The Duluth City Council approved the extra $250,000 in cost to move the William A. Irvin from the Minnesota Slip to accommodate sediment contamination cleanup. It brings the total cost of moving the ship to $850,000.
Some of the major candidates for Minnesota governor are making one final push for votes in the Northland ahead of Tuesday's primary elections. Tim Walz and Lori Swanson were in Duluth on Monday while Tim Pawlenty and Erin Murphy visited over the weekend.
The Lake County Fair kicked off in Two Harbors today, with festivities going through Sunday. Gate admission is free for children ages 5 and under, $5 for adults and children over 5, and $3 for seniors over 65 and Military.