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April 17 Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

Media Release from Cook County - April 19, 2018 – Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, April 19 Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Minnesota's Longest Winter

In 1949-50, the Pigeon River crossing recorded 190 days of continuous snow cover; could that record fall this year? From the Tower Timberjay - April 19, 2018

Senate drops measure to exempt ship ballasts from Clean Water Act

The U.S. Senate voted narrowly Wednesday against a measure that would have pulled some significant Clean Water Act protections for the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters. By Dan Eagan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - April 19, 2018

The mini-Titanic: British ship preserved for 107 years hundreds of feet under Lake Superior.

A ship's bell, table, chairs and even a piano revealed inside the incredible wreckage of a British ship. See this remarkable photo essay. By George Martin of The Daily Mail - April 17, 2018

Cook County Schools ISD 166 April 19 School Board Agenda

Attached please find the agenda for the April 19, 2018 school board meeting.

Watch: Waves batter Lake Superior shore.

From KDLH Radio News - April 16, 2018

U.S. Senate voting this week on looser rules for Great Lakes ships dumping ballast water

Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tuesday, April 17, 2018

If it’s predictable, it’s preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week 2018

This Wildfire Prevention Week (April 15-21), the Department of Natural Resources encourages people to look past the late-season snow and start getting ready for wildfire season. From the Minnesota DNR - April 16, 2018

Cook County Sheriff's Weekly Report

Read the weekly Cook County Sheriff's report in the attached PDF file. From Cook County Law Enforcement - Monday, April 16, 2018

Rainy Lake water levels to get tweaked following public input

Concerns about a possible wet spring, late ice off and large snow pack lead to decision. From CBC News · Posted: Apr 16, 2018
Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here

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