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Lake Superior

February 16, 2018
A single bloody red shrimp, a foreign aquatic invader from the Caspian region of eastern Europe, was found in water samples taken last summer in Allouez Bay. It's the first such finding in the Lake Superior region. NOAA photo
Invasive shrimp found in Twin Ports harbor
February 16, 2018 - 8:16pm
Reader's View: There's the option of not allowing PolyMet
February 16, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 14, 2018
Ice fisherman set up their poles after drilling holes through the ice on Lake Superior on Wednesday afternoon. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Northland sees record-high temperatures
February 14, 2018 - 6:02pm
February 13, 2018
Sunlight dapples the surface of Lake Superior as it breaks through the clouds seen from Oberg Mountain near Lutsen, Minn. in October. (2017 file / News Tribune)
Trump budget would slash Great Lakes restoration funding
February 13, 2018 - 12:35pm
February 6, 2018
Lake Superior January decline more than usual
February 6, 2018 - 5:28pm
February 4, 2018
Ross Pearson of Duluth took time to capture an image from a successful day of coho salmon fishing on the North Shore this winter. Ross Pearson photo
Cohos in the cold: Salmon appear on North Shore earlier than in most years
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
January 31, 2018
A NOAA satellite photo taken Wednesday shows little ice over most of western Lake Superior.
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
January 31, 2018 - 6:57pm
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Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director resigns
January 31, 2018 - 5:23pm
January 30, 2018
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon musher Nathan Schroeder covers his wheelers Yoda (standing) and Bambi with an old sleeping bag at the Sawbill checkpoint on Tuesday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
The 'wilderness' checkpoint: Sawbill a special place for Beargrease mushers, volunteers
January 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 26, 2018
Heritage Marine’s Helen H. moves through an ice-choked lane in the closing days of the shipping season. Steve Kuchera /
Photo essay: Lake Superior's harder edges
January 26, 2018 - 5:00am
January 23, 2018
The Aerial Ferry Bridge under construction in 1904 in Duluth. It was later converted to a lift bridge. (Image courtesy of Kathryn A. Martin Library Archives and Special Collections at UMD)
News Tribune Attic: A brief history of the Aerial Lift Bridge
January 23, 2018 - 2:57pm
This photo from the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s sea caves camera shows open water with only a few smaller chunks of floating ice in front of the sea caves. (Photo courtesy Apostle Islands National Lakeshore)
Apostle Islands sea caves void of ice
January 23, 2018 - 9:29am
January 22, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale, pictured in February 2017. A preliminary report last fall could only confirm one remaining wolf, however, researchers have found evidence that two wolves still exist on the island. (Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University)
Researchers: Two wolves on Isle Royale after all
January 22, 2018 - 2:54pm
January 19, 2018
Two excavators in unison push the William A. Irvin a short distance from the west side of the Minnesota Slip, so workers will be able to build a new wall there this winter. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Move over Irvin: Museum ship shifted to allow work
January 19, 2018 - 10:18pm
January 17, 2018
St. Lawrence Seaway reports strong shipping gains
January 17, 2018 - 6:22pm