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March 17, 2018
Jeramy Pinkerton (left), fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, helps Erin Schaeffer, with the University of Minnesota, as she makes an incision in the underbelly of a muskie to insert a hydro-acoustic transmitter in April 2017. Also on board were Mark Paulson (left), fisheries technician, and Keith Okeson, past president of Muskies Inc. News Tribune file photo
Muskies on the move: Researchers find that St. Louis River fish like to travel
6 hours 27 min ago
Pushed by a gentle southwesterly wind, a thin sheet of ice on Lake Superior break into thousands of individual "puzzle pieces" or plates along the beach just north of the Lester River Saturday morning. (Bob King / button
Photos and video: Lake Superior ice shatters along the shoreline
10 hours 37 min ago
March 16, 2018
The National Park Service Friday published the final environmental study on its plan to reintroduce new wolves to Isle Royale. These are the last two wolves on the island as the population has declined due to inbreeding an deformities. (Photo submitted by Michigan Tech)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction moves closer
March 16, 2018 - 5:12pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Thoughts on a waning winter - risk, trout, eagles, ice
March 16, 2018 - 8:28am
March 15, 2018
Jake Bong of Cloquet makes a cast into Lake Superior while fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout near the mouth of the French River on Thursday morning. Bong is disappointed that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to quit stocking Kamloops rainbow trout. At left if Bong's friend, Rusty VanHoever, also of Cloquet. Bob King /
DNR to end Kamloops rainbow trout stocking in Lake Superior
March 15, 2018 - 8:03pm
March 13, 2018
News Tribune file photo
Spring cleaning at the museum
March 13, 2018 - 4:04pm
Cars and trucks are abandoned along Interstate 35 near Moose Lake in the wake of the March 1975 blizzard. (News Tribune file photo)
News Tribune Attic: Notable Northland storms from the past 150 years
March 13, 2018 - 1:43pm
March 10, 2018
Alex Orr of Hugo, Minn., makes a cast while fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout near the mouth of the French River on March 2. Orr and friend Maggie Novak of St. Paul had come up for a day of fishing on the North Shore. Sam Cook /
Rainbow ruminations: Waiting for bites, Kamloops anglers ponder the future
March 10, 2018 - 8:05pm
March 6, 2018
Great Lakes coalition descends on D.C.
March 6, 2018 - 8:48pm
Lake Superior is at its second highest early March level on record. News Tribune file photo.
Lake Superior at second highest March 1 level on record
March 6, 2018 - 10:45am
March 4, 2018
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. News Tribune file photo
DNR considers new Lake Superior rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:49am
March 3, 2018
Fishing in the Apostle Islands near Bayfield on Monday, John Darwin of Iron River caught this 42-inch lake trout in 120 feet of water. It was one of several lake trout that he and friends Josh Teigen and Acorn Armagost, also of Iron River, caught that day. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.complay button
Out among the Apostle Islands, Josh Teigen and friends find lake trout of all sizes
March 3, 2018 - 7:07pm
The Devils Island boathouse and dock in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore were damaged by storms last fall. (Photo courtesy of Apostle Islands Historic Preservation Conservancy)
Group seeks money to repair Apostle Islands storm damage
March 3, 2018 - 4:18pm
Flood damage at Saxon Harbor on the shore of Lake Superior northwest of Hurley, after severe storms in July 2016. (Photo courtesy of Iron County Sheriff's Office)
Wisconsin DNR awards $1 million grant to help rebuild Saxon Harbor
March 3, 2018 - 1:54am
March 2, 2018
A Friday satellite photograph appears to show most of Lake Superior now free of ice. NOAA photo.
Lake Superior rapidly losing its ice
March 2, 2018 - 6:31pm