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Lake Superior

January 10, 2017
Signs posted around an area of Chequamegon Bay near Kreher Park in Ashland warn of high levels of contaminants in the water and soil. (file photo / News Tribune)
Agreement struck on $42 million Ashland Superfund cleanup
January 10, 2017 - 2:15pm
The Paul R. Tregurtha sits at the Midwest Energy Resources Co. dock in March. It is expected to arrive in Duluth today. File / News Tribune
Shipping Traffic for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
January 10, 2017 - 5:00am
January 9, 2017
A shiploader aboard the James R. Barker watches the progress of coal loading in March 2009. The laker is expected to arrive in Duluth this evening. File / News Tribune
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 9
January 9, 2017 - 6:00am
January 5, 2017
Anna Campbell bags and boxes groceries for a customer at Mount Royal Market on Thursday. Critics of plastic shopping bags say the bags' imapct on the environment is reason enough to ban the bags from use. A Duluth coalition is pushing for a city ordinance that would ban plastic bags and put a $.05 charge on each paper shopping bag. Steve Kuchera /
Group seeks Duluth ban on plastic shopping bags
January 5, 2017 - 9:16pm
The freighter Presque Isle loads taconite at the ore docks in Two Harbors in December 2008. (News Tribune file photo)
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 6
January 5, 2017 - 6:48pm
January 4, 2017
The freighter Roger Blough arrives in Two Harbors on a frigid day in January 2015. The Blough was back in Two Harbors on Tuesday, and was scheduled to leave overnight with a load of iron ore pellets. Ships on Lake Superior today will have to contend with subzero temperatures and gusty west winds. (Photo by Paul Scinocca)
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 5
January 4, 2017 - 10:07pm
Emergency crews work at the scene where a car crashed off a dead-end road and onto a frozen portion of Lake Superior early Wednesday. (Ashland Fire Department photo)
Woman rescued after allegedly crashing onto Lake Superior, later charged
January 4, 2017 - 5:01pm
January 2, 2017
The 740-foot long CSL Niagara leaves Duluth after receiving a load of iron ore pellets Saturday afternoon. (Clint Austin / button
Shipping peaks as Great Lakes season nears end
January 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
January 1, 2017
The Whitefish Bay arrived in port Sunday to unload salt. The vessle is scheduled to leave this morning with a load of iron ore pellets. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Jan. 2
January 1, 2017 - 11:00pm
Eric Sve, a commercial herring fisherman who lives near Two Harbors, hauls up a net with a catch of herring on Lake Superior this past summer. Although fisheries biologists are concerned about a decline in herring numbers in Lake Superior, 25 state-licensed commercial fishermen on the North Shore still catch enough herring to supply local restaurants and European demand for herring roe. (Christian Dalbec photo)
Herring heritage: North Shore commercial fishermen still meeting market demands, despite concern over lakewide herring stocks
January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
On a cold December morning, commercial herring fisherman Steve Dahl of Knife River peers out of his fish house. (Sam Cook /
Demand for fresh-caught herring on North Shore remains strong
January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
How Minnesota’s commercial fishermen net herring
January 1, 2017 - 1:00am
December 30, 2016
The Frontenac, shown loading iron ore pellets at CN in September, is scheduled to arrive in port today to load iron ore pellets. (Photo by Paul Scinocca)
Shipping traffic for Dec. 31
December 30, 2016 - 11:00pm
December 29, 2016
The CSL Niagara, shown in port in April 2011, is scheduled to arrive tonight to load iorn ore pellets. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Dec. 30
December 29, 2016 - 11:00pm
December 26, 2016
The American Century, shown in port on Aug. 11, is scheduled to arrive in Duluth tonight to load coal. (Photo by Carole Lent)
Shipping traffic for Dec. 27
December 26, 2016 - 10:00pm