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March 22, 2017
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—With a hardy group of onlookers lining the ship canal not long after sunrise, the freighter Roger Blough left Duluth on...
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
February 19, 2017
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
FRENCH RIVER, Minn. — Against the pink wash of the pre-dawn sky, an angler stood motionless near the mouth of the French River on Monday....
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 17, 2017
Seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — If the idea of taking a tour boat across choppy Lake Superior waters has you nauseous, how about a quick flight...
February 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
January 3, 2017
Shipping peaks as Great Lakes season nears end
DULUTH, Minn.—Even with vessels steaming nonstop in and out of Lake Superior, ship owners play it close to the vest — not willing...
January 3, 2017 - 10:47am
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology estimates that nearly 22 million pounds of plastics enter the Great Lakes every year. Scientists...
December 22, 2016 - 10:20am
December 12, 2016
Great Lakes spending included in federal water bill
DULUTH, Minn. — A bill that will fund Great Lakes cleanup efforts for another five years and help Flint., Mich., pay for an upgraded water...
December 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
September 14, 2016
Remarkably preserved shipwreck 119 years ago located in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. — The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed...
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 20, 2016
Norwegian Viking ship sailing to Chicago as Sons of Norway trie to raise funds
DULUTH, Minn. -- The Norwegian viking ship that’s taking its Great Lakes tour of tall ships festivals one stop at a time as it closely monitors...
July 20, 2016 - 6:54pm
June 14, 2016
Five North Shore beaches posted as unsafe
Five beaches in the Two Harbors and Grand Marais areas were identified as unsafe due to elevated E. coli bacteria levels, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The department recommends no water contact for: Knife River Marina Beach, south of Two Harbors at the mouth of...
June 14, 2016 - 4:16pm
June 1, 2016
Elaborate plan develops to save freighter grounded in Lake Superior
From Duluth to Philadelphia and parts farther yet came a plan Tuesday to rescue the freighter Roger Blough from its grounding in the far eastern...
June 1, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 29, 2016
Bayfield, Grand Marais in the running in 'Best Towns' voting
Two Northland communities are in the running in Outside magazine's annual "Best Towns" online competition — a contest won by Duluth two years...
April 29, 2016 - 5:04pm
April 25, 2016
Split Rock Lighthouse gets preservation grant
The state's federal lawmakers announced a $68,000 preservation grant for Split Rock Lighthouse on Monday — money that will help outline long-term...
April 25, 2016 - 5:57pm
St. Paul man found drowned at Bayfield marina
A 48-year-old St. Paul man was found dead in Lake Superior at a Bayfield marina Saturday. The body of David Rappath was recovered from the water on the south side of the Apostle Islands Marina on Bayfield's downtown waterfront. Bayfield Police Chief John Fangman said police responded...
April 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
March 28, 2016
No new confirmed aquatic invasive species in Great Lakes for 10 years
The first saltwater ship of the 2016 season is expected to enter the Twin Ports within the next week or two, likely to pick up some grain. But...
March 28, 2016 - 9:15am
February 8, 2016
Luminescent beach glass draws searchers to Lake Superior
DULUTH - Beach glass, tumbled and tossed by waves for decades, turns bottles thrown away long ago into Lake Superior into a thing of beauty....
February 8, 2016 - 11:23am