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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
June 14, 2016
Five North Shore beaches posted as unsafe
June 14, 2016 - 4:16pm
June 1, 2016
Responders place protective boom around the stern of the motor vessel Roger Blough, which ran aground on May 27, near Gros Cap Reefs in Lake Superior, Monday. Responders deployed the boom strictly as a preventative measure around the location of the Blough's fuel tanks. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Merridith Morrison)
Elaborate plan develops to save freighter grounded in Lake Superior
June 1, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 29, 2016
John Unger of Bayfield takes his 19-year-old dog Schoep for a walk down along the town's pier in 2012.  (Forum News Service)
Bayfield, Grand Marais in the running in 'Best Towns' voting
April 29, 2016 - 5:04pm
April 25, 2016
Split Rock Lighthouse on Minnesota's North Shore, as seen in November 2015. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Split Rock Lighthouse gets preservation grant
April 25, 2016 - 5:57pm
St. Paul man found drowned at Bayfield marina
April 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
March 28, 2016
The oceangoing freighter — or “saltie” — Kom enters the Duluth ship canal in April 2015. After a decades-long stream of foreign invaders that hitchhiked across the oceans in the ballast of salties, the Great Lakes haven’t seen a confirmed new aquatic invasive species since 2006. (File photo | Duluth News Tribune)
No new confirmed aquatic invasive species in Great Lakes for 10 years
March 28, 2016 - 9:15am
February 8, 2016
Anne Gorham found this large piece of glass on the beach in Duluth recently. (Forum News Service)
Luminescent beach glass draws searchers to Lake Superior
February 8, 2016 - 11:23am
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