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February 10, 2019
A crowd lines Superior Street for the Portorama parade in 1969. file / News Tribune
Portorama comeback? Long-defunct Duluth festival makes an appearance in the Legislature
February 10, 2019 - 6:49pm
January 9, 2019
Rob Wagner holds a Duluth license plate from 1911. From Duluth’s ordinances at the time, it could have been for a horse-drawn carriage or an electric vehicle. Steve Kuchera /
Man buys 'Duluth 1911' license plate
January 9, 2019 - 4:52pm
December 4, 2018
Chris Estep (right) and his daughter Danielle, 13, show off the 1935 Ford fire truck that he says once belonged to the city of Duluth. Although it's up for sale, Estep for now has the vehicle parked in front of his business in Vista, Calif. Photo courtesy Chris Estep
California man puts 1935 Duluth fire truck up for sale
December 4, 2018 - 7:15pm
October 20, 2018
Reader's View: Causeway too historically important to lose
October 20, 2018 - 7:17pm
September 26, 2018
Reader's View: Norton made world kinder, more enlightened
September 26, 2018 - 5:43pm
August 29, 2018
Former Duluth Mayor Don Ness (left) listens as Donn Larson talks about their new book, “The Will and The Way Volume II,” the sequel to 2004’s “The Will and the Way: How a Generation of Activists Won Public and Private Achievements for Their Community and Region.” Steve Kuchera /
Chuck Frederick column: Keep telling Duluth's tales of recovery, rebound
August 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
October 14, 2017
A historical view: Division entrenched over nearly a century and a half of history
October 14, 2017 - 5:18pm
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
July 19, 2009
Duluthian Bob Gilruth worked on NASA?s Apollo program that sent men to the moon. (Courtesy Duluth Aviation Institute)
Our view: Duluth can be proud of its hometown tie to space race
July 19, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
BUZZ Blog: An angry letter to the council over saving the jail
April 28, 2009 - 9:25am
March 13, 2009
Bygones for March 13
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Bygones for March 12
March 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Phoebe the Kodiak bear chews on a kelp treat at the Lake Superior Zoo. 
Submitted photo
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am