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Trump offered a grieving military father $25,000 in a call, but didn't follow through
Minn. boy, 5, dies when tree falls on him in backyard hammock
'That's a dumb question': It's no surprise that John McCain's frustration with Fox News boiled over
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Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
Maurices CEO to students: Good businesses give back
Catering business opening in West Duluth
Hibbing brewery eyes December opening
Aramark to acquire AmeriPride for $1 billion
Minnesota Twins, Glen Perkins part ways
Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem
Guess who is an NFC player of the week? Former Viking Peterson
Prep boys soccer: East routs Forest Lake to win Section 7AA title
College volleyball: Saints edge Hamline
How a lawyer turned his homemade treats into America’s best-selling ice cream pint
The Vegan Cookbook Club: Eat Kale with Tahini and Marmalade for Strong Bones
Nyanyika Banda: Enjoying the fruits of your zucchini labors
Ask a Master Gardener: Raking fallen leaves
Hawk Ridge Art: Preserving the legacy and works of John Peyton
Doug & Ginny Olson
Don & Jeanne Mendoza
Mike and Linda
Edward Anthony Ryan
Joseph Hubert Jr.
Richard "Dickey" Brendengen
Robert Michael Schamberger
Linda Louise Levar Powers
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Candidate's View: The more diverse our policymaking table, the better our solutions
Reader's View: Russ an advocate for working people
Big bog crumples docks on Minnesota lake
MN DNR Weekly Report for Oct. 16, 2017
Field Reports: A good summer of fishing on the big lake
Sam Cook column: Dakota morning — the waiting is good
Ask a Conservation Officer: Possession limits for pheasant or grouse
Journey Awards honor outstanding community members
Pets of the Week
UMD offers jazz scholarship concert
September 29, 2017
Esko sewer repair done, roadwork to continue
The emergency repair of a sewer line in Esko has been completed, but work continues on affected roads. Traffic lanes on County Highway 61 near Sorila Road will be reopened by mid-October, according to a notice this week from the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District. In the meantime,...
September 29, 2017 - 8:03pm
September 26, 2017
WLSSD raises water treatment rate, holds steady on garbage fee
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District board Monday night voted to raise its rates for wastewater treatment by 1.94 percent in 2018 and...
September 26, 2017 - 11:21am
September 11, 2017
Reader's View: Don't dump on WLSSD's facilities
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District’s Materials Recovery Center, Household Hazardous Waste Facility, and Yard Waste Compost Site are wonderful facilities to have at our disposal here in Duluth. The people who work at these facilities are the best and the nicest; they are...
September 11, 2017 - 1:33pm
August 31, 2017
WLSSD sewer line fix near Esko may hit $6 million
The good news is that the WLSSD should be finished with nearly $2 million in initial repairs to a major sewer line near Esko by the end of September, restoring all four lanes to County Road 61 in that area. The bad news is that engineers found another full mile of pipe that needs...
August 31, 2017 - 11:57am
August 8, 2017
Saved from the landfill: artifacts from the News Tribune's past
Some relics of the past came back home to the News Tribune last week, thanks to the crew at the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District's Materials...
August 8, 2017 - 8:09pm
June 26, 2017
WLSSD passes sump pump, lateral line ordinance
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District passed a new ordinance Monday requiring all municipalities it serves for sewage service to pass new...
June 26, 2017 - 5:44pm
June 25, 2017
Sump pump, line inspections will be mandatory before home sales
Starting sometime soon, anyone selling a home or business property in the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District service area will need to...
June 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 23, 2017
Sewage line leak in Esko will need big fix
The main sewage line running from Cloquet to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District plant in Duluth has sprung a leak in Esko. The line, which handles up to 20 million gallons of wastewater per day, is broken in the median of County Highway 61 near Sorila Road, WLSSD officials...
May 23, 2017 - 4:18pm
May 15, 2017
River Quest still reaching students after 25 years
As a wall of fog gathered on shore, the open-air balcony aboard the Vista Star was the place to be on a gloomy Monday. "Oh, by far," said Aaron...
May 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
September 27, 2016
No change in garbage, sewer rates at WLSSD
Despite facing rapidly increasing electric bills, the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District has decided not to raise sewage treatment or garbage...
September 27, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 19, 2016
Former PCA, WLSSD director Chuck Williams dies
Chuck Williams — a top official with Iron Range mining companies who also headed Duluth's sewage treatment operations and led the Minnesota...
August 19, 2016 - 2:28pm
July 2, 2016
Debate over biosolids reignites
The application of biosolids to farm fields in the Northland has sparked debate for decades — with some farmers praising the Western Lake Superior...
July 2, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 18, 2016
Volunteers needed for St. Louis River cleanup
The St. Louis River Alliance is looking for volunteers — by themselves or in groups — to help clean up the river on Saturday. The Alliance will hold its annual river cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon this year along the creek at 49th Avenue West in Duluth. Volunteers can show up at...
May 18, 2016 - 5:49pm
March 31, 2016
Déjà poo: Despite massive investments in its sewer system, Duluth reports overflow
Just nine months after a federal judge lifted a consent decree, which had ordered the city of Duluth to stem the flow of untreated wastewater...
March 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
January 2, 2016
Recycle your tree
With the start of the new year, many people in the Northland will be taking down their Christmas trees this weekend. Here’s a roundup of free “treecycling” opportunities offered by the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District in Duluth. These sites accept trees only, free of...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00am