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December 4, 2018
Great Lakes mayors push to strengthen compact
December 4, 2018 - 3:50pm
November 27, 2018
Spectators watch as the freighter Isa transits the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, in 2015, on its way to Lake Superior. (File / Duluth News Tribune)
US Army Corps puts $32M toward Sault Ste. Marie lock
November 27, 2018 - 8:35am
October 26, 2018
The downbound 1,000-foot Indiana Harbor enters one of the Soo Locks in 2017. Steve Kuchera /
Trump approves funding for Soo Locks
October 26, 2018 - 9:20am
September 21, 2018
Wis. village diverts millions of gallons of Great Lakes water
September 21, 2018 - 7:48am
September 20, 2018
State quietly increased Pleasant Prairie water diversion limits in 2010
September 20, 2018 - 8:26am
September 11, 2018
Report: Twin Ports creates $1.4B economic impact
September 11, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 4, 2018
Campaign looks to draw cruise ships to the Great Lakes
September 4, 2018 - 8:59am
August 28, 2018
Mark Vaughan drives his personal watercraft to the dock at Billings Park in Superior on Monday afternoon. Jed Carlson/
Commission holds line on boat fees, for now
August 28, 2018 - 8:24am
August 17, 2018
The Victoriaborg arrives to load grain after waiting at anchor in Lake Superior. (Superior Telegram File Photo)
Ports have 'significant' impact on state's economy
August 17, 2018 - 2:33pm
August 16, 2018
The American Century lines up with the ship canal while preparing to exit the Duluth Harbor basin in 2013. Iron ore shipping for the month of July is up 7 percent from a year ago. file / News Tribune
Cargo traffic through seaway up this year
August 16, 2018 - 8:53am
August 14, 2018
Left to right, Superior science teachers Robin Reckinger, Lori Danz and Leanne Bronson pose in front of the three-masted schooner, the Denis Sullivan, Aug. 9 in Milwaukee. The three educators traveled to three ports on Lake Michigan, learning about sailing, shipwrecks and science. They will bring the place-based learning back to the classroom. Photo courtesy of Leanne Bronson
Teachers dip into Great Lakes science
August 14, 2018 - 8:29am
July 13, 2018
Superior Police released this photo of a man who trespassed on the Edward L. Ryerson Sunday. He stole an axe, according to the police report, and possibly other items from the ship, which was berthed at Barko Hydraulics. (Photo courtesy of the Superior Police Department)
Ship thief caught on camera
July 13, 2018 - 10:58am
Residents say Great Lakes worth paying to protect
July 13, 2018 - 8:33am
April 17, 2018
A provision in a Senate bill would exempt ships' ballast from regulation under the federal Clean Water Act, moving authority from the EPA to the Coast Guard. News Tribune file photo.
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
April 17, 2018 - 9:50am
April 2, 2018
Wisconsin Sea Grant awards $2.8M for Great Lakes research, outreach projects
April 2, 2018 - 9:33am