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Media Release from Cook County - Friday, April 13, 2108 Contact: Rena Rogers, Director – MIS Department, 218.387.3662 or

Meeting held to discuss proposed bonding projects

By Brian Larsen of the Cook County News Herald - Friday, April 13, 2018

Season’s First Saltie Arrives In Duluth-Superior

The first ‘saltie’ of the 2018 commercial navigation season is on its way to the Port of Duluth-Superior. From Marine Line - Thursday, April 12, 2018

Boundary Waters, Mississippi Named On ‘Most Endangered’ Rivers List

Amy and Dave Freeman are profiled in this report about Minnesota's endangered waters. By Jennifer Mayerle of WCCO CBS Minnesota - April 11, 2018

Enbridge reports discover of dents in line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Calls For Swift Action To Protect Great Lakes. By Danielle Kaeding of Wisconsin Public Radio News - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

U.S. Mint unveils quarter depicting Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Lake Superior

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a group of 21 islands and shoreline located on the northern tip of Wisconsin in Lake Superior, is the latest release in the United States Mint's America the Beautiful Series honoring national parks and other national sites. By Brandon Champion of - April 19, 2018

The Elite 8: Vote for your favorite Minnesota lake from MPR

Round One of the Elite 8 pits Lake Superior vs. Lake Waconia - From Minnesota Public Radio - April 11, 2018

Lake of the Woods still "99% ice covered": late ice-out looms

Lake of the Woods ice patrol blogger says cold April weather, thick ice and snow cover to blame. From CBC News · Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

April 10 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, April 10 Board of Commissioners Meeting. Contact: Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, 218-387-3687 or

Ice traps U.P. island residents

Residents of an Upper Peninsula island have been trapped by ice jams for a week and a half and are trying to wait out an unusual onslaught of subfreezing temperatures until ferry service is restored. By John L. Russell, Special to The Detroit News - April 9, 2018
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