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January 17, 2018
St. Lawrence Seaway reports strong shipping gains
23 hours 7 min ago
January 16, 2018
Visitors explore and photograph large ice columns in one of the main sea caves along the Lake Superior shore east of Cornucopia on Feb. 28, 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed; officials warn of false ice-safety reports
January 16, 2018 - 5:48pm
The Edwin H. Gott emerges from fog in the Duluth ship canal on Jan. 16, 2009 to end the 2009-10 shipping season in the Twin Ports. It's slated to be the last ship into the Twin Ports for the 2016-17 season, too. (News Tribune file photo)
Gott will be last freighter into Duluth this season
January 16, 2018 - 5:06pm
Crew members watch as a caribou is released on the Slate Islands off Ontario's North Shore of Lake Superior over the weekend. Seven caribou were moved over the weekend off Michipichoten Island in hopes some of the herd will survive. Photo courtesy Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Update: More Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves
January 16, 2018 - 8:59am
Edwin H. Gott in Two Harbors. Photo taken by Vicki Holisky-Crets.
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
January 15, 2018
The Edwin H. Gott emerges from the fog in January 2009. The Gott is expected to arrive in Duluth today for winter layup. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
January 13, 2018
The Cason J. Callaway, seen from near the Lester River, makes its way through thick "sea smoke" on Lake Superior in subzero temperatures earlier this month. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
That's a wrap: Closing of Soo Locks ushers in shipping offseason
January 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
The eastern dock wall at Cenex Harvest States in Superior will have new sheet piling installed later this year with the help of a $1.7 million grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Harbor Assistance Program. (Submitted photo)
Superior grain facility receives state money
January 13, 2018 - 2:41pm
The Burns Harbor departing BNSF ore docks in Superior. (Photo by Travis Chadwick)
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 13, 2018
January 13, 2018 - 12:01am
January 11, 2018
Cracks are visible among jumbled pack ice at the Apostle Islands sea caves on Wednesday. Park officials say ice conditions are not safe for travel to the caves. (Photo courtesy of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore / Sea Caves Watch, wavesatseacaves.cee.wisc.edu)
Ice conditions poor around Apostle Islands sea caves
January 11, 2018 - 1:22pm
Indiana Harbor
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 - 12:01am
January 10, 2018
Erie Trader. Photo by Kathleen Edwards.
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 - 12:01am
January 8, 2018
Surrounded by sea smoke, the 1000-foot James R. Barker sits in Lake Superior off of 26th Avenue East in Duluth in 2010. The Barker is expected to arrive in Duluth again today. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping Traffic for Jan. 8, 2018
January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
January 7, 2018
Our View: Optimism in water rate debate
January 7, 2018 - 6:45pm
January 6, 2018
A caribou on Lake Superior's Michipicoten Island. Photo courtesy Christian Schroeder
Last Lake Superior caribou herd may be down to 30
January 6, 2018 - 7:29pm