Duluth News Tribune
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Friday, Sept. 14, said their officers seized what appear to be 5,460 knock-off Barbie dolls in a railroad car entering the U.S. at Ranier, Minnesota, just outside International Falls. The dolls were seized Monday, Sept. 17, after an earlier inspection discovered merchandise was in violation of intellectual property rights regulations. Customs and Border Protection officials said the counterfeit merchandise has a total manufacturer's suggested retail price of $139,145.
One person was seriously injured when two ATVs collided in Sawyer County on Saturday.
Duluth-Superior Pride Festival is a weekend full of events ranging from a 5K walk/run, to a party at Bayfront Park, to a parade down Tower Avenue in Superior. Duluth Mayor Emily Larson kicked off festivities at the Duluth Depot on Thursday, Aug. 30, with the Mayor's Reception, followed by a Duluth Dolls burlesque show at The Underground. The Pride Festival at Bayfront Park on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., includes music by Venus de Mars, South of Superior, Jerome and MRS and more.
As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, KBJR and KDLH are no longer being broadcast by Dish Network.
The number of ducks across North America dropped 13 percent this year from last year, but waterfowl numbers are still higher than long-term averages, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported this week. The estimated number of waterfowl sunk to 41.2 million ducks this summer, down from 47.3 million last tear. The number of mallards dropped to 11.4 million from 12.9 million in 2017.
Game 2 of the best-of-three series is at 7:05 p.m. today at Wade Stadium, with a decisive Game 3, if necessary, to be held Friday night in Duluth.
Employees at the store, which has been open since 1975, will join the Duluth operation.
The same teams rematch at 6:05 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Port Arthur Stadium.
The same teams rematch at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Mayo Field.
President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Duluth next week, according to his official campaign website . The rally is set for the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Arena at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Trump, who campaigned in Superior in April 2016, will be the first sitting president to visit Duluth since George W. Bush in 2004.