‘First Ship’ winner off by 19 minutes The Federal Weser made a winner of a Middleton, Wis., woman. In the “First Ship Contest,” Linda Hanby of Middleton had guessed the first oceangoing vessel, or “saltie,” to arrive at the Duluth port would come in at 10:05 p.m. on April 12, according to Visit Duluth, which sponsors the contest with the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. The Federal Weser beat that by 19 minutes, passing under the Aerial Lift Bridge at 9:46 p.m. on April 12.
Snow totals as reported by the National Weather Service as of Monday morning: Ashland — 15.7 inches Aurora — 8 inches Cornucopia — 13 inches Cotton — 7 inches Duluth — 13.4 inches Hoyt Lakes — 7 inches Isabella — 11 inches
The good news for Minnesota Duluth's baseball team: The weather cooperated for an NSIC game against Minot State on Monday in Watford City, N.D. The bad news: UMD committed seven errors, walked 11 batters, yielded seven Beaver runs in each of the first two innings and 10 more in the sixth, and was on the wrong end of a 27-12 drubbing.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, is hosting two locations to collect unwanted prescription drugs for disposal. People can drop off unwanted medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at the Grand Portage Clinic, 62 Upper Road, and the Cook County Law Enforcement Center, 143 Gunflint Trail. The service is free and anonymous. Only pills or patches will be accepted; liquids, needles or sharps won’t be accepted.
This bankruptcy information is gathered from cases filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Duluth April 5-12. DEBTOR: Aaron R. Kylven JOINT DEBTOR: Amanda J. Kylven fka Amanda Berg ADDRESS: 125 Grove St., Duluth CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: April 5 ASSETS: $232,871 LIABILITIES: $268,344.41 DEBTOR: Roger Abraham Bartolo Jr. ADDRESS: 1215 E. Second St., Duluth CHAPTER 7 DATE FILED: April 6 ASSETS: $5,039.26 LIABILITIES: $31,306.77 DEBTOR: Katherine S. Mitchell
Today Duluth entry Morning: Indiana Harbor arriving to load coal. Afternoon: Walter J. McCarthy Jr. arriving to load coal; Alpena arriving to load cement; CSL Niagara arriving to load iron ore; Whitefish Bay arriving to load iron ore. Evening: James R. Barker arriving to load iron ore. Superior entry Afternoon: CSL Tadoussac arriving to load iron ore. Evening: Thunder Bay arriving to load iron ore. Overnight: CSL Assiniboine arriving to load iron ore. Two Harbors
News Tribune, April 16, 1978 An 89-man contingent of the Minnesota National Guard sent to East Grand Forks April 9 for flood duty will leave the city today as floodwaters of the Red River are receding. However, dozens of disaster workers and volunteers remain. While most area communities have or are close to having new water treatment plants to remove asbestos fibers from the water, Cloquet is waiting for federal funds to build its new plant. Cloquet draws 20 percent of its water from Lake Superior. News Tribune, April 16, 1998
Closures Duluth schools Superior schools Marshall School Stella Maris Academy Ashland schools Bayfield schools St. Michael's Lakeside Early Learning 2-hour delays Hermantown Community Schools Carlton schools. Bulldog Kids Care will open at its normal time, and there will be no morning preschool. Cloquet schools Esko schools Wrenshall schools Check back for updates
State Rep. Jason Metsa and North Branch Mayor Kirsten Kennedy are not done yet in their bids to replace Rep. Rick Nolan in Congress. On Sunday, both candidates said they will continue their campaigns, targeting the 8th Congressional District DFL primary election in August.
Henry George had three hits, drove in a run and scored twice, including the insurance run, in Minnesota Duluth's 5-3 win over Minot State in the opening game of an NSIC doubleheader Sunday in Watford City, N.D. Minot State won the second game 13-9. Evan Vick recorded the win in relief of Marcus Frederickson in the opener and Thomas Bruchu entered in the seventh and struck out all three batters for the save. Despite a five-run ninth inning, UMD lost the nigthcap by four runs.