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Walz allows temporary hours exemption for propane truckers
Devils Lake officer involved in July shooting of unarmed suspect fired
Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as US ambassador to United Nations
Two dead after Venezuelan national guard opens fire on opposition supporters
Leaders: 'Not time to panic,' but Red River flood diversion 'needs to come to fruition'
crime and courts
Jimmie Allen is 'excited and sad' to be the first black country singer to launch a career with a No. 1 hit
Plain Talk Podcast: Rep. Armstrong says Trump tax cuts have contributed to budget deficits
Popularizing philosophy: Special event marks 10th anniversary of 'Why?' radio podcast
Snow sculpture unveiled in Grand Forks Town Square
Peter Tork, endearingly offbeat bassist and singer in the Monkees, dies at 77
Three people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after visiting hotel water park in Casselton
The Eatbeat: Lunch at the Ground Round with a young friend and old favorites
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
Measles outbreak prompt state lawmakers to reconsider religion exemptions for vaccines
NHL trade deadline has Wild players on edge
UND vs. Minnesota Duluth live game updates (Friday)
Bismarck girls set up rematch in the state championship with Fargo North-South
Warroad girls heading to title game after third-period rush
Promersberger powers Fargo North-South girls to state hockey title game
Albert "Pete" Scheff
Allen L. Laughery
Joseph C. Alberts Sr.
Richard J. Larson
TROPHY ROOM: Nick Stanislowski pike
Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip
OUTDOOR REPORT: Deep snow, slush pose midwinter ice fishing challenges; trail conditions are good to excellent
Doug Leier: Game and Fish adds fish population survey data to fishing info available online
TROPHY ROOM: Tom Laumb smallmouth
Letter: Old saying: No one is indispensable
Letter: Alberta would be nice as 51st state
Letter: More must be done for homelessness
Port: Offer of free ballet tickets sets off emailed war of words among lawmakers, Measure 1 activist
Plain Talk Podcast: Prisons head decries conditions at New England women's prison, says one inmate pulled her own tooth
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Severe Weather Announcements (3)
October 10, 2018
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A much-anticipated upgrade to the Soo Locks between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes appears well on the way to...
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
June 22, 2018
Man sentenced for Vista Fleet tampering
DULUTH — A Twin Cities man who set the two Vista Fleet boats adrift in the Duluth harbor last fall will serve probation for the crime,...
June 22, 2018 - 7:21pm
June 18, 2018
Rising water helps free ship in Duluth harbor
DULUTH, Minn. -- The 1,004-foot freighter American Spirit left Duluth on Monday morning after spending several hours grounded in the Duluth harbor....
June 18, 2018 - 1:19pm
May 29, 2018
Brazil farm exports suffer as strike holds up soybean shipments
An eight-day-old strike by Brazilian truck drivers is beginning to affect global commodity markets as soybean traders delay shipments and the...
May 29, 2018 - 7:02am
May 28, 2018
Duluth software firm develops updated ship tracker
DULUTH—As long as there have been ships there has been a curiosity for shipping news. "The No. 1 question we receive is, 'When is the next...
May 28, 2018 - 9:05pm
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 3, 2017
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
DULUTH — More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
Grounded cargo ship in passage between lakes Superior and Huron halts marine traffic
LAKE SUPERIOR -- Commercial shipping traffic to and from Lake Superior was at a standstill Thursday, Aug. 10, after a freighter ran aground in...
August 11, 2017 - 1:58pm
August 10, 2017
Freighter grounded near Soo Locks
DULUTH -- The St. Marys River between lakes Superior and Huron was partially closed to commercial vessels as of Thursday morning, Aug. 10, after...
August 10, 2017 - 10:59am
August 6, 2017
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
DULUTH, Minn.—The ship master and "an observing captain" entered the pilothouse of the Roger Blough seven minutes before she ran aground...
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
DULUTH — Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports last month as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013. "The first three months looked strong — that's obviously reflective of all six (taconite) production facilities being online this year," said Adele...
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 13, 2017
Our view: Better railroad access good (and bad) for ND
The frustration among shippers two years ago was palpable in the Red River Valley and beyond. Agriculture shipments were being delayed while...
June 13, 2017 - 7:19am
April 1, 2017
A private perspective: Business owners wonder about port plan
DULUTH — Strolling the thousand-foot length of his bayside factory and warehouse, Max Taubert pointed out heavy boards set to be used for...
April 1, 2017 - 9:02pm
March 22, 2017
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—With a hardy group of onlookers lining the ship canal not long after sunrise, the freighter Roger Blough left Duluth on...
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm