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Authorities: Missing woman may be in Northland
Sunday-Tuesday snow totals from around the Northland
State Assembly approves deregulation of rent-to-own companies
Legislature approves Walker's welfare, reinsurance, rural school plans
Nine charged with cashing forged payroll checks at Minn. casino
2018 Winter Olympics: U.S. Men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals
Spartans win in double OT
TIGER ROUND-UP: Girls win regular-season finale
SPARTAN ROUND-UP: Season ends for girls hockey team
Spartan girls win regular-season finale
Legislators: Give Superior permission to grow
Economy a challenge for most of Wisconsin
Editorial: Public notices are printed publicly for good reasons
Labor picks local candidates
Northern Wisconsin descends on Madison
Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for a day
Critter Harbor holds fundraiser at VIP
Library reconstruction bumpy but worthwhile journey
Kintop, Mogensen chosen as Youth Optimists
UWS performance shows 'Children of the Holocaust'
Frolic to relieve cabin fever
NFL Draft to air on FOX, reports say
'Hamilton' kicks off season at the Orpheum in Minneapolis
UWS musical performances on tap next week
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January 30, 2018
DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
Foxconn wants to pump an average of 7 million gallons of Lake Michigan water per day for its proposed LCD screen factory in southeastern Wisconsin, the state Department of Natural Resources said Monday.
January 30, 2018 - 8:51am
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 15, 2017
Collaboration aims to improve green shipping
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute announced the launch of its Great Waters Research Collaborative, a major project devoted to assessing effectiveness of tools for sustainable industrial, commercial and public use of the nation's Great Waters, especially...
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
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