Freighter Stranded On Lake Superior Heads For RepairsThe U.S. Coast Guard says a freighter that ran aground last month is headed for repairs. Coast Guard officials in Cleveland said Saturday that the 833-foot cargo vessel called the Roger Blough was given permission for the first leg of its journey to the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Duluth Freighter Stuck On Lake SuperiorEfforts continue to free a grounded Lake Superior freighter. The Roger Blough ran aground Friday afternoon on a reef in Whitefish Bay in eastern Lake Superior.
Finding Minnesota: Smelt Fishing On Lake SuperiorThe pristine scenery is a tempting lure in its own right, but every spring dozens are drawn to the Amnicon River by more than a scenic backdrop.
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.

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