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Take a look back at some of the biggest and most memorable storms to hit Duluth and the Northland over the past 150 years in the latest post from the News Tribune Attic .
Take a look back at how the Blatnik Bridge - formerly the High Bridge - linking Duluth and Superior came to be built, in the latest post in the News Tribune Attic .
Snowfall reports from around the Northland as of midday Tuesday, as relayed by the National Weather Service in Duluth:
Do you remember Ray's West End Tavern on Superior Street in Duluth? Read more in the News Tribune Attic .
Snow reports from around the Northland as of noon Sunday, as relayed by the National Weather Service in Duluth. In some locations, the strong winds have left drifts much deeper than the snowfall. Check back for updates:
Snow will continue to wind down across the Northland this morning, after a storm system dropped more than a half-foot of snow on parts of the region overnight. Travel was treacherous across the region overnight as the snow combined with gusty winds to create low visibility and drifts on roads and highways. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation report snow-covered highways across Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin this morning, as plows are working to clear the roads.
The U.S. men's curling team will be bringing gold medals back to the Duluth Curling Club. For the first time, an American curling team has won an Olympic gold medal as the U.S. defeated Sweden 10-7 on Saturday in South Korea. The U.S. scored five points in the eighth end to break a tie game and earn the victory. A crowd of at least 100 people gathered at the Duluth Curling Club to watch the game; the club is the home base for the team. Because of the time difference, the game started at 12:30 a.m. Duluth time.
Snowfall reports relayed by the National Weather Service in Duluth as of noon Friday:
Cirrus delivered more than 350 planes in 2017, a high mark in recent years, and also added nearly 300 jobs at its various locations. The Duluth-based aircraft manufacturer's 355 shipments of SR Series piston airplanes was an increase from 320 in 2016, 301 in 2015 and 308 in 2014. In addition, Cirrus delivered 22 of its SF50 Vision Jets in 2017 — following its first three deliveries in 2016 — and is ramping up production, the company announced Wednesday.
For the first time ever, the U.S. men's curling team will play for an Olympic gold medal. The team from the Duluth Curling Club beat arch-rival Canada 5-3 on Thursday in a semifinal at the Winter Olympics in South Korea - the second time the Americans have beaten Canada in a week - to reach the gold-medal game. The U.S. will face Sweden in the gold-medal game at 12:30 a.m. Duluth time on Saturday.