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Lake Superior Project

There are approximately 3-quadrillion gallons of water in Lake Superior

LSProject: Analyzing the size of Lake Superior

Lake Superior is outrageously huge. That’s understood.


Phil Larson explains a restoration project near the Poplar River while Ilena Hansel looks on. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

LSProject: Poplar River flows with good news for Lake Superior

If ever there was an example of landowners and government agencies taking a negative situation and turning into a positive, a decades-long effort to restore the health of the Poplar River that flows i


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LSProject: Lake Superior no longer the clearest of the Great Lakes

After an impressive and lengthy run at the top, Lake Superior is no longer the clearest of the Great Lakes.


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LSProject: Study focuses on potential impacts of climate change along North Shore

As possible impacts of climate change reach the North Shore, Minnesota Sea Grant opted to fund a study officially titled Building Climate Readiness on Minnesota’s North Shore.


The Voyageur II docked at Rock Harbor, Isle Royale

LSProject: Isle Royale's Rock Harbor Lodge and Dockside Fish Market connection

This edition of the Lake Superior Project takes a look at how commercial fishing on Isle Royale, Michigan, has changed.


Lake Superior Day logo

LSProject: Celebrate our Big Lake on July 16

Each year on the third Sunday in July, communities around the Big Lake celebrate Lake Superior Day. There are activities around the lake to celebrate, but how did it all begin?


LSProject/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Mons Hanson - The life and death of a Hovland pioneer

In the early 1900s, many Scandinavian immigrants settled along the North Shore of Lake Superior.


Chippewa City church

LSProject: Stories of Chippewa City

Chippewa City, a townsite just east of Grand Marais and home to the St. Francis Xavier Church, remains an important community in the history of Cook County.


LSProject logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: 'Body farm' finds a home near Lake Superior

Lake Superior is known for many unique features, and WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out about a recent, and strikingly unique, concept coming soon to the Big Lake. 
 


Taconite Harbor plant

LSProject: The Story of Taconite Harbor

Taconite Harbor was a booming and lively community on the Western edge of Cook County.