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Twin Ports

March 15, 2016
The Bong Bridge, seen here in October 2015, links Duluth and Superior. Bob King /
OSHA cites Wisconsin construction company in Bong Bridge worksite fatality
March 15, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 4, 2016
Ice-breaking operations -- if needed -- will start Monday
March 4, 2016 - 8:32pm
February 12, 2016
The Rev. Norbert Mokros (second from right) speaks to crewmen aboard the Greek-flagged freighter Julia L. during a stop in Duluth in November 1979. (Charles Curtis / News Tribune file photo)
'He was truly a humanitarian': Mokros remembered for work with Twin Ports Ministry to Seafarers
February 12, 2016 - 9:55pm
January 15, 2016
The freighter Kaye E. Barker enters the Duluth ship canal just after noon Friday on its way to winter layup at Fraser Shipyards in Superior. (Samantha Erkkila/
VIDEO: One of season's last freighters arrives in Duluth
January 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
January 14, 2016
The Herbert C. Jackson sits in dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior on Dec. 31. The ship is undergoing a diesel conversion during its winter layup this season. (Clint Austin /
Several more ships coming for winter layup in Twin Ports
January 14, 2016 - 6:31am
January 12, 2016
Twin Ports events to honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
January 12, 2016 - 6:08pm
January 6, 2016
Birdwatchers keep an eye on a rare ivory gull as it walks on a railing in Canal Park in Duluth on Wednesday. Ivory gulls are uncommon visitors to the lower 48 states and typically spend their winters on the pack ice of the Arctic Ocean. (Bob King /
One rare ivory gull dies, another still flying in Duluth
January 6, 2016 - 5:51pm
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