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Lake Superior January decline more than usual

A dryer than normal January provided some relief for Lake Superior property owners with the big lake dropping more than normal so far in 2018. By John Myers of the Duluth News Tribune - February 6, 2018

Watch determined Yoopers rescue injured bald eagle from Lake Superior

A group of determined Yoopers are being commended for their efforts to save an injured bald eagle on Lake Superior. By Brandon Champion of at on February 6, 2018.

Photo Essay: An inside look at winter work at the Soo Locks

With the busy shipping season wrapped up, crews are doing critical maintenance on the Soo Locks. By Roxanne Werly of

'I couldn't believe it': Tofte photographer stumbles on rare lynx sighting

Thomas Spence was looking for moose to photograph near Tofte on Saturday morning when he came upon a Canada lynx standing in the road. By Lisa Kaczke of the Duluth News Tribune - February 5, 2018

Cook County Sheriff's Weekly Report

Read the Cook County Sheriff's Weekly Report from January 29 to February 4, 2018 in the attached PDF.

What is Hygge? Everything You Need To Know About The Danish Lifestyle Trend

It'll help make winter more bearable, for starters. From Country Living - January 6, 2017

Schedule of events for Hygge Festival

The 2nd Annual Hygee Festival is almost here. Most events across the region begin Thursday and run through Tuesday, February 13.

Brainerd Jaycees investigate possible cheating at ice fishing contest

Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza organizers are investigating possible cheating by the winners of this year's $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Jan. 27 on Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-day Bay, north of Brainerd. From the Brainerd Dispatch - February 4, 2018

4 snowmobilers go through Lake Superior ice near Pictured Rocks

Alger County Sheriff's officials are warning of dangerous ice conditions after four snowmobiles broke through the ice on Munising Bay Saturday. By Tanda Gmiter - - Feburay 3, 2018

Treaty rights upheld

What is finished is a 25-year-old legal dispute with the State of Minnesota, dating back to a 1992 federal district court case that upheld the Band's hunting, gathering and fishing rights from the lands ceded under the 1854 Treaty. This land includes portions of Carlton, St. Louis, Lake and Cook counties. By Jana Peterson of The Pine Journal on February 3, 2018.
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