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Dark Sky Caravan heading up the North Shore this week

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium is hitting the road from Duluth to the end of the Gunflint Trail Aug. 11-18. From Boreal Community Media - July 31, 2018

Wolf Ridge ‘hires’ pigs for landscaping help

The environmental learning center just outside Finland purchased 12 pigs this spring to help clear the scrubland on the organic farm. By Teri Cadeau of The Lake County News Chronicle - July 31, 2018

Road Work Ahead: Update on County Road Construction Projects

Following are updates on the Cook County Highway Department’s major 2018 projects. Media Release from Cook County - July 30, 2018

Weekly Cook County Sheriff's Office Report

Read a PDF of the Weekly Cook County Sheriff's Office Report here. From Cook County - July 30, 2018

Video: That's So Minnesota: North Shore's Palisade Head, Split Rock Lighthouse

Ellery McCardle of KARE 11 News heads way north to check out something she hasn't seen before, and a tourist favorite. July 30, 2018

How Thunder Bay went from down and out to Canada's most exciting city.

This city was built on paper mills but has proved there’s life after lumber. London England's Independent profiles Thunder Bay. By Tamara Hinson from The Independent - July 27, 2018. Click here to read more.

Hydrant Maintenance in Grand Marais Tuesday morning.

The Grand Marais water and sewer department plans to work on a fire hydrant in the downtown area approximately 5:00 am Tuesday, July 31st.

Care Center gets new names for its household wings

North Shore Hospital/Care Center administrator Kimber Wraalstad announced to the board that the Care Center’s two households have new names, Woods and Waves. By Brian Larsen from The Cook County News Herald - July 27, 2018

Temporary Road Closure for County Rd 14 Culvert Work begins today.

Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director – Emergency Management & Public Information, 218-387-3059, cell 218-387-5366 or

Report: Great Lakes post higher-than-average water levels in July

As summer pushes past its peak, the Great Lakes are above their long-term average levels for July, though some have started to see seasonal decline. By Mark Hicks from the Detroit News - July 24, 2018. Click here to read more.
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