Bill Introduced That Prohibits Fish Farming In US Great LakesA member of Congress is sponsoring a bill to prohibit fish farming in waters of the Great Lakes within the United States. Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee of Michigan says poorly operated aquaculture facilities can increase pollution, destroy fish habitat, spread disease and introduce non-native species.
'U' Researchers: Lake Superior Surface Temps WarmingScientists are concerned about the warmer temperatures of Lake Superior, but the fishing and shipping industries say it helps them.
Best Minnesota Mountain Biking SpotsLocal adventurers who like the feel of their wheels spinning over rugged terrain are in luck. We’ve scoped out some of the top spots for mountain biking statewide so you don’t have to.
Tall Ships Hit Duluth Harbor For 4-Day FestivalEight tall ships from around the world have arrived in Duluth for a festival that's expected to draw 300,000 spectators to the Lake Superior port.
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.