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June 10, 2014
Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior
DULUTH — It was nearing sunset when they appeared. Three vessels. Three frothing wakes. One carrying a body reclaimed from Saturday’s plane...
June 10, 2014 - 10:44am
April 30, 2014
High winds cause power outages, big waves
DULUTH -- High winds brought down trees and limbs, causing power outages Monday across Duluth’s east side. East Duluth resident Linda Nervick said her bed “shook and shimmied all night long,” the winds keeping her up in her 100-year-old home. Dennis Henkel heard the...
April 30, 2014 - 9:07am
February 28, 2014
Lake Superior hits normal water level for first time in 9 years
DULUTH - Lake Superior hit its normal level in February for the first time in nine years, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control. The big lake dropped just 0.4 of an inch in February, a month it usually declines about 2 inches, bringing the lake level in...
February 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
February 13, 2014
Driver who plunged off cliff near Lake Superior in good condition
DULUTH -- A 26-year-old man whose car plunged 60 feet off a cliff near Lake Superior this week is listed in good condition at a Duluth hospital. The driver, identified as Justin Lee Pfannes, is recovering at St. Luke’s following the harrowing crash and a night outside in the...
News / accidents
February 13, 2014 - 8:34pm
February 11, 2014
Driver rescued after car takes 60-foot plunge off cliff near Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. - A car crashed through a guardrail, took a 60-foot plunge off a cliff, bounced off a boulder and came to rest just feet from Lake...
News / accidents
February 11, 2014 - 12:52pm
February 7, 2014
Lake Superior nearing rare ice-over: While areas of open water remain, about 91 percent of lake has some ice
DULUTH – A frigid winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there’s still a ways...
February 7, 2014 - 9:04am
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton Beach at...
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am
August 17, 2013
Swimming Lake Superior: Detroit Lakes’ duo brave challenging race again
Last summer, looking for some motivation to keep myself in shape over the months of vacation from college swimming, I committed to race two miles...
August 17, 2013 - 9:00am
July 2, 2013
New video confirms Lake Superior wreck is long-lost freighter Henry B. Smith
DULUTH, Minn. - New video taken more than 500 feet beneath the surface of Lake Superior confirms that a shipwreck discovered earlier this year is indeed the long-lost freighter Henry B. Smith. As reported in the Duluth News Tribune last month, a group of shipwreck hunters with...
July 2, 2013 - 8:28am
June 10, 2013
100 years after ore boat disappeared in Lake Superior storm, searchers locate wreck
Just a few months shy of 100 years after it sank with all hands in a monstrous November storm, it appears that the freighter Henry B. Smith —...
June 10, 2013 - 9:31am
May 21, 2013
Warming Lake Superior affecting fish
Newly published research has found that Lake Superior’s warming water probably is affecting its most abundant big fish. Increasing water...
May 21, 2013 - 9:17am
January 14, 2009
Buoy mistaken for person on Lake Superior turns out to be common occurence
DULUTH - A 911 call late Tuesday morning could have signaled the start of a tragedy: The caller had seen a person walking on Lake Superior's...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Early ice cover on Lake Superior bucks trends
The trend for nearly 30 years has been less ice cover on the big lake, with water temperatures rising.
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Lake Superior freezes earlier than usual in Duluth
DULUTH - If the big lake seems to have an unusually placid appearance off Duluth's shores these days, it's because you're looking at ice. The...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Lake Superior boat-watcher helps sailor in distress
DULUTH - Curt Bush describes himself as an "armchair sailor." But on Sunday afternoon, as he scanned the rough Lake Superior waters from a friend's deck high above the Duluth harbor, Bush became a sailor's savior. Bush, who lives near Cloquet, was visiting Marna Banks of Duluth....
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am