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February 4, 2018
Anglers in two fishing shelters fish for coho salmon and Kamloops rainbow trout early Thursday morning, Feb. 1, at the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on the North Shore. Cohos have turned up earlier this winter than in most years. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
January 31, 2018
A NOAA satellite photo taken Wednesday shows little ice over most of western Lake Superior.
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
January 31, 2018 - 10:25pm
January 30, 2018
A snow flurry falls on John Beargrease marathon racer Keith Aili as he nears the Sawbill checkpoint on Tuesday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Sawbill a special place for Beargrease mushers, volunteers
January 30, 2018 - 10:20pm
January 16, 2018
Visitors explore and photograph large ice columns in one of the main sea caves along the Lake Superior shore east of Cornucopia, Wisc., on Feb. 28, 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed
January 16, 2018 - 6:23pm
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 18, 2017
Researchers studied the skulls of 662 adult moose on Isle Royale and found the big animals have been shrinking. Moose skull size has declined 16 percent. Photo courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Lake Superior's Isle Royale moose getting smaller
December 18, 2017 - 7:09pm
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 herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
November 28, 2017
IJC wants faster Great Lakes cleanup
November 28, 2017 - 10:37pm
November 22, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may again consider using dredged sand from the Duluth-Superior Harbor shipping lanes to "nourish" beaches on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Point in Duluth, as occurred in this 2009 photo. High water levels have spurred erosion problems made worse by big storms. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
November 22, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 1, 2017
Pedestrians navigate debris from storm damage on the road at Brighton Beach in Duluth Saturday morning. Large waves from Friday's storm washed large areas of the road into the park. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
Duluth to seek state aid for Lake Superior storm damage
November 1, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 30, 2017
A surfer near the Lester River rides a giant roller in Lake Superior toward the shore during Friday's storm. After about a half hour of trying, the surfer succeeded and was cheered and honked on by a crowd that had gathered near the river. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
WATCH: Surfers take advantage of Duluth storm by ridin' the waves of Lake Superior
October 30, 2017 - 3:26pm
October 28, 2017
An aerial view of storm damage at Brighton Beach in Duluth Saturday morning, Oct. 28. Large waves from Friday's storm washed large areas of the road into the park. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
Duluth storm damage draws a crowd
October 28, 2017 - 7:52pm
October 27, 2017
Powerful waves lash the Lakewalk in Canal Park on Friday morning, tearing off part of the walkway. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Video: Massive Lake Superior waves damage Duluth's lakeside walkways
October 27, 2017 - 3:29pm
October 22, 2017
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am