This winter's stretch of bitter cold has been downright blissful for full-time residents of Madeline Island, with subfreezing temperatures finally delivering a sheet of lake ice thick enough to drive over. By Pam Louwagie Star Tribune MARCH 10, 2018
A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. By John Myers, Forum News Service.
Officials suggest residents call local police if they feel threatened or in danger.
By Christina Jung, CBC News Posted: March 9, 2018
The Great Lakes basin, or watershed, is home to more than 30 million American and Canadian citizens, for whom the lakes are an extraordinary resource. By Dan Grinthal | The Reporter, Rochester Institute of Technology | March 8, 2018
Feds say Northern Lights Express won't have significant impact on environment.
By Janet Moore Star Tribune MARCH 7, 2018
Media Release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Posted March 7, 2018
On March 2, 2018, John Edward Heinonen, 60, of Thunder Bay, ON, was arrested by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the United States Border Patrol and charged with 1st Degree Drug Possession. Media Release from Cook County Law Enforcement - Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre was forced to postpone his ascent of Mount Hunter in Alaska due to a forecast of adverse weather conditions making climbing dangerous. March 7, 2018.
The level on Lake Superior at the start of March is still 13 inches above the average and six inches higher than last year at this time. By Dave Strandberg of KDAL Radio - Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Wednesday and Thursday, a coalition representing business, industry, and environmental organizations will meet with members of Congress to rally support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. By Tim Morrissey, Public News Service - WI - March 5, 2018