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December 29, 2017
Mesabi Miner. Photo by Diane Hilden.
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 29, 2017
December 29, 2017 - 12:01am
December 28, 2017
The Walter J. McCarthy Jr., pictured here at the Clure Public Marine Terminal in 2016, was one of two ships rescued from the frozen St. Marys River near the Soo Locks on Thursday. The other ship was the Edgar B. Speer. (News Tribune file photo)
Coast Guard frees two freighters stuck in ice
December 28, 2017 - 4:26pm
James R. Barker. Photo by Carole Lent.
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 28, 2017
December 28, 2017 - 12:01am
December 27, 2017
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Shipping Traffic for Dec. 27, 2017
December 27, 2017 - 1:01am
December 26, 2017
The Hon. James L. Oberstar enters the Duluth Ship Canal in May 2014. The Oberstar is expected to arrive in Two Harbors today to load iron ore pellets. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 26, 2017
December 26, 2017 - 12:00am
December 25, 2017
With gulls wheeling overhead, the Paul R. Tregurtha churns up water as it backs toward the Calumet vessel fueling facility in 2016. The Tregurtha is expected to arrive in Two Harbors today. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 25, 2017
December 25, 2017 - 12:00am
December 23, 2017
Photo taken in 2009 in Two Harbors. Submitted by Vicki Holisky-Crets
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 23, 2017
December 23, 2017 - 12:00am
December 22, 2017
Mesabi Miner. Photo by Diane Hilden.
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 - 12:01am
December 21, 2017
The freighter Roger Blough glows in early sunlight as it prepares to enter the Duluth ship canal last March. News Tribune file photo
Coast Guard: Complacency led to 2016 grounding of freighter on Lake Superior
December 21, 2017 - 6:19pm
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 21, 2017
December 21, 2017 - 12:01am
December 19, 2017
The Beatrix approaches the canal in Duluth Monday. The saltie was scheduled to leave Duluth Tuesday night, making it the last oceangoing vessel to depart the Twin Ports this season. (Photo by Paul Scinocca)
Last saltie is first signal of season's end
December 19, 2017 - 7:51pm
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 19, 2017
December 19, 2017 - 12:01am
December 18, 2017
Scientists studying 662 adult moose skulls collected on Isle Royale over the past 40 years say a combination of climate change and malnutrition have spurred the size of moose on the island to decline 16 percent. Photo courtesy Michigan Tech.
Study: Isle Royale moose getting smaller
December 18, 2017 - 6:52pm
The Joseph L. Block steams past ice as it leaves Duluth. The Block is scheduled to arrive in Two Harbors this afternoon. (News Tribune file photo)
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 18, 2017
December 18, 2017 - 12:00am
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 / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Sun setting on garbage dump: Superior looks hard at landfill's long-term end
December 16, 2017 - 10:25pm