Latest Duluth-Superior Stories

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.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Mary Ann Grossmann, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 6--For Minnesotans, "up north" is not a specific place. It's an idea that lives in our hearts and imaginations. "Up north" could be as close as the Chisago chain of lakes or as distant as Lake of the Woods.

2008-06-25 06:03:06

By Patrick Garmoe, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jun.

2008-06-24 02:29:40

By Patrick Garmoe, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jun. 23--Tom Vidovic couldn't have been laid off at a better time. "I had the security blanket pulled up around my neck," Vidovic said of his job as office manager for Hibbing Public Utilities, before founding Compudyne.

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