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Lake Superior

December 16, 2017
The Superior landfill is near Allouez Bay and Lake Superior. The landfill’s useful life is projected to last until 2027, as the current cell is being built higher. Steve Kuchera /
Sun setting on garbage dump: Superior looks hard at landfill's long-term end
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December 15, 2017
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder passes a buoy while breaking ice off of Barkers Island on in 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Ice-breaking underway on Great Lakes
December 15, 2017 - 6:17pm
Cason Calloway loading taconite pellets. Submitted by Vicki Holisky-Crets.
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December 14, 2017
The 1000 foot American Integrity is expected to arrive this morning for a load of coal at Midwest Energy in Superior. The American Integrity was built by the Bay Shipbuilding Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1978. Originally named the Lewis Wilson Foy, the vessel was renamed the Oglebay Norton in 1991 and received it present name in 2006. The American Integrity is shown departing the harbor on August 12th. Joseph Kubala Superior, WI
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December 13, 2017
Walter J. McCarthy. Photo by Carole Lent.
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December 12, 2017
A semi pulling a large boiler sits in Twig on Tuesday afternoon. The entire unit -- consisting of two tractors, two flatbed trailers and the boiler -- extended 350 feet and weighed 885,000 pounds. The boiler came from Lincoln, Neb., to Duluth, where it will be loaded on a ship. Steve Kuchera /
Massive boiler headed toward Duluth harbor
December 12, 2017 - 5:41pm
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December 11, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha is expected to leave Silver Bay this afternoon and arrive in Duluth this evening. (News Tribune file photo)
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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 nearly gone; Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 9:31am
December 9, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha. Taken by Diane Hilden.
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December 8, 2017
Fond du Lac Ojibwe School students harvest wild rice on Dead Fish Lake in 2007. File / News Tribune
State of Minnesota, Fond du Lac Band reach agreement on treaty rights
December 8, 2017 - 7:51pm
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December 7, 2017
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December 6, 2017
Orsula. Photo by Carole Lent.
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