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Twin Ports

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
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