The last two Isle Royale wolves are hanging on, but with the predators on the brink of extirpation, the largely unchecked moose population has grown to more than 1,600 animals. Plus, spring slowly arrives, a sunken fishing boat was raised, and more. more
Apr 21, 2017 1:55 PM Superior Notes
A moose was rescued after plunging through ice on Minnesota lake; viewing the Big Lake from space after dark; powerful storms battered the U.P.; Thunder Bay greeted its first saltie of the season; and more news. more
Apr 14, 2017 1:55 PM Superior Notes
The season's first saltie arrived in Duluth on Sunday, departing on Wednesday with a load of wheat destined for Italy; the Log Slide Overlook tumbled at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; and how you could spend the summer at a lighthouse. more
Apr 7, 2017 2:07 PM Superior Notes
The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced the purchase of 2,517 acres of undeveloped coastal boreal forest on Big Trout Bay, the Duluth port unveiled its new intermodal terminal, the Rock of Ages Lighthouse will be restored, and more news. more
Mar 31, 2017 12:22 PM Superior Notes
With the Soo Locks due to open at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, many vessels left winter layup and returned to the Great Lakes this week, kicking off the 2017-18 shipping season. more
Mar 24, 2017 3:24 PM Superior Notes
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder broke ice in Duluth-Superior ahead of next week's start of the shipping season. Plus: Local impacts of the proposed federal budget cuts, celebrating saints, a piece of history returns to Russ Kendall's and more news. more
Mar 17, 2017 2:43 PM Superior Notes
It’s been a weird weather week by the Big Lake. Last weekend ended with high temps in the 50s; today the mercury dropped below 0° F. In between, the Lake region was buffeted by wind gusts that topped 70 mph on Tuesday. more
Mar 10, 2017 1:44 PM Superior Notes
Intra-lake shipping is starting up thanks to minimal ice cover on the Great Lakes, though the Soo Locks won't open until the end of the month. Plus, a shipyard revived in Thunder Bay and possible cuts to Great Lakes restoration funding. more
Mar 3, 2017 1:48 PM Superior Notes
The American Birkebeiner race, which draws more than 10,000 skiers to northern Wisconsin, has been canceled after a stretch of spring-like weather melted much of the area's snow. Mild weather also halted exploratory drilling in the Porkies. more
Feb 24, 2017 1:59 PM Superior Notes
The Coast Guard repaired Copper Harbor Light; recovery options for the Nemadji River and ways to keep its sediment out of Lake Superior; there's no Madeline Island ice road or Apostle Islands ice caves this year, but winter fun remains. more
Feb 17, 2017 2:05 PM Superior Notes
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