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Lake Superior levels remain well above average

The high levels coupled with strong winds and waves have resulted in shoreline erosion and coastal damages across the upper Great Lakes system. By: SooToday Staff on April 5, 2018. Click to read more.

Vegetarian venture starts up in Two Harbors.

The company, Ruth's Vegetarian Gourmet, had planned on starting production last summer, but "a variety of different scenarios" forced them to delay their plans, according to Vice President Justin Bacon. By Jimmy Lovrien of The Lake County News Chronicle on April 2, 2018

Predicting the impact of high Lake Superior water levels.

Lake Superior may set record high in 2018; Sea Grant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss possible levels, impacts. Posted on April 2, 2018 by Elliot Nelson, Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension

Seeking Understanding of Life Under Frozen Lakes

Researchers say the seasons are connected – and climate change is playing a role in the changing ecology here. By William Seay of Fox 21 News - Monday, April 2, 2018

Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Report

Read a PDF of the report from March 26 to April 1, 2018

Americans tell Interior to take a hike over proposed National Park fee increase

Interior Department officials are backing away from a plan to dramatically increase entrance fees at the most popular national parks after receiving more than 100,000 public comments from Americans nearly unanimously opposed to the idea. By Washington Post - Monday, April 2, 2018

MNRF lays charges after aerial enforcement near Quetico Provincial Park

A total of 16 charges and 21 warnings were issued on Saturday, March 24. From CBC News · March 29, 2018

Where's the snow? Climate change in Minnesota creates septic tank headaches

Unexpected consequence of climate change plagues the state. By Josephine Marcotty Star Tribune March 31, 2018

The Last Resorts: Minnesota facing disappearance of summer lake tradition

The number of resorts operating in Minnesota has dropped nearly in half in the last 30 years. The tourism industry attributes this to economic pressures that range from guests' changing expectations to the declining value of their businesses relative to the land they sit on. By Greta Kaul / MinnPost.com - March 30, 2018

Thunder Bay port shipping season officially underway

Annual Top Hat ceremony marking arrival of first ship held Wednesday. From CBC News · March 28, 2018
Minnesota DNR Fall Colors Map
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