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Surly, Castle Danger squeak into Minnesota Beer Bracket final after last-minute victories

The No. 1 and the No. 2 seeds barely survived the Foamy Four, coming from behind to defeat their opponents. By Amelia Rayno of the Star Tribune March 27, 2018

Many Minnesota outdoor recreational facilities, buildings in disrepair

Gov. Mark Dayton asks Legislature for $130 million in natural resources asset preservation support for DNR. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - March 27, 2018

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 - - 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

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 -
Minnesota DNR Fall Colors Map
Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here

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