Lake Superior

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Teen’s Body Found In Lake Superior

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


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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.


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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.


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Report: Lakes States Have Mixed Record On Compact

Great Lakes states are making slow progress toward implementing a compact to protect the region’s waters but have fallen short on conservation measures that are essential for the long-term health of the nation’s largest freshwater system, environmental groups said Tuesday.



2 Kayakers Rescued From Lake Superior Near Duluth

The U.S. Coast Guard was rescuing one kayaker from chilly Lake Superior when they learned another kayaker also needed help.


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Victim Of Kayaking Accident Identified

Authorities have identified the man who died after his kayak capsized in Lake Superior while on a trip with his brother and two college friends.


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Minnesota Man Dies In Kayaking Accident

A kayaking trip on Lake Superior ends tragically for some college friends.


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Best Lakeside Restaurants in Duluth/Two Harbors

Though the Duluth/Two Harbors area can be a little intimidating in the freezing winter months, no matter what time of year one attraction of the area keeps people coming back: Lake Superior.


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Duluth Firefighters Rescue Capsized Kayaker

Duluth firefighters have rescued a man clinging to an overturned kayak in Lake Superior.


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North Shore Boot Camp Turns Woman’s Life Around

When Tangee Harrison lost her job, she lost her identity and her peace of mind, too. One day, she woke up and decided to make a change.


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No Alcohol, Drugs In Blood Of Driver In Wis. Fatal

The Bayfield County sheriff’s office says no alcohol or drugs were found in the blood of a 16-year-old boy who says he fatally struck a cross-country skier on Lake Superior in February.


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Anglers Oppose Bill To Pump Water From River

Some state senators want to allow a northeastern Minnesota ski resort to tap a nearby river to make snow, overruling regulations regarding use of the waterway. But the bill to allow Lutsen Mountains resort to pump water from the Poplar River has its opposition.


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Minnesota Researchers Begin Lake Superior Study

A half-hour’s cruise out of Duluth, not far off the McQuade Road boat landing, Jay Austin gave the signal to let loose his $75,000 baby.


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State Patrol IDs 2 Killed In N. Shore Accidents

The two people who died in separate one-car accidents near the North Shore Friday morning have been identified.


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2 Fatal Crashes On North Shore

Two fatal accidents occurred near the North Shore Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.


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Cameras Catch Cold Surfing On Lake Superior

Someone was riding the waves this week in frigid Lake Superior.


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Ice Breaker Re-Awakens Twin Ports Harbor

A Coast Guard cutter has started breaking the ice in the Twin Ports harbor in preparation for the 2011 shipping season.





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