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May 21, 2018
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Duluth strikes out on sales tax
May 21, 2018 - 7:17pm
May 15, 2018
Our View: One more lobbying run to St. Paul
May 15, 2018 - 6:38pm
April 8, 2018
Balloon artist Laural Schultze puts the finishing touches on a large Easter basket made out of balloons that was used at the Lake Superior Zoo as a setting for family photos. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Bright, colorful and fast: Duluth woman brings her balloon art to area attractions
April 8, 2018 - 5:00am
February 19, 2018
Fireworks erupt over the state Capitol in August during a celebration to mark the completion of a $310 million restoration. Lawmakers return to the Capitol today for the 2018 session. Photo by Adam Giorgi / Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project
Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
February 19, 2018 - 5:38pm
January 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton proposes bonding bill; mixed bag for Duluth projects
January 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 9, 2018
Emily Perala, lead zookeeper, reaches for a handful of alfalfa pellets to feed the goats in the Lake Superior Zoo's barnyard Tuesday afternoon. Bob King /
Lake Superior Zoo looks for better year
January 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
November 5, 2017
Reader's View: Use zoo to showcase Native history
November 5, 2017 - 10:24pm
October 28, 2017
Dave Pagel
Local view: Why a tax for streets? Because dedicated funding works
October 28, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 21, 2017
A princess and her entourage. Riverlynn Gorriaz, 2, dressed as a princess, is accompanied by her sister Peyton, 8, of Duluth as they stroll the grounds of the Lake Superior Zoo with their parents looking for tricks and treats during Saturday's annual Boo at the Zoo event. (Bob King /
Photo: Royal court at Boo at the Zoo
October 21, 2017 - 4:38pm
October 5, 2017
Ozzie the desert tortoise struts past the pavilion at the Lake Superior Zoo. (News Tribune file photo)
Zoo asks Duluth for $200K grant
October 5, 2017 - 9:03pm
September 22, 2017

Contributed photo / Bert Onsgard, the founder of the Duluth Zoo, now the Lake Superior Zoo, holds Bert Jr. on the zoo’s elephant Bessie in about 1930. The last of Bert Onsgard Sr.’s children, Katherine, died this summer in Arizona. She was 84.
In memory: Last of Duluth zoo's first family gone; legacy lives on
September 22, 2017 - 8:25pm
August 24, 2017
Erik Simonson, assistant chief of the Duluth Fire Department and state senator, answers reporters' questions during a press conference Thursday at the Lake Superior Zoo, where it was announced he would become the zoo's new CEO. At right is Diana Bouschor Dodge, president of the board of directors of the Lake Superior Zoological Society. (Bob King /
Simonson takes reins of Lake Superior Zoo
August 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
April 29, 2017
Summer hours start Monday at Lake Superior Zoo
April 29, 2017 - 2:04pm
April 2, 2017
Our view: Lobbying event odd — except it works
April 2, 2017 - 9:15pm
February 6, 2013
As the two bears physically checked out each other, Zoo Keepers and Veterinarians kept an eye on Nikita (left) and Berlin as they were introduced Wednesday at the Kansas City Zoo. Interactions were typical, zoo officials said, including sniffing, huffing, grunting and "polar bear dancing." (Photo submitted by the Kansas City Zoo)
Duluth zoo's Berlin shows Kansas City mate she's no pushover
February 6, 2013 - 6:16pm