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March 17, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice in the harbor in March 2013. The Mackinaw will be back in the Twin Ports next week, along with the Duluth-based cutter Alder, to help break ice in preparation for the upcoming shipping season. (Duluth News Tribune file)
Coast Guard plans icebreaking for Lake Superior
March 17, 2019 - 8:43am
March 15, 2019
The most recent clear-weather satellite photo of Lake Superior, taken March 12, appears to show the big lake's winter ice starting to break up. The estimate of ice cover on the lake peaked at 95 percent earlier in March and now sits about 80 percent. NOAA photo.
Lake Superior ice breaking up
March 15, 2019 - 10:42am
Black Beach in Silver Bay. File / News-Chronicle
Great Lakes tsunamis found to spur rip currents
March 15, 2019 - 8:34am
March 4, 2019
A Great Lakes bulk carrier cargo ship reverses slowly across the west basin of the Port of Cleveland, Ohio on Lake Erie after offloading Taconite pellets at the Cleveland Bulk Terminal on a beautiful sunny day in early November.
Shipping's newest frontier: social media
March 4, 2019 - 5:19am
February 1, 2019
Isle Royale wolf transplant to advance
February 1, 2019 - 3:55pm
January 8, 2019
The Milky Way has become one of Bryan Hansel's favorite night sky subjects. Hansel recently was a featured speaker/artist at the Dark Sky Festival in his hometown of Grand Marais. (courtesy / Bryan Hansel)
Bryan Hansel transforms North Shore scenes into artistic palette
January 8, 2019 - 5:23am
January 3, 2019
Lake Superior. (2019 file / News Tribune)
Lake Superior's December decline a little less than usual
January 3, 2019 - 3:20pm
December 31, 2018
Rory Strange of Duluth pilots his ice boat on Superior Bay in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
Nice ice for sailing
December 31, 2018 - 11:57am
December 27, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic: Dec. 28-31
December 27, 2018 - 9:19pm
December 21, 2018
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Shipping Traffic: Dec. 21-25
December 21, 2018 - 10:08am
December 14, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic: Dec. 14-18
December 14, 2018 - 12:08am
November 30, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic
November 30, 2018 - 3:18pm
November 22, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic: Nov. 22-27
November 22, 2018 - 2:19am
November 16, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic: Nov. 16-18
November 16, 2018 - 10:12am
November 9, 2018
(Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping Traffic: Nov. 9-14
November 9, 2018 - 11:49am
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