Latest Duluth-Superior Stories

2008-08-05 06:00:24

By Peter Passi, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 5--Lake Superior Warehousing Co. Inc. should be better equipped to handle growing shipments of wind power equipment, thanks to a deal struck with the Duluth Economic Development Authority on Monday.

2008-08-03 06:00:14

By Jana Hollingsworth, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 3--ASHLAND -- After ducking under a low bridge, students entered a world of water "roads" earlier this week in the Kakagon Sloughs.

2008-07-31 06:00:40

By Sarah Horner, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 31--The pressure is on for students performing in the Duluth school district's citywide musical this week. Not only do they have to remember all their lines, they have to deliver them well enough to pack the house for every show.

2008-07-30 12:15:00

The water at ocean and Great Lakes beaches across the U.S. were posted as unsafe for swimming for 22,571 days in 2007, the second-highest level since the Natural Resources Defense Council began keeping track in 1991.

2008-07-28 06:00:54

By Sarah Horner, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 28--After years of planning, months of stressing and days of frenzied activity, Finnfest 2008 has officially left the city.

2008-07-23 12:01:22

By Mark Stodghill, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul.

2008-07-20 06:00:24

By Sam Cook, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 20--Charter fishing captain Peter Dahl snugged his boat, the "Hooker Too," into its berth at the Waterfront Plaza Marina on Monday afternoon. In his cooler lay seven lake trout that his clients had caught that day on Lake Superior.

2008-07-20 06:00:23

By Sam Cook, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 20--You still have time to register for the seventh annual Acme Tools Hawg Walleye Hunt, to be held July 26-27 on Island Lake north of Duluth. Entry tickets are $10, or $5 for children younger than 16.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By John Myers, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 15--Some Twin Ports churches will congregate outdoors for services. Kids will pick up trash along Barker's Island. And folks can go fly a kite at Canal Park.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

By Will Ashenmacher, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jul. 9--The Duluth Planning Commission voted Tuesday night not to require an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for three proposed off-leash dog trails, clearing the way for the City Council to take them up at its July 21 meeting.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.