Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In MinnesotaMinnesotans enjoy spending time lakeside during all seasons of the year and have built up vacation resorts around some of the larger and more popular lakes. Here are just a few of the most popular and fantastic bodies of water to visit.
Best Observation Decks In MinnesotaCheck out these five places to catch great panorama views of Minnesota.
Surfers Flock To Duluth To Ride The WavesMinnesota's lakes and rivers are still too cold to enjoy for most -- but they are diving in up north on Lake Superior. The windy weather has created perfect conditions for surfers in Duluth on Thursday.
Coast Guard Advises Caution On Northern Great Lakes IceRain, winds and above-freezing temperatures are in the forecast for this weekend. Those conditions are expected to bring melting and weakening ice in the Great Lakes region.
Grand Marais Pumps The Brakes On Dollar General StoreThe Lake Superior community of Grand Marais has put the brakes on a potential move by a national discount retailer to move into the scenic tourist town.
Visits To Apostle Island Ice Caves Less Likely As Weather WarmsThe National Park Service says it's less likely the extraordinary ice cave formations that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the Apostle Island National Lakeshore will be accessible this year.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Duluth-Superior Port To Close For Season Friday, 7 Ships Expected To StayOfficials say the Duluth-Superior shipping season is winding down for the winter, but there's never much down time on the waterfront.
Agreement Reached; Ship Held In Duluth Port Can LeaveAn agreement has been reached that will allow a German-operated cargo ship to leave a Lake Superior port in Minnesota where it was detained for more than a month due to alleged environmental violations, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.
Ship Stranded Outside Duluth Harbor Permitted To DockA German-operated cargo ship that was force to stay outside a Lake Superior port in Minnesota for more than a month over alleged environmental violations was allowed to dock Wednesday, and port authorities said they were hopeful that the oceangoing ship would be allowed to leave in time to avoid getting stuck for the winter.
Authorities ID Victim Of Shooting At North Shore ResortAuthorities have identified the man shot and killed at a popular resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior as a 35-year-old Bloomington man.
Coast Guard In Talks To Release Ship Stuck Outside Duluth HarborThe alleged environmental violations that have stranded a German-operated cargo ship for about a month outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth involved the discharge of oily water and negotiations are underway for the vessel's release, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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