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University of Minnesota Duluth researchers found cooler water and higher stream flows with beaver dams in place.
The early reveal on World Water Day found many living creatures.
Safe ice formed this past week, but strong winds could blow it out at any moment.
At 650 feet deep, the wreck isn't accessible to divers.

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The backer of an underwater hotel in Lake Superior has been accused of bilking a widow with the promise of gold bars in a cave if he could just get enough money to hire a geologist to retrieve them.
Led by a University of Minnesota Duluth professor, scientists from the U.S. and Canada are fanning out this month to gather data from below the ice.
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Duluth woman pleads not guilty in Lake Superior dismemberment case; investigation ongoing
With forensic test results awaited, and new charges filed in Wisconsin, a judge gave the parties until April to determine next steps in the court process.
While Grand Marais is a year-round destination, these colder months are certainly its more off-season time. This means lodging is less expensive and the town isn’t overflowing with people — all pluses for me, as I was looking for a quiet and relatively inexpensive getaway.
Invading parasite decimated fish populations until a chemical poison was developed to kill their larvae.
November provides a powerful contrast between relatively warm water on the lake and very cold air coming out of the north.

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With its newly announced ability to accept maritime cargo containers, sources wonder if the Great Lakes might offer future relief in the face of supply chain pressures.
The risks of storm damage and erosion are lower.
The remote national park in the middle of Lake Superior is only accessible by boat or seaplane. Unsurprisingly, it's the least visited national park in the lower 48 states, but visitors spend a long time on the island once they get there.

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