Sam Maida, the CEO who led the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth during last year’s floods that allowed two seals and a polar bear to temporarily escape, has announced plans to retire.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness contributed his interpretation of the internet song and dance hit “Gangnam Style” to a parody video in January. Could that earn him a lawsuit?
Opening the cabin for the summer in Minnesota means work — and more memories — for Ely photographer Steve Foss.
Ten years ago this spring, Minnesota kayaking guru and author Jim Rada died of a heart attack while descending Upper Michigan’s Presque Isle River. This May a group of kayakers raced the river in his honor, sprinkling his ashes so he could ride with them one more time.
Thick wisps of steam have been rising from the surface of Lake Superior over the last several days of sub-zero temperatures. An explanation of what causes it, and why there’s not more ice, when the temperatures are so cold.
Several weeks in to the inaugural managed hunt seasons in Minnesota and Wisconsin, hunters have killed about 300 wolves; about 200 in Minnesota. But with a much smaller wolf population in Wisconsin, hunters there have killed a higher percentage of the state’s wolves.
When more than 60 loggers drove their loaded rigs through downtown Duluth to protest weight limits on interstate highways, several candidates for Congress reacted.
Earliest snowfall in 17 years coats the Duluth area overnight
Aiming to recover from former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar’s stunning defeat in the 2010 elections that sent a wave of Republican freshman to the House of Representatives, Democrats will soon select one of three challengers to U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack.
An effort to unionize workers at the Mesabi Nugget plant near Aurora, Minn. failed last week. “It’s a big deal,” Iron Range author and blogger Aaron Brown tells MPR News editor Michael Olson.