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New History series features Northland tugs

The new eight-part reality program, "Great Lakes Warriors," will debut Thursday, July 19, on the History Channel. It features a behind the scenes look at the lives of tugboat operators on the Great Lakes. The News Tribune reports Duluth-based Heritage Marine is one of three crews highlighted.
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The new eight-part reality program, "Great Lakes Warriors," will debut Thursday, July 19, on the History Channel. It features a behind the scenes look at the lives of tugboat operators on the Great Lakes. The News Tribune reports Duluth-based Heritage Marine is one of three crews highlighted.

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Click here, to learn more about the documentary-style series "Great Lake Warriors."

Meanwhile, the Duluth News Tribune also writes a production crew from a reality TV show is also filming workers at the Old Globe elevator in Superior for an unnamed show or network.

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