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Teenage fishermen rescued from floating iceberg in Upper Peninsula

Two teenage fishermen had to be rescued after the piece of ice they were standing on began to float away from shore. By Tanda Gmiter - tgmiter@mlive.com - March 28, 2018

Duluth-made aquavit takes inspiration, flavor from Scandinavian roots

Launched in 2013 by husband and wife Joel and Emily Vikre, the distillery started with a line of artisanal gins infused with native northern botanicals, but soon introduced two aquavits to the lineup. By Lisa Futterman of The Chicago Tribune - March 28, 2018

Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Report

Click here to access a PDF of the weekly report from March 19-25, 2018.

Seven detained, snowmobiles seized after illegal crossing from Canada into Minnesota

News release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection - March 27, 2018

March 27 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Contact: Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, 218-387-3687 or jeff.cadwell@co.cook.mn.us

Raw waste leaks into Lake Superior; no notice given

The Daily Mining Gazette - March 27, 2018

Man found deceased at Lodge on Flour Lake

News release from Cook County law enforcement - March 25, 2018

Michigan's Soo Locks opens, first freighter claims bragging rights

The American Century pushed through to be first in line for the midnight opening of Michigan's Soo Locks. By Tanda Gmiter - tgmiter@mlive.com

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards conduct Spring Breakout; Soo Locks scheduled to open today

Watch video of ice breaking operations on Lake Superior - March 25, 2018 here.

Minnetonka student and cancer survivor wins trip to BWCA

Julia Ruelle is ecstatic to be heading this summer to the serene Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) as winner of the first ever essay contest sponsored by the founder of Ely Outfitting Co. By Gail Rosenblum - The Star Tribune - March 22, 2018
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