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Great Lakes

February 27, 2017
The 767-foot long laker Cason J. Callaway emerges from the fog right before entering the Duluth shipping canal in June. Clint Austin /
2016 shipping season ends below average
6 hours 49 min ago
February 5, 2017
League of Women Voter's view: Duluthians can bag their plastic-bag habit
February 5, 2017 - 5:20am
Bag It, Duluth's view: Get unstuck: Think, act differently for love of place
February 5, 2017 - 5:16am
Plastic industry's view: Banning bags will hurt environment, Duluth's economy
February 5, 2017 - 5:14am
January 29, 2017
Reader's view: Stop Line 5, leave the oil in the ground
January 29, 2017 - 10:15am
January 26, 2017
A power boat motors across the Duluth Superior harbor basin. (2015 file / News Tribune)
EPA freeze leaves Minnesota projects in limbo
January 26, 2017 - 12:14am
December 30, 2016
Crews search for missing plane that lost signal over Lake Erie
December 30, 2016 - 9:47am
December 12, 2016
Veit Construction dredges wood waste from the bottom of Radio Tower Bay in October 2014. (file photo / News Tribune)
Great Lakes spending included in federal water bill
December 12, 2016 - 1:46pm
December 6, 2016
The tug Callie M. moves an empty scow into position next to a full one fastened to the Marine Tech crane barge Dean R. Smith, which was dredging a channel in Superior Bay in August. The dredging work was part of $60 million in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects on the Great Lakes in 2016. Steve Kuchera /
Lake projects address locks, dredging
December 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
December 5, 2016
Kitty Kennedy, an NRRI researcher, holds a sample of Lake Superior sediment. Scientists have been studying the history of algae and found one kind, Cyclotella, increasing rapidly as the Great Lakes warm. (NRRI photo)
Algae growth is first documented biological impact of warmer Lake Superior
December 5, 2016 - 9:54am
November 30, 2016
Lake Superior waves crash ashore at Stony Point northeast of Duluth. (2013 file photo / News Tribune)
Commission urges action on toxic flame retardant in Great Lakes region
November 30, 2016 - 2:19pm
November 29, 2016
An undated photo of the freighter Daniel J. Morrell, which sank in Lake Huron on Nov. 29, 1966. (News Tribune file photo)
Great Lakes shipwreck 50 years ago brought tragic loss, incredible survival
November 29, 2016 - 6:00am
November 4, 2016
The Herbert C. Jackson sits at dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior in February as it undergoes the first re-powering of a lake vessel in the Twin Ports since the 1980s. Bob King /
Interlake Steamship boss hails 'end of steam era'
November 4, 2016 - 11:59pm
February 2, 2015
Obama's budget cuts $50 million from Great Lakes restoration
February 2, 2015 - 1:03pm
November 6, 2014
Great Lakes shipping up 15 percent in October
November 6, 2014 - 5:20pm