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The in-bound H. Lee White and the out-bound Indiana Harbor pass on a choppy Lake Superior Sunday afternoon. The H. Lee White was scheduled to load iron ore pellets and the Indiana Harbor had a load of coal. DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Walter J. McCarthy Jr., arriving to load coal and departing in the afternoon; H. Lee White, departing with iron ore pellets; Kaministiqua, departing with coal; Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. Van Enkevort, arriving to unload limestone; Lakes Contender/Ken Boothe Sr., arriving to load coal Evening/night: USCG cutter Sundew arriving; Cason J.
An 18-year-old Duluth woman died Saturday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash on the Drummond Grade near Stewart Lake, about 10 miles northwest of Two Harbors, from a passing motorist at 7:47 a.m. Saturday. The sheriff's office reported that the victim's vehicle was traveling south when it left the roadway along a steep embankment and hit several trees. The victim -- the only occupant of the vehicle -- was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
After storms dropped a half-foot of rain on parts of the North Shore from Thursday into early Friday, rivers responded with a show of force usually reserved for spring runoff. The Temperance and Cascade rivers were among those running high Friday, putting on a show for North Shore visitors who ventured out on the sunny morning.
The James R. Barker backs under the Blatnik Bridge on Thursday afternoon toward Midwest Energy to load coal. The Barker was scheduled to leave port Thursday night. DULUTH ENTRY Afternoon: Edwin H.
The Edwin H. Gott was welcomed by visitors as it came through the ship canal Thursday afternoon to fuel at Calumet. It was scheduled to load iron ore pellets and depart from the Superior piers early this morning DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Joseph L. Block, departing for Two Harbors with a partial load of blast furnace trim; Paul R. Tregurtha, departging with coal Evening/night: Buffalo, arriving to unload limestone; Virginiaborg, arriving to load bentonite SUPERIOR ENTRY Morning: Edwin H. Gott, departing with iron ore pellets TWO HARBORS Morning: Joseph L.
The Great Republic arrives at the Duluth piers Wednesday afternoon. The vessel unloaded limestone and was scheduled to leave port Wednesday night for Two Harbors to load iron ore pellets. DULUTH ENTRY Afternoon: Edwin H. Gott, arriving to load iron ore pellets Evening/night: Paul R.
The Minnesota Department of Health today lifted advisories recommending no contact with the water at six North Shore beaches after tests found that levels of fecal indicator bacteria have returned to acceptable levels. The beaches are: Paradise Beach north of Kadunce Creek Kadunce Creek Beach at Kadunce Creek picnic area north of Grand Marais Durfee Creek Area Beach 5½ miles east of Grand Marais Old Shore Road Beach Area north of Grand Marais Grand Marais Downtown Beach Stewart River Beach north of Two Harbors Anyone who becomes ill after contact with beac
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is monitoring the site of a small diesel fuel spill that reached Lake Superior near Little Marais after a truck accident Tuesday afternoon. A semi lost control on Highway 61 and rolled into the ditch. An estimated 80 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from the truck's fuel tanks into the ditch. Some of the fuel moved down the ditch nearly 1,000 feet and into the lake through a stormwater channel. Crews blocked the flow of oil within an hour.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Walter J. McCarthy Jr., arriving to load coal Afternoon: Presque Isle, departing with iron ore pellets Evening/night: Great Republic, arriving to unload limestone; Walter J. McCarthy Jr., departing with coal SUPERIOR ENTRY Morning: Algoma Montrealais, arriving to load iron ore pellets (anchoring off piers); Stewart J.
The Minnesota Department of Health is recommending no contact with beach water at 11 beaches along the North Shore after water tests found elevated levels of E.