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Walter J. McCarthy. Photo by Carole Lent.
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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
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December 11, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha is expected to leave Silver Bay this afternoon and arrive in Duluth this evening. (News Tribune file photo)
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December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder
Lake Superior's last caribou nearly gone; Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
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December 9, 2017
The Paul R. Tregurtha. Taken by Diane Hilden.
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December 8, 2017
Fond du Lac Ojibwe School students harvest wild rice on Dead Fish Lake in 2007. File / News Tribune
State of Minnesota, Fond du Lac Band reach agreement on treaty rights
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Orsula. Photo by Carole Lent.
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December 5, 2017
Lake Superior water level drops in November
December 5, 2017 - 1:08pm
Sunlight dapples the surface of Lake Superior as it breaks through the clouds seen from Oberg Mountain near Lutsen, Minn., in October. (Clint Austin /
Lake Superior water level drops in November
December 5, 2017 - 9:31am
Erie Trader. Photo by Kathleen Edwards.
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With Bentleyville in the background, the saltie Orsula leaves Duluth with a cargo of 24,250 tons of durum wheat in December 2013. The Orsula is scheduled to arrive again in Duluth today. (News Tribune file photo)
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Our View: Let the cleanup commence
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