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Photos: Oct. 11 issue

Pumpkins, mums and gourds show off the colors of autumn at Central Entrance and Arlington Avenue. The harvest from Sunnyside Produce Farms is expected to be there until the end of the month. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger) 1 / 6
Nona, an Australian shepherd/collie, enjoys a run through the woods on the Superior Hiking Trail near the Sucker River and Homestead Road on Oct. 4. (Photo by Maria Isley)2 / 6
Staff members for the Lake Superior Zoo unload a giant pumpkin weighing more than 400 pounds that will be the centerpiece for the pumpkin patch at Boo at the Zoo, Oct. 10 and 17. The annual event has become the zoo’s largest, with more than 11,200 attending last year. (Photo submitted)3 / 6
The fall view from Rock Knob in Hartley Park. (Photo by Richard Thomas)4 / 6
Fall sunshine peers through the autumn leaves. (Photo by RIchard Thomas)5 / 6
Bagley Park. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)6 / 6

Now is the time to enjoy the fall colors. According the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the autumn colors are at 75-100 percent peak around the Duluth area as of Oct. 7. Just a few miles north near Two Harbors, the colors are at 50-75 percent peak. To see where the best colors are, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/fall_colors/index.html.

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