The Stewart J. Cort passed under the Aerial Lift Bridge first, followed a few hours later by the Mackinaw, Sam Laud and Algoma Discovery, according to the site boatnerd.com. The convoy left Whitefish Bay last week.
U.S. and Canadian coast guard ships will be escorting convoys until the icy shipping lanes are safer.
Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.
The Twins have used 47 players this season. They’re still throwing things at the wall to see what sticks, which in a lost season is not a bad short-term plan. But in a mostly lost decade, it’s not a good long-term plan.
96F on Saturday and 88F Sunday? If this keeps up summer may actually reach Minnesota in full force, something long-range computer models are hinting at by mid-July. In the meantime Canadian leakage keeps highs in the 70s much of this week; the only real chance of rain coming Thursday. We get off to very comfortable start to the holiday weekend, but by Sunday and Monday it will feel like summer again.