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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.
International Falls.
Nearby flooding latest setback for International Falls
Nearby flooding is the latest in a series of challenges for the state's northernmost town, where residents and leaders don't always agree, but they're fighting back.
The commissioning of USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the first ceremony like it in state history, packed the port with dignitaries, military service veterans.
According to police, Brandon Taylor Cole-Skogstad shot four family members, a dog, and then himself.
The first U.S.-built lake freighter in almost 40 years nears completion at a shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Already 2022 has emerged as a crucial year for Northern Lights Express, the proposed commuter railway that faces more state hurdles than federal ones.
In breaking a lifetime of silence, an Iron Range woman connected her convicted killer of a father to the 1977 murder of 19-year-old Cindy Elias. While there's DNA evidence pointing at him, St. Louis County authorities are waiting to learn more through an ongoing reexamination of the case.