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More cargo moving on seaway

Grain, iron ore, dry and liquid bulk and general cargo shipments through the St. Lawrence Seaway increased nearly 20 percent this year as compared to last season at the same time, according to figures released by the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. Read the full story by Welland Tribune.

St. Louis River Alliance celebrates

In Minnesota, the St. Louis River Alliance celebrated Thursday after last month’s state bonding bill included millions of dollars for the estuary restoration project. $42.7 million in federal funds to accelerate cleanup efforts have also been made available through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Read the full story by Fox 21 – Duluth, MN.