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May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
May 9, 2018
A microscopic plastic fiber found in a sample of beer brewed with water from Lake Superior. Researchers say it's not clear if the plastic is coming in through city tap water or getting in the beer through another pathway. Photo courtesy of Mary Kosuth
Plastic found in most Great Lakes tap water, beer
May 9, 2018 - 9:48pm
April 30, 2018
UMD students Allie Rodgers (left) and Nora Curtis help marine technician Wally Lingwall (center, mostly hidden) bring water sampling instruments onboard the Large Lakes Observatory's research vessel Blue Heron. The students were among a group of undergraduates from Swenson College of Science & Engineering instructor Angela Sharp’s math class learning how math can apply to real world research. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)play button
'Real science': UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education
April 30, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
Large waves break as they near Canal Park and an ice-encased bench along the Lakewalk Sunday afternoon. The city of Duluth recommends that people stay off the Lakewalk Trail in Canal Park because of icy conditions. Strong winds have caused the boardwalk, paved sections, benches and large boulders to be covered with thick layers of ice or slush, along with gravel and other debris. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Snowstorm hits the Northland: More than 8 inches unexpectedly blanket Duluth
April 15, 2018 - 6:56pm
March 25, 2018
A Kamloops rainbow trout angler fishes at sunrise near the mouth of the French River. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to discontinue raising Kamloops rainbows for stocking in Lake Superior. File photo / Forum News Service
Last rites for loyal Lake Superior 'loopers
March 25, 2018 - 6:15am
March 11, 2018
Anglers near the mouth of the French River north of Duluth, including Duluth's Natalie Stone (foreground), fish for Kamloops rainbow trout on a brisk March afternoon. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Waiting for bites, North Shore Kamloops anglers ponder the future
March 11, 2018 - 6:20am
March 4, 2018
Fishing in the Apostle Islands near Bayfield on Monday, Feb. 26, John Darwin of Iron River caught this 42-inch lake trout in 120 feet of water. It was one of several lake trout that he and friends Josh Teigen and Acorn Armagost, also of Iron River, caught that day. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)play button
'Best lake trout day ever': Out among the Apostle Islands, Josh Teigen and friends find lakers of all size
March 4, 2018 - 6:05am
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
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
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