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September 28, 2016
Cumulus clouds fill the sky above a mixed forest in fall color looking north from a lookout on Oberg Mountain near Lutsen on the north shore of Lake Superior. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Pressroom Podcast: Best fall hikes near the big lake
September 28, 2016 - 1:00am
September 27, 2016
Northland College tackles Great Lakes restoration future
September 27, 2016 - 2:17pm
September 24, 2016
The Lee A. Tregurtha is shown in October 2011. The ship is expected to arrive today through the Duluth entry. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Sept. 25
September 24, 2016 - 11:59pm
September 22, 2016
The freighter Herbert C. Jackson moves toward the Aerial Lift Bridge on its way out of the Duluth-Superior Harbor on Thursday morning. The ship spent months at Fraser Shipyards in Superior undergoing a steam-to-diesel conversion. (Andrew Krueger / akrueger@duluthnews.com)
Jackson enters sea trials after repowering in Superior
September 22, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 21, 2016
Pending any new developments, the Coast Guard has ended its active search Sept. 21, 2016, for two adults and one child who went missing in Lake Superior. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 151 hours covering more than 14,000 square miles. (U.S. Coast Guard illustration)
Coast Guard ends active search for missing boaters on Lake Superior
September 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
September 20, 2016
A 14-foot recreational boat owned by Keith Karvonen, who went missing in Lake Superior with two others, Sept. 17, 2016. The U.S. Coast Guard, local agencies and Canadian partners are searching for him. (Photo courtesy of the Karvonen family)
Search for missing boaters on Lake Superior now covering 7,000 square miles
September 20, 2016 - 7:10pm
Mary Dario of Woodbury samples a cherry tomato in a vegetable garden at Glensheen Tuesday morning. At right is her husband Gene. Glensheen has provided fresh produce from its gardens to Second Harvest Food Bank for more than a decade. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Growing for good at Glensheen gardens
September 20, 2016 - 6:44pm
September 19, 2016
Coast Guard searching for missing boaters on Lake Superior offshore from U.P.
September 19, 2016 - 5:38pm
September 18, 2016
A 14-foot recreational boat owned by Keith Karvonen, who went missing in Lake Superior with two others, Sept. 17, 2016. The U.S. Coast Guard, local agencies and Canadian partners are searching for him. (Photo courtesy of the Karvonen family)
Coast Guard searching for missing boaters on Lake Superior
September 18, 2016 - 10:38pm
The Algolake, shown in port in August 2012, is scheduled to arrive this morning to load grain. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Sept. 19
September 18, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 17, 2016
The Baie St. Paul, shown arriving in Duluth in September 2014, is scheduled to leave port this morning with coal. (Photo by Paul Scinocca)
Shipping news for Sept. 18
September 17, 2016 - 10:30pm
September 16, 2016
The Mesabi Miner arrives under the Aerial Lift Bridge on Friday evening. The bridge was lit with teal-colored lights to increase awareness of ovarian cancer. The Miner was scheduled to leave port this morning with coal. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Sept. 17
September 16, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 15, 2016
Ashland moves ahead with ore dock rehab
September 15, 2016 - 10:00pm
The Blue Heron research vessel, shown here in July 2013, is scheduled to head out into Lake Superior this morning and return to port this afternoon. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Sept. 16
September 15, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 14, 2016
Iron shipments up, though still low
September 14, 2016 - 8:11pm