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  1. Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota's gift to AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Griselda Garcia, 17, top in pink, and Megan Vilaysack, 16, both first-time campers, enjoy the view from the Bald Rock campsite on Kabetogama Lake. The Olson family settles in for lunch at the Sugar Bush Island houseboat campsite on Kabetogama Lake during a family reunion.

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  2. Why was this storm so bad in northeast Minnesota?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    When hot humid air arrived in southern Minnesota Tuesday night, the National Weather Service was expecting copious rain across the area and issued a flash flood watch. But many towns saw nary a drop.

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  3. Injured campers evacuated from forest in NE MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    Emergency responders worked to evacuate several injured campers from the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota where a strong storm knocked down trees and caused other damage. St. Louis County Sheriff's Lt.

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  4. Suspects flee Hermantown police at 117 mph, crash carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Star Tribune

    Four men with guns and drugs were not on police radar until they sped by an officer at more than 117 miles per hour early Tuesday in Hermantown, Minn. Police parked on the side of the were actually looking for a different vehicle carrying a woman seen hanging out the window when the men drove south on Miller Trunk Highway near Hwy.

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  5. Woman dies after driving around road barricades in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Star Tribune

    Authorities say a woman has died after driving her car around barricades on a washed-out highway in flooded northwestern Wisconsin. A Wisconsin Department of Transportation official called 911 around 9:30 a.m. Monday to report the crash on U.S. Highway 63 just north of Grand View.

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  6. Proposal for copper mine near BWCA draws divided responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Star Tribune

    David Oliver, manager of special projects, held a sample that had metal speckles that he had taken from one of many of the boxes of core samples lined tables at Twin Metals in Ely, Minn., Wednesday, September 7, 2011. There were sharply divided opinions among the three dozen people who spoke Wednesday evening at a "listening session" in Duluth about whether the U.S. Forest Service should renew mineral leases for Twin Metals to explore a proposed copper mine next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness .

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  7. More Minnesota lakes, rivers listed as impairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Star Tribune

    The Mississippi River headwaters and two Lake Superior beaches, along with hundreds of other lakes and river segments, have been added to a state agency's list of Minnesota waterways that are "impaired" due to contaminants or other problems that threaten plant and fish life and raise public health risks. The additions, outlined in a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency , are part of federal environmental reporting requirements as well as a 10-year effort by the state to assess all 80 of its watersheds.

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  8. World's largest Viking ship headed to Duluth needs to pay $400K, or turn aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Star Tribune

    The Draken Harald HA rfagre sailed across the Atlantic and was to visit ports along the Great Lakes, ending in Duluth as part of its tall ships festival. The world's largest Viking ship has made it all the way across the Atlantic Ocean from Norway and into the Great Lakes only to hit a major snag that may curtail its journey to Minnesota.

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  9. Weather Service warns of flash flooding in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Star Tribune

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for much of northwestern Wisconsin and is warning motorists to use caution. The weather service office in Duluth, Minnesota, says it has received reports from law enforcement of many state, county and local roads under water in the warned area.

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  10. Man admits fatally stabbing Duluth woman, doing same to her dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Star Tribune

    A 64-year-old man has admitted to fatally stabbing a friend in her Duluth home last year and doing the same to his victim's dog. William J. Holisky II, of Duluth, pleaded guilty Friday in St. Louis County District Court to second-degree murder in the killing of Lisa J. Isham, on May 16, 2015.

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  11. Aspirations, if not money, roll in for a U.S. bike route in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    If anyone today points a bicycle north from downtown St. Paul, and then pedals a series of streets, bike paths and highways to the Canadian border at the Arrowhead, he or she would tell you they just rode 300 pretty amazing miles from the State Capitol to Grand Portage. Riders this fall will be able to follow the same exact route, in the same exact, pretty amazing conditions, but they will probably tell you they rode U.S. Bicycle Route 41, Minnesota's proposed second contribution to the fledgling United States Bicycle Route System .

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  12. More Heavy Rain And Severe Storms Possible ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    After numerous trees were damaged in the storms Tuesday, the Minnesota DNR has put out some advice with how to deal with these trees. Here are some dos and don'ts : Carefully inspect standing trees for damage and deal with hazardous trees first.

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  13. Quick Trips: West Allis, Wis., Duluth, Minn. and Hayward, Wis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Star Tribune

    Thousands of car enthusiasts will rev their engines and more during the Car Craft Summer Nationals Fri.-Sun. at the Wisconsin state fairgrounds.

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  14. German shipper fined $1M for Great Lakes pollution cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Star Tribune

    A German company that operates a cargo ship that was detained outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth last winter has pleaded guilty to conspiring to cover up the illegal dumping of oily waste into the Great Lakes. The U.S. attorney's office for Minnesota says the company, MST Mineralien Schiffahrt, was fined $1 million Tuesday.

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  15. Alexander Miles 1837-1918Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    Two newspaper interviews, published 20 years apart, bookend the rise and fall of Alexander Miles - a Duluth barber, elevator innovator and real estate developer who spent the last quarter of the 1800s along Lake Superior. The first story appeared in 1887 when Miles was 50 and at the top of his game.

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  16. Readers Write (July 1): Robbinsdale's Terrace Theatre, University of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    Nine tall ships, schooners, brigs and a barquentine came into Duluth Harbor Thursday, July 25, 2013 in the parade of ships for the start of Tall Ships Duluth 2013. Readers Write : Robbinsdale's Terrace Theatre, University of Minnesota wrestling case, abortion and the right to speak, ideology and influence Preliminary plans submitted to the city of Robbinsdale last week would demolish the 1950s-era Terrace Theatre to build a 91,500-square-foot grocery store yet to be named.

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  17. Free A/C Into Saturday - Encouraging Holiday Weekend Weather OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Star Tribune

    True, Bill wasn't around on June 28, 1876: the latest ice breakup in history for Duluth on Lake Superior. He was a no-show in Canby, Minnesota back on June 29, 1930, when the air temperature reached 110F.

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  18. The land of extremes, at both ends of spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Star Tribune

    "There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people," said Bill Bowerman. True, Bill wasn't around on June 28, 1876: the latest ice breakup in history for Duluth on Lake Superior.

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  19. Sunny Tuesday gives way to a stormy WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Recap: Stormy Sunday Night Take a look at the storms that exploded PM Sunday across central and northeast MN. These storms were responsible for extremely large hail and even tornadoes.

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  20. Destination, Duluth: What's new in dining that you don't want to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Rather than breakfasting in Canal Park, the familiar waterfront enclave of hotels, restaurants and shops near the Aerial Lift Bridge, I've taken my a.m. appetite to the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood. I'm sitting in my car, and enjoying the best breakfast ever, heedlessly inhaling every last fragrant morsel of a caramel roll.

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