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Scheduled power outage for Wednesday morning

Media release from Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and True North Internet - August 14, 2018

Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Office Report

Download a PDF of the Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Office Report for the week of August 7-13, 2018 here. From the Cook County Sheriff - August 13, 2018

Commissioners Meeting Changes and Elections Information for Tomorrow’s Primary

Media Release from Cook County - August 13, 2018

Commercial Fishing Operations Reporting Record Catch Along Lake Superior's South Shore

Fish Refuges, Sea Lamprey Reduction Credited With Helping Lake Trout, Whitefish Populations Bloom. By Rich Kremer from Wisconsin Public Radio News - August 13, 2018

Auditor’s Office Open this Saturday

-30- Contact: Braidy Powers, County Auditor/Treasurer, 218-387-3640 or braidy.powers@co.cook.mn.us

Boreal makes a final push to move emails to a more massive server

Boreal is moving all 1,700 email accounts to a more secure server. By Brian Larsen of The Cook County News Herald - August 10, 2018. Click here to read more.

City of Grand Marais Stormwater Management Plan Review

Media Release from the City of Grand Marais - August 9, 2018 Contact: Patrick Knight, Communications Director, City of Grand Marais, (218)387-1848, (218)370-0446 (cell), communications@ci.grand-marais.mn.us

Temporary Road Closure Planned for County Road 38 Culvert Work

A temporary road closure to replace two cross-road culverts on CR 38 (Peninsula Point Trail) approximately .1 and .4 miles east of the intersection with the Caribou Trail is planned for Monday, Aug 13 and, possibly, Tuesday, Aug 14, depending on weather conditions. Media release from Cook County - August 9, 2018

Video: Researchers studying high concentration of plastics in Apostle Islands

A recent study found the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore had the highest concentration of microplastics out of 35 national parks surveyed. A group of researchers this summer are trying to find out why. By Jennifer Austin of KJBR-TV - August 7, 2018

Researchers discover 2 new non-native species in Great Lakes

Cornell University researchers have confirmed two new exotic species, both about the size of a flea, have established themselves in the Great Lakes, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. From Tony Briscoe of the Chicago Tribune - August 8, 2018
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