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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
May 26, 2015
The freighter Courtney Burton lists to starboard after getting caught in waves and thick ice and getting turned crosswise to the Duluth ship canal on April 8, 1980. The harbor tug Vermont (foreground) went to try to help but was blocked by the ice. The Burton eventually freed itself and reached safety on the open lake. The ship, later renamed the American Fortitude, was sent to a scrapyard this month. (News Tribune file photo)
Freighter from 1980 Duluth drama reaches end of its journey
May 26, 2015 - 10:40am
May 25, 2015
Commission considers public comment on protecting Great Lakes
May 25, 2015 - 8:53am
February 17, 2015
Officials remain hopeful for opening of ice caves
February 17, 2015 - 1:59pm
February 6, 2015
Obama budget earmarks port repair money for Superior-Duluth
February 6, 2015 - 9:46am
February 2, 2015
Port officials seek more European ships in Duluth-Superior
February 2, 2015 - 1:49pm
December 30, 2014
Great Lakes iron ore shipping totals surpass last year’s
December 30, 2014 - 12:17pm