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Antibacterial Soap Chemical Found In 8 MN Lakes

A chemical commonly found in antibacterial soaps is showing up in Minnesota lakes.

01/22/2013

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Climate Scientists To Lawmakers: Plan For More Extreme Weather

Last year was Minnesota’s warmest year on record, surpassing 2011 when Moorhead had a heat index of 134 degrees.

01/15/2013

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Surfing Lake Superior Amid A Snowstorm

This weekend’s snowstorm made for some good waves on Lake Superior.

12/11/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Midwest’s Largest Holiday Lights Display

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.

11/27/2012

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Minn. Lighthouse To Mark Fitzgerald Sinking

The Split Rock Lighthouse will light its beacon Saturday to mark the anniversary of the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald.

11/10/2012

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DNR: Man Transported Zebra Mussel-Encrusted Shopping Cart

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a man got more than he bargained for when he transported zebra mussels hitching a unique ride.

09/27/2012

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Outpouring Of Love Over Bayfield Man’s Pic With Ailing Dog

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.

09/17/2012

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Banning Smokers From Duluth Waterfront, Parks?

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.

08/28/2012

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Lake Superior Researchers Study Threatened Plover

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.

08/19/2012

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9-Year-Old Dies After Lightning Strikes Sailboat

A 9-year-old, who was injured after lightning struck a Lake Superior beach area, has died from his injuries.

08/19/2012

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Lightning Injures 8 On Lake Superior Beach

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.

08/18/2012

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Finding Minnesota: North Shore Waterfalls

Any state park that has a waterfall — weaving, tumbling and spilling its way over rugged cliffs — will draw that many more visitors.

08/12/2012

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A Man Floating With His Dog Makes The World Wonder

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.

08/10/2012

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NSP-Wis. To Clean Up Polluted Ashland On-Land Site

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.

08/08/2012

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UMD To Install Data Devices Beneath Lake Superior

University of Minnesota Duluth researchers are installing technology more often used in oceans on the bottom of Lake Superior this week.

08/07/2012

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Girl, 12, Rescued From Duluth Rip Tide

Friends Mikinzie Schilling and Nate Powell were swimming with 12-year-old Mia Ojanen by the ship canal pier at Lake Superior in Duluth.

07/19/2012

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Duluth Beach Sees 2 Water Emergencies In 4 Hours

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.

07/02/2012

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Health Department: Don’t Play In Or Drink Floodwater

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.

06/28/2012

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Wis. Diver Dies In Lake Superior Shipwreck Off UP

State police say a diver has died while exploring a shipwreck in Lake Superior off the Michigan coast.

06/26/2012

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FEMA Officials To Assess Flood Damage In Duluth Area

Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in the Duluth area Tuesday assessing damage from the floods last week.

06/26/2012

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Grand Marais

All this week we’re going to some of your favorite lake places. Tonight Frank and Chris have made their way to Grand Marais on the north shore of Lake Superior.

06/18/2012

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Boy Pulled From Lake Superior Dies

The 13-year old boy pulled out of Lake Superior after nearly drowning Monday afternoon has passed away, according to KDLH in Duluth.

06/12/2012

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Boy Nearly Drowns In Lake Superior

A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in Lake Superior on Monday afternoon.

06/11/2012

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Best Photography Exhibits In Minnesota

Photographs can make time stand still and create life-long memories. The exhibits and galleries below display the creative genius of some of the best photographers showing their work in Minnesota. Each are well worth a visit this spring or summer.

05/07/2012

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Lake Superior: A Future Home Of Wind Farms?

The north shore of Lake Superior is a vast resource of water, wind and spectacular scenery. It is similar in many ways to the North Sea, but with one exception: The offshore coast of Denmark is dotted with hundreds of giant wind turbines.

03/30/2012

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