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July 23, 2017
Jake Boyce (foreground), one of Day Tripper's founders, paddles on Lake Superior with Mike and Katelynn Buchanan of North Vernon, Ind., beneath the rock cliff dominated by Split Rock Lighthouse on the morning of July 19, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service
Sharing Duluth's outdoor adventures: Tour companies offer visitors guided experiences on trails and on the water
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Elizabeth Vaughn, center, leads a sunset kayak tour past the aerial lift bridge on Saturday, July 8, 2017, on Superior Bay in Duluth, Minn. Vaughn works for The Duluth Experience. The Duluth Experience leads a variety of Kayak tours. Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
A night on the town -- and on the water
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Jake Boyce gathers up Mike and Katelynn Buchanan over a spot near a tall cliff on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, so they can get a look at the remains of the shipwreck Madeira, a schooner-barge that sank near the shore just north of Split Rock Lighthouse in 1905. Bob King / Forum News Service
North Shore tour offers kayakers a glimpse of Split Rock shoreline
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 8, 2017
A Douglas County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office vessel approaches a black SUV found in the water in Superior on Friday. A passerby had reported the vehicle which was half-submerged in the Lake Superior bay.  Brady Slater / Forum News Service
SUV on truck headed for Fargo dealership ends up in Lake Superior
July 8, 2017 - 6:44pm
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 11, 2017
Another coho salmon comes aboard Greg Massoglia's boat during a morning of trolling on Lake Superior near Saxon Harbor, Wis., on an early June morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Wisconsin angler prefers hooking salmon than prized Superior lake trout
June 11, 2017 - 7:15am
June 2, 2017
A view of Lake Superior from the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Steve Wagner / Forum News Service
Lake Superior water level on the rise
June 2, 2017 - 3:24pm
May 21, 2017
Jeramy Pinkerton holds a muskie in place while Erin Schaeffer sutures an incision she made to insert a transmitter in the fish to study its behavior. Bob King / Forum News Service
Study to reveal where St. Louis River muskies roam, feed
May 21, 2017 - 7:22am
March 26, 2017
The Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society is planning a multi-year project to restore the lighthouse, located to the west of Isle Royale, to a 1930s look. Photo courtesy of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
March 26, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 22, 2017
Jason Fyten of Munger, a self-described boat nerd, waves at the outgoing Roger Blough while holding a "Boat Watcher" flag. The Blough, a laker, was the first ship of the season to depart the Twin Ports. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
February 19, 2017
Before dawn on Monday, Feb. 13, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 17, 2017
Visitors from Pennsylvania take in the view from the overlook at the Mount Josephine Rest Area along Minnesota Highway 61 near Grand Portage. Susie Island is among the features seen in the foreground; Isle Royale looms on the horizon, more than 15 miles away. Forum News Service file photo
Seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
February 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
January 9, 2017
Lake Superior's Foggy Phenomenon: Sea Smoke
January 9, 2017 - 6:00am
January 5, 2017
T01.05.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 010617.N.DNT.PlasticbagsC2 -- Anna Campbell bags and boxes groceries for a customer at Mount Royal Market on Thursday. Several groups are pushing for a Duluth city ordinance that would ban plastic shopping bags and put a $.05 charge on each paper shopping bag. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Group seeks Duluth ban on plastic shopping bags
January 5, 2017 - 11:09pm
December 31, 2016
Commercial fisherman Stephen Dahl of Knife River does all of his herring fishing on Lake Superior in this 18-foot steel skiff. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Demand for fresh-caught herring on North Shore remains strong
December 31, 2016 - 4:26pm