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May 9, 2018
A microscopic plastic fiber found in a sample of beer brewed with water from Lake Superior. Researchers say it's not clear if the plastic is coming in through city tap water or getting in the beer through another pathway. Photo courtesy of Mary Kosuth
Plastic found in most Great Lakes tap water, beer
May 9, 2018 - 9:48pm
April 6, 2018
Rivers2Lake helps teachers integrate Lake Superior into curriculum
April 6, 2018 - 8:18am
March 18, 2018
Jeramy Pinkerton (left), fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, helps Erin Schaeffer, with the University of Minnesota, as she makes an incision in the underbelly of a muskie to insert a hydro-acoustic transmitter in April 2017. Also on board were Mark Paulson (left), fisheries technician, and Keith Okeson, past president of Muskies Inc. File photo / Forum News Service
St. Louis River muskies on the move
March 18, 2018 - 6:35am
March 16, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale made it through the winter but aren't expected to last much longer. The 7-year-old female and 9-year-old male are believed too old to reproduce. National Park Service officials are moving to bring more wolves to the island, perhaps later this year. Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University.
Wolf reintroduction moves closer for Isle Royale off Minnesota's north shore
March 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
March 9, 2018
Gregory Mark Sullwold
Man accused of setting Vista Fleet boats adrift pleads guilty
March 9, 2018 - 9:06am
March 2, 2018
Summit focuses on St. Louis River health
March 2, 2018 - 12:59pm
Coast Guard cutter takes test trip
February 2, 2018 - 8:51am
January 31, 2018
A NOAA satellite photo taken Wednesday shows little ice over most of western Lake Superior.
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
January 31, 2018 - 10:25pm
January 16, 2018
Visitors explore and photograph large ice columns in one of the main sea caves along the Lake Superior shore east of Cornucopia, Wisc., on Feb. 28, 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed
January 16, 2018 - 6:23pm
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
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