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March 11, 2017
Buildings from Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (lower left) and St. Luke's hospital (upper right) dominate Duluth's Hillside as seen from the air earlier this month. About a quarter of employees in the region work in health care or social services. (Clint Austin /
Heart of the economy: Health care is Twin Ports’ leading industry by a long shot
March 11, 2017 - 11:54pm
March 9, 2017
A train operated by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific crosses the Grassy Point Bridge as it heads from Duluth to Superior in 2010. The proposed Northern Lights Express passenger rail service would use the bridge. Bob King /
2017’s biggest hurdle for proposed Northern Lights Express: federal funding
March 9, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 1, 2017
Jake Flatt and Steve Smith, both of Duluth, push a car back into its parking spot on South Lake Avenue on Park Point in Duluth on March 1, 2007. The car was having engine trouble and they put it back in its spot for the rest of the storm. News Tribune file photo
Photos: Ten years ago this week, Duluth was hit by the Blizzard of 2007
March 1, 2017 - 6:28pm
February 17, 2017
Colette McCarrick Geary, president of the College of St. Scholastica (from left); UMD Chancellor Lendley Black and UWS Chancellor Renee Wachter laugh Friday after Black joked about making sure everyone signed on the right line. The three academic leaders gathered at UMD to re-sign the Cross Registration Agreement, which allows students from any one of the schools to take classes at the other two. Bob King /
UMD, CSS, UWS renew collaboration
February 17, 2017 - 8:50pm
February 15, 2017
Lew Martin spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio reporter Danielle Kaeding recently to talk about his history in Twin Ports broadcasting. Martin celebrates his 100th birthday today. (Paul Damberg / Wisconsin Public Radio)
Twin Ports broadcaster Lew Martin turning 100
February 15, 2017 - 4:42pm
February 6, 2017
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Snow expected in Northland overnight and most of Tuesday
February 6, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 11, 2017
"The worst part is my nose runs," said Jim Merling, 79, of Proctor, as he blows out a neighbor's driveway Wednesday morning. Bob King /
Winter snowfall near average so far in Duluth
January 11, 2017 - 3:14pm
December 17, 2016
News Tribune file photo
Voting underway for Twin Ports lighting contest
December 17, 2016 - 12:16am
December 7, 2016
John Marshall (left), who fought in the 1991 Gulf War, World War II veteran Bill Stein (hidden) of Duluth, and Richard Montgomery, chaplain, VFW Post 137, lay the Pearl Harbor remembrance wreath in the harbor after ceremonies Wednesday at the DECC. Bob King /
Pearl Harbor sacrifices honored at Duluth waterfront
December 7, 2016 - 5:20pm
December 5, 2016
The Duluth (pictured) and Superior YMCAs will offer reciprocity for members to use either facility. Steve Kuchera /
Two-for-one comes to Twin Ports' YMCAs
December 5, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 25, 2016
A DTA bus turns off of Superior Street onto Third Avenue West to go to the downtown transit center on Wednesday. A DTA bus lasts about 12 years or 600,000 miles before being replaced. The DTA is scheduled to purchase 120 buses between now and 2040. Steve Kuchera /
As longtime managers near retirement, DTA plans ahead for new era
November 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
November 24, 2016
Sheri Nelson (from right) of Hermantown scoops mashed potatoes while preparing a plate with Jennifer Dagger, Matt Bucci and Megan Dagger, all of Duluth, during the 27th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Buffet at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Thursday. Organizers expected to serve 4,000 meals and deliver another 1,400 meals this year. (Clint Austin /
DECC serves up a faster Thanksgiving feast for the community
November 24, 2016 - 9:31pm
Christmas Lighting Challenge underway in Northland
November 24, 2016 - 3:44pm
November 1, 2016
Transportation key for region's potential
November 1, 2016 - 7:28pm
October 23, 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 /
Transportation agencies weigh Blatnik Bridge’s life span
October 23, 2016 - 9:19am