2 Minn. Beaches May Have Cables Similar To One That Caused R.I. Beach BlastThe cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under beaches, harbors and waterways at dozens of sites nationwide.
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.
Coast Guard In Talks To Release Ship Stuck Outside Duluth HarborThe alleged environmental violations that have stranded a German-operated cargo ship for about a month outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth involved the discharge of oily water and negotiations are underway for the vessel's release, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Ship Stuck Outside Duluth Harbor For Nearly A MonthA German-operated cargo ship and crew have been stuck at anchor outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth for close to a month for unspecified environmental violations. And there's no resolution in sight despite the upcoming closure of the St. Lawrence Seaway for the winter.
Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 2 People From Stranded Sailboat In Apostle IslandsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter team rescued two people and their dog from a stranded sailboat in Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Park Tuesday night.
Agencies, Enbridge Plan Straits Of Mackinac Oil Spill DrillState and federal agencies are teaming with pipeline operator Enbridge Energy Partners for an oil spill response exercise in the area where crude is piped beneath the Great Lakes.
Body Of Missing Minnesota Man Recovered In AlaskaThe body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered. Scott Bell was found Tuesday by searchers.
Superior Entry Lighthouse Offered To Any Eligible GroupNow one historic piece of the great lake is up for the taking. Wisconsin's Superior Entry lighthouse is no longer needed by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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