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Seven lakers to spend winter in Twin Ports

January 3, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Seven lakers that sailed this shipping season will overwinter in the Twin Ports.
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Duluth unemployment drops to 5.6% in November

December 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Unemployment continued its seasonal slide in Duluth, dipping to 5.6 percent in November, its lowest point since late 2008.
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Unemployment ticks down in Duluth

December 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Unemployment continued its seasonal slide in Duluth, dipping to 5.6 percent in November, its lowest point since late 2008. Continue Reading

Deadline to apply for flood aid is extended until Jan. 4

December 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

People who suffered flood damage to their homes during the June flood will have a few more weeks to seek aid. The deadline to apply for help through Minnesota’s Quick Start loan program had been Monday but that now has been delayed until Jan. 4.
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Ice halts travel west as Northland awaits snow

December 15, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A day of mostly rain in the Twin Ports on Saturday was forecast to transition to snow overnight. But to the west, icy conditions created lots of travel headaches and prompted authorities to issue no-travel advisories for some highways.
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8 ships to winter in the Twin Ports

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Eight ships are tentatively slated to lay up for the winter in the Twin Ports.
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Light snow causing tricky travel in Twin Ports

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

An area of light snow moving across the Twin Ports this morning has caused some difficult driving in Duluth, Superior and points south. Continue Reading

The importance of the port: Dozens of businesses provide services to the salties that ship cargo in and out of the Twin Ports

December 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

When the Liberian-flagged Cornelia slipped under Duluth’s Lift Bridge on Thursday afternoon, two Marine Heritage tugs were waiting. They would help turn the 574-foot-long saltie and push it to a dock at Lake Superior Warehousing, where line handlers from Guthrie-Hubner waited to secure the vessel. Continue Reading

Season’s first snow storm may hit tonight

December 7, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Last winter, the Twin Ports didn’t see a significant snowfall until late February.
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Snowy owls seen in Duluth and Superior

December 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Snowy owls have begun to show up in Superior and Duluth this winter, local birding experts say.
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