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NW Wisconsin in line to see heavy snow Monday
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City reveals plan for beach restoration
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Glaus, Myer serve as December Youth Optimists
Volunteers, donors put Native station back on air
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Final details come together for NorShor's re-opening
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Launching a new year with a better space
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January 12, 2018
CHS benefits from harbor assistance grant
The largest grain storage facility on the Great Lakes is getting a helping hand from a Wisconsin Department of Transportation program designed to maintain port facilities. Gov. Scott Walker announced the harbor assistance grants Wednesday.
January 12, 2018 - 9:12am
January 11, 2018
CHS benefits from harbor assistance grant
The largest grain storage facility on the Great Lakes is getting a helping hand from a Wisconsin Department of Transportation program designed...
January 11, 2018 - 9:33am
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
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
September 3, 2017
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
DULUTH — More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
Superior shipyard faces more lawsuits
Forty-three Fraser Shipyards workers filed lawsuits Wednesday in federal court as fallout continues from the 2016 lead poisoning of scores of...
August 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 10, 2017
Freighter grounded near Soo Locks
DULUTH -- The St. Marys River between lakes Superior and Huron was partially closed to commercial vessels as of Thursday morning, Aug. 10, after...
August 10, 2017 - 10:59am
August 4, 2017
Grant improves access to Superior shipbuilding history
A National Park Service grant is making it easier to research the history of Fraser Shipyards and shipbuilding in Superior.
August 4, 2017 - 8:29am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
DULUTH — Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports last month as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013. "The first three months looked strong — that's obviously reflective of all six (taconite) production facilities being online this year," said Adele...
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 26, 2017
Fraser Shipyard collection available for research
More than 9,000 technical drawings for over 200 different ships are now available for research in the Fraser Shipyards Collection in the Special Collections of the Jim Dan Hill Library at UWS.
May 26, 2017 - 9:10am
Federal budget cuts threaten Great Lakes
Great Lakes advocated are calling on Congress to restore funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
May 26, 2017 - 9:06am
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