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Lake Superior

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
13 hours 21 min ago
February 20, 2017
Tourist seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
February 20, 2017 - 10:18am
February 19, 2017
Before dawn on Monday, Feb. 13, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 17, 2017
Visitors from Pennsylvania take in the view from the overlook at the Mount Josephine Rest Area along Minnesota Highway 61 near Grand Portage. Susie Island is among the features seen in the foreground; Isle Royale looms on the horizon, more than 15 miles away. Forum News Service file photo
Seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
February 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
December 27, 2016
Anglers rescued from Lake Superior ice floe
December 27, 2016 - 8:32am
December 23, 2016
Crews with the Knife River Marina and Ostman Trucking move the Crusader II from its former site on the shore of Agate Bay in Two Harbors, Minn., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Service) play button
Historical Society donates fishing tug to Knife River
December 23, 2016 - 9:13am
September 14, 2016
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119-year-old shipwreck found remarkably preserved in Lake Superior
September 14, 2016 - 11:01am
August 21, 2016
5-year-old Aden Hackey (foreground) and Jaxon Gabel, 6, of West Fargo, N.D., peer into the portholes of the ship's quarters during a tour of the schooner Mist of Avalon at the Tall Ships Duluth festival on Friday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2016. They dressed as pirates for the day. Bob King /
Learning leadership on the lake at Tall Ships Duluth
August 21, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 19, 2016
2-year-old Maverick Landphere of Fargo lifts a rubber duck his family bought for him at Bayfront Park in Duluth to face and meet "Mama Duck" at the Tall Ships Duluth festival on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
In the belly of the beast: A look inside Tall Ships' giant rubber ducky
August 19, 2016 - 11:30pm
July 12, 2016
A crowd gathers around the Viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre in Haugesund, Norway in April 2016. (Photo by Jerry Jacobsen)
Viking vessel hits snag on way to Minnesota
July 12, 2016 - 8:46pm
April 19, 2016
Researchers say it is too late to undertake a genetic rescue of Isle Royale's wolf population. (DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO)
Researchers: Too late to save endangered wolves on Lake Superior's Isle Royale
April 19, 2016 - 10:30am
March 8, 2016
The anchor from the Thomas Wilson shipwreck in Lake Superior near Duluth is raised for display in Canal Park. (FILE | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Unlocking the mysteries of the Great Lakes
March 8, 2016 - 5:30am
February 18, 2016
A thin sheet of ice on Lake Superior piles up on shore at daybreak Saturday, gilded by the light of the rising sun. "As far as my eyes could see, the massive sheet of ice was slowly gliding toward shore like a big conveyor belt. It stacked thousands of plate-glass-like shards of ice as it hit the rocky shoreline right in front of me," photographer Dawn LaPointe wrote. (Photo by Dawn LaPointe | Radiant Spirit Gallery)play button
Video of ice stacking on Lake Superior draws millions of viewers
February 18, 2016 - 4:45pm
February 6, 2016
Anne Gorham found this large piece of glass on the beach in Duluth recently. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Luminescent beach glass draws searchers to Lake Superior’s shores
February 6, 2016 - 9:51am
November 10, 2015
The freighter Edmund Fitzgerald is guided by the tug Vermont under the John A. Blatnik Bridge and through the opening in the Interstate Bridge in Duluth this undated photo from the 1960s. FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Scientists confirm phenomenon of rogue waves on Superior at time of Edmund Fitzgerald sinking
November 10, 2015 - 11:54am