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A storm system is expected to bring accumulating snow to the Northland on Sunday, with snowfall of 3 to 6 inches possible across much of the region, the National Weather Service reported. A second round of accumulating snow is possible from Monday into Tuesday. The Weather Service said a fast-moving low-pressure system will spread snow across the region starting Sunday morning, with the heaviest snow expected from late morning through the afternoon. The snow will taper off from west to east during the evening hours.
A cat found inside a garbage bag in the Superior Walmart parking lot has a new home. A store employee picked up a white plastic bag in the southwest area of the parking lot the morning of Jan. 25, according to Superior Police reports. Instead of garbage, the employee found a male cat in the bag. Overnight and morning security footage was reviewed, but no car was observed stopping in the area and no one was seen leaving anything at the spot.
Before the Bong Bridge was built, the Arrowhead Bridge linked West Duluth to Superior for decades. Read about the history of the Arrowhead Bridge in the News Tribune Attic .
Aug. 22, 1910
The last finishers in the 14th annual Arrowhead 135 endurance race from International Falls to Tower reached Fortune Bay Casino on Wednesday night after more than two days on the trail. The 135-mile race for runners, bikers and cross-country skiers that began Monday morning has a reputation for sometimes seeing more competitors drop out than finish the race. But despite temperatures well below zero at times, 100 of this year's field of 149 racers — about 67 percent — reached the finish ahead of the mandatory 60-hour cutoff, according to the race website.
Musher Ryan Redington and his team were the first to reach the Sawbill checkpoint on their way back down the North Shore during the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on Tuesday morning. Redington, of Alaska, who was the runner-up in last year’s race, reached Sawbill — 270 miles into the 373-mile race — at 8:09 a.m., according to online race tracking. He left the the previous checkpoint, Skyport Lodge on Devil Track Lake near Grand Marais, at 4:52 a.m.
The News Tribune will be running a special section about the newly restored NorShor Theatre in the Feb. 1 paper — the second time the paper has printed a special section to celebrate the venue. Take a look back at the first section, from 1941, in the News Tribune Attic .
Take a look back at what has changed - and what's still the same - over the past six decades along part of First Street in downtown Duluth, in the latest post in the News Tribune Attic .
The Aerial Lift Bridge is Duluth's most-famous landmark. But do you know the history behind it? Take a look back in the News Tribune Attic .
While the heaviest snow is forecast to remain south and east of the Twin Ports, a winter storm moving through the Midwest has brought light snow overnight to Duluth, Superior and surrounding areas. Gusty east winds off Lake Superior ahead of the storm prompted some lake-effect snow showers in the Twin Ports. Roads are snow-covered across much of the region, the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation reported. The South Shore school district in Port Wing has delayed the start of classes by 2 hours for Monday, Jan. 22.