After nearly 40 years, 'Astro Bob' retires from Duluth News Tribune


An Aurora is seen over Lake Superior on July, 15, 2012.
1 An Aurora is seen over Lake Superior on July 15, 2012. 
The Husky Energy refinery burns as seen from the air Thursday.
2 The Husky Energy refinery burns as seen from the air over Superior, Wisc. on April 26, 2018. 
Lincoln Lemieux of Vermont makes a tight turn
3 Lincoln Lemieux of Vermont makes a tight turn during the Amsoil Duluth National Snocross Pro Final race Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at Spirit Mountain in Duluth. 
Drew Imes, co-owner of Superior Paddle Boarding, heads out.
4 Drew Imes, co-owner of Superior Paddle Boarding, heads out from Brighton Beach to join a group of 17 other paddle boarders to watch the sun rise over Lake Superior on June 20, 2017, the summer solstice. 
Porcha Shadd of Duluth carries her 3-year-old daughter.
5 "It's important to get the message out," said Porcha Shadd of Duluth as she carries her 3-year-old daughter Aya Billingsley on her shoulders during the Martin Luther King Day march down Lake Avenue in Duluth Monday, Jan. 17, 2017. "I want to teach my kids about Martin Luther King." 
Colin Oraskovich of Duluth struggles to keep his balance.
6 Colin Oraskovich of Duluth struggles to keep his balance as he's pushed about by fierce winds blowing off Lake Superior Monday, March 5, 2018. Oraskovich, a meteorologist, drove down to Canal Park to check on the weather after work and got all the wind he could handle.