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Brady Slater

Brady Slater covers St. Louis County and transportation for the Duluth News Tribune. He's a veteran journalist, and a University of Pittsburgh graduate who was born and raised in the Northland. He can be reached by emailing bslater@duluthnews.com or by calling or texting 218-721-2724.

The Bois Forte Band of Chippewa celebrated the return of thousands of acres of forest lands — set in motion thanks to land conservation efforts.
Two days after he graduates high school, Ethan Rentschler will be working in the engine room of a Great Lakes freighter.
The commissioning of USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the first ceremony like it in state history, packed the port with dignitaries, military service veterans.
Sen. Jen McEwen, DFL-Duluth: "People want choices. They don’t want to be tied down to having to use their cars, with no other options.”
According to police, Brandon Taylor Cole-Skogstad shot four family members, a dog, and then himself.
Chad Walsh will have to pay $750 for violations described as "concerning" by a panel of judges.
Local officials spoke on the Twin Ports Interchange work as well as upcoming Blatnik Bridge work and more.
The first U.S.-built lake freighter in almost 40 years nears completion at a shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
The Coast Guard cutter sailed into its new home port early Wednesday, arriving to family and a much-needed break.
A medical office on the Essentia Health campus has been selected to house Clarity Project — St. Louis County's big swing at addressing mental health and addiction.