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May 7, 2019
Federal investigators say Christopher Hasson had a cache of guns stockpiled to launch a terrorist attack targeting liberal politicians and journalists.
Prosecutors fight pretrial release of Coast Guard officer accused in plot
May 7, 2019 - 2:56pm
April 30, 2019
Four members of the U.S. Coast Guard onboard a response boat salute the North Pier of the Duluth Ship Canal on Monday, the 52nd anniversary of the death of Coast Guardsman Boatswain's Mate First Class Edgar Culbertson while trying to rescue three brothers from the pier during a storm. The USCG is building a 154-foot long Sentinel-class fast response cutter to be named in Culbertson’s honor. Steve Kuchera /
New Coast Guard cutter to be named for local hero
April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 26, 2019
The 240-foot heavy icebreaker U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw prepares to dock behind Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in late March. The icebreaker was in Duluth as part of the Coast Guard's winter ice-breaking efforts which concluded Friday. File photo
Coast Guard calls off ice-breaking effort
April 26, 2019 - 3:20pm
March 21, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw breaks up ice in the Duluth-Superior harbor Thursday morning. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Ships to start loading Friday
March 21, 2019 - 4:52pm
Fireman Patrick Saragoza ties off a fender aboard a Coast Guard Station San Diego 45-foot Response Boat-Medium during a joint patrol with the Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour off the coast of Southern California on Nov. 27, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley.
With more focus on the southern border, U.S. officials see a rise in migrants at sea
March 21, 2019 - 8:36am
March 14, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice in the harbor in March 2013. The Mackinaw will be back in the Twin Ports next week, along with the Duluth-based cutter Alder, to help break ice in preparation for the upcoming shipping season. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Coast Guard plans shipping breakout
March 14, 2019 - 11:54am
March 4, 2019
The USCGC Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice near the docked John G. Munson in March 2013 by steaming along a path it had broken out earlier. (file / News Tribune)
New Great Lakes icebreaker may be built
March 4, 2019 - 2:34pm
January 27, 2019
Reader's View: Shutdown having real effects on county
January 27, 2019 - 7:08pm
January 3, 2019
Four kayakers paddle down a set of narrows on Namakan Lake in Voyageurs National Park. (2005 file / News Tribune)
Federal freeze: Northland feels effects of government shutdown
January 3, 2019 - 6:08pm
December 27, 2018
he American Integrity steams in to the Duluth Superior harbor in 2013. On Thursday, the Integrity was tucked behind Sand Island on the South Shore, just west of the Apostle Islands, expecting to wait out the waves caused by northeasterly winds predicted to sustain between 23-40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph midlake near the Keweenaw Peninsula. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping industry contends with Lake Superior gale warning
December 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
December 14, 2018
The United States Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay is moored near the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Friday morning. The 140-foot icebreaking tug is based out of Cleveland. Clint Austin /
Coast Guard says Cleveland cutter in Duluth as ‘precautionary’ measure
December 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
December 1, 2018
Fishermen wait to be rescued near Park Point on Saturday. Nearly three-dozen fishermen were rescued. Photo courtesy of Larry Stauty.
35 fishermen rescued from ice on Superior Bay
December 1, 2018 - 1:22pm
August 31, 2018
Husband, wife identified in Apostle Islands capsizing
August 31, 2018 - 7:10pm
August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week in moving the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. 2010 file / News Tribune
Is a Duluth lighthouse heading to landlocked Willmar? Probably not.
August 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
August 7, 2018
Hikers rescued from Isle Royale
August 7, 2018 - 2:19pm