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October 10, 2018
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A much-anticipated upgrade to the Soo Locks between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes appears well on the way to...
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
July 27, 2018
House passes Nolan's microplastic reduction bill amendment
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's plastic and microplastic reduction amendment was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, July 25, as a part of the Save Our Seas Act.
July 27, 2018 - 9:30am
July 2, 2018
'Huge leap forward' for Soo Locks
DULUTH—A two-year study released Friday dovetails with President Trump's call to fund a critical upgrade in the Great Lakes navigation system. The study into Soo Locks expansion by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers makes a compelling case for lawmakers to approve roughly $1 billion...
July 2, 2018 - 9:10pm
May 14, 2018
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
DULUTH—The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday announced it has petitioned the federal government to protect lake sturgeon under...
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
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