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August 30, 2011
PCA checks on reports of ash near North Shore power plant
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating complaints from Schroeder in Cook County of a chalky ash raining down on property near the Taconite Harbor Energy Center, a coal-burning plant operated by Minnesota Power. Ann Perry Moore, public information officer with the...
August 30, 2011 - 12:03pm
Minnesota DNR warns of aggressive bears in Ely-Tower area
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warned the public Monday that some black bears in the Ely-Tower area have become aggressive toward...
August 30, 2011 - 12:16am
July 15, 2011
MDA officials set to combat gypsy moth in Carlton, St. Louis, Lake and Cook Counties
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will be treating 98,000 acres in St. Louis, Lake, Cook and Carlton Counties, including the cities of Duluth, Proctor, Beaver Bay, Finland and Tofte this upcoming week in an effort to control gypsy moth infestations. The...
July 15, 2011 - 2:26pm
June 16, 2011
Getting rid of your stuff: where to go, who to call
Cloquet's first-ever clean up week is nearly here. Cloquet Community Development Director Holly Butcher isn't expecting any miracles.
June 16, 2011 - 9:11am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
Mama, can I help?" The 12 spindly tomatoes that await transplanting cast long shadows under the rapidly descending sun. Delicate stems, fragile...
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am
Breaking the Mold of Business as Usual
When life closes a door, it opens a window. And Duluth glass artist Ron Benson took that window and recycled it into an extraordinary new line...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
April 9, 2011
St. Louis River Alliance presents Environmental Stewardship Awards
The St. Louis River Alliance presented its 16th Annual Environmental Stewardship Awards Tuesday, April 5, at Spirit Mountain. These annual awards recognize the people, organizations, communities and institutions that have provided outstanding service toward restoring, protecting,...
April 9, 2011 - 1:28pm
November 2, 2010
Cloquet resident paints a walleye winner
Stuart Nelson knew he had a winner on his hands. He finished his submission for the Minnesota walleye stamp a few days early, and he liked...
November 2, 2010 - 11:12am
October 21, 2010
Methane unlikely at proposed landfill
When resident Jesse Wick stood up at the Sept. 21 Cloquet City Council meeting and stated he had proof that odor would be an issue at the proposed industrial landfill between Highway 45 and 14th Street in Cloquet, he quickly gained the attention of the entire room. "I was at an...
October 21, 2010 - 2:52pm
September 29, 2010
WLSSD share of property tax stay unchanged; wastewater rates up
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District board this week voted to keep the agency's share of the property tax the same in 2011 -- a flat rate of $18 per household and $9 for seasonal cabins. That money goes to the district's solid waste handling operations. The board also voted...
September 29, 2010 - 12:38pm
August 1, 2010
Sappi receives Environmental Award
Sappi Cloquet LLC of Cloquet is among the 2009-10 winners of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA) Governor's Awards for Pollution Prevention. The 19-year-old award program honors superior environmental achievement by Minnesota businesses, nonprofits, government and institutions....
August 1, 2010 - 1:56pm
June 18, 2010
Talking trash at City Hall
Dem-Con Engineer Bill Keegan told Cloquet City Councilors Tuesday that the Dem-Con company would like to significantly expand a Cloquet landfill site (south of Interstate 35, between Highway 45 and 14th Street in Cloquet) currently owned by Ulland Brothers. Instead of the current...
June 18, 2010 - 9:14am
April 28, 2010
Program funds Northland water projects, including St. Louis River Trail in Cloquet
Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Program has awarded $502,041 to 13 projects that protect and preserve the coastal resources of Lake Superior and its tributaries. The program also funds projects that expand historic and recreational opportunities on or near the big lake. The program,...
April 28, 2010 - 11:10am
April 24, 2010
Tree seedlings from state forest nurseries still available
Tree seedlings in a limited number of species are still available from state forest nurseries, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "Red pine, jack pine, white spruce, balsam fir, black spruce, tamarack, white cedar, silver maple, black walnut, bur oak,...
April 24, 2010 - 9:06am
March 30, 2010
WLSSD to open yard waste compost site early
Duluth, MN--Unseasonably warm and dry spring weather has prompted Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) to open its Yard Waste Compost Site early this year to accommodate area residents' spring yard clean-up efforts. WLSSD will offer early season hours for yard waste drop-off...
March 30, 2010 - 3:56pm