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LSProject: The Hovland plane crash

A Cessna 185 disappeared in the fall of 1971, and no trace of the plane or its three occupants was found until nearly 12 years later.

LSProject: Why do we love Lake Superior?

Lake Superior is a big part of the landscape in northeastern Minnesota…and it has special meaning for most visitors and residents.

The Temperance River is among the most beautiful and dangerous rivers in Minnesota

LSProject: North Shore rivers a blend of power, beauty and danger

With the arrival of summer, the many rivers and creeks along the North Shore are likely to receive an increase in human activity along their banks and in their waters.

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LSProject: Pharmaceutical toxins found in northeast Minnesota lakes and fish

Pharmaceuticals and other human-produced chemicals are appearing in northeast Minnesota's water and fish - even in remote and pristine lakes. In this edition of The Lake Superior Project, Dr.

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LSProject: Water levels tell a story in Lake Superior

Lake Superior is up two inches in April from where it was in 2015. What does this mean on bigger scope and why are water levels important in Lake Superior?

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Lake Superior streams: How cold is cold enough?

A species of fish along the North Shore is being used to help understand possible warming trends for Lake Superior streams and rivers. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this report. 

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LSProject: The John Beargrease Sled Dog Race

The 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Race will start on January 31. Born in 1858, John Beargrease, was the son of an Anishinaabe chief.

Photo by Nick Stenstrup

Duluth-Superior Port closes for season

With a warm start to the winter and complexities from the steel industry, the shipping season was interesting at the Port of Duluth-Superior.

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Lake Superior herring decline linked to variety of factors

WTIP’s ongoing series the Lake Superior Project focuses on a variety of news stories impacting the region and the lake itself.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Revisiting the North Shore's "Lost Resorts"

There were many resorts that once flourished between the Cascade and Caribou Rivers along the North Shore. Most of those resorts are gone now…but some of their history remains.