Lake Superior

Endangered Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves

DULUTH, Minn. — Some of the Lake Superior region’s last herd of caribou got a free helicopter ride over the weekend as Ontario wildlife authorities …


Ontario moving endangered caribou herd off wolf-laden island

The Ontario government has launched an operation to relocate an endangered herd of caribou off the remote island on which they have been …


Quebec flooding: Water management agency wants to hear from victims

An agency tasked with monitoring the effectiveness of rules that regulate the outflows from Lake Superior and Lake Ontario wants to hear from …


Quinnipiac vs. Harvard

LATEST STORIES<p>Saturday specials: Follow tonight's games here<p>January 13, 2018<p>Five former women's WCHA standouts to play for Sweden at 2018 Winter …

College Hockey

Lakers Shutout by Ferris State in Series Opener

<b>Cullen Maksimowski,</b><p><b>SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich</b>.— The Lake Superior State hockey team couldn't generate any offense Friday night as it was …


Winter Storm Hunter to Bring Snow, Ice From Tennessee and Arkansas to Northern New England After Blizzard Conditions in the Plains

<b>Story Highlights</b><p>Winter Storm Hunter is currently bringing wind-driven snow to the Plains.<p>Snow and ice will spread east into the Ohio Valley, …


Flip-Flop Weather

It is wintertime. Yesterday, it was a bone-numbing 47 degrees. I think I even saw a mosquito, though he was wearing a jacket and a little bitty pair …

Country Lifestyle

Dominate Second Half Propels Laker Men to Win Over Northern Michigan

<b>Cullen Maksimowski,</b><p><b>SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.</b>— The Lake Superior State men's basketball team rode a dominate second half effort to a, …


First Nation concerned government delays putting threatened caribou at further risk

A northern Ontario First Nation says the provincial government has taken too long to implement a plan to save one of Ontario’s southernmost caribou …


Superior Living Near One Great Lake

Sprawling properties in Minnesota and Michigan are surrounded by nature and graced with easy access to Lake Superior

Great Lakes

Lake Superior and Mount St. Helens have Twitter beef, and it is fierce

Lake Superior has a Twitter account, as does Mount St. Helens. And if a recent beef between the two is any indication, they are not fucking around …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Upper Peninsula island has front-row seat for winter freighter drama

NEEBISH ISLAND - Most winters, the residents on Neebish Island can be counted by the dozen.<p>But for those who do stay on the island named after an …


These are some of Canada’s most spectacular lakes for ice fishing

In Canada, we have an almost endless supply of beautiful lakes. In winter, though, some of them take on special significance: when the word …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Soo Locks to close Jan. 15, Great Lakes fleet to get $65M in upgrades

SAULT STE. MARIE - Commercial shipping on The Great Lakes will take a breather beginning Jan. 15 when the Soo Locks starts its seasonal closure.<p>The …


Livestream Decision Endorsed by Robinson Huron Treaty First Nations

Posted 8 January 2018 by NNL Staff in Anishinaabe<p>Ontario Justice<p>Robinson Huron Treaty First Nations Laud Superior Court of Justice Decision to Allow …

First Nations

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're <a href="">traveling in the US</a>, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are …


Lake Superior roasts Mount St. Helens in Twitter battle centuries in the making

Behold the first great Twitter feud of 2018.<p>It comes courtesy of two of the United States' greatest natural resources, Lake Superior and Mount St. …

Great Lakes

Special weather statement issued for Greater Toronto Area as kids head back to school

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for southern Ontario, including the Greater Toronto Area, as snow is expected to impact the …


Marquette, Michigan, Is a Fat-Biker's Dream Town

If you’ve ridden bikes in winter, you know that snow conditions often exceed the capabilities of bikes—even fat ones. You can ride with six or eight inches or maybe even a bit more fresh, but unless the powder falls on top of consolidated snow, bikes quickly become ballast. The sort of powder …

'Going to feel tropical': Cold snap on the way out for parts of Canada

There looks to be some relief on the horizon for Canadians after weeks of freezing temperatures that blanketed much of the country.


What would you bid for an acre of Minnesota wilderness?

The DNR is selling off less-desirable parcels, but demand has been slow.

Real Estate

Women’s Basketball Falls to Wayne State on the Road

<b>Cullen Maksimowski,</b><p><b>DETROIT—</b> The Lake Superior State women's basketball team fell to Wayne State, 76-43, on the road Saturday afternoon …


8 Indoor + Outdoor Minnesota Winter Activities

Photo by Ian Schneider<p>Yes, it’s true. Despite what you may have heard (or quite rationally assumed), people really do continue to live in and travel …

Gilmore Girls

Where to Travel in 2018 According to Your Astrological Sign

Courtesy of Pexels<p>We asked an astrologer to give us the best trips and the best (and worst) dates for all 12 signs.<p>In 2018, explore the vastness of …


Cold facts update: Great Lakes ice cover is growing fast

<i>Winter is upon us and the cold is here to last, with double-digit negative temperatures forecast for the next week. Is there a bright side to any of</i> …

National Parks

Trips that Capitalize on Winter's Charms

As Dean Martin famously sang: Baby, it’s cold outside.<p>The evidence is everywhere—from Niagara Falls, where record-shattering temps have turned the …


Minnesota releases crucial draft permit for disputed mine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A contentious copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has taken another step forward with state regulators releasing a crucial draft permit for public comment.<p>PolyMet Executive Vice President Brad Moore calls Friday's release "a major milestone for the project" after more …


'Bomb Cyclone' US winter weather, in pictures


Outrage in Baltimore after kids huddle in freezing classrooms

Old Man Winter's first big breath brought similar snowy scenes all along the East Coast. Meteorologists say the strengthening storm has already surpassed the criteria for a "bomb cyclone." USA TODAY<p>Baltimore closed its public schools Thursday amid blustery cold, snowy conditions and community …


Cold facts: The ice bridge and the wolves of Lake Superior

<i>Winter is upon us and the cold is here to last, with double-digit negative temperatures forecast for the next week. Is there a bright side to any of</i> …

Great Lakes