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March 29, 2017
The Philip R. Clarke departs Duluth in September 2012. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping Traffic for March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017 - 5:08am
March 28, 2017
The Algolake backs under the Aerial Lift Bridge as it departs Duluth in 2012. The ship is due into Superior tonight to load iron ore pellets. Also due in port today: a familiar barge-tug combo with a new name. The Erie Trader / Clyde S. VanEnkevort — formerly the Lakes Contender / Ken Boothe Sr. — will make its first visit to Duluth since being renamed this year after a change in ownership. Photo by Carole Lent
Shipping Traffic for March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017 - 12:00am
March 26, 2017
032717.N.DNT.RockofAgesC2 -- The Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society is planning a multi-year project to restore the lighthouse, located to the west of Isle Royale, to a 1930s look. Photo courtesy of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society
Rock of Ages Lighthouse to be restored
March 26, 2017 - 7:40pm
March 25, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha enters Duluth through a bank of wind-blown sea fog in November 2007. News Tribune file photo
Shipping Traffic for March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017 - 12:59am
March 24, 2017
The Lee A. Tregurtha departs Duluth on Thursday, bound for Two Harbors to pick up a load of iron ore pellets. (Photo by Bob Lent)
Shipping Traffic for March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017 - 9:08am
March 22, 2017
Jason Fyten of Munger, a self-described boat nerd, waves at the outgoing Roger Blough while holding a "Boat Watcher" flag. The Blough, a laker, was the first ship of the season to depart the Twin Ports. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
First ship of the season departs Twin Ports
March 22, 2017 - 2:26pm
Shades of pink and orange creep up into the sky behind Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge at dawn. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping season starts today in Twin Ports
March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
March 20, 2017
Ashland man drowns in Chequamegon Bay
March 20, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 15, 2017
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder passes a buoy while breaking ice in the Duluth-Superior harbor in 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Shipping season nears amid icebreaking efforts
March 15, 2017 - 5:23pm
March 12, 2017
The Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light is receiving upgrades in technology that have transformed the lighthouse into a weather station. (Photo courtesy of National Park Service)
Ashland lighthouse has new mission as weather station
March 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Several inches of snow expected in Northland from late Sunday into Monday
March 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report
March 12, 2017 - 5:33am
March 11, 2017
Plans to clean up Howard’s Bay — frequently called Howard’s Pocket — in Superior are nearing completion, but the proposed placement of the dredged materials has raised some concerns. Superior Telegram file photo
Superior City Council OKs placing dredged material at Wisconsin Point landfill
March 11, 2017 - 7:35am
March 10, 2017
The exit to Lake Avenue off southbound lnterstate 35 was blocked to motorists Monday due to standing water. Standing water in the I-35 tunnels has been an increasing problem in recent years. Bob King /
City, state tackle I-35 flooding issues in downtown Duluth
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
March 8, 2017
Zebra mussels attached to a stick found in the Twin Ports harbor. Canadian and U.S. officials say they are inspecting 100 percent of the ballast tanks in saltwater ships entering the Great Lakes in an effort to keep invasive species out. News Tribune file photo.
Ballast inspections reach all ships entering Great Lakes
March 8, 2017 - 6:25pm