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Our View: Keep up pressure for good of Great Lakes
September 20, 2017 - 5:03pm
September 18, 2017
Spectators watch as the freighter Isa transits the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., in July, 2015, on its way to Lake Superior. The MacArthur Lock -- in the foreground -- was temporarily closed because one set of gates was not working properly. (file / News Tribune)
Soo Locks rebuild urged: Unexpected closure would produce ‘nightmare scenario,’ Great Lakes Commission member says
September 18, 2017 - 7:46pm
The sun sets over Superior Bay, the end of Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior near Duluth last May in this aerial photograph captured with the on-board camera used on the DJI Mavic Pro drone. (file / News Tribune)
Great Lakes Commission to meet in Duluth
September 18, 2017 - 5:26pm
September 2, 2017
Edward Addy of Aurora, Minn., sits at the wheel of The Sandra Faye, a 40-foot Bayliner motor yacht. Edward and his wife, Becky, are planning a 12-to-14 month trip around parts of the U.S. on the vessel. Jerry Burnes / Mesabi Daily News
All aboard the Sandra Faye: Northern Minnesota couple attempting to take 12-month voyage around parts of U.S. in their motor yacht
September 2, 2017 - 10:54pm
August 31, 2017
Lake trout (News Tribune file photo)
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
August 20, 2017
Minesweepers being built for the French Navy are seen at the Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) in November 1918. (City of Thunder Bay Archives Accession #1991-1-360-77)
99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
August 20, 2017 - 8:15pm
August 18, 2017
This silver carp was caught in the Illinois Waterway on June 22, 2017, below the T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam -- but above electric barriers intended to stop the spread of the invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Illinois Department of Natural Resources)
Officials confirm invasive carp found near Lake Michigan got past electric barriers
August 18, 2017 - 8:47pm
August 5, 2017
The Roger Blough shown during the aftermath of its grounding in May 2016 in Whitefish Bay in eastern Lake Superior. U.S. Coast Guard photo
Report IDs mariners' errors in freighter Roger Blough's grounding
August 5, 2017 - 7:32pm
August 3, 2017
The Heloise sits at anchor in Lake Superior in the distance as two kayers paddle closer to shore. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Lake Superior July increase less than usual
August 3, 2017 - 5:21pm
July 31, 2017
A couple watches the sunrise over Lake Superior from the south pier of the Duluth Ship Canal. (file / News Tribune)
Lighthouse Days begins Thursday
July 31, 2017 - 4:15pm
July 28, 2017
The Victory II is a 2004-built cruise ship that possibly will be seen on Lake Superior next summer. (Submitted photo)
Cruising into Duluth: Passenger cruise company aims at 2018 arrival
July 28, 2017 - 9:35pm
July 22, 2017
Local View: Nolan, bipartisan caucus can lead on climate change
July 22, 2017 - 12:14am
July 19, 2017
Our View: Great Lakes gets some great news
July 19, 2017 - 12:14am
July 16, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. Photo courtesy UMD.
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 16, 2017 - 5:37pm
July 11, 2017
(file / News Tribune)
House bill has Great Lakes money, targets wolves
July 11, 2017 - 4:52pm