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May 16, 2017
Shipping season off to a strong start
The early numbers are in, and the early numbers look good: Maritime traffic at the Port of Duluth-Superior is up 7 percent over last year.
May 16, 2017 - 10:29am
Twin Ports shipbuilding helps war effort
When Bob Fuhrman got a call from Arcadia Publishing about writing a book about the history of shipbuilding during World War II, he knew right...
May 16, 2017 - 8:16am
April 25, 2017
SS Meteor adds new exhibits
Cedar cases and a mix of artifacts on board the whaleback ship have been replaced with seven new panels sharing a Superior tale.
April 25, 2017 - 8:27am
Fraser Shipyards settles case involving 'hot work' safety
The case stemmed from a Feb. 6 incident in which Fraser team member, Joseph Burch, was burned while working with an open flame on a vessel undergoing...
April 25, 2017 - 8:23am
April 13, 2017
Fraser Shipyards employee dies from injuries; company cited
Joseph Burch, a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 117 and a 22-year employee of the company, died Saturday night,...
April 13, 2017 - 11:19am
April 10, 2017
Fraser employee dies of injuries
Joseph Burch, a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 117 and a 22-year employee of the company, died Saturday night, according to his family.
April 10, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 3, 2017
First oceangoing vessel of season arrives in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn.—The first oceangoing vessel to reach Duluth this shipping season was celebrated Monday with the traditional ceremony to...
April 3, 2017 - 7:09pm
March 22, 2017
First ship of the season departs Twin Ports
The Roger Blough was the first freighter of the 2017 commercial shipping season to leave the Twin Ports this morning.
March 22, 2017 - 9:25am
March 21, 2017
Funding uncertain for future Great Lakes projects
A planned cleanup of Howard's Bay may have escaped the federal ax. But many other projects are in jeopardy if Congress doesn't restore funding...
March 21, 2017 - 9:02am
March 16, 2017
Shipping season nears amid icebreaking efforts
The locally stationed U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder will break ice in the Duluth-Superior harbor before heading north to Thunder Bay over the...
March 16, 2017 - 9:10am
March 14, 2017
Coast Guard begins ice-breaking operations
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ALDER begins spring break out operations in the Duluth-Superior area Thursday. These operations will continue periodically over the next few days and weeks to prepare regional waterways for the start of the Great Lakes commercial navigation season. Initially,...
March 14, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
Council approves cleanup role
The city of Superior is lending its support — and a long-closed landfill on Wisconsin Point — to a plan to clean up Howard's Pocket despite opposition from the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
March 10, 2017 - 7:56am
March 3, 2017
Fraser works with OSHA, union on burn investigation
Fraser Shipyards Inc. said today that it is working with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers after reporting an incident in which one of its employees was burned, requiring hospitalization. The incident occurred...
March 3, 2017 - 12:34pm
February 2, 2017
Great Lakes mostly open water this winter
Right now, roughly 10 percent of the combined surface of the Great Lakes is covered in ice, according to George Leshkevich, research physical scientist for the Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
February 2, 2017 - 9:17am
January 17, 2017
Report shows 171 of 233 workers at Superior shipyard had lead poisoning
The majority of 233 workers tested for lead exposure at a Superior shipyard had elevated levels of lead in their blood, according to a report...
January 17, 2017 - 8:19am