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August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Tall ships make a grand entry (with photo gallery, video)
There's something about those tall ships. They make every kid yell "cool" and adults click away with cameras, their mouths agape. But Dorothy...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Lake Superior Days to include 'Blessing of the Fleet' Sunday
This year's Lake Superior Days will mark the first blessing of the fleet for boats in the Superior harbor at Barker's Island. It's a ceremony that organizers say they hope will become an annual event in the Twin Ports. Father Leon Flaherty says the "Blessing of the Fleet" on Sunday...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
June 25, 2013
Beach forecasts, alerts for rip currents back for summer in Duluth
The Twin Ports saw its first rip-current warning Saturday -- a reminder that with summer weather finally here, beachgoers on Lake Superior need...
June 25, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
'Dredging crisis' affects Great Lakes
When the 1,000-foot freighter Edgar B. Speer departed Two Harbors earlier this week for a steel mill in Gary, Ind., it left with a load of 60,000 tons of taconite. That might sound like a lot of iron ore, but it's 10,000 tons less than a full load.
May 1, 2013 - 9:15am
Winter storm warnings, advisories issued for the Northland
The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings and advisories for much of the Northland from tonight through Thursday night as the region may see heavy snow to start the month of May. Snowfall in excess of 6 inches is possible for Northwestern Wisconsin, where winter...
May 1, 2013 - 5:06am
April 27, 2013
What a difference a week can make in Twin Ports weather
Temperatures soared into the 60s on Friday in much of the Northland for the first time in seemingly eons, a welcome change in an uncommonly cool...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Just 6 more inches and Duluth will break April snow record
On the bright side, it looks likely that Duluth will set the record for the snowiest April on record. On the not-so-bright side, it looks like snow will pick up again this afternoon, with another 4-8 additional inches likely before it finally lets up Friday afternoon. The Weather...
April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
First saltie of the season expected today in Twin Ports
The first saltie of the season is expected to reach the Twin Ports this afternoon. That will be the earliest arrival for a vessel making a full transit of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system. The 656-foot-long Federal Hunter began her voyage in Rostock, Germany, and discharged...
March 29, 2013 - 3:00am
March 18, 2013
Mackinaw prepares lanes for upcoming shipping season
The U.S. Coast Guard broke out its big gun this past weekend, sending the Mackinaw to break ice in the Twin Ports. The 240-foot-long ship has...
March 18, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Eh? Sustainable Twin Ports early adopters picked
The next early adopters for the annual Sustainable Twin Ports program have been announced. The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Lake Superior College, Canal Park Brewing Company and the University of Wisconsin-Superior make up this year's picks.
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Heavy snow expected west, south of Twin Ports
A major winter snowstorm is already pummeling North Dakota and western Minnesota and is expected to make its mark on the Northland overnight. Snow...
March 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
March 3, 2013
Winter storm watch issued for Twin Ports, Two Harbors, Cloquet
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Twin Ports and points south and west for the possibility of more than a half-foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon. The Northland will be on the north side of a storm system moving from the Dakotas southeast toward...
March 3, 2013 - 2:21pm
February 17, 2013
Twin Ports harbor project aims to restore habitat for wildlife with dredged material
For decades, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has dredged sand and muck from the Twin Ports harbor to keep shipping channels open. Now, it plans...
February 17, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2013
30 arrested in Twin Ports drug bust; some allegedly traded drugs for food stamps
Typically, police record the serial numbers of money their informants use to buy street drugs and use that information to build cases against...
February 9, 2013 - 4:10am