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First Responders conduct Water Exercises in Grand Marais Harbor

Water rescue exercises took place Saturday morning in the very chilly waters of Lake Superior on a beautiful sunny spring day. From Boreal Community Media - April 28, 2018

After a 'very scary day,' Superior now getting back to normal

Refinery's hydrogen fluoride tank could have put 180,000 at risk. By Matt McKinney and John Reinan - The Star Tribune - April 27, 2018

Two Thunder Bay forestry students develop hiking app

Katherine Couzelis and Graeme Saukko-Sved have developed an app that will highlight over 800 kilometres of hiking trails in northwestern Ontario. The Confederation College students turned a class project into a business idea. From CBC News - April 27, 2018

It's down to the finals: Lake Superior vs. Kabetogama

Vote now for your selection of Minnesota's most loved lake. The Minnesota Public Radio poll closes soon with the winner being announced on Monday, April 30. From Minnesota Public Radio - April 27, 2018

Superior Refinery Fire is Out; Evacuation order is lifted

Authorities say the fire is out after explosions rocked the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior and heavy smoke forced evacuations Thursday. From WDIO-TV - April 27, 2018

Lake Superior both stores and emits carbon dioxide

Scientists have discovered that the lake shifts from absorbing and storing CO2 to releasing it into the atmosphere. By Chrissy Sexton of - April 26, 2018

Cold spring weather could mean a late ice-out for Lake of the Woods

Tim Armstrong, an aerial photographer who has been cataloguing spring melts in Kenora for the last 15 years, reports this year’s weather rivals that of 2014, which had a notoriously frigid spring that left ice on the lake until May 21. By Charlotte D'Arcy of Cottage Life - April 25, 2018

The Final 4 Loved Lakes: Superior bests Lake Pepin, Rainy takes on Kabetogama

Final voting to decide Minnesota's most Loved Lake will be over the weekend. From Minnesota Public Radio - April 25, 2018

Cold Water Rescue and Controlled Live Burn Part of Training for Emergency Services Conference

The Cook County Emergency Services Conference will be taking place on Friday and Saturday. Many of Cook County’s emergency responders, including the Fire Departments, Search & Rescue and Law Enforcement, will be participating in field exercises in the City of Grand Marias.

April 24 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Media Release from Cook County. Contact: Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, 218-387-3687 or
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