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Great Lakes

April 15, 2019
People gather near the Maria G Monday afternoon for the annual ceremony held for the first saltie of the year arriving in the Twin Ports. The 655-foot-long Maria G entered the Duluth harbor shortly before 7 a.m. Monday to dock at Riverland Ag/Duluth Storage to load approximately 21,000 metric tons of spring wheat bound for Italy. Steve Kuchera /
Season's first saltie lands in Duluth
April 15, 2019 - 5:38pm
April 9, 2019
New ship ordered for Great Lakes
April 9, 2019 - 8:38pm
April 6, 2019
A guide to the must-sees and maybe-sees as you road trip to Buffalo for the Frozen Four
April 6, 2019 - 3:29pm
April 3, 2019
The sun rises on Lake Superior in Grand Marais. file / News Tribune
Lake Superior March decline was average
April 3, 2019 - 6:30pm
Spectators watch as the freighter Isa transits the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., in July, 2015, on its way to Lake Superior. (File / News Tribune)
Enter raffle to sail the Great Lakes aboard lake freighter
April 3, 2019 - 1:25pm
April 1, 2019
The 767-foot-long Arthur M. Anderson has been docked at CN Dock 6 since January 2017. Steve Kuchera /
Arthur M. Anderson will return to service
April 1, 2019 - 7:38pm
A diver for the National Wildlife Federation inspects the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac in 2013. Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation
Judge orders environmental review on pipeline spill plan
April 1, 2019 - 7:25pm
March 28, 2019
Reader's View: Data prove this winter was frigid
March 28, 2019 - 6:08pm
March 27, 2019
Reader's View: Across Great Lakes, no warming
March 27, 2019 - 7:52pm
March 22, 2019
The Kaye E. Barker makes its way under the Aerial Lift Bridge Friday afternoon. (Michelle Truax / button
Video: First ship leaves Twin Ports
March 22, 2019 - 4:45pm
March 21, 2019
Lake Superior and all the Great Lakes are forecast to get warmer, stormier and dirtier as climate change continues to impact the region, according to a new report released Thursday. News Tribune file photo.
Great Lakes already hit by climate change
March 21, 2019 - 6:04pm
March 15, 2019
The most recent clear-weather satellite photo of Lake Superior, taken March 12, appears to show the big lake's winter ice starting to break up. The estimate of ice cover on the lake peaked at 95 percent earlier in March and now sits about 80 percent. NOAA photo.
Lake Superior ice breaking up
March 15, 2019 - 10:42am
March 14, 2019
A new study has linked mini Great Lakes tsunamis with deadly rip currents, the rapid pull of water away from shore that often traps swimmers. News Tribune file photo.
Great Lakes tsunamis found to spur rip currents
March 14, 2019 - 4:28pm
The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice in the harbor in March 2013. The Mackinaw will be back in the Twin Ports next week, along with the Duluth-based cutter Alder, to help break ice in preparation for the upcoming shipping season. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Coast Guard plans shipping breakout
March 14, 2019 - 11:54am
March 12, 2019
The downbound 1,000-foot Indiana Harbor enters one of the Soo Locks in 2017. (file / News Tribune)
Trump includes Soo Locks in budget
March 12, 2019 - 8:11pm