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July 18, 2018
The Walter J. McCarthy Jr. enters the Duluth ship canal in May 2018. (file / News Tribune)
Study emphasizes economic role of Great Lakes
July 18, 2018 - 7:59pm
July 10, 2018
The sun sets on Lake Superior in Grand Marais earlier this year. Nearly nine in 10 residents supporting paying to protect and revitalize the great lakes, according to a recent poll. file / News Tribune
Residents say Great Lakes worth paying to protect
July 10, 2018 - 2:55pm
July 8, 2018
Our View: Great Lakes restoration needs our help this week
July 8, 2018 - 5:57pm
July 6, 2018
EPA public input session set for Duluth
July 6, 2018 - 1:37pm
July 5, 2018
A fisherman hopes to make a catch in Lake Superior at the mouth of the Lester River in 2015.  File / News Tribune
Lake Superior inching back toward normal
July 5, 2018 - 4:04pm
July 2, 2018
The American Century is pictured passing underneath the Aerial Lift Bridge in this News Tribune file photo. Shipping industry officials hope that a recently completed two-year study leads to funding and construction of a new lock at the Soo Locks.
'Huge leap forward' for Soo Locks -- New study provides urgency on need to expand
July 2, 2018 - 6:26pm
June 27, 2018
UMD student to give lecture on algae research
June 27, 2018 - 7:17pm
June 14, 2018
A one-time chief engineer aboard the Middletown, Willie Keyes stands in front of the retired vessel last week prior to its journey to a Turkish scrapyard. Tyler Schank /
Sailors reflect as freighter American Victory nears its end
June 14, 2018 - 8:28pm
June 5, 2018
Our View: Cooperation critical to curb critters
June 5, 2018 - 6:44pm
June 4, 2018
A new study has confirmed that Great Lakes freighters are moving foreign  invasive species between lakes even though the boats never enter the ocean. News Tribune file photo.
Study finds new invasive species in laker ballast
June 4, 2018 - 5:02pm
May 23, 2018
2015 News Tribune file photo  /  The James R. Barker, a 1000-foot laker, emerges from thick fog while departing Duluth under the Aerial Lift Bridge in Canal Park in May 2015.
Local View: Higher water increasing the power of Great Lakes shipping
May 23, 2018 - 7:12pm
May 19, 2018
Local View: Everyone's problem -- plastics pollution goes way beyond Great Lakes
May 19, 2018 - 9:40pm
May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:54pm
May 12, 2018
Local View: Great Lakes water wars enter new chapter
May 12, 2018 - 10:25pm
May 10, 2018
Our View: Keep pushing Poe Lock proposal
May 10, 2018 - 4:27pm