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The author’s daughter, Emma, with St. Louis River in the background. (Photo by Shawna Gilmore)
Save the train for future generations
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Forum addresses impact of vacation rentals
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City of Duluth
Meeting to discuss Lakewalk extension
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Reverse mortgages are a steep price to pay
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A gray tree frog rests on a leaf of a raspberry plant.
Return of the gray (green) tree frogs
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Hey, you kids! Turn down that noise in Bayfront!
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What are your health concerns?
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Revisiting the value of website design
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Cruz Mendoza, Doug Dunham and Classie Dudley, along with a group of about 15 others, gathered on Duluth's Lakewalk to release flowers in Lake Superior in memory of Julian Bond. (Photos by Naomi Yaeger)
Goodbye to a hero and a friend
2 hours 42 min ago
Free family course on mental illness
4 hours 28 min ago
Don’t worry, this tree hasn’t started growing yarn. The fiber artists of Yarn Harbor in Lakeside placed their freshly dyed yarn bundles on the tree to dry last Saturday afternoon. Theresa Hornstein taught a class about how to dye yarn with natural items such as flowers, bark, bugs, plants and more. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
Photos: Aug. 30 issue
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Lloyd Mattson sits at his computer where he writes his blog. The 91-year-old has been blogging for over seven years now. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
Blogging at 92
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Sailboats pass under the Aerial Lift Bridge to enter the race on July 22. (Photo by Trudy Vrieze,
Bitten by the sailing bug
7 hours 26 min ago
Tweets and twits and Brian, oh my!
August 21, 2015 - 12:22pm

Inside Duluth Budgeteer

Black lab Finn fetches a plastic bumper from the pond behind the Duluth Retriever's Club. (Photo by Teri Cadeau), Madelyn Olson aims at the target as she tries archery for the first time. Craig Bublitz is on hand to make sure Madelyn is safely shooting at the target. (Photo by Teri Cadeau), Seven-year-old Austin Olson tries archery for the first time with the aid of Ken Borchert at the Youth Outdoors Expo last weekend. (Photo by Teri Cadeau), Ricardo Gonzalez commands the attention of his 3-year-old black lab Chico while Toby Kothe tries to take the bumper away. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)

"I'm bored."

These words are familiar to many parents and grandparents. Steve Olson heard them early last Saturday morning from his 7-year-old granddaughter Madelyn as they waited in the car. ...

Sailboats pass under the Aerial Lift Bridge to enter the race on July 22. (Photo by Trudy Vrieze,, Anna Jones, 16, and her father, Derron Jones, race sailboats together on Wednesday nights. (Photo submitted), The boat Anna Jones sails on, Kixx, on Lake Superior at sunset. (Photo by Anna Jones), Each Wednesday evening in the summer, sailboats can be seen gliding across Lake Superior in the weekly races. (File photo by Naomi Yaeger), Sailboats during the race on July 22. (Photo by Trudy Vrieze)

On Wednesday evenings, Lake Superior becomes speckled with sailboats of all shapes and sizes, racing in Duluth's summertime nautical competitions. Most of these boats are crewed by adults, many of ...