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January 15, 2018
 A caribou helicoptered from Michipichoten Island on lake Superior is released on the Slate Islands over the weekend. Ontario wildlife officials are trying to save some of the region's last caribou herd by moving them to an island with no wolves. Photo courtesy Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves
January 15, 2018 - 8:59pm
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 19, 2017
Garbage pickup delayed for Christmas
December 19, 2017 - 8:37am
December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. (Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder)
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
November 22, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may again consider using dredged sand from the Duluth-Superior Harbor shipping lanes to "nourish" beaches on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Point in Duluth, as occurred in this 2009 photo. High water levels have spurred erosion problems made worse by big storms. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
November 22, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 10, 2017
42 years ago today: The Big Fitz Controversy continues over what happened out there
November 10, 2017 - 11:25am
October 31, 2017
Powerful waves from last Friday's big strom chewed into the dunes along Lake Superior between about 800 and 900 Lake Avenue South, turning them into a line of "cliffs" as seen Monday morning. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Park Point residents assess damage, worry about future storms
October 31, 2017 - 8:42am
October 28, 2017
An aerial view of storm damage at Brighton Beach in Duluth Saturday morning, Oct. 28. Large waves from Friday's storm washed large areas of the road into the park. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
Duluth storm damage draws a crowd
October 28, 2017 - 7:52pm
October 27, 2017
Powerful waves lash the Lakewalk in Canal Park on Friday morning, tearing off part of the walkway. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Video: Massive Lake Superior waves damage Duluth's lakeside walkways
October 27, 2017 - 3:29pm
October 22, 2017
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
October 20, 2017
A sign at the Poplar Wetland Basin, constructed in 2016, shows how wetlands clean stormwater before it goes to the St. Louis River estuary. Shelley Nelson
Wetlands basin prevents Lake Superior pollution
October 20, 2017 - 8:44am
Meetings focus on recovering lake trout
October 20, 2017 - 7:00am
October 17, 2017
Superior Mayor Jim Paine, center, cuts a ribbon at the new canoe and kayak stand at the North 28th Street boat landing Friday with, left to right, Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce director of marketing and social media Nikky Farmakes, chief of staff to the mayor Rani Gill, Jane Anklam, Northwoods Land Conservations Manager, West Wisconsin Land Trust, Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Linda Cadotte and Chamber Ambassador Julie Urban with Gavilon Grain. Maria Lockwood
Pilot program promotes paddling
October 17, 2017 - 8:23am
October 15, 2017
Lake Superior levels near record high in September
October 15, 2017 - 6:42pm
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
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