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  • Your Green Life: "Vampire of The Great Lakes"

    Invasive species are a growing concern in both inland lakes and the Great Lakes. Many laws are now in place to prevent the spread of non–native aquatic species. But it all started with a devastating blow to the Great Lakes fisheries from a nasty parasite. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch shows us how we dealt with the Sea Lamprey, and the success that carries over to stopping the spread of other invasives.

  • EPA reverses Mesabi Nugget water quality variance

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed a decision that would have given an iron pellet facility more time to comply with water quality laws.

  • Jo Ann Hoag saying goodbye to St. Lukes after 39 years

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - After a 39 year career with St. Luke's hospital in Duluth, Vice President of Regional Development Jo Ann Hoag is saying goodbye to her co–workers and hello to retirement.

  • UMD report shows 95 percent of 2012-2013 grads have jobs, or continuing education

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - 95 percent of students who graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth between 2012 and 2013 are either employed, or continuing their education. This latest figure comes from UMD's follow–up report for that graduating class, which officials say is helping dispel myths about higher education.

  • Trial pushed back for woman involved in altercation with Superior Police Officer

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com)--- The trial has been pushed back for a Superior woman accused of disorderly conduct following a physical altercation with a Superior Police Officer in the Keyport Lounge parking lot in early January.

  • Superior Police Chief retiring after 33 years on force

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com)--- After 33 years of service with the Superior Police Department, Chief Charles LaGesse is hanging up his up his badge and calling it a career.

  • Silver Bay Attorney disciplined for misconduct

    Silver Bay, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A Silver Bay attorney has been publicly reprimanded and put on two years of supervised probation by the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board.

  • Last Place on Earth Owner to be Sentenced

    Minneapolis, MN(NNCNOW.com)---After ten months of being behind bars...Duluth's Last Place on Earth owner, Jim Carlson, will finally be sentenced.

  • Bigger walleyes are projected for the coming years in Wisconsin

    Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - The number of Wisconsin lakes stocked with larger walleye will skyrocket in the next two years as the state harnesses a $12 million funding plan to boost walleye populations statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.

  • DNR steps up aquatic invasive species patrol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend after a high-rate of aquatic invasive species has been found on boats on inland lakes.

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