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Lake Superior

May 4, 2018
Bente Soderlind of Duluth stops to watch the sun rise over Lake Superior from near the ship canal on Sunday morning. Its distorted shape is created by air layers of different temperature in the atmosphere. Bob King /
Blink: A slice of life
May 4, 2018 - 5:00am
May 2, 2018
A large plume fills the skies over Superior during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior last week. (Clint Austin /
Mayors oppose hydrogen fluoride use at Superior refinery
May 2, 2018 - 9:10am
April 30, 2018
The first bit of the rising sun, touched by the green flash, rises over Lake Superior as a boat sets off on a fishing trip.(News Tribune file photo)
Lake Superior chosen in MPR contest
April 30, 2018 - 9:35pm
In Response: PolyMet land swap a bad deal for Duluth, all of Minnesota
April 30, 2018 - 7:23pm
A crane operator moves a piece of steel sheet piling to the edge of the Minnesota Slip on Monday. Installation of the seawall should be completed by mid-June, although landscaping and sidewalk work will continue throughout the summer. Steve Kuchera /
Summer in store for Minnesota Slip?
April 30, 2018 - 6:27pm
April 29, 2018
UMD students Ben Walker and Shelby Belanger use microscopes in the R/V Blue Heron’s wet lab to look for microscopic life in water samples collected by classmates on Thursday.  Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education
April 29, 2018 - 7:58pm
April 28, 2018
Two people rescued after falling through ice
April 28, 2018 - 8:24pm
April 25, 2018
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority will move to the former ZMC Hotels offices at 2305 W. Superior St. to make room for an expanding Altec Industries. Steve Kuchera /
Port Authority moving offices to Lincoln Park
April 25, 2018 - 6:42pm
April 23, 2018
Erik Birkeland, the city's property and facilities manager, and Mayor Emily Larson discuss the shoreline damage caused by the storm on April 14-15 and the impact it had on the city's shoreline that was already damaged by a strong storm in October. (Lisa Kaczke /
April storm increases damage repair costs
April 23, 2018 - 6:31pm
April 20, 2018
t4.19.18 Bob King -- 042018.N.DNT.MNSLIPc -- Work intended to rebuild the dock wall in the Minnesota Slip has been halted due to a historic preservation issue. It will impact the operation of the Vista Queen, which was prepping to go in May, and the William A. Irvin, which is still floating in the middle of the slip, away from the DECC-side wall under repair. Bob King /
Slip setback nearing end, city says
April 20, 2018 - 10:05pm
April 18, 2018
Zebra mussels covered part of a buoy pulled form the Twin Ports harbor. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted against a bill that would have exempted ships ballast water, believed to be the pathway for many invasive species, from Clean Water Act regulation. News Tribune file photo.
Senate kills Coast Guard bill with ballast exemption
April 18, 2018 - 2:42pm
April 16, 2018
‘First Ship’ winner off by 19 minutes
April 16, 2018 - 7:57pm
Shawn Williams of Duluth (right) helps out a driver who was stuck in the snow on Everett Street get out onto Jean Duluth Road Monday morning. With Williams' help, the driver made it. Bob King /
Storm breaks snow records in Duluth
April 16, 2018 - 5:38pm
The Walter J. McCarthy Jr. leaves the Duluth harbor in December 2008. The McCarthy is expected to arrive in Duluth today. file / News Tribune
Shipping traffic for April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
April 15, 2018
Large waves break as they near Canal Park and an ice-encased bench along the Lakewalk Sunday afternoon. The city of Duluth recommends that people stay off the Lakewalk Trail in Canal Park because of icy conditions. Strong winds have caused the boardwalk, paved sections, benches and large boulders to be covered with thick layers of ice or slush, along with gravel and other debris. Steve Kuchera /
Late-season snowstorm hits the Northland
April 15, 2018 - 6:38pm