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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
May 26, 2017
The Paul J. Martin sails slowly past the lighthouse on Wisconsin Point on Lake Superior. Proposed federal cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative threaten to eliminate a partnership that has produced results for the Great Lakes environment and economy, according to advocates calling on Congress to restore $300 million in funding. Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com
Federal budget cuts threaten Great Lakes
May 26, 2017 - 9:06am
May 16, 2017
The Federal Yukon sits at anchor in Lake Superior near Duluth May 9. (Clint Austin /caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping season off to a strong start
May 16, 2017 - 10:29am
March 22, 2017
The Roger Blough glows in early sunlight as it prepares to enter the Duluth Ship Canal Wednesday morning. Photo by Bob King
First ship of the season departs Twin Ports
March 22, 2017 - 9:25am
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