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June 25, 2019
National interests converge on Brainerd in US's only gray wolf delisting hearing
"I'm sorry we've got you lined up with numbers like the state penitentiary," drawled Lesley Travers, the hearing's third-party moderator. "But,...
June 25, 2019 - 11:40pm
May 22, 2019
Great Lakes hit record May levels after winter snows, heavy rains
DULUTH -- Three of the five Great Lakes are at or above record high water levels for May and the other two are getting close as a winter of heavy...
May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
April 15, 2019
Season’s first saltie lands in Duluth
DULUTH — The St. Lawrence Seaway is celebrating its 60th year in 2019, and this is the second time in that span that the Maria G has made it...
April 15, 2019 - 6:24pm
March 21, 2019
Great Lakes already hit by climate change: New report says region will see harsh impacts as temperatures warm
The Great Lakes region already is warming and changing faster than much of North America — and will continue to do so as global warming increases....
March 21, 2019 - 5:58pm
January 28, 2019
Coldest air in decades arrives Tuesday in Midwest with 'life-threatening' wind chills
A dangerous cold-air outbreak will reach the Midwest and Great Lakes on Tuesday and is expected to last multiple days with the potential to break...
January 28, 2019 - 1:34pm
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