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Fallen tree in front of Duluth City Hall July 21. (Photo by Richard Thomas)
City asks for limited water use after storm
July 21, 2016 - 8:46am
Duluth summer festivals that might have been
23 hours 6 min ago
Sergeant Mike Erickson at Meet in the Street in Lincoln Park July 17. (Photo by Michael Anderson)
An outpouring of support after tragedy
23 hours 32 min ago
Shawn Carr, left, meets Alan Carpenter, who found Carr's class ring 34 years after it was lost. (Photo submitted)
Class of '83 ring no longer missing
July 22, 2016 - 1:41pm
Wayne Gretzky's autograph, obtained by the author in 1985. (Photo by Teague Alexy)
Waiting for Jordan, part one
23 hours 10 min ago
Duluth citizens filled the City Council chambers July 18 to discuss earned paid time off for workers who don’t currently have any sick time benefits. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)
Preparing for a Duluth City Council decree
23 hours 22 min ago
Leaving my hometown once again
23 hours 28 min ago
Alyssa Lommel
Central Hillside hosts block party
23 hours 40 min ago
A green frog at the lake's edge; note the green head. Their plucking calls are often heard at lakes in July. (Photo by Larry Weber)
Summer frogs singing at the lake
July 22, 2016 - 11:35am
Orphaned baby grey squirrel at Wildwoods. Small acts of compassion at Wildwoods can positively affect our community and the world we live in. (Photo by Vrieze Photography)
The compassionate ripple effect
July 22, 2016 - 2:01pm
Lt. Bob Shene responds to a question during a public safety forum. Behind him are Duluth Human Rights Officer Carl Crawford, Citizens Review Board member Renee Van Nett, Police Chief Mike Tusken (hidden) and Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Kruczaj. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)
National events spur local safety discussion
July 22, 2016 - 12:31pm
Melinda Van Der Vieren leads a Zumba workout dance during Lincoln Park Meet on the Street last Sunday. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
Lincoln Park meets on the streets
July 22, 2016 - 12:59pm
Members of the Youth Theology Institute on Rock Knob at the Hartley Nature Center. (Photo / College of St. Scholastica Youth Theology Institute)
Sacred word, sacred world, sacred call
July 22, 2016 - 12:43pm
VW Bus (Photo by Anna Jones)
Vintage automobiles take to the streets for Sidewalk Days
July 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
Photos: July 24 issue
July 22, 2016 - 1:09pm

Inside Duluth Budgeteer

The Tall Ships festival is Aug. 18-21. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)

Ongoing: Duluth Yacht Club weekly sailboat races 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through August in Lake Superior.

June 16: Lunch with the History People. Wendy Grethen on the early days of ...

Joel and Emily Vikre, founders and co-owners of Duluth's first post-prohibition distillery. (Photo by Caitlin Nielson), A glance at the complex distilling process that customers can learn about during daily free tours of the spirit room. (Photo by Kim Hyatt), Where the magic happens. Emily Vikre said she has countless concoctions and cocktail recipes. Joel is known as the plumber and one of the several equipment problem-solvers. (Photo by Kim Hyatt)

Emily Vikre is reminded of her decision to open Duluth's first post-prohibition distillery every time she looks at Lake Superior. And especially on days when the Lift Bridge, just 100 ...

Piping plover. (Photo by Gene Nieminen, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Efforts to save an endangered species depend on dog owners, conservationists say.

The North American piping plover is a small shorebird considered endangered only in one of its three ...

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Diane Hilden, a lifelong photographer and ship enthusiast, passed away at age 63 in May. She was secretary of the Lake Superior Marine Museum Association for the past three years ...

Santa Claus rides in Canal Park on a December afternoon in 2013. (Photo by Clint Austin)

The Lakewalk. In the 1970s, as Duluth's economy started to decline, Canal Park became an industrial wasteland and car junkyard along the shoreline. In the 1980s, slowly but surely, ...