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Northland Hits Record HEAT

Duluth, Minn.-- Broke RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES Friday May 25th, as we reached 89°! Superior, Silver Bay and Hayward also shattered record high temperatures on Friday! The record heat surged across the Northland into the mid and upper 80's, with a…

The Bookstore at Fitger's Earns Top Award

DULUTH, Minn. -It may have come as a surprise but the Bookstore at Fitger's received the We Love Bookstores Award. Sisters in Crime - The Twin Cities Chapter presented staff with a $500…

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Students Learn Science Behind Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn.-Elementary and high school students got to learn all about Lake Superior today on the UMD’S Blue Heron Research Vessel. Scientists and researchers gave demonstrations and guided tours of the boat. Students…

Wisconsin Woman Charged With Swindling Minnesota Relative

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Wisconsin woman is being charged with swindling her 97-year-old mother-in-law in Minnesota and using the money at casinos. The Pioneer Press reports that 68-year-old Deborah Ann Steele was charged in Ramsey County District Court…

Twin Metals Wants to Build ore Processor Closer to BWCA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Twin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes a 100-acre ore processing facility on the banks of Birch Lake, which puts it closer to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area…

Emails Show Collaboration Among EPA, Climate-Change Deniers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator…

Disaster Funds Approved for St. Louis County

DULUTH, Minn. – Governor Mark Dayton announced today that St. Louis County will be receiving emergency relief funds from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account for public infrastructure repairs. St. Louis County will be receiving $506,250 in funds to help…

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