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May 21, 2017
Jeramy Pinkerton holds a muskie in place while Erin Schaeffer sutures an incision she made to insert a transmitter in the fish to study its behavior. Bob King / Forum News Service
Study to reveal where St. Louis River muskies roam, feed
May 21, 2017 - 7:22am
April 30, 2017
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
Sunday is the 50th anniversary of a storm that drowned four people -- three brothers went out onto the pier and were swept off the pier by the waves, and one of the three Coast Guard members who attempted to rescue them also drowned. Tom Mackay was a friend of Edgar Culbertson, the Coast Guard member who drowned, and sits by a plaque honoring him in Canal Park.  (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Lake Superior's 'frightful blow'
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Endangered piping plovers, like this one on Long Island in Chequamegon Bay, may return to Twin Ports beaches in coming days. People and their dogs are asked to stay away if signs are posted that plovers are present. File photo
Park Point plover plight perplexing for Great Lakes region
April 28, 2017 - 8:00am
April 3, 2017
After receiving an Epicurean cutting board as a gift from Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Captain Costelus Morosanu and the mayor laugh about how he'll need the board to prepare some of the other food gifts he received in the first ship ceremony Monday afternoon. The event was held outside the ship's pilot house. Bob King / Forum News Service
First oceangoing vessel of season arrives in Duluth
April 3, 2017 - 7:09pm
April 2, 2017
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Crews hold Kamloops round-up on the French River
April 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
March 26, 2017
The Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society is planning a multi-year project to restore the lighthouse, located to the west of Isle Royale, to a 1930s look. Photo courtesy of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
March 26, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 22, 2017
Jason Fyten of Munger, a self-described boat nerd, waves at the outgoing Roger Blough while holding a "Boat Watcher" flag. The Blough, a laker, was the first ship of the season to depart the Twin Ports. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
February 19, 2017
Before dawn on Monday, Feb. 13, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 17, 2017
Visitors from Pennsylvania take in the view from the overlook at the Mount Josephine Rest Area along Minnesota Highway 61 near Grand Portage. Susie Island is among the features seen in the foreground; Isle Royale looms on the horizon, more than 15 miles away. Forum News Service file photo
Seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
February 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
January 3, 2017
The 740-foot long CSL Niagara leaves Duluth after receiving a load of iron ore pellets Saturday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
Shipping peaks as Great Lakes season nears end
January 3, 2017 - 10:47am
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
December 22, 2016 - 10:20am
December 12, 2016
Veit Construction dredges wood waste from the bottom of Radio Tower Bay in October 2014. (File photo | Forum News Service)
Great Lakes spending included in federal water bill
December 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
September 14, 2016
The wheel and rudder of the Antelope broke free from the rest of the ship when it sank in 1897, and now rest alongside the wreck on the bottom of Lake Superior. (Photo courtesy of Jerry Eliason, Ken Merryman and Kraig Smith)play button
Remarkably preserved shipwreck 119 years ago located in Lake Superior
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 20, 2016
Sun shines through the mast of the Draken Harald Hårfagre as it sails on Lake Huron last week. (Photo courtesy of Draken Harald Hårfagre)
Norwegian Viking ship sailing to Chicago as Sons of Norway trie to raise funds
July 20, 2016 - 6:54pm
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