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March 14, 2019
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 4, 2019
The USCGC Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice near the docked John G. Munson in March 2013 by steaming along a path it had broken out earlier. (file / News Tribune)
New Great Lakes icebreaker may be built
March 4, 2019 - 2:34pm
January 27, 2019
Reader's View: Shutdown having real effects on county
January 27, 2019 - 7:08pm
January 3, 2019
Four kayakers paddle down a set of narrows on Namakan Lake in Voyageurs National Park. (2005 file / News Tribune)
Federal freeze: Northland feels effects of government shutdown
January 3, 2019 - 6:08pm
December 27, 2018
he American Integrity steams in to the Duluth Superior harbor in 2013. On Thursday, the Integrity was tucked behind Sand Island on the South Shore, just west of the Apostle Islands, expecting to wait out the waves caused by northeasterly winds predicted to sustain between 23-40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph midlake near the Keweenaw Peninsula. (file / News Tribune)
Shipping industry contends with Lake Superior gale warning
December 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
December 14, 2018
The United States Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay is moored near the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Friday morning. The 140-foot icebreaking tug is based out of Cleveland. Clint Austin /
Coast Guard says Cleveland cutter in Duluth as ‘precautionary’ measure
December 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
December 1, 2018
Fishermen wait to be rescued near Park Point on Saturday. Nearly three-dozen fishermen were rescued. Photo courtesy of Larry Stauty.
35 fishermen rescued from ice on Superior Bay
December 1, 2018 - 1:22pm
August 31, 2018
Husband, wife identified in Apostle Islands capsizing
August 31, 2018 - 7:10pm
August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week in moving the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. 2010 file / News Tribune
Is a Duluth lighthouse heading to landlocked Willmar? Probably not.
August 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
August 7, 2018
Hikers rescued from Isle Royale
August 7, 2018 - 2:19pm
Swimmer rescued in Duluth Harbor
July 7, 2018 - 12:18pm
May 28, 2018
Jim Aili squats by the graves of his parents at Sunrise Cemetery on Monday. Aili's father, Edwin, served in the Army during World War II. Steve Kuchera /
'This is what today is about' -- Twin Ports observes Memorial Day in different ways
May 28, 2018 - 4:41pm
May 23, 2018
2015 News Tribune file photo  /  The James R. Barker, a 1000-foot laker, emerges from thick fog while departing Duluth under the Aerial Lift Bridge in Canal Park in May 2015.
Local View: Higher water increasing the power of Great Lakes shipping
May 23, 2018 - 7:12pm
May 16, 2018
Moorhead High graduate Malachi Rohrer works out with personal trainer Jason Fuller at the Schlossman YMCA in south Fargo. Rohrer was paralyzed in an ATV crash in Utah. David Samson / The Forumplay button
Moorhead teen adjusts to new life after crash left him paralyzed
May 16, 2018 - 8:26pm
A provision in a Senate bill would exempt ships' ballast from regulation under the federal Clean Water Act, moving authority from the EPA to the Coast Guard. News Tribune file photo.
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
April 16, 2018 - 5:40pm