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January 30, 2018
DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
January 30, 2018 - 8:51am
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 15, 2017
Collaboration aims to improve green shipping
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
November 20, 2017
Great Lakes endangered shorebird has record year
November 20, 2017 - 9:28am
October 22, 2017
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 21, 2017
Minesweepers being built for the French Navy are seen at the Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) in October 1918. (City of Thunder Bay Archives Accession #1991-1-360-73)
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
DNR offers tools to deal with high water, bluff failures
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am
August 4, 2017
Shana Aue, Archivist and Research Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Jim Dan Hill Library, who oversees the collection. In the photos, Aue is displaying some of the mechanical and technical drawings of the Edmund Fitzgerald that are part of the Fraser Shipyards Collection. Courtesy of Fraser Shipyard
Grant improves access to Superior shipbuilding history
August 4, 2017 - 8:29am
Crew checks Nemadji River for sea lamprey
August 4, 2017 - 8:06am
July 17, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. (Photo courtesy UMD)
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 7, 2017
SLRA celebrates river cleanup projects
July 7, 2017 - 7:00am
June 27, 2017
A fisheries biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources holds a Bighead carp caught in Lake Calumet in this photograph released to Reuters June 23, 2010. (Illinois Department of Natural Resources/Handout via REUTERS)
Invasive Asian carp found 9 miles from Lake Michigan
June 27, 2017 - 9:02am
June 19, 2017
Paine joins US, Canadian mayors for Great Lakes conference
June 19, 2017 - 9:23am