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February 18, 2018
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Our View: End Great Lakes restoration rollercoaster
February 18, 2018 - 6:30pm
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
January 31, 2018
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Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director resigns
January 31, 2018 - 5:23pm
January 29, 2018
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DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
January 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
January 17, 2018
St. Lawrence Seaway reports strong shipping gains
January 17, 2018 - 6:22pm
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 /
That's a wrap: Closing of Soo Locks ushers in shipping offseason
January 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 2, 2018
Four of eight freighters at anchor on Lake Superior offshore from Duluth on Monday afternoon make a picturesque scene with the Aerial Lift Bridge. Bob King /
Cold snap hampers shipping on Great Lakes; vessels huddle at anchor as operators alter plans
January 2, 2018 - 7:18pm
December 28, 2017
The Walter J. McCarthy Jr., pictured here at the Clure Public Marine Terminal in 2016, was one of two ships rescued from the frozen St. Marys River near the Soo Locks on Thursday. The other ship was the Edgar B. Speer. (News Tribune file photo)
Coast Guard frees two freighters stuck in ice
December 28, 2017 - 4:26pm
December 21, 2017
The freighter Roger Blough glows in early sunlight as it prepares to enter the Duluth ship canal last March. News Tribune file photo
Coast Guard: Complacency led to 2016 grounding of freighter on Lake Superior
December 21, 2017 - 6:19pm
December 19, 2017
The Beatrix approaches the canal in Duluth Monday. The saltie was scheduled to leave Duluth Tuesday night, making it the last oceangoing vessel to depart the Twin Ports this season. (Photo by Paul Scinocca)
Last saltie is first signal of season's end
December 19, 2017 - 7:51pm
December 12, 2017
A semi pulling a large boiler sits in Twig on Tuesday afternoon. The entire unit -- consisting of two tractors, two flatbed trailers and the boiler -- extended 350 feet and weighed 885,000 pounds. The boiler came from Lincoln, Neb., to Duluth, where it will be loaded on a ship. Steve Kuchera /
Massive boiler headed toward Duluth harbor
December 12, 2017 - 5:41pm
December 6, 2017
Wisconsin city approves 40-year deal to buy Lake Michigan water
December 6, 2017 - 8:38pm
December 5, 2017
Lake Superior water level drops in November
December 5, 2017 - 1:08pm
November 30, 2017
Our View: Keep great news coming for Great Lakes
November 30, 2017 - 5:58pm
November 28, 2017
The sun sets over Superior Bay, the end of Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior near Duluth. (News Tribune file photo)
International Joint Commission wants faster Great Lakes cleanup
November 28, 2017 - 7:42pm