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Fire damages landmark Duluth building

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — Police and fire officials are investigating the origin of a fire early Monday morning that caused significant damage to a historic mansion on East Superior Street in Duluth.

Authorities also are investigating an apparent Molotov cocktai…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday.
The Duluth-based uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — It was nearing sunset when they appeared. Three vessels. Three frothing wakes. One carrying a body reclaimed from Saturday’s plane crash.

That was the sum total of a 12-hour day on Lake Superior, Monday, where 14 rescuers from a host …continue reading on dglobe.com

VIDEOS: Surfing in Duluth

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

High winds reaching 57 mph in the area of Duluth, Minn., brought out the surfers. The wind kicked up big waves on Lake Superior that drew surfers to the shore at Stony Point between Duluth and Two Harbors, and also chopped at the remaining ice on the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘Our Potter Potential’ goes live tonight: Millennial’s speech tries to dispel generation’s stereotype

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — What was first a persuasive speech by a local high school student has gotten a cinematic makeover that will premiere this weekend on YouTube.
“Our Potter Potential,” written by Matthew Johnson, is a piece directed toward his fe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Duluth first in nation to get new EPA ‘Shoreline Cities’ gran

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth will receive the first ever “Shoreline Cities, Green Infrastructure” program grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The grant, part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, will funnel $250,000 in federal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lake Superior nearing rare ice-over

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

DULUTH – A frigid winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there’€™s still a ways to go before you can skate from Duluth to the Soo Locks.
Lake Superior had at least some ice acro…continue reading on dglobe.com

Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands.

Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands.

Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Duluth store’s MLK sale on everything black backfires

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — This was the fourth year in a row that Global Village had marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a sale and a sign in its Superior Street window proclaiming: “25 percent off everything black!”
Rachel Mock, proprietor of the Duluth sto…continue reading on dglobe.com