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September 18, 2014
St. Lawrence Seaway shipping outpaces 2013
Ocean-going ships through the St. Lawrence Seaway have more than made up for the ice-locked start of this year’s shipping season, and in spite of rain delays are now ahead of last year’s overall pace.
September 18, 2014 - 9:11am
September 9, 2014
Lake Superior gale warning posted; heavy rain forecast for Wisconsin
Lake Superior will be whipped into a frenzy late tonight and Wednesday, with strong northeast winds expected to build waves up to 25-feet in some open areas of the big lake.
September 9, 2014 - 10:14am
July 11, 2014
Celebrate the greatest of lakes
Lake Superior is the cleanest, coldest, and clearest of the Great Lakes. The largest lake by surface area in the world, Lake Superior fuels our local shipping, commercial fishing and recreational industries while providing a source for clean drinking water. Every day, each of the...
July 11, 2014 - 7:00am
June 25, 2014
Lake Superior’s quick rise forces officials to open eastern gates
Lake Superior has risen to above-normal water levels so fast that an emergency order was announced Tuesday to open more gates and release more water from the lake to avoid flooding.
June 25, 2014 - 1:46pm
May 27, 2014
Federal legislation opens pathways to end Great Lakes dredging problems
Congress overwhelming passed what one member calls one of the most important pieces of legislation passed this year, and it should end the Great Lakes dredging crisis.
May 27, 2014 - 3:02pm
May 21, 2014
Family sets sail with climate change message
The Gordon family of Two Harbors, Minn. has been living a wandering life for the past decade.
May 21, 2014 - 10:04am
May 15, 2014
National Park Service maps Lake Superior’s floor, uncovering mysteries along the way
Lake Superior’s bottom will be scanned by sonar and laser beams around national parks this summer, as part of a U.S. National Park Service project to map the lake floor.
May 15, 2014 - 10:16am
May 8, 2014
First saltie reaches Duluth with ice drama
More than 100 people knew the reality of a cold winter when it came to guessing when the first ocean-going vessel of the year would slip under Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge.
May 8, 2014 - 12:26pm
Apostle Islands lighthouse repairs underway
Fans of Lake Superior’s historic lighthouses will be glad to know that the “lights of the Apostles” are receiving a lot of tender loving...
May 8, 2014 - 9:53am
May 6, 2014
Coast Guard advice on how to avoid becoming a 'Cold Water Challenge' casualty
The Coast Guard 9th District urges swimmers to consider potentially lethal risk factors before entering cold water without adequate supervision.
May 6, 2014 - 3:01pm
Environmentalists ask DNR to deny permit for Superior oil tanks
The Department of Natural Resources held a hearing in Superior on Monday to take public testimony on Enbridge Pipeline's proposal to build three five-story high oil tanks in the city.
May 6, 2014 - 2:56pm
Apostle Islands visitor center opens for summer
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Visitor Center in the old Bayfield County Courthouse building on 415 Washington Avenue in Bayfield has reopened for the summer. From May 5-23, the visitor center will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The visitor center will...
May 6, 2014 - 12:07pm
April 29, 2014
Warmer spring air is here, water temperatures remain dangerously cold
The Coast Guard is warning boaters who may be beginning their preparations to launch their boats that water temperatures in lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron, and the connecting waterways remain dangerously cold.
April 29, 2014 - 1:55pm
Higher water levels offer shipping relief
Great Lakes water levels are up compared to a year ago, meaning ships will be able to carry more cargo — a silver lining for the ships slowly traversing the ice fields of Lake Superior.
April 29, 2014 - 9:02am
April 24, 2014
Despite record lake ice this winter, climate forecasts still say trend is warming
Ice covered near-record amounts of the Great Lakes this past winter, but climate scientists in Wisconsin say their forecasts still indicate less ice cover for the big lakes in most future winters.
April 24, 2014 - 8:40am