Regulators are monitoring a small diesel fuel spill that reached Lake Superior. A semi overturned on Highway 61 near Little Marais Tuesday afternoon, spilling about 75 to 80 gallons of diesel out of its fuel tank.
He’s the dog that has touched the hearts of millions across the world. Schoep, the lovable shepherd mix, who lost his sight to cataracts and struggled with arthritis and hip problems, celebrated a birthday over the weekend — his 20th.
A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior is having problems with protesters.
Five condo units in the Bluefin Bay condo unit on Lake Superior have been damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon in Tofte. The Cook County Sheriff’s office says the fire was reported just after 12:30 p.m. Flames were visible from the building’s roof. No one was injured in the blaze. Damage estimates have yet to been released.
A family of four is reportedly missing after going out for a boating trip on Lake Superior Sunday, according to CBS affiliate Northland’s NewsCenter. The station reported that the family left Silver Bay on Sunday afternoon and were heading to the Palisade Head area.
At least some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there’s still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems.
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.