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October 20, 2017
A sign at the Poplar Wetland Basin, constructed in 2016, shows how wetlands clean stormwater before it goes to the St. Louis River estuary. Shelley Nelson
Wetlands basin prevents Lake Superior pollution
October 20, 2017 - 8:44am
Plan targets problem area
October 20, 2017 - 8:22am
October 16, 2017
Rich Las (left) raises freshwater prawns in a large hoop style greenhouse at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr, Minn., with his daughter, Leah, 4, son Riley, 11, and wife Karen Las. The tank he uses is about 20 feet wide by 46 feet long and four feet deep. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
October 6, 2017
Water flows over the top of the walking bridge at Central Park in Superior on Tuesday morning after heavy rains moved through the area. While the park was underwater, damage to homes in the surrounding area largely was alleviated after several storm water projects alleviated bottlenecks downstream in the Faxon Creek watershed. Jed Carlson /
Flooding conditions improve after projects
October 6, 2017 - 7:00am
September 29, 2017
Jed Carlson / Reserve Advisory board member, Terry White, left, and education coordinator, Deanna Erickson, pick up a display that will be installed in the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve on Barkers Island in Superior.
Opening the door to local waters
September 29, 2017 - 8:54am
September 22, 2017
Nancy Cox sorts through clothing in the store room of the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Superior on Thursday morning. Jed Carlson /
Falling into local recycling
September 22, 2017 - 5:52pm
September 15, 2017
Health enhancement coordinator Cathi Austin, left, and business manager Cindie Olson try to remove a lawnchair from Faxon Creek during the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA’s coastal cleanup event Thursday. A number of the items they found, including a chunk of sports turf, a metal grate and the lawnchair, were too buried in mud to retrieve. Volunteers are needed for a Wisconsin Point cleanup event Saturday. Jed Carlson/
Creek clean up nets door, shopping cart
September 15, 2017 - 8:55am
September 13, 2017
Justin Perpich   Submitted photo
Duluth council president apologizes for foul language in mining skirmish
September 13, 2017 - 7:15pm
September 5, 2017
Heavy rain causes sewer overflow near Newton Creek
September 5, 2017 - 8:22am
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 15, 2017
Sparks fly as a construction worker works at Cooper Elementary School in Superior on Tuesday afternoon. Maria Lockwood
Cooper construction rises at brisk pace
August 15, 2017 - 7:00am
August 8, 2017
DNR offers tools to deal with high water, bluff failures
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am
A trail beginning at Bear Creek Park and the Tri-County Corridor is in the works to provide hikers, bikers and runners an alternative to Moccasin Mike Road to reach Wisconsin Point. Jed Carlson/
Trail plan gains momentum
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am
August 1, 2017
Giddy Up and Go Goats help clear buckthorn and other invasive species from Lucius Woods Park in Solon Springs in 2015 and 2016. Now, the county is experimenting with a herbicide to address the issue. 2015 File Photo
Herbicide test targets invasive species in Solon Springs
August 1, 2017 - 8:54am