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A Canadian National Railway train filled with iron ore pellets from the Iron Range derailed in Two Harbors early Thursday afternoon and two injuries were reported, Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson told the News Tribune. The two CN employees were transported from the scene via ambulance. Patrick Waldron, a spokesman for CN, said the injuries appear to be minor. The two other employees on the train were uninjured. The accident occurred at 1:14 p.m. on a bend in the tracks between Northshore Manufacturing and Two Harbors Lumber on Fourth Avenue, the Two Harbors Police Department said.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Great Lakes Trader, arriving to load iron ore pellets and departing by noon; Philip R. Clarke, arriving to unload limestone; American Mariner, arriving to unload limestone and load coal; Great Republic, arriving to unload limestone and load iron ore pellets Evening/night: Philip R. Clarke, departing for Two Harbors; American Mariner, departing with coal; Cornelia, departing with grain; Orla, arriving to load grain SUPERIOR ENTRY Morning: Rt. Hon. Paul J.
The victim of a snowmobile related incident in Lake County Tuesday has been identified as 32-year old Davis Hartshorn of Finland. Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson said that the deputy who investigated the incident, however, didn't find evidence indicating that Hartshorn's death was due to an accident as had originally been reported. "He was slumped over the snowmobile, somewhat on the snowmobile and somewhat off, but there was no damage to the snowmobile and it hadn't struck anything," Johnson said. "We're not sure what happened or whether he had an underlying medical condition.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Indiana Harbor, departing with coal; Cornelia, departing with grain; Orla, arriving to load grain Afternoon: American Century, arriving to load coal; Edgar B.
All Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools are closed Tuesday, Dec. 3, because of the heavy snow falling in the Northland. The Lake Superior school district, which includes Two Harbors and Silver Bay, also is closed today, along with Proctor schools, Hermantown schools and the Cook County school district. Cloquet, Esko and Wrenshall schools are operating on a two-hour delay Tuesday. The College of St. Scholastica will open at 10 a.m. Click on the link with this story for additional Northland school and event closings and delays.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Paul R. Tregurtha, departing with coal Afternoon: HHL Amur, departing SUPERIOR ENTRY No traffic expected TWO HARBORS Afternoon: Indiana Harbor, arriving to load iron ore pellets For updated information 24 hours a day, call the Boatwatcher's Hotline at (218) 722-6489. Source: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Superior Maritime Visitors Center in Canal Park. Arrival and departure times are not official and can vary widely.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Vikingbank, departing with beet pulp pellets Afternoon: Orla, arriving; Cornelia, departing with grain; Edwin H. Gott, arriving to load iron ore pellets SUPERIOR ENTRY Evening/night: CSL Assiniboine, arriving to load iron ore pellets DULUTH OR SUPERIOR ENTRY Evening/night: American Spirit, departing light for Two Harbors TWO HARBORS Morning: Roger Blough, departing with iron ore pellets Evening/night: American Spirit, arriving to load iron ore pellets; Lee A.
A winter storm is forecast to bring several rounds of snow to the Northland from Monday through Wednesday, with total snowfall in excess of 10 inches possible for some parts of the region. The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a winter weather advisory from noon Monday through 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Northeastern Minnesota and Douglas and Burnett counties in Northwestern Wisconsin. An advisory is in effect for the rest of Northwestern Wisconsin from 6 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Cason J. Callaway, departing for Two Harbors; Presque Isle, arriving to unload limestone Afternoon: Sam Laud, arriving to unload limestone; Mottler, arriving to load grain, Joseph L. Block, departing for Two Harbors Evening/night: Indiana Harbor, arriving to load coal; Sam Laud, departing for Silver Bay SUPERIOR ENTRY No traffic expected TWO HARBORS Morning: Cason J. Callaway, arriving to load iron ore pellets Afternoon: Joseph L.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Indiana Harbor, arriving to load coal and departing in the afternoon; Mesabi Miner, arriving to load coal and departing at night Evening/night: American Spirit, arriving to load iron ore pellets; American Mariner, arriving to load grain; Apollon, arriving to load bentonite; Paul R. Tregurtha, arriving to load coal SUPERIOR ENTRY Evening/night: Burns Harbor, arriving to load iron ore pellets TWO HARBORS Morning: Edgar B.