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January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
November 28, 2017
IJC wants faster Great Lakes cleanup
DULUTH, Minn. — The governments of Canada and the U.S. are making "considerable progress" in cleaning up the Great Lakes but should set...
November 28, 2017 - 10:37pm
November 13, 2017
Great Lakes piping plovers had record year
DULUTH — Piping plovers are still flying over Duluth and Superior, Wis., beaches to nest elsewhere, but their overall Great Lakes population...
November 13, 2017 - 4:34pm
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 2, 2017
All aboard the Sandra Faye: Northern Minnesota couple attempting to take 12-month voyage around parts of U.S. in their motor yacht
KNIFE RIVER, Minn.—"It's like a choir," said Edward Addy as he adjusted the twin diesel engines on his 40 foot Bayliner yacht at the Knife...
September 2, 2017 - 10:54pm
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
DULUTH — Human antidepressant drugs are showing up in the brains of fish in the Great Lakes region, an unexpected byproduct of human waste that isn't being removed in the sewage treatment process. The University at Buffalo in New York reported Thursday, Aug. 31, that "high concentrations"...
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 21, 2017
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
DULUTH — The French sailors' spirits must have been running high as they headed out onto Lake Superior on that November day 99 years ago....
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
DULUTH, Minn.—The ship master and "an observing captain" entered the pilothouse of the Roger Blough seven minutes before she ran aground...
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
July 17, 2017
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
DULUTH — Jay Austin and his University of Minnesota Duluth research team were trying to study drifting ice sheets on Lake Superior when...
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
June 3, 2017
Other opinion: Don't give up on Great Lakes now
In just under three months, the news has gone from superbad to devastatingly worse for a federal program that actually has been making real progress in cleaning up—finally—the St. Louis River and other heavily polluted "areas of concern" around the Great Lakes. In March,...
June 3, 2017 - 9:30am
April 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Capitol rotunda and hallways were nearly empty at times in recent days as lawmakers took an Easter-Passover break,...
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 11, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
A dozen Great Lakes states senators have sent a letter to Trump administration officials urging them to move ahead with a plan to stop Asian...
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
March 3, 2017
Nolan urges Trump to reverse Asian carp decision
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep Rick Nolan in a letter Friday urged President Donald Trump to direct the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately engage...
March 3, 2017 - 11:48pm
December 19, 2016
Other Opinion: Momentum maintained to clean up Great Lakes
With so much trepidation and uncertainty surrounding the coming Trump presidency, this much at least, thankfully, seems now to be assured: The worthwhile commitment to cleaning up and restoring the Great Lakes following decades of factory-spewing, sewage-oozing, industrial and wastewater...
December 19, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 22, 2016
Klobuchar helps introduce bill to conserve Great Lakes wildlife
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar D-Minn., Rob Portman, R-Ohio,, Debbie Stabenow D-Mich. and Mark Kirk R-Ill., on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to support fish and wildlife in the Great Lakes. As leaders of the Senate's Great Lakes Task Force, the senators introduced...
May 22, 2016 - 10:22pm