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November 30, 2018
Many snowmobile trails across the northern Minnesota officially open Saturday, Dec. 1, but there's not enough snow yet to make them safe. Officials say about a foot of snow is needed on the ground to properly groom trails, as well as ample cold to freeze swamps, lakes and streams. File / Forum News Service
Minn. snowmobile trails officially open Saturday, but not enough cold, snow yet for safe riding
November 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
October 19, 2018
- Waves on Lake Superior at Brighton Beach crash over the road during last week's storm in Duluth.   Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Duluth estimates $18.4 million in storm damage along Lake Superior
October 19, 2018 - 7:38pm
October 11, 2018
Paul Kellner stands next to the family canoe that his son found during Wednesday’s storm, two years after it went missing. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Lost canoe mysteriously resurfaces in Duluth during storm
October 11, 2018 - 6:55pm
October 10, 2018
Aerial photo of the Soo Locks in Michigan between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Wikimedia Commons photo provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
September 22, 2018
The William A. Irvin passes through the opening of the Minnesota Slip into the Duluth Harbor late Friday night, Sept. 21. The ship is headed to Fraser Shipyards in Superior. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
September 22, 2018 - 1:13pm
September 5, 2018
Autopsy indicates hypothermia cause of kayakers' deaths in Lake Superior
September 5, 2018 - 10:01pm
August 31, 2018
Father, 3 children die after capsizing in Apostle Islands on Lake Superior
August 31, 2018 - 2:13pm
August 12, 2018
A trail camera on a tree monitors one of Sam Hanson’s study areas. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
'Geese police' hoping kayakers can protect wild rice
August 12, 2018 - 7:36am
August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week to move the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth lighthouse unlikely to move, despite Willmar's interest
August 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
August 7, 2018
submitted -- 080618.N.DNT.ViolenceC -- Health care workers complete a practice 10-mile hike in the Twin Cities in May ahead of their planned 100-mile hike on the Superior Hiking Trail beginning Aug. 17 to raise awareness about the violence some Minnesota health care workers face in their workplaces. 100 Miles, 100 Stories photo
Health care workers to hike 100 miles to raise awareness of workplace violence
August 7, 2018 - 5:33pm
June 5, 2018
t5.31.18 Bob King -- 060118.N.DNT.LAKEWALKc1 -- The City of Duluth plans to fix this section of the Lakewalk in Canal Park — seen here on Thursday morning — that was destroyed during the last fall's big storm. Repairs could start as early as October. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Duluth Lakewalk restoration has $9 million price tag
June 5, 2018 - 7:56am
May 28, 2018
Adam Schwartz-Lowe, senior software engineer for Saturn Systems, demonstrates the HarborLookout ship tracking site. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Duluth software firm develops updated ship tracker
May 28, 2018 - 9:05pm
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 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
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