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Cook County Sheriff's Weekly Report

The Cook County Weekly Sheriff's Report for the week of July 2 -9, 2018 can be found in the attached PDF. From Cook County - July 9, 2018

Boating industry says it will take a hit from tariffs

After a blockbuster year, trade war could put the brakes on U.S. boating industry. By Dee DePass of the Star Tribune - July 9, 2018

Lake Superior inching back toward normal

The level of Lake Superior rose more slowly in June than usual, going up by 2.4 inches in a month. By John Myers of the Duluth News Tribune on July 5, 2018

Historic Penninsula tug boat makes it way back home to Marathon, Ont., this weekend

The tug boat left Thunder Bay for the final time on Saturday. From CBC News · Posted: Jul 06, 2018

'Chocolate milk' in Lake Superior spurred by erosion

Recent heavy rains in and around the Twin Ports raised river levels and sent thousands of tons of silt into Lake Superior. By John Myers of the Duluth News Tribune - July 7, 2018

Plan for northern Minnesota back-roads adventure prompts dust-up

Opposition has mushroomed recently in some places, including Cook County, where more than 150 people signed a petition asking the Board of Commissioners to reject the proposal. By Pam Louwagie of the Star Tribune - July 7, 2018

Great Lakes water temperatures soar after recent heat

Most of the Great Lakes are at the warmest average temperature right now compared to this date over the last five years. Lake Superior is the only Great Lake currently not much warmer than long-term averages. By Mark Torregrossa of - July 5, 2018

Search continues for undiscovered Great Lakes shipwrecks

Of the estimated 10,000 ships believed to have been lost on the lakes over the past four centuries, only about a third have been found and identified. From - July 5, 2018

Bayfield Race Week Celebrates 40 Years of Sailing on Lake Superior

Throughout the holiday week, you’ll find an entire dock filled with water crafts at the Apostle Islands Marina ready to set sail for a race on the great lake of Superior. From WDIO-TV - July 5, 2018

Bemidji Officials Confirm Tornado Briefly Touched Down

Officials have confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Bemidji Wednesday morning. From WDIO-TV - July 04, 2018
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