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LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
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June 14, 2016
Five North Shore beaches posted as unsafe
Five beaches in the Two Harbors and Grand Marais areas were identified as unsafe due to elevated E. coli bacteria levels, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The department recommends no water contact for: Knife River Marina Beach, south of Two Harbors at the mouth of...
June 14, 2016 - 4:16pm
June 1, 2016
Elaborate plan develops to save freighter grounded in Lake Superior
From Duluth to Philadelphia and parts farther yet came a plan Tuesday to rescue the freighter Roger Blough from its grounding in the far eastern...
June 1, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 29, 2016
Bayfield, Grand Marais in the running in 'Best Towns' voting
Two Northland communities are in the running in Outside magazine's annual "Best Towns" online competition — a contest won by Duluth two years...
April 29, 2016 - 5:04pm
April 25, 2016
Split Rock Lighthouse gets preservation grant
The state's federal lawmakers announced a $68,000 preservation grant for Split Rock Lighthouse on Monday — money that will help outline long-term...
April 25, 2016 - 5:57pm
St. Paul man found drowned at Bayfield marina
A 48-year-old St. Paul man was found dead in Lake Superior at a Bayfield marina Saturday. The body of David Rappath was recovered from the water on the south side of the Apostle Islands Marina on Bayfield's downtown waterfront. Bayfield Police Chief John Fangman said police responded...
April 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
March 28, 2016
No new confirmed aquatic invasive species in Great Lakes for 10 years
The first saltwater ship of the 2016 season is expected to enter the Twin Ports within the next week or two, likely to pick up some grain. But...
March 28, 2016 - 9:15am
February 8, 2016
Luminescent beach glass draws searchers to Lake Superior
DULUTH - Beach glass, tumbled and tossed by waves for decades, turns bottles thrown away long ago into Lake Superior into a thing of beauty....
February 8, 2016 - 11:23am
November 11, 2015
Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE, Minn. -- Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against...
November 11, 2015 - 9:23am
July 27, 2015
Duluth paddleboarder on verge of completing Lake Superior circumnavigation
Jared Munch is bringing it home. The stand-up paddleboarder from Duluth is on the final leg of his 1,350-mile circumnavigation...
July 27, 2015 - 11:44am
May 21, 2015
UMD student sets out to circumnavigate Lake Superior on paddleboard
On the pebbly shores at the mouth of Lester River, Jared Munch held up a Ziploc baggie full of leftover pizza and declared, "It's my first lunch." Munch...
May 21, 2015 - 12:16pm
July 14, 2014
Kayakers rescued off Lake Superior
DULUTH -- Three kayakers on Lake Superior were rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard crew Sunday afternoon, after using a marine radio to report they had been overwhelmed by strong winds. According to the Coast Guard, a boat crew stationed in Grand Marais was dispatched about 4:30...
July 14, 2014 - 8:36pm
June 10, 2014
Pilot’s body recovered from Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The body of a light aircraft pilot was brought to the surface Monday, after 12 hours spent fighting wind and two dives to the 137-foot deep wreckage. “Getting the wreckage was secondary to getting the victim,” said Capt. Tom Crossmon of the St. Louis County...
June 10, 2014 - 8:34am
May 3, 2014
Lake Superior hits highest April level in 16 years
DULUTH -- The level of Lake Superior keeps rising, and it started this month 2 inches above the long-term normal and 14 inches above the level at this time last year. The big lake rose 4 inches in April, a month it usually rises by 3 inches. The lake’s monthly average...
May 3, 2014 - 5:42pm
February 19, 2014
Cold weather makes ice caves an irresistable draw
Dan Kraker MPR News 91.3 FM Apostle Islands National Lakeshore —The frigid winter has transformed the caves along the south shore of Lake...
February 19, 2014 - 11:34pm
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton...
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am