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January 3, 2017
The 740-foot long CSL Niagara leaves Duluth after receiving a load of iron ore pellets Saturday afternoon. (Clint Austin /
Shipping peaks as season nears end; a review of the top 2016 shipping stories
January 3, 2017 - 11:50am
December 23, 2016
Congress, president off WIIN for Great Lakes
December 23, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2016
A map included in the Duluth-Superior Port Land Use Plan shows future uses for land near the waterfront in the Twin Ports to maintain and enhance the maritime industry. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Interstate Council
Plan for Duluth-Superior ports adopted
December 16, 2016 - 8:53am
November 29, 2016
Great Lakes shipwreck 50 years ago today brought tragic loss, incredible survival
November 29, 2016 - 3:44pm
November 11, 2016
The saltie Cornelia arrives through the Duluth ship canal on Thursday afternoon after several weeks at anchor on Lake Superior. (Andrew Krueger /
After a second long delay, Cornelia arrives in port
November 11, 2016 - 8:58am
November 3, 2016
Wreck found along 'outlandishly' remote stretch of Lake Superior shore
November 3, 2016 - 11:07am
October 28, 2016
Contest seeks Great Lakes pics
October 28, 2016 - 7:00am
September 30, 2016
NPS lifts closures on Oak, Sand islands
September 30, 2016 - 7:00am
September 27, 2016
Community calendar
September 27, 2016 - 7:00am
September 19, 2016
Tiny pieces of plastic found in many Great Lakes tributaried
September 19, 2016 - 8:55am
September 16, 2016
Gene Clark, left, examines debris he picks from the shoreline Tuesday afternoon around Barker’s Island before Marie Zhuikov enters the findings onto a log sheet. Jed Carlson /
Cleanup aims to shave pounds from beaches
September 16, 2016 - 8:17am
The S/V Denis Sullivan sails through the Duluth ship canal as spectators look on during the tall ships festival in July 2013. Local educators are aboard the re-created Great Lakes schooner to learn science concepts for their classroom. They sail into the Duluth Harbor on Thursday during the Parade of Sail. Duluth News Tribune file photo
Lessons in sailing, science
August 16, 2016 - 7:00am
November 11, 2015
New eyes on the Edmund Fitzgerald
November 11, 2015 - 9:14am
November 10, 2015
40 years on, family memories mark Edmund Fitzgerald sinking
November 10, 2015 - 8:53am
October 23, 2015
Retired Congressman Dave Obey tours the Great Ships Initiative facility in 2009. The facility will help with freshwater testing of the BallastAce, which was installed on Fednav Limited's first ship designed to treat ballast water for invasive species, the Federal Biscay, which begins the certification process at the start of the 2016 shipping season in the St. Lawrence Seaway on the Great Lakes. (Jed Carlson/
Fednav launches first ship with ballast water treatment system
October 23, 2015 - 5:46pm