Bridge
June 30, 2015 - 7:34pm
June 7, 2015
Tanker cars have become a more common sight at the Proctor railyard, which has long been familiar with iron ore trains. 
(Bob King /
Northland agencies sharpen efforts to prepare for railroad emergencies
June 7, 2015 - 8:14am