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April 29, 2019
Richard Kangas operates a landfill compactor atop a hill of trash at the St. Louis County landfill near Virginia. Steve Kuchera /
St. Louis County eyes solution for future of garbage
April 29, 2019 - 7:28pm
March 14, 2019
A motorist swings out across the center line to avoid a large pothole on Raleigh Street in West Duluth on Thursday. Steve Kuchera /
City lays out plans for potholes
March 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
December 20, 2018
Time to think about recycling ole Tannenbaum
December 20, 2018 - 9:17pm
November 1, 2018
Workers with WLSSD install a screw pump. (Photo courtesy of WLSSD)
Carlton, WLSSD garner $31.5M from state
November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
October 13, 2018
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District photo  /  The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District wastewater treatment facility opened at the foot of 27th Avenue West in Duluth 40 years ago.
Local View: At 40, WLSSD 'still a marvel'
October 13, 2018 - 7:39pm
October 12, 2018
Candidate's View: Race is on to rep Duluth's outskirts -- Follow DFL plan toward a more prosperous Minnesota
October 12, 2018 - 5:32pm
September 24, 2018
Aerial photo of WLSSD. (file photo / News Tribune)
WLSSD adds mercury ordinance for dentists
September 24, 2018 - 6:32pm
Jack Ezell, WLSSD’s manager of planning and technical services, stands by the final mixing stage for treated water at the district’s sewage treatment plant. Ezell is retiring this week and is the only WLSSD employee who has worked since the treatment plant opened 40 years ago. The plant treats about 40 million gallons of wastewater every day. Steve Kuchera /
WLSSD marks 40 years of cleaner St. Louis River
September 24, 2018 - 6:32pm
June 12, 2018
Local View: Lack of landfill capacity only the start of waste woes
June 12, 2018 - 6:48pm
May 26, 2018
The Moccasin Mike Landfill in Superior as seen from the air Wednesday afternoon. The landfill is scheduled to reach capacity within 10 years, forcing waste authorities to consider the future. --- Clint Austin /
Priorities clash in garbage arena -- Local authorities, MPCA at loggerheads over landfills
May 26, 2018 - 8:12pm
May 19, 2018
Local View: Common ground needed for wild rice sulfate solution
May 19, 2018 - 9:58pm
December 25, 2017
Annual tree recycling program begins Tuesday
December 25, 2017 - 10:03pm
December 16, 2017
The Superior landfill is near Allouez Bay and Lake Superior. The landfill’s useful life is projected to last until 2027, as the current cell is being built higher. Steve Kuchera /
Sun setting on garbage dump: Superior looks hard at landfill's long-term end
December 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
November 23, 2017
Joe Belcastro of Duluth unloads branches and limbs at the WLSSD yard waste facility. (News Tribune file photo)
WLSSD yard waste site open one last day
November 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 29, 2017
Esko sewer repair done, roadwork to continue
September 29, 2017 - 8:03pm