The frigid winter of 2014 threw its best at Lake Superior, but the big lake was just too stubborn to freeze over completely. Satellite photographs over the past few days show ice on Lake Superior beginning to diminish, with vast areas of open water along the North Shore and fissures developing across the lake.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received more than 40,000 comments on the proposed PolyMet copper mine and expects thousands more by the time the public comment period officially closes Thursday afternoon.
The Duluth City Council came down solidly in support of plans to save the Seaway Hotel on Monday night, preserving low-rent housing for some of the city’s hardest-to-house tenants, but only after a bit of hand wringing.
Hermantown’s Matt Gannucci was yelling, “Oh my. Oh my.” The Italian women the pilgrims had just met were crying right along with the Americans. Thousands of others were chanting, “Papa, Papa.”
Local hockey fans cling tightly to Northland winters.
Northland musher in tight race to be first rookie to finish Iditarod
Four Hibbing high school students arrested on drug charges
Minnesota Senate committee passes bill to suspend wolf hunt
Fire destroys Pine River home
St. Louis County board backs election change