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As state wants DNA from families of the missing, retired cop remembers the first to come forward
Minn. man accused of assaulting woman, endangering child in tense domestic dispute
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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
November 11, 2015
Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE, Minn. -- Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against...
November 11, 2015 - 9:23am
July 27, 2015
Duluth paddleboarder on verge of completing Lake Superior circumnavigation
Jared Munch is bringing it home. The stand-up paddleboarder from Duluth is on the final leg of his 1,350-mile circumnavigation...
July 27, 2015 - 11:44am
May 21, 2015
UMD student sets out to circumnavigate Lake Superior on paddleboard
On the pebbly shores at the mouth of Lester River, Jared Munch held up a Ziploc baggie full of leftover pizza and declared, "It's my first lunch." Munch...
May 21, 2015 - 12:16pm
July 14, 2014
Kayakers rescued off Lake Superior
DULUTH -- Three kayakers on Lake Superior were rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard crew Sunday afternoon, after using a marine radio to report they had been overwhelmed by strong winds. According to the Coast Guard, a boat crew stationed in Grand Marais was dispatched about 4:30...
July 14, 2014 - 8:36pm
June 10, 2014
Pilot’s body recovered from Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The body of a light aircraft pilot was brought to the surface Monday, after 12 hours spent fighting wind and two dives to the 137-foot deep wreckage. “Getting the wreckage was secondary to getting the victim,” said Capt. Tom Crossmon of the St. Louis County...
June 10, 2014 - 8:34am
May 3, 2014
Lake Superior hits highest April level in 16 years
DULUTH -- The level of Lake Superior keeps rising, and it started this month 2 inches above the long-term normal and 14 inches above the level at this time last year. The big lake rose 4 inches in April, a month it usually rises by 3 inches. The lake’s monthly average...
May 3, 2014 - 5:42pm
February 19, 2014
Cold weather makes ice caves an irresistable draw
Dan Kraker MPR News 91.3 FM Apostle Islands National Lakeshore —The frigid winter has transformed the caves along the south shore of Lake...
February 19, 2014 - 11:34pm
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton...
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am
November 21, 2013
Group warns against shipping oil on Great Lakes
The Alliance for the Great Lakes on Wednesday released a report warning against increased shipment of petroleum products on the lakes, most notably a plan to ship oil by tanker out of Superior. The environmental group’s report said neither U.S. nor Canadian shipping fleets or...
November 21, 2013 - 10:46am
November 7, 2013
Park service to get input on Isle Royale wolves
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to hold public meetings in Minnesota and Michigan on Isle Royale National Park's wolf population, which is teetering on the verge of extinction. A debate is underway among researchers, Park Service officials and the public...
November 7, 2013 - 9:00am
October 21, 2013
Work begins on pipeline to Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Work begins this week on a pipeline that will bring water from Lake Superior to the Lutsen Mountains ski area. The...
October 21, 2013 - 10:04am
August 30, 2013
Plastic polluting the Great Lakes
Forum News Service A second summer research tour of the Great Lakes has confirmed what the first one found — a wealth of tiny plastic particles is polluting the water. Mary Balcer, director of the Lake Superior Research Institute at UWS, who has studied more traditional Great...
August 30, 2013 - 9:29am
July 19, 2013
Thousands mourn Schoep’s passing
Schoep, the Bayfield, Wis., dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters...
July 19, 2013 - 11:23am
Thousands mourn Schoep’s passing
Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters of...
July 19, 2013 - 11:23am