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March 14, 2019
Members of the La Pointe Volunteer Fire Department examine the ruins of their fire hall on March 6. (file / News Tribune)
La Pointe firefighters scramble before ice road closes
March 14, 2019 - 7:21pm
March 8, 2019
Two vehicles head toward Madeline Island on the ice road while another nears Bayfield. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Photos and video: Driving on the ice road to Madeline Island
March 8, 2019 - 5:12pm
March 6, 2019
Members of the La Pointe Volunteer Fire Department examine the ruins of their fire hall Wednesday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Explosion destroys Madeline Island fire hall
March 6, 2019 - 5:08pm
February 18, 2019
Ice road to Madeline Island open
February 18, 2019 - 7:27pm
February 1, 2019
Lake Superior went from less than 20 percent ice cover to nearly 50 percent of the lake having some ice in just a few days during the polar vortex outbreak. This satellite photo was taken Thursday. NOAA satellite photo.
Polar vortex has Lake Superior building ice fast
February 1, 2019 - 12:54pm
January 25, 2019
The Madeline Island Ferry service between Bayfield and La Pointe ends Friday for the winter. Residents and visitors to the island will need to take a wind sled air boat across until ice thickens enough to allow safe vehicle traffic. News Tribune 2018 file photo.
Madeline Island Ferry shuts down for winter
January 25, 2019 - 12:08pm
November 19, 2018
(2017 file / News Tribune)
Temps expected to drop in the Northland
November 19, 2018 - 9:43pm
September 6, 2018
Autopsy indicates hypothermia cause of kayakers' deaths
September 6, 2018 - 7:00am
July 2, 2018
Photo courtesy of La Pointe Police Department
Lightning hits campers on Madeline Island
July 2, 2018 - 7:12pm
April 4, 2018
Sailors aboard the Morro Bay wave to the crowd in Canal Park in 2014 as the icebreaker moves through the Duluth ship canal. (News Tribune file photo)
Coast Guard to break ice on Chequamegon Bay
April 4, 2018 - 1:32pm
January 5, 2018
The Island Queen (left) pulls over to one side of the channel to let the Nichevo II, piloted by Captain Steve Miller (right), pass on the way from Bayfield to Madeline Island on Friday. It was the last day of ferry service to the island for the season due to heavy ice buildup on Lake Superior. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
After operating for nearly three years without a break, Madeline Island ferries enter hibernation
January 5, 2018 - 6:59pm
March 2, 2017
A house being hauled across the Lake Superior ice to Madeline Island is seen after it broke through on March 2, 1977. (News Tribune file photo)
40 years ago this week: House falls into Lake Superior
March 2, 2017 - 6:08pm
February 13, 2017
The Island Queen of the Madeline Island Ferry Line moves through ice-filled waters between Madeline Island and Bayfield in 2012. For the fourth time in 150 years, the ferry line will keep hauling people and vehicles from Bayfield to La Pointe all winter long. Tribune file photo
Madeline Island Ferry Line will keep running all winter
February 13, 2017 - 10:39am
January 26, 2017
The Island Queen of the Madeline Island Ferry Line moves through ice-filled waters between Madeline Island and Bayfield in February 2012. (Andrew Krueger / akrueger@duluthnews.com)
Warm winter means no rest for Madeline Island ferries
January 26, 2017 - 6:03pm
March 21, 2010
This seven-room, fully equipped house prepares to begin its journey across the ice from Bayfield to La Pointe on March 2, 1977. (Photo courtesy of Sherman Edwards)
Captain recounts tale of house that fell through the ice
March 21, 2010 - 12:00am
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