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January 15, 2018
 A caribou helicoptered from Michipichoten Island on lake Superior is released on the Slate Islands over the weekend. Ontario wildlife officials are trying to save some of the region's last caribou herd by moving them to an island with no wolves. Photo courtesy Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves
January 15, 2018 - 8:59pm
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 3, 2017
Pedestrians navigate debris from storm damage Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, on the road at Brighton Beach in Duluth. Large waves from Friday's storm washed large areas of the road into the park. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Beachwalk: Assessing the mess on Brighton Beach
November 3, 2017 - 10:11am
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
October 8, 2017
Water washes over the edge of a Park Point parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 7. Lake Superior is nearly a foot above its normal level, covering beaches and yards, flooding plants and causing erosion. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
High water causes pains: Lake Superior rose an inch in September, when it usually goes down
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
September 25, 2017
Minn. man dies during shipwreck dive in water off Split Rock Lighthouse
September 25, 2017 - 4:06pm
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