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Larry Guy "Popeye" Stearns, 83, passed away on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Visitation: 9 until the 11 a.m. celebration of life on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Campia. Wis., with Rev. Janelle Harrison officiating. Burial in the church
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September 14, 2016
Blue-green algae spotted again on Lake Superior
Blooms spied near Apostle Island sea caves, no evidence of toxins.
September 14, 2016 - 9:15am
‘Spectacularly intact’: Two masts, rigging intact on 119-year-old shipwreck near Apostle Islands
The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed namesake on that...
September 14, 2016 - 9:08am
March 22, 2016
NERR works toward stewardship goals
When former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle nominated the headwaters of Lake Superior to be the nation’s 28th and the Great Lakes’ second National Estuarine Research Reserve, the goal was preservation of the Great Lakes. The designation, accepted in 2010, is accomplishing that and more...
March 22, 2016 - 7:00am
October 23, 2015
Fednav launches first ship with ballast water treatment system
Fednav, the largest international operator in the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence Seaway System, announced in April that it would equip 12 of its...
October 23, 2015 - 5:46pm
August 21, 2015
Study targets protecting city forest from EAB
A research project offers the city the opportunity to mitigate problems that could stem from the discovery of emerald ash borer in the city two years ago.
August 21, 2015 - 7:09am
May 26, 2015
Sand Island docks closed
Severe storms last fall and winter severely damaged the public and National Park Service docks on Sand Island at East Bay. As a result, all docks at East Bay are closed in the interest of safety. An engineering study to determine the best location and design for a replacement...
May 26, 2015 - 7:00am
May 25, 2015
University student sets out to circumnavigate Lake Superior on paddleboard
On the pebbly shores at the mouth of Lester River near Duluth, Jared Munch held up a Ziploc baggie full of leftover pizza and declared, “It’s...
May 25, 2015 - 8:56am
Commission considers public comment on protecting Great Lakes
The International Joint Commission announced the start of a public comment period on a consultant’s review of recommendations made in the 2000 IJC report, Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes. The consultants’ draft report analyzes the progress Great Lakes states and provinces...
May 25, 2015 - 8:53am
January 30, 2015
Super, natural theme for local writing contest
Lake Superior Writers announces its 2015 Writing Contest with a theme "Super + Natural." This theme was chosen after a year that saw the city of Duluth winning the title of "best outdoors town" from Outside magazine and thousands of people drawn to view the natural phenomenon...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
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
September 5, 2014
Coast Guard medevacs 72-year-old man from Apostle Islands in Lake Superior
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 72-year-old man near Bayfield, on Thursdayafternoon. The man’s name and hometown are not being released. Around4 p.m., a communications watchstander atCoast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Mariereceived a call by...
September 5, 2014 - 8:55am
July 28, 2014
None injured in Wisconsin Point boating mishap
Emergency responders were called to Wisconsin Point on Saturday afternoon at 5:19 p.m. on a report of a sinking boat and eight people in the water.
July 28, 2014 - 11:31am
July 1, 2014
Sheriff identifies vehicle found in harbor
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified a vehicle dredge from the harbor by workers from RJS Construction. According to a news...
July 1, 2014 - 7:59am
June 27, 2014
Sheriff investigates vehicle dredged from the harbor
Workers from RJS Construction dredging in the harbor pulled up the remnants of a vehicle late Thursday afternoon. They were working in the...
June 27, 2014 - 8:12pm
June 13, 2014
Hampton Inn proposed for Superior waterfront
A $9 million investment by Duluth-based ZMC Hotels could put a Hampton Inn & Suites on Superior’s waterfront.
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am