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Brady Slater

Brady Slater covers St. Louis County and transportation for the Duluth News Tribune. He's a veteran journalist, and a University of Pittsburgh graduate who was born and raised in the Northland. He can be reached by emailing bslater@duluthnews.com or by calling or texting 218-721-2724.

As the Great Lakes shipping season nears its seasonal close, Lt. Alexander Stewart shared thoughts about churning up his home ice.
Three nearby structures sustained only minor exterior damage.
Annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival serves up surf and team-building in one Saturday sitting.
No contract was approved Tuesday, April 23, but a clearer picture emerged about the fate of Duluth's floating museum, the SS William A. Irvin. The retired ore boat figures to be put into dry dock in Superior in July, sources said, and would make ...
A close call at a rural railroad crossing in St. Louis County might be considered a fascinating case study -- unless your name is Gerald Wick. "God must have been with me," said the 75-year-old Wick, of Toivola, whose lowboy trailer absorbed a co...
Highways in rural Douglas County are showing the effects of up to 3 inches of rain overnight and Tuesday morning. Highway department crews are posting signs and orange cones on roads throughout the northern part of the county where washouts are o...
Forty-three Fraser Shipyards workers filed lawsuits Wednesday in federal court as fallout continues from the 2016 lead poisoning of scores of workers during the shipyard's repowering of the freighter Herbert C. Jackson. The three lawsuits coverin...
Standing near a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sonny Hancock wore the modern-day regalia common to the soldiers of that war -- the ballcap, the black leather vest, each festooned with meaningful patches.
Beginning Jan. 1, members at each of the Twin Ports' YMCAs will be able to use their memberships at either the Duluth or Superior locations. The reciprocity agreement was announced Monday in Duluth and comes after more than 100 years of operating...
Hazardous materials workers from three major railroad companies secured the scene of a train derailment and resulting spill of a combustible chemical in rural Superior on Tuesday morning and cleanup work continued Wednesday. "We have contained th...