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Shipping traffic for March 28, 2015
Second Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu
Minnesota Capitol restoration project $30 million over budget
Bygones for March 28
Long-awaited launch: After many tries, hot air balloons finally take to skies over Duluth
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Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Gogebic Taconite formally withdraws from northern Wisconsin mining project
Minnesota lawmakers meet with federal trade officials to discuss steel industry woes
U.S. Steel announces major layoff in Illinois
Biz Buzz for March 23
College men's hockey: UMD beats Minnesota, advances to NCAA regional final
Wild win, close in on Blackhawks
Local names & news
NCAA Northeast Regional preview capsules
Reader's View: Local film ‘Lost Conquest’ also was shot at Glensheen
Reader's View: Government once again wasting our money
Reader's View: Professional fundraisers are not helping community
Reader's View: School Board must start behaving professionally
Local View: In good conscience, we must act
Ballet review: Emily Reed makes Princess Rose her signature role
Faces & Names: Streep’s ‘Suffragette’ release set Oct. 23
Faces & Names: Masi Oka returning for ‘Heroes Reborn’
Soul Asylum returns to Duluth in April
Review: Little Big Town engages audience with lively performance
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Perennial mulch
Horoscopes for March 28
Making your home sell-worthy
Horoscopes for March 27
Things to do this week: March 27 - April 3
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Gov. Dayton wants to get tough on poachers
DNR investigating after two bull elk were illegally shot, killed in northwest Minnesota
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 23, 2015
Mille Lacs likely to see tight walleye rules again this summer
Outdoors calendar for March 22
Through Readers' Eyes for March 22, 2015
Helping Out for March 22, 2015
YourSports for March 22, 2015
Your Sports: Superior Blue team wins District 11 title
Quality, artistry, history: Neon signs have that certain 'something'
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Happy 74th Birthday Patricia Olsen
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March 16, 2015
Still want to ski? Head north
Skiing is going downhill in the Duluth area but staying strong farther north. “We have yet to close down any of our primary runs,” Dan Zierath, a spokesman for Lutsen Mountains ski resort, said Monday. “We don’t plan on doing so any time soon.” But last week’s sudden...
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March 16, 2015 - 10:48pm
March 15, 2015
Monday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Light rain, temperatures closer to average
A frontal boundary moving through the region this afternoon will cause the development of scattered showers this morning. Light rain will persist throughout the day as temperatures tumble through the 40s. High pressure will eventually move into the region tomorrow, clearing skies...
March 15, 2015 - 8:50pm
March 14, 2015
Beverly Godfrey: Premature hopes for spring
On the one hand, it’s easy to believe spring has arrived. I’ve left my jacket behind on a couple of outings. My dog spent an afternoon stretched out on the sunny deck. I turned off the electric baseboard heat in the living room. But on the other hand, we’ve all been burned...
March 14, 2015 - 9:54pm
Will Steger will make canoe-sledding trek along the Canadian border
This time, Will Steger won’t have to go to the North Pole, Antarctica, the Northwest Territories or the Arctic Ocean to mount an expedition. The Ely explorer, now 70, has found a formidable challenge right in his backyard. On Wednesday, Steger plans to embark on a monthlong, 200-mile...
March 14, 2015 - 9:24pm
Do it: Stay on top
The Ojibwe called the moon of March Onaabani-giizis, or Snowcrust Moon. Thawing days and sub-freezing nights create a crust atop the snow that allows for easy travel, especially early in the day. Sometimes the crust isn’t strong enough for foot travel, but if you put on a pair of...
March 14, 2015 - 8:15pm
Sunday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Cooler, yet above average this week
A gusty southerly wind will usher more warm air into the Northland. Temperatures will climb into the upper 50s to low 60s with the exception...
March 14, 2015 - 7:49pm
March 13, 2015
Duluth sets a record high on Friday
Duluth reached a record high on Friday, the second record set this week in the city. The Duluth airport hit 58 degrees on Friday, beating the previous record for March 13 of 57 degrees, set in 2007.
March 13, 2015 - 7:26pm
March 12, 2015
With snow going, drought now a concern
Still need another shot of winter? You’ll have to head north. Downhill ski areas like Spirit Mountain, Lutsen and Giants Ridge will stay open for some time thanks to man-made snow. Mont du Lac will be open through Saturday and then take it day by day. In other areas, there are...
March 12, 2015 - 10:11pm
Friday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Patchy fog early, breezy afternoon
A light wind will keep patchy fog around in the morning close to Lake Superior. But as increasing winds shift directions in the afternoon, the...
March 12, 2015 - 7:49pm
March 11, 2015
Record highs possible today in Northland
Going, going, almost gone. The official snow depth at the Duluth International Airport dropped to just 2 inches on Wednesday — down from 10 inches on Sunday — as the Northland continued to see above-normal temperatures. The high at the Duluth airport on Wednesday...
March 11, 2015 - 11:03pm
Thursday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: The mild weather keeps going!
The warmth has been a big boost across the Northland! All week long we've been at or above 50 at the airport (at least 20 degrees above normal)....
March 11, 2015 - 10:52pm
March 10, 2015
Wednesday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Another day of warmer weather
High pressure will keep the spring-like warmth and sunshine in place through today. Temperatures today will climb into the mid-40s with a lake...
March 10, 2015 - 7:31pm
Vehicle breaks through ice on Rice Lake; angler rescued
An angler was rescued from atop his partially submerged vehicle Tuesday after it broke through the ice on Rice Lake reservoir north of Duluth. "It's damn embarrassing," Bill Weckman, 60, of Duluth Township said after rescue crews extended a ladder to reach his Kia Sedona about...
March 10, 2015 - 5:19pm
Apostle Islands ice caves closed for the season
It was a popular but short-lived 2015 season for the mainland ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Access to the caves closed for the season last night due to deteriorating ice conditions. National Park Service officials said Monday morning that forecast strong...
March 10, 2015 - 9:37am
March 9, 2015
In an instant, it's spring
The first 50-degree temperatures since early November blanketed the Northland on Monday as a mid-March warm-up brings an abrupt end to a Jekyll-and-Hyde winter season that never found its identity. Temperatures under mostly sunny skies hit 51 degrees at Duluth International Airport;...
March 9, 2015 - 11:07pm