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Flooding photos from Superior
Flood photos from Douglas County on Sunday
Road closures prompt travel warnings
Driver kills 2 in Twin Cities crash after fleeing hit and run, police say
Former Minnesota golf club manager sentenced for stealing $292,000
Minnesota state baseball roundup: Twins draft pick leads Heritage Christian to Class A title
Johnson falls back into four-way tie for U.S. Open lead: Mickelson penalized for hitting moving ball
Grandma's Marathon: Barno wins fourth in a row; Taylor sets women's event record
Barno, Taylor claim victories at Grandma’s Marathon
Races rained out in Superior and Ashland
Pride Month a reminder of inequity
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Father's Day in America
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Women’s Sasquatch research group to visit northern Minn.
Congratulation Patricia Armour
Brian Thompson Memorial
Heritage society host Scandinavian dinner, tours
Fish, game league awards scholarships
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
Lake Superior Writers announces contest winners
Irish tenor performs benefit concert at Pilgrim Lutheran
School library offers community books
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April 17, 2018
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
The provision, if it remains in the so-called Coast Guard Authorization Act, could thwart years of efforts to get ship owners to treat their...
April 17, 2018 - 9:50am
April 2, 2018
Wisconsin Sea Grant awards $2.8M for Great Lakes research, outreach projects
Projects awarded after Congress restores funding for Sea Grant program.
April 2, 2018 - 9:33am
March 24, 2018
Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., are set to open Sunday, marking the beginning of the 2018 Great Lakes shipping season.
March 24, 2018 - 8:12am
March 21, 2018
Lake Superior opens for business: Tug-barge sets off to start shipping season
The local harbor could begin seeing its first inbound lakers arriving a day or two later, depending on ice conditions.
March 21, 2018 - 8:44am
March 12, 2018
Great Lakes cities compete to reduce water utility emissions
The City of Bayfield is competing with cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Detroit to lower mercury and other emissions as part of the Water Utility Energy Challenge.
March 12, 2018 - 8:34am
March 1, 2018
First ship contest opens
Visit Duluth has begun its annual contest of guessing when the first oceangoing vessel, or “saltie,” will pass under the Aerial Lift Bridge.
March 1, 2018 - 2:43pm
January 30, 2018
DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
Foxconn wants to pump an average of 7 million gallons of Lake Michigan water per day for its proposed LCD screen factory in southeastern Wisconsin, the state Department of Natural Resources said Monday.
January 30, 2018 - 8:51am
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 15, 2017
Collaboration aims to improve green shipping
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute announced the launch of its Great Waters Research Collaborative, a major project devoted to assessing effectiveness of tools for sustainable industrial, commercial and public use of the nation's Great Waters, especially...
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
November 20, 2017
Great Lakes endangered shorebird has record year
The Great Lakes had 76 pairs of piping plovers hatch chicks this year, said wildlife biologist Vincent Cavalieri with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He said it was the first time since 1955 that piping plovers were breeding on all five lakes.
November 20, 2017 - 9:28am
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
The invasive sea lamprey killed around 100 million pounds of fish in the Great Lakes before the United States and Canada joined forces more than 60 years ago to control their numbers.
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
DULUTH — Human antidepressant drugs are showing up in the brains of fish in the Great Lakes region, an unexpected byproduct of human waste that isn't being removed in the sewage treatment process. The University at Buffalo in New York reported Thursday, Aug. 31, that "high concentrations"...
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 21, 2017
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
DULUTH — The French sailors' spirits must have been running high as they headed out onto Lake Superior on that November day 99 years ago....
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
DNR offers tools to deal with high water, bluff failures
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has an updated webpage with detailed information on tools landowners and communities along the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior shorelines can use to address the problems of rising water levels and bluff failures.
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am