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June 10, 2014
The three boats involved in recovery efforts return to McQuade Small Craft Harbor on Monday, June 9, 2014. Officials hoped to recover both the pilot’s body and the plane wreckage from 137 feet, but were forced to leave the wreckage for another day. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Steve Kuchera
Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior
June 10, 2014 - 10:44am
April 30, 2014
High winds cause power outages, big waves
April 30, 2014 - 9:07am
February 28, 2014
Lake Superior hits normal water level for first time in 9 years
February 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
February 13, 2014
Driver who plunged off cliff near Lake Superior in good condition
February 13, 2014 - 8:34pm
February 11, 2014
Rescuers pull up a man Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, after his car crashed through a guardrail and plunged off a cliff, coming to rest just a few feet from Lake Superior. (Photo courtesy of Ken Greshowak)
Driver rescued after car takes 60-foot plunge off cliff near Lake Superior
February 11, 2014 - 12:52pm
February 7, 2014
Ice on Lake Superior is shown in a 2013 file photo. The lake had at least some ice across an estimated 91 percent of its surface as of Feb. 6, 2014, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Bob King
Lake Superior nearing rare ice-over: While areas of open water remain, about 91 percent of lake has some ice
February 7, 2014 - 9:04am
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am
August 17, 2013
Two Detroit Lakes swimmers in Carol McCarthy and Libby Larson each swam and placed high in The Point to LaPointe race, held in Bayfield, Wis. ROBB LARSON
Swimming Lake Superior: Detroit Lakes’ duo brave challenging race again
August 17, 2013 - 9:00am
July 2, 2013
New video confirms Lake Superior wreck is long-lost freighter Henry B. Smith
July 2, 2013 - 8:28am
June 10, 2013
The freighter Henry B. Smith was launched in 1906 and sank in a storm on Lake Superior in 1913; this photo dates to sometime between 1906 and 1910. A group of shipwreck hunters say they've discovered the wreck of the Smith. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection)
100 years after ore boat disappeared in Lake Superior storm, searchers locate wreck
June 10, 2013 - 9:31am
May 21, 2013
A 3-pound chinook salmon comes aboard at sunrise on Lake Superior. Increasing water temperatures over the last three decades have made conditions more favorable for chinook salmon, walleye and lean lake trout but less favorable for cold water-loving siscowet lake trout. (1998 file / Forum News Service)
Warming Lake Superior affecting fish
May 21, 2013 - 9:17am
January 14, 2009
Duluth firefighter Ben Johnson (left) and Capt. John Wisneski stand near the shore of Lake Superior, after responding to a 911 call that turned out to be a false alarm. A buoy off the shore near the Fitgers Complex was mistaken for a person. (Amanda Hansmeyer/Duluth News Tribune)
Buoy mistaken for person on Lake Superior turns out to be common occurence
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Early ice cover on Lake Superior bucks trends
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Ice has formed on Lake Superior off the Twin Ports and near Bayfield, among other places. It is the first time in years that ice has formed on the lake this early in the winter season. (Clint Austin/Duluth News Tribune)
Lake Superior freezes earlier than usual in Duluth
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Lake Superior boat-watcher helps sailor in distress
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am