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Highway 61 single-lane closures begin Monday in Two Harbors

Motorists will encounter single lane closures in each direction controlled by flagging operations or a temporary signal. From the Lake County News Chronicle - June 10, 2018

State closes Silver Bay Airport

The Wayne Johnson Silver Bay Municipal Airport has been closed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics. By Teri Cadeau of The Duluth News Tribune - June 10, 2018

Routine Traffic Stop on Highway 61 Ends in Witnessed Suicide

Contact: Valerie Marasco, Public Information Officer/Director – Office of Emergency Management & Public Information, mobile 218-387-5366 or

Nolan spearheads amendment for new Soo Locks construction

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Rick Nolan's bipartisan amendment expressing support for construction of a new lock at the Soo Locks. By Brainerd Dispatch on June 8, 2018

Great River Energy sets 50% renewable energy goal for 2030

Great River Energy sets 50% renewable energy goal for 2030 Voluntary goal will more than double current renewable energy supply. News release from Arrowhead Electric Cooperative - June 6, 2018

Innovation Grant Will Support Employment for People with Disabilities

Cook County’s Public Health & Human Services Department is one of a few public organizations to receive a new Small Innovation Grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) as part of a new program to support people with disabilities in the community.

Free admissions at State Parks on Saturday

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - June 7, 2018

Beaver Bay restaurant closed for repairs after fire

From the Lake County News Chronicle- June 6, 2018

Sheriffs Band Pledges Over $2,500 for Special Olympics

Five of Minnesota’s standing Sheriffs performed a live concert last night at the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) annual Summer Conference at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd, MN.

New interactive map highlights sights along the North Shore

By Jamey Malcomb of the Lake County News Chronicle - June 6, 2018
Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here

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