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August 6, 2017
The Roger Blough shown during the aftermath of its grounding in May 2016 in Whitefish Bay. U.S. Coast Guard photo
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
July 23, 2017
Jake Boyce (foreground), one of Day Tripper's founders, paddles on Lake Superior with Mike and Katelynn Buchanan of North Vernon, Ind., beneath the rock cliff dominated by Split Rock Lighthouse on the morning of July 19, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service
Sharing Duluth's outdoor adventures: Tour companies offer visitors guided experiences on trails and on the water
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Elizabeth Vaughn, center, leads a sunset kayak tour past the aerial lift bridge on Saturday, July 8, 2017, on Superior Bay in Duluth, Minn. Vaughn works for The Duluth Experience. The Duluth Experience leads a variety of Kayak tours. Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
A night on the town -- and on the water
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Jake Boyce gathers up Mike and Katelynn Buchanan over a spot near a tall cliff on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, so they can get a look at the remains of the shipwreck Madeira, a schooner-barge that sank near the shore just north of Split Rock Lighthouse in 1905. Bob King / Forum News Service
North Shore tour offers kayakers a glimpse of Split Rock shoreline
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. (Photo courtesy UMD)
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 8, 2017
A Douglas County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office vessel approaches a black SUV found in the water in Superior on Friday. A passerby had reported the vehicle which was half-submerged in the Lake Superior bay.  Brady Slater / Forum News Service
SUV on truck headed for Fargo dealership ends up in Lake Superior
July 8, 2017 - 6:44pm
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 11, 2017
Another coho salmon comes aboard Greg Massoglia's boat during a morning of trolling on Lake Superior near Saxon Harbor, Wis., on an early June morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Wisconsin angler prefers hooking salmon than prized Superior lake trout
June 11, 2017 - 7:15am
Bill and Grace Hines own the Harbor Lights bar and restaurant at Saxon Harbor, near Saxon, Wis.  The harbor was severely damaged by a July 11-12 flood last summer. Their business has suffered as a result, but plans call for the harbor to be repaired next year. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Harbor Lights owners carry on after 'surreal' flooding at Saxon Harbor
June 11, 2017 - 6:00am
May 21, 2017
Jeramy Pinkerton holds a muskie in place while Erin Schaeffer sutures an incision she made to insert a transmitter in the fish to study its behavior. Bob King / Forum News Service
Study to reveal where St. Louis River muskies roam, feed
May 21, 2017 - 7:22am
April 30, 2017
Sunday is the 50th anniversary of a storm that drowned four people -- three brothers went out onto the pier and were swept off the pier by the waves, and one of the three Coast Guard members who attempted to rescue them also drowned. Tom Mackay was a friend of Edgar Culbertson, the Coast Guard member who drowned, and sits by a plaque honoring him in Canal Park.  (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Lake Superior's 'frightful blow'
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 2, 2017
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Crews hold Kamloops round-up on the French River
April 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
March 26, 2017
The Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society is planning a multi-year project to restore the lighthouse, located to the west of Isle Royale, to a 1930s look. Photo courtesy of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
March 26, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 22, 2017
Jason Fyten of Munger, a self-described boat nerd, waves at the outgoing Roger Blough while holding a "Boat Watcher" flag. The Blough, a laker, was the first ship of the season to depart the Twin Ports. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm