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About 525,000 tons of blades and tower parts will move through the harbor this year.
A Duluth man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in the 2019 shooting death of Timothy Nelson.Christopher F. Boder,…
A surgery center and other offices will move into its complex in Duluth.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, northeastern Minnesota officials are grappling with how to promote public health without hurting the local businesses in desperate need of tourism traffic.
Nonprofit's vision could add 120 units to west side.
Community spread is rampant in Duluth and beyond.
Misty L. Mattinas has been charged with vehicular homicide.
"We have to deal with the problems we have right now."
Verso and Keetac closures equated to losing all residential business at once.
A 3-year-old boy died on Sunday after a single-vehicle crash in rural Cloquet, authorities said, and a 5-year-old girl was hospitalized with unknown injuries.The driver,…
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Pandemic has made it difficult for businesses, organization alike
No timeline for the last of the Iron Range mines to come back online.
Hibbing, Minn. – Despite unprecedented attention from the president’s campaign this year, Iron Range voters were not swayed. St. Louis County as a whole…
New identity to be in place next fall for a Wisconsin technical school.
Minnesota's 80,000 Indigenous are being courted like never before for votes
Many homeowners' checks had been halted without notice.
After several aides test positive for COVID-19, vice president's rally in Hibbing exceeds state limits on the number of attendees.
Superior Street project has tested local businesses.
DULUTH — The $750 million rebuild of the fire-damaged oil refinery in Superior, Wis., will continue as owner Husky Energy completes a merger…
Spirit Mountain hopes for pent-up demand and local travel to help right itself.
Conrad J. Sunde IV faces two felony charges related to the incident.
The city is pressing the rail giant to resume cleanup payments to homeowners.
Retirements, parents staying at home to care for children and COVID-19 concerns are all a factor.
DFL opponent Nystrom focusing on health care.
The median sale price in the region reached a new high of $205,000.
A couple buy Lake Superior Brewing and will move it to the city's east side.
Officials warn of a "perfect storm" as non-COVID hospitalizations continue to increase.
Region gets $125 million from state bonding bill.
Sheldon Thompson could face life in prison without parole if convicted.
The 13-year-old victim told police his brother wanted to kill him.
Resorts are adding more amenities to lure new visitors.
DULUTH – Christopher F. Boder, one of two men charged in the shooting death of a Duluth man last fall, has been found guilty of…
The bank intends to stay in the 10-story Superior Street building.
Mike's Western Cafe has closed after 38 years in business.
Minnesota Power wants to proceed with its plans without further environmental studies.
Railroad abruptly stops paying many homeowner claims.
It would be first in state to offer reimbursements for film, TV productions.
Jesse Frye took $355,000 from two businesses, including the local Chamber of Commerce.
Duluth has just 12.5 miles of bike lanes on the city's 450 miles of roads. City officials and council members have long sided with on-street parking needs.
It's Superior's first homicide since New Year's Day 2017.
Conviction relied on evidence from Duluth's rape kit backlog.
The city approved a $300,000 cash infusion Monday evening.
It's more likely to spread on crowded shores than in Lake Superior waters.
Two Iron Range taconite mines are part of the purchase.
Home sales hit a 15-year high in Duluth this summer even as inventory hit a 15-year low.
Catalyst Content Festival drew 1,100 attendees last year.
Zeitgeist revenue is down more than 50% and 30 people have been laid off.
At a Bemidji rally, President Donald Trump also had a warning about refugees. It came hours after Democratic challenger Joe Biden flew into Duluth. Union, working class voters were the focus of the visits to a region of shifting political inclinations.
Borsight is seeking a federal contract and needs the space AAR vacated this year.
A year into construction, project size, budget have grown by $100 million.
Thomas Pertler failed to disclose police officer misconduct.
Cases have been rising among young adults all summer in St. Louis County.
An increasing number of women have run Grandma's nearly every year since it began in 1977, and a majority of half-marathon runners have been women since that event began in 1991.
Originally scheduled for a March opening but delayed by the pandemic, the 3,200-square-foot branch officially opened July 20.
The University of Wisconsin Superior is using the new federal grant to help find affordable ballast water treatments and better understand how invasive species are spread by ships.
Now in its second week of classes, it was one of the first campuses in the state to resume in-person learning.
Group's letter echoes calls for racial equity at other campuses in state.
Ten regions would receive $100M in federal money to add the ICU equipment.
DULUTH – A Duluth police sergeant’s viral account of nearly shooting an unarmed Black man has drawn praise, condemnation and an apology from the police…
A court ruling protects the fire-damaged landmark in downtown Duluth some still want to see redeveloped.
It's the first step toward a new hospital.
The vice president spoke on jobs, tax cuts and gun rights.
Samples of Lake Superior taken on busy weekends in Duluth show no sign of the coronavirus.
The pandemic hit the region's workforce, especially minorities, hard, but officials see reason to be hopeful.
Already three weeks early, baby was born two minutes before help could arrive.
Chelly Townsend's contract isn't renewed, no explanation given.
Bethany Owen says the parent of Minnesota Power is in "a very important spot in its journey."
The pandemic has threatened an otherwise banner year for Lake Superior Zoo.
The pandemic's effects on the economy have not spared Great Lakes shipping.
They want the campus better prepared for COVID-19.
The Nashwauk taconite mine and pellet plant seeks reissued air permit.
City has another tenant lined up already: Cirrus Aircraft.
The eagle was believed to be injured when a resort guest got too close.