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Cook County Sheriff's Weekly Report

Read the weekly report from May 28-June 3 in the attached PDF. From Cook County Sheriff's Office - June 4, 2018

Passenger train derails in Northern Ontario, minor injuries reported

Polar Bear Express train derails south of Moosonee, it was carrying 73 passengers when it left the tracks. From CBC News - May 31, 2018

Fire closes Northern Lights Roadhouse in Beaver Bay

Northern Lights has been in business on the southern edge of Beaver Bay for 25 years. By Tom Olsen of the Duluth News Tribune - June 3, 2018

Lake Superior below the level last year, 4 inches above average

Media release from the International Lake Superior Board of Control - June 1, 2018

Study: Ships Move Non-Native Species From Lower Great Lakes To Superior

Study Recommends Researching Ballast Water Treatment, Shipping Industry Says More Research Is Needed. By Danielle Kaeding of Wisconsin Public Radio News - June 1, 2018

Seasonal Restrictions on County Roads 70 & 71 To Be Lifted Monday

Public Notice from Cook County - June 1, 2018 Contact: Krysten Foster, County Engineer, 218-387-3014 or

Free septic system and private well homeowner education class coming Wednesday

University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health Homeowner Seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 6 at two locations: 9-11 a.m. at Schaap Community Center, Firehouse 1, Gunflint Trail, and 6-8 p.m., Grand Marais Community Center. From Staff Reports from The Cook County News Herald - June 1, 2018

Best places for fish in Minnesota

Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais is among those places featured. By Cortney Mohnk from WCCO - May 31, 2018

Don’t Fool With Mother Superior

A journey to Isle Royale gives the author new respect for Lake Superior. By JANE SCHMIDT of May 30, 2018

Transportation officials petition Congress to fund new lock

The Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) has officially petitioned the U.S. Congress to fund the construction of a new lock at Sault Ste. Marie. From WLUC-TV - May 30, 2018
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