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October 10, 2018
Aerial photo of the Soo Locks in Michigan between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Wikimedia Commons photo provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week to move the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth lighthouse unlikely to move, despite Willmar's interest
August 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
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
February 4, 2018
Anglers in two fishing shelters fish for coho salmon and Kamloops rainbow trout early Thursday morning, Feb. 1, at the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on the North Shore. Cohos have turned up earlier this winter than in most years. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
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
December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
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 28, 2017
IJC wants faster Great Lakes cleanup
November 28, 2017 - 10:37pm
September 25, 2017
Minn. man dies during shipwreck dive in water off Split Rock Lighthouse
September 25, 2017 - 4:06pm
August 21, 2017
Minesweepers being built for the French Navy are seen at the Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) in October 1918. (City of Thunder Bay Archives Accession #1991-1-360-73)
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
August 11, 2017
The freighter Calumet sits aground in the St. Marys River in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on Thursday. Courtesy photo / U.S. Coast Guard
Grounded cargo ship in passage between lakes Superior and Huron halts marine traffic
August 11, 2017 - 1:58pm
Personnel from the Duluth Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance administer CPR to a girl who was pulled from Lake Superior along the Park Point beach Thursday evening, as other emergency personnel continue to search for another missing swimmer. The second swimmer was pulled from the water about 40 minutes later. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
Father, daughter ID'd in Duluth drownings, firefighter recovering from rescue attempt
August 11, 2017 - 12:09pm
August 10, 2017
t081017 --- Clint Austin --- 081117.N.DNT.LAKESEARCH.C01 --- Personnel from the Duluth Fire Department and Gold Cross work Thursday evening administering CPR to a girl that was pulled from Lake Superior at the Park Point Beach in Duluth as other emergency personnel continue to search for another missing swimmer. An adult male was also pulled from the lake about 40 minutes later. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
Two drown in Lake Superior: Crews battled large waves along Park Point in attempt to save swimmers
August 10, 2017 - 10:47pm