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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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Finding Minnesota: North Shore Ice Bar

Many years, the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior would be pretty icy by now. But if it’s not on the rocks, you’ll find plenty of ice at a bar, just a short walk away.

01/01/2012

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Coast Guard Begins Icebreaking On Great Lakes

The U.S. Coast Guard has begun ice breaking operations in response to colder temperatures and ice growth in the western Great Lakes region.

12/22/2011

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Woman Whose SUV Plunged Into Lake Superior IDed

Police have identified the woman who died after a sport utility vehicle plunged into Lake Superior in Superior.

12/05/2011

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1 Dead After Van Goes Into Lake Superior In Wis.

One woman has died after a van went into Lake Superior in the city of Superior.

12/04/2011

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9 Top Chefs Prepare For Herring Cook-Off At U Of M

Nine of the Midwest’s finest chefs are preparing to compete for $1,000 Tuesday as the University of Minnesota salutes the sustainable fisheries of Lake Superior.

10/29/2011

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Report: Mercury Levels Mostly Down In Great Lakes

A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.

10/11/2011

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4-Man Crew Back In Minn. After Hudson Bay Journey

A four-man crew is back in Minnesota after a journey by canoe from Lake Superior to Hudson Bay.

08/16/2011

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Wis. Dad, Sons Paddle 72 Days Around Lake Superior

A northern Wisconsin man and his three sons have made a 72-day, 1,600-mile journey by kayak around Lake Superior to raise money for charity.

08/09/2011

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Teen’s Body Found In Lake Superior

The body of a missing Duluth teen has been recovered in Lake Superior.

08/07/2011

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Coalition Awards Grants For Great Lakes Cleanup

An environmental coalition has awarded $115,000 in grants to nine groups for Great Lakes restoration projects.

08/04/2011

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Mother, Children Rescued From Lake Superior

A mother and her two young children were rescued from Lake Superior after they were swept away by a rip current.

07/21/2011

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