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February 6, 2013
Lake-effect snow advisory posted for Northland
The Lake Superior snowmaking machine was expected to kick in overnight and Thursday morning bringing several inches of new snow near the big...
February 6, 2013 - 11:51am
January 27, 2013
Superior refinery owner considering Lake Superior crude oil loading dock
The owner of Superior's refinery is considering building a loading dock on Lake Superior in or near the Twin Ports to ship crude oil on the Great...
January 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
December 28, 2012
Saturday Duluth: Local singer/songwriter Charlie Parr takes the stage at two different venues to raise money for Spirit of the Lake Community School. The first concert begins at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Music Center. Tickets for this all ages venue, which includes opening act Murder...
December 28, 2012 - 7:00am
December 14, 2012
8 ships set to winter in the Twin Ports
Eight ships are tentatively slated to lay up for the winter in the Twin Ports. That would be the same number as last winter, but fewer than some recent years. "We describe the normal number as 12 or 13," James D. Sharrow, facilities manager for Duluth Seaway Port Authority, told...
December 14, 2012 - 5:00am
November 27, 2012
Eh? A year for Bong
Twin Ports residents pose as characters in famous war movies for a fundraiser calendar produced by the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center...
November 27, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Twin Ports jobless rate down a tick
Duluth's unemployment rate continued its downward seasonal slide in October, reaching 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in September. Most of the Northland outside Duluth also saw declines, with fewer people on the unemployment rolls -- coupled with fewer jobs and a smaller work...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Eh? Kudos to young leaders
In coordination with "Give to the Max" Day, Duluth Mayor Don Ness and Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen on Thursday will declare the day "Young Leaders Day" to honor -- you guessed it -- young leaders in the Twin Ports. The proclamation will recognize the importance of young adults and...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 13, 2012
Four women plead guilty in Twin Ports money laundering ring
Four women pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis to conspiracy to commit money laundering in support of a drug conspiracy in the Twin Ports. Taylor Kay Hanson, 21; Talia Jackie Jaros, 20; Danielle Ann Lamberton, 24; and Elizabeth Rose Schlais, 20, each pleaded guilty...
October 13, 2012 - 6:57am
August 1, 2012
Strong thunderstorms rolling through Twin Ports
A lie of strong thunderstorms was moving across southern St. Louis and Carlton counties late this morning. The National Weather Service in Duluth said the storms could bring half-inch-diameter hail, 40 mph wind gusts, brief heavy downpours and considerable cloud to ground lighting. The...
August 1, 2012 - 11:01am
June 20, 2012
Why I love the Twin Ports
First, let's get a couple things straight: I'm not trying to outdo Sam Cook who does an outstanding job, and I am a cool weather fan. My hot weather fan friends can never seem to understand my wilting when temperatures get into the 80s. I do sincerely love living in the Twin Ports,...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
UPDATE: Flood advisory issued for Twin Ports, Cloquet (with video)
The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Duluth, Superior and Cloquet as another wave of heavy rain...
May 24, 2012 - 7:19pm
May 22, 2012
Heavy rain possible across the Northland on Wednesday, Thursday
A slow-moving storm system and lots of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico may combine to produce heavy rain across much of the Northland starting Wednesday afternoon and continuing through Thursday. The National Weather Service in Duluth reports that total rainfall of 2 to 3 inches...
May 22, 2012 - 3:01pm
Unemployment rate drops in April in Twin Ports, NE Minnesota
Duluth's unemployment rate dropped a full percentage point in April to 6 percent, down from 7 percent in March, according to state data released today. The drop in Duluth was part of a seasonal decline seen across the region. The greater Twin Ports area, which includes all of St....
May 22, 2012 - 1:24pm
May 17, 2012
Eh? Friday is Bike to Work Day in Twin Ports
Friday is Bike to Work Day in the Twin Ports, a good chance to see whether your commute can also be part of your daily exercise regimen. If you work in downtown Duluth or Superior you can stop in at bicycle stations in Lake Superior Plaza and City Center Park from 6:30-8:30 a.m....
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Pedaling Twin Ports for work
A cup of Joe and treats greet Bikers Friday during Twin Ports Bike to Work Day. A station offering coffee, bagels and free mini bike tune-ups will be set up 6:30-8:30 a.m. Friday at Center City Park at Tower Avenue and Belknap Street. A similar station will be set up at the intersection...
May 16, 2012 - 12:19am