News Tribune staff
From the frozen Northland of Duluth to the sun-bathed coastline of South America’s Chile, Shane Loeffler has managed to keep his eyes on the stars.
A fire that tore through the former Staver Foundry in Virginia on Sunday has left the facility “a total loss” and is still under investigation, fire officials said Monday.
A new smartphone app that could help save lives during floods was unveiled Monday by the American Red Cross in Duluth.
Eh? suspects that after a long winter of comfort food and hibernating, everyone could use a bit more wellness in their life. So it’s a good thing there are people who want to help with the transition by providing information and activities centered on wellness. The University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting its fifth annual Northland Community Wellness Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
With two whole days left of the astronomical winter season, PETA has issued tips for St. Louis County residents to keep their pets safe during winter weather.
A winter storm warning has been issued for much of the Northland, including Duluth and Superior, from late tonight through Wednesday evening for the potential of up to a foot...
Boys Basketball MINNESOTA STATE TOURNAMENT CLASS AAAA At Target Center, Minneapolis Saturday’s Results Championship Lakeville North 84, Hopkins 82 Third Place At Concordia-St. Paul Shakopee 62, Cretin-Derham Hall 56 CLASS AAA Saturday’s Results Championship At Target Center DeLaSalle 60, Austin 40 Third Place At Concordia-St. Paul Holy Family Catholic 56, Orono 35 CLASS AA Saturday’s Results Championship At Target Center Esko 60, Annandale 41 Third Place At Concordia-St.
Duluth bowlers swept the titles in Sunday’s 35th annual Duluth/Superior Women’s All-Star Bowling Challenge at Stadium Lanes in Duluth. It was a reversal of last year’s event, in which Superior won both the regular and senior crowns. In Sunday’s regular all-star match, Duluth’s Renee Randa, Crystal Johnson, Theresa Jacobson, Heidi Shaw and Nicolle Mattson defeated Superior’s Vicky Schold, Julie Meysman, Barb Hoag, Lezlee Nelson, Carolyn Jones and Becky Feller 2,848 pins to 2,589.
A River Falls, Wis., man was injured on Saturday when the snowmobile he was operating crashed into a tree on the Bearskin Trail about 15 miles southwest of Cook. Deng Chen, 22, was traveling east about 1 p.m. when he lost control of his sled on a curve and struck a tree, according to a report from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. He was transported by ambulance to the Cook Hospital; his injuries were characterized as non-life-threatening.
Firefighters from 12 departments helped battle a fire at the former Staver Foundry in Virginia on Sunday, and crews remained on scene late into the night. The Virginia Fire Department was dispatched at 2:41 p.m. Sunday to a fire at the foundry site on 10th Street South. Firefighters remained on the scene as of 8:45 p.m. Sunday, and Virginia Fire Capt.