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June 25, 2017
ShipShape co-owner Jim Welinski in the company’s new home — a former Masonic lodge building in West Duluth. The building’s former meeting room below Welinski makes an ideal sail loft, as illustrated by the spinnaker spread out, ready to be packed into a sail sock. Steve Kuchera /
They've got it covered: Boat canvas business finds room to spread its sails in new West Duluth facility
9 hours 40 min ago
Cory Goldsworthy, Lake Superior Area fisheries supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds an adult lamprey that DNR fisheries biologists netted below the Knife River fish trap this spring. Lampreys use their "suction-cup" mouth apparatus to affix themselves to fish, which can eventually kill the fish. DNR photo
Field Reports: More sea lampreys found in lower Knife River
22 hours 5 min ago
June 24, 2017
A 9-pound lake trout is suspended in a landing net during a day of fishing on Lake Superior. News Tribune file photo
Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
June 24, 2017 - 8:42pm
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Reader's view: Follow rules for great time on Lakewalk
June 24, 2017 - 4:33pm
The Michipicoten leaving port 12/17/2015. Photo by Diane Hilden
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June 23, 2017
This silver carp was caught in the Illinois Waterway on June 22, 2017, below the T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam -- but above electric barriers intended to stop the spread of the invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Illinois Department of Natural Resources)
Invasive carp found 9 miles from Lake Michigan
June 23, 2017 - 6:05pm
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June 22, 2017
The INDIANA HARBOR is shown loading low sulfur Wyoming coal at the Midwest Energy Dock on a beautiful 4th of July morning in the Twin Ports. She was launched in 1979 in Sturgeon Bay, WI and was the ninth 1000 footer built for service on the Great Lakes. This modern lake bulk carrier has a 250 foot self-unloading boom. She was named after the man made waterway connecting the Grand Calumet River to Lake Michigan. Photo by Lynn Wegner / 2011
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June 21, 2017
Photo by Carole Lent.
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June 20, 2017
The American Century lines up with the ship canal while preparing to leave Duluth in 2013. News Tribune file photo
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June 18, 2017
Reader's View: Minn. waterways lose in Trump budget
June 18, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 17, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha.  Photo taken by Diane Hilden.
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