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Final report released on alternatives to Enbridge’s Line 5 under straits of Mackinaw
‘Felony murder’ statute comes into play in recent officer-involved shooting
Chicagoland parade Thanksgiving Day features Superior performers
County Board borrows for highway projects
Fun run highlights kids in need
PREVIEW: Spartan girls hockey roster includes 20 players
LSC boys hockey jamboree is tonight
UWS ROUND-UP: Three 'Jacket teams go 1-1 over weekend
New UMD Bulldog
Good government is everybody's business
Wisconsin loses again
Special interests rule state
Salt in the wound
State needs to step up on opioid crisis
Happy Birthday Trevor
Happy Birthday Wanda
Happy Birthday Wanda
Grammy-winning musician pleads guilty in border crossing case
Trampoliiners launch, dodge and bounce at We3st Duluth's Planet 3 Extreme Air Park
Northland veterans react to Vietnam TV series
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Duluth Central grad De'Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in 'Come from Away'
Ava Marie Erickson and Lauren Elizabeth Erickson
Vernon and Faye Jondreau
Emi Jane Canfield
Mary M. Gray
Allene J. Shaul
Lawrence Reid Morrow
Edward J. Drolson
Irene A. Hammond
November 20, 2017
Great Lakes endangered shorebird has record year
The Great Lakes had 76 pairs of piping plovers hatch chicks this year, said wildlife biologist Vincent Cavalieri with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He said it was the first time since 1955 that piping plovers were breeding on all five lakes.
November 20, 2017 - 9:28am
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
The invasive sea lamprey killed around 100 million pounds of fish in the Great Lakes before the United States and Canada joined forces more than 60 years ago to control their numbers.
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
DULUTH — Human antidepressant drugs are showing up in the brains of fish in the Great Lakes region, an unexpected byproduct of human waste that isn't being removed in the sewage treatment process. The University at Buffalo in New York reported Thursday, Aug. 31, that "high concentrations"...
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 21, 2017
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
DULUTH — The French sailors' spirits must have been running high as they headed out onto Lake Superior on that November day 99 years ago....
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
DNR offers tools to deal with high water, bluff failures
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has an updated webpage with detailed information on tools landowners and communities along the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior shorelines can use to address the problems of rising water levels and bluff failures.
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am
August 4, 2017
Grant improves access to Superior shipbuilding history
A National Park Service grant is making it easier to research the history of Fraser Shipyards and shipbuilding in Superior.
August 4, 2017 - 8:29am
Crew checks Nemadji River for sea lamprey
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct work on the Nemadji River in Douglas and Carlton counties Aug. 8-17 to estimate...
August 4, 2017 - 8:06am
July 17, 2017
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
DULUTH — Jay Austin and his University of Minnesota Duluth research team were trying to study drifting ice sheets on Lake Superior when...
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 7, 2017
SLRA celebrates river cleanup projects
Last month, the Minnesota Legislature passed its $988 million bonding bill, which included $25.4 million in funding for the St. Louis River Estuary Restoration Project. These funds will trigger $47.2 million in federal funds made available through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative...
July 7, 2017 - 7:00am
June 27, 2017
Invasive Asian carp found 9 miles from Lake Michigan
The silver carp, one of numerous species of the invasive fish, is the first that’s been found beyond electric barriers in Illinois waterways...
June 27, 2017 - 9:02am
June 19, 2017
Paine joins US, Canadian mayors for Great Lakes conference
Member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative meets for the annual meeting and conference in Montreal.
June 19, 2017 - 9:23am
May 26, 2017
Federal budget cuts threaten Great Lakes
Great Lakes advocated are calling on Congress to restore funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
May 26, 2017 - 9:06am
May 16, 2017
Shipping season off to a strong start
The early numbers are in, and the early numbers look good: Maritime traffic at the Port of Duluth-Superior is up 7 percent over last year.
May 16, 2017 - 10:29am
March 22, 2017
First ship of the season departs Twin Ports
The Roger Blough was the first freighter of the 2017 commercial shipping season to leave the Twin Ports this morning.
March 22, 2017 - 9:25am