A kayaker has arrived in Key West after paddling some 4,000 miles — from the northernmost spots in lower 48 states to the country’s southernmost city.
In the dead of winter, Hawaii might seem like the only place for Minnesotans to hang ten. But a few times each year: The southeast winds blow in up from Canada kicking up the perfect waves on Lake Superior.
Crews have recovered the bodies of two men who died after their snowmobile went into Lake Superior near Madeline Island.
A popular fishing guide, Jim Hudson, died after he fell through the Lake Superior ice on his snowmobile.
A 34-year-old man died Saturday after his snowmobile broke through the ice on Lake Superior, sending him into the nearly freezing water for almost an hour, the Coast Guard says.
A chemical commonly found in antibacterial soaps is showing up in Minnesota lakes.
Last year was Minnesota’s warmest year on record, surpassing 2011 when Moorhead had a heat index of 134 degrees.
This weekend’s snowstorm made for some good waves on Lake Superior.
At this time of year, the skyline of Duluth is much brighter at night. Nearly 4 million lights are glowing nearby in Bayfront Festival Park along Lake Superior.
The Split Rock Lighthouse will light its beacon Saturday to mark the anniversary of the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a man got more than he bargained for when he transported zebra mussels hitching a unique ride.
A picture has changed the lives of a Bayfield man and his dog. In August, John Unger had photographer Hannah Stonehouse-Hudson take a picture of him and his dog, Schoep, floating in Lake Superior.
The state’s first city to ban smoking in all bars and restaurants wants to take the war against tobacco one step further. The Duluth city council will soon be voting on a proposed ordinance that would ban smokers from lighting up outside along its popular waterfront and parks.
Lake Superior State University says its researchers are at work this summer trying to aid the survival of an endangered bird species, the piping plover.
A 9-year-old, who was injured after lightning struck a Lake Superior beach area, has died from his injuries.
Authorities say eight people have been injured after lightning struck a Lake Superior beach area in northeastern Minnesota. Duluth Assistant Fire Chief Jarry Keppers says a 9-year-old boy is in “very serious” condition and at least three adults are also seriously hurt. They have been taken to hospitals.
Any state park that has a waterfall — weaving, tumbling and spilling its way over rugged cliffs — will draw that many more visitors.
It’s a picture that is getting worldwide attention. A photo by Hannah Stonehouse Hudson captures a man and his dog floating in Lake Superior. But it’s much more than a peaceful moment between an owner and his pet. The story behind the photo is connecting with millions around the world.
Northern States Power Co.-Wisconsin has agreed to clean up the on-land portion of a contaminated site along the Lake Superior shore in Ashland.
University of Minnesota Duluth researchers are installing technology more often used in oceans on the bottom of Lake Superior this week.
Friends Mikinzie Schilling and Nate Powell were swimming with 12-year-old Mia Ojanen by the ship canal pier at Lake Superior in Duluth.
Emergency personnel responded to two separate water emergency calls on Lake Superior Monday at Tot Lot Beach on Duluth’s Park Point. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the water emergencies involved four swimmers in distress, and one would-be rescuer in distress. One incident was reported around 11:30 a.m., and the second around 4 p.m.
The Minnesota Department of Health is warning July 4 vacationers not to swim in, play around or drink floodwater in affect areas for it might be contaminated with sewage and sickening germs.
State police say a diver has died while exploring a shipwreck in Lake Superior off the Michigan coast.
Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in the Duluth area Tuesday assessing damage from the floods last week.