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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
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