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No Birkie ski, but party still on
Exposition district garners support
Weather alters rink rally
Deadly U.S. heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years: study
‘Get the Lead Out’ campaign launches to address safe drinking water concerns
Prep Playoff Scoreboard - Feb. 24
Solon Springs girls win playoff opener
Spartans advance to sectional final (updated)
Tigers claim crown; Tecker gets 1,000
Tiger hoop teams notch wins
Free press still matters
County board gets back to work after hiatus
Duffy won't test his luck
Humor keeps you young
Public safety in good hands
Hilger Thank You
Oscar best actor race is tale of two opposites
Arsenio Hall drops defamation lawsuit against Sinead O’Connor
Ex-teen idol David Cassidy says he has dementia
From Poplar to Hollywood: Former Northland resident lands part on NBC TV show
Thimble dropped from Monopoly board game after getting a thumbs-down
Thomas "Tom" Michael Wiss
Susan H. Morgan
Bruce Ingvald Thompson
Edward M. Jacobson
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
April 22, 2014
70 ships await convoy escort by coast guard on Lake Superior
Seventy ships are waiting to get through the Soo Locks connecting Lake Superior.
April 22, 2014 - 8:56am
April 10, 2014
DNR: Long frozen-over lake may see higher fish die-offs
Heavy ice and snow cover on lakes across Wisconsin has the Department of Natural Resources watching for higher than normal fish die-offs.
April 10, 2014 - 8:48am
March 26, 2014
Soo Locks open despite harsh winter weather conditions and ice
The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., opened Tuesday, initiating the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season.
March 26, 2014 - 8:42am
March 25, 2014
Spill response ‘inadequate’ for tar sands crude on Great Lakes
Oil that sinks is hard to clean up. That was the big lesson after energy giant Enbridge’s pipeline burst, causing oil to flow into Michigan’s...
March 25, 2014 - 7:00am
March 17, 2014
Medication, soaps and caffeine taint drinking water
Scientists at a health policy forum in Madison this week said more needs to be done to keep chemicals like medication, caffeine, and antibacterial soap out of drinking water.
March 17, 2014 - 9:06am