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  1. A new option for shippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    A Dutch firm is filling frieghters with a variety of cargo from multiple customers, a change from the usual approach. When the St. Lawrence Seaway first opened to ocean freighters in 1959, ships arriving at the Port of Duluth carried everything from cars to coffee, beans, potatoes and liquor.

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  2. Gophers show off Big Ten hockey championship ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    Jason Gonzalez has covered an array of sports at all levels over the last six years. He learned ice hockey, however, long before - during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah .

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  3. Man accused of fatally shooting wife in Sawyer Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    The 26-year-old man is due in court Friday for a bond hearing. He's being held on a possible charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

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  4. Minnesota Duluth to honor Mandy Matula on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Star Tribune

    The University of Minnesota Duluth will honor Eden Prairie 's Mandy Matula on Saturday by officially retiring the 24-year-old's softball jersey, No. 14. Matula disappeared in May 2013.

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  5. Dayton, Johnson go head-to-head in DuluthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Vikings stadium, MNsure and mining were among the topics at Tuesday morning's debate between Gov. Dayton and Jeff Johnson, the Republican who wants his job. The third debate of this race, at the Duluth Playhouse, was also the first to feature only Dayton and Johnson.

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  6. Minnesota will miss Duluth mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Star Tribune

    Minnesotans who fret that increasingly negative, hyperpartisan politics will repel good people from elective office have a new case in point: Duluth Mayor Don Ness cited his distaste for today's politics as he explained his decision Monday not to seek a third term. Ness has been an exceptional mayor of Minnesota's fifth-largest city.

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  7. Arizona man gets life term for killing Minnesota man in Superior; must serve at least 23 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Star Tribune

    An Arizona man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend's fiance in Superior last year. Forty-three-year-old Juan Padilla could be released on extended supervision after 23 years.

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  8. Duluth Mayor Don Ness won't run againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Star Tribune

    Ness, who was first elected in 2007, announced Sunday he wouldn't seek re-election in 2015. "I've tried to do this job well and I know the next person to hold the job will do the same," Ness wrote in a Facebook posting.

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  9. Duluth mayor won't run againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Star Tribune

    Duluth's popular mayor announced on social media Sunday morning that he will not seek a third term in office. Don Ness, often credited with helping to steer a renaissance in the industrial port city, will finish out his second four-year term in office next year, according to his posting on Facebook.

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  10. Midwest Traveler: Temperance River, Cascade River state parks two of the North Shore's gemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Star Tribune

    A couple took in the view from one of the many ledges along the Cascade River on the North Shore. Like a magnet, the North Shore draws us back in all seasons to savor its steadfast yet changing beauty.

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  11. Today in the governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Star Tribune

    With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, J. Patrick Coolican, Patricia Lopez , Ricardo Lopez , Abby Simons, Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Glen Stubbe .

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  12. Duluth hiking trail reopens after flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Star Tribune

    A Duluth hiking trail on the Lake Superior College campus has reopened to the public after two years of repairs. WDIO-TV reports students and staff members gathered to celebrate the restoration of the Miller Creek Interpretive Trail on Wednesday, even though it was raining.

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  13. Back from dead, John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon prepares for its 31st runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Star Tribune

    In 2009, Jason Barron, right, celebrates his John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon victory with his dogs seconds after crossing the finishing line just north of Duluth. Four months from now, winter snows willing, Nathan Schroeder and his team of Alaskan Huskies will set off from Duluth on a grueling 400-mile journey up the North Shore - and back - in the reincarnated John Beargrease sled dog marathon.

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  14. Longest ship on Great Lakes runs aground off Bayfront ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Star Tribune

    The Paul R. Tregurtha appeared to be stuck about 50 from shore in Duluth Harbor on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

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  15. Mercury in St. Louis River sets off fight among state, tribes, groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Critics say state is choosing industry over kids' health by not going after sulfate discharged into the St. Louis River and North Shore. Eighteen months after the state's top pollution officials abruptly pulled out of a four-year-old federally funded research project to rid toxic mercury from fish in the St. Louis River, environmentalists and the Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa are openly accusing the agency of protecting polluters at the expense of kids' health.

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  16. Edina looks at putting a lid on Hwy. 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    That's the message city planners hope comes back from a study on the possibility of roofing over Hwy. 100 at W. 50th Street.

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  17. Cliffs to close Duluth office, board in turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The global mining firm -- which employs about 1,850 people with a payroll of $256 million at Minnesota iron ore mines in Silver Bay, Babbitt, Eveleth, Forbes and Hibbing -- said it has no plans to cut workers at the mines. But after a hedge fund takeover, board shake-up, and the appointment in August of new CEO Lourenco Goncalves, cost-cutting has become a priority for the Cleveland, Ohio-based company.

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  18. Minnesotans paddling to preserve BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Star Tribune

    They started in Ely and briefly boarded a sailboat carrying a group of supporters after they reached rough waters on Lake Superior in Duluth. The Freemans hope to educate people about the environment and their mission to protect the Boundary Waters along the way.

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  19. Minnesota couple embarks on 2,000-mile canoe tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Fifty years after the Wilderness Act was signed into law, a Minnesota couple is taking a nearly 2,000-mile canoe trip across the country to Washington, D.C. Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on their journey along the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Aug. 24 to celebrate the anniversary of the law and to highlight their opposition to proposed sulfide mining near the 1.1 million-acre recreational area, WDIO-TV reported . They started in Ely and briefly boarded a sailboat carrying a group of supporters after they reached rough waters on Lake Superior in Duluth.

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  20. REVIEWS: 'Faces in the Crowd,' by Valeria Luiselli, and 'Windigo Island,' by William Kent KruegerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | Star Tribune

    In her debut novel, "Faces in the Crowd," Valeria Luisella draws readers assuredly into a meditation on time, place and identity as if she were expertly kneading dough.

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