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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Chisholm city administrator fired
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
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Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Port Authority moving offices to Lincoln Park
Canal Park business closed for summer due to Lakewalk damage
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Place a Business Announcement
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
NFL draft: Hibbing's Harris looking forward
College baseball: Saints rout UMAC foe
Write a Bentleyville tune
Watch a show, then dance along
Minnesota Ballet brings wine and cheese
Denfeld opens ‘Loving Lives’
Ojibwe gallery reopens
Anders Owen Dean Reeder
Ardelle "Ole" Purcell is Turning 90!
Dorothy A. Hoch
Lloyd Wayne Armbrust, Sr.
Ellen Mary Anderson
In Response: Shine a bright light to next generation, as uncomfortable as it may be to do so
Reader's View: Nothing silly about plastic-straw pollution
Reader's View: Snaring safe in controlling animal populations
Reader's View: Loosen up on what kids 'should look like'
Reader's View: For Phifer, this was just opening act
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Ask a Conservation Officer: When is sturgeon season?
Grand Marais, Cook County propose new regional park
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish's reproduction on St. Louis River
Steger plugging away on barren lands solo trek
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
She wrote a children's book defending her husband's dignity - the 'handsome hero' who lost 2 limbs in Afghanistan
Recently retired Superior Battalion Chief Erik Sutton dead at 46
Duluth 'groupies': Facebook fan clubs chat, share, reminisce about city
Through Readers' Eyes
Annual tree recycling program begins Tuesday
The presents are unwrapped, the cookie trays are depleted, the cartons of eggnog are empty — and in many homes, Christmas trees are looking...
December 25, 2017 - 10:03pm
December 16, 2017
Sun setting on garbage dump: Superior looks hard at landfill's long-term end
Once projected to reach capacity by 2022, recent years have been kind to the city of Superior landfill. Pummeling the waste under steel-studded...
December 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
November 23, 2017
WLSSD yard waste site open one last day
OK, we know what happened. It was warm and nice. You delayed those fall yard chores. Then it snowed and got cold. But now the leaves, grass and...
November 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
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