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Great Lakes

September 18, 2018
Before Foxconn got access to millions of gallons of Lake Michigan water, Wisconsin quietly gave small village even more
September 18, 2018 - 7:33pm
August shipping remains steady
September 18, 2018 - 5:45pm
August 15, 2018
The American Century lines up with the ship canal while preparing to exit the Duluth Harbor basin in 2013. Iron ore shipping for the month of July is up 7 percent from a year ago. file / News Tribune
Cargo traffic through seaway up this year
August 15, 2018 - 10:53pm
August 14, 2018
People gather while waiting for the sun to rise on the shore of Lake Superior at Glensheen in Duluth early one October morning. (2016 file / News Tribune)
Great Lakes projects get grants
August 14, 2018 - 5:14pm
August 8, 2018
Images of cladoceran Diaphanosoma fluviatile (left) and copepod Mesocyclops pehpeiensis (right).
Photos courtesy of Elizabeth Whitmore and Joseph Connolly, Cornell University
Two new invaders in Great Lakes
August 8, 2018 - 9:31pm
July 23, 2018
The 1004-foot long Edwin H. Gott loads taconite at the ore docks in Two Harbors. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Iron ore shipments up slightly in June
July 23, 2018 - 2:24pm
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