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DNR encourages homeowners to compost, not burn

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - March 22, 2018

North House and Dockside Fish Market handoff completed

From Staff Reports from The Cook County News Herald - March 23, 2018

March 20 Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

Read the highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, March 20 Committee of the Whole Meeting. From Cook County - March 21, 2018. Contact: Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, 218-387-3687 or

Mini-Grants Support Businesses in Becoming “Breastfeeding Friendly”

To help local businesses support their breastfeeding employees, Healthy Northland is accepting applications for $1,500 breastfeeding mini-grants. Contact: Hartley Newell-Acero,, 218-387-2330 From Sawtooth Mountain Clinic - March 20, 2018

Boreal Ship Spotter is back in business.

With the start of the Great Lakes 2018 shipping season, Boreal Ship Spotter returns to our home page. March 20, 2018

Careless Driver Charged for Rear-Ending Sheriff in School Zone

Media release from Cook County Law Enforcement. Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director – Office of Emergency Management & Public Information, mobile 218-387-5366 or

International Conference to focus on Emergency Response Without Borders

On March 21 & 22, public safety officials from both sides of the US and Canadian border will converge at the Grand Portage Lodge Event Center for the 2018 Cross-Border Conference MN/ON Emergency Management Conference. Media Release from Cook County Office of Emergency Management and Public Information - March 20, 2018

The Latest Great Lakes Water Levels and Ice Extent

Great Lakes ice extent is at 23.4%. Lake Superior has the most at 43.9%. Lake Michigan is down to 10.1% and that is almost all in Green Bay and up by the Mackinac Bridge. By Bill Steffen of WOOD-TV - March 17, 2018

Commercial shipping season begins!

The anticipated departure of six vessels this week signals a strong start to the 2018 commercial shipping season for the Port of Duluth-Superior and the entire region. From Business North - March 20, 2018

Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Report

Click here to access a PDF of the weekly report from March 12-18, 2018.
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