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Bygones for Feb. 20, 2018
Weather-related closings, delays and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Update: Heavier snow possible in Twin Ports
Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints
Duluth researcher looking at effects of cannabis on giving up tobacco smoking
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Clarke reaches out to Steelworkers, Cliffs CEO
Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
Place a Business Announcement
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wisconsin works OT to top Minnesota
Race and reflection: For UMD's Oden, lessons learned 50 years ago still apply
College women's basketball: St. Scholastica bows out of UMAC tournament
Brandon Veale column: Previewing the 2038 Olympic Games in the Twin Ports
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Charlotte M. Ecklund
Jeffery "Jeff" Mark Andersen
Claudia Mae Thoreson
Jeanne Shirley Falconer
Marcia (Cockson) Suoja
Reader's View: Trump doing great job with economy
Reader's View: Dreamers' demands costing us billions
Reader's View: Partisan politics strangling our country
Ikes' View: Leopold's 'Almanac' should be required reading
Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
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RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 16, 2018
Invasive shrimp found in Twin Ports harbor
Another foreign, aquatic invasive species has been found in the Twin Ports harbor — this time a small invertebrate called the bloody red...
February 16, 2018 - 8:16pm
Reader's View: There's the option of not allowing PolyMet
I attended the PolyMet hearing at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center ("In Duluth, concern shifts toward copper-mining impact," Feb. 9). I learned there are three possible scenarios.
February 16, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 14, 2018
Northland sees record-high temperatures
Wednesday's warm weather set records in parts of the Northland. International Falls recorded a record high of 48 degrees on Wednesday, the National...
February 14, 2018 - 6:02pm
February 13, 2018
Trump budget would slash Great Lakes restoration funding
The federal budget proposal released by the Trump administration this week would slash funding for Great Lakes restoration by 90 percent, from...
February 13, 2018 - 12:35pm
February 6, 2018
Lake Superior January decline more than usual
A dryer than normal January provided some relief for Lake Superior property owners with the big lake dropping more than normal so far in 2018. The level of Lake Superior declined 4 inches in January, a month it usually drops only 3 inches. But the lake remains 13 inches above average...
February 6, 2018 - 5:28pm
February 4, 2018
Cohos in the cold: Salmon appear on North Shore earlier than in most years
The temperature was struggling to rise above zero at mid-morning on Thursday. A sharp wind whistled down from the north. Dick Hedberg, 72, sat...
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
January 31, 2018
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
Time is running out this winter for Lake Superior to ice over or even build enough ice to jig for lake trout off Duluth or walk to the sea caves...
January 31, 2018 - 6:57pm
Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director resigns
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director submitted his letter of resignation Wednesday. The DSPA Board of Commissioners accepted...
January 31, 2018 - 5:23pm
January 30, 2018
The 'wilderness' checkpoint: Sawbill a special place for Beargrease mushers, volunteers
ON THE SAWBILL TRAIL — With its canvas tents tucked among the pines of the Superior National Forest, housing travelers from near and far,...
January 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 26, 2018
Photo essay: Lake Superior's harder edges
One of my favorite work assignments is going up in a light plane to photograph a subject from an eagle's prospective. Earlier this month, I...
January 26, 2018 - 5:00am
January 23, 2018
News Tribune Attic: A brief history of the Aerial Lift Bridge
The Aerial Lift Bridge is Duluth's most-famous landmark. But do you know the history behind it? Take a look back in the News Tribune Attic.
January 23, 2018 - 2:57pm
Apostle Islands sea caves void of ice
Staff was back to work Tuesday at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore following the federal government shutdown, but they returned to ice-free...
January 23, 2018 - 9:29am
January 22, 2018
Researchers: Two wolves on Isle Royale after all
In a distinction likely lost on wolves but interesting to Isle Royale fans, researchers say that there are two wolves still living on the Lake...
January 22, 2018 - 2:54pm
January 19, 2018
Move over Irvin: Museum ship shifted to allow work
To little fanfare, the William A. Irvin was moved intentionally on Friday for the first time since it settled into the Minnesota Slip in Superior...
January 19, 2018 - 10:18pm
January 17, 2018
St. Lawrence Seaway reports strong shipping gains
The St. Lawrence Seaway System, North America’s binational marine highway stretching 2,300 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, reported strong gains during the 2017 navigation season, including a standout year in iron ore, dry bulk and general cargo shipments. The...
January 17, 2018 - 6:22pm