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64 lbs. of mercury for sale … on Craigslist?

May 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A tip from an alert online shopper who noticed an unusual posting on Craigslist allowed authorities to recover 64 pounds of dangerous elemental mercury from a Floodwood resident.
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Officials recover 64 pounds of mercury offered for sale on Craigslist by Northland resident

May 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A tip from an alert online shopper who noticed an unusual posting on the Craigslist classified ad website allowed authorities to recover 64 pounds of dangerous elemental mercury from a Floodwood resident. Continue Reading

Unwanted medicine drop-offs are now permanent

May 8, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Permanent drop-boxes for free disposal of unwanted medicines and expired prescription drugs are now available in the Twin Ports for the first time.
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Lakewalk sewage overflow tank gets to work

April 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The big, ugly, view-blocking concrete bunker along the Lakewalk in downtown Duluth did its job Monday by stopping
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Work advancing on sewer pipe replacement in Midway Township

January 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Efforts to replace an old, cracking sewer pipe along Becks Road in Midway Township are on schedule and should be finished by July with cleanup work completed by August.
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Work advancing on Midway Township sewer pipe replacement

January 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The $10.5 million Western Lake Superior Sanitary District project started in May, with crews working to insert a new pipe within the old concrete pipe. Continue Reading

Peek at Northlanders’ trash reveals a troubling surprise

November 28, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Bottles and cans lead a lengthy list of items we’re forgetting to recycle, which amounts to more than $700,000 per year in lost value of recyclable material. Continue Reading

WLSSD sludge program spreads to Douglas County fields

July 9, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Jim Soyring looks at the black stuff spread on his field and sees better hay growing, fatter beef cows down the road and a better bottom line for his Douglas County farm.
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Sewer pipe breaks in Gary-New Duluth neighborhood

November 16, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

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Rain causes sewer overflow at the Lakewalk

October 27, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

The heavy, persistent rain caused a sewer overflow Tuesday evening at Fifth Avenue East and the Lakewalk, the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District reported.
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