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MnDOT changes Highway 61 construction timeline in Lake County.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has changed its schedule for the Highway 61 construction project in Two Harbors this summer due to concerns voiced during a public meeting Feb. 20. By Jamey Malcomb in The Lake County News Chronicle - March 16, 2018.

Cook County accepts mountain bike trail building bid

Only one bid was received to build the 16-mile connector mountain bike trail from Tofte to Lutsen. By Brian Larsen from The Cook County News Herald - March 16, 2018

Letter to community on history of highway 61 project

From staff reports from The Cook County News Herald - March 16, 2018

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation seeking grant applicants.

The deadline for submission of a letter of intent is March 19 by 5:00pm. You can follow a link to apply here.

Report links poverty and poor health

All Northeastern Minnesota counties are in the bottom 20 percent for health outcomes, ranging from 71st for Lake County to 82nd for Cook County out of a total of the 87 counties in Minnesota. By John Lundy of the Duluth News Tribune - March 14, 2018

Cellphone scam reaches Minnesota; reports of stolen bank accounts and identities

By Callie Schmidt / St. Paul Pioneer Press on March 13, 2018

March 13 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Media Release from Cook County - Contact: Braidy Powers, County Auditor/Treasurer, 387-3640 or

Canadian Coast Guard prepare for ice-breaking operations in Thunder Bay

Operations are expected to begin on March 13, 2018 - From CBC News Posted: Mar 12, 2018

"Life is good again". From a simple dance to marriage

Teresa Funk and her two sisters, Pat Skog and Vi Keyport, all of Moose Lake, are granddaughters of John Beargrease. Teresa's son, Mike, still heads up the Beargrease race. By Lois E. Johnson of the Moose Lake Gazette - March 12, 2018

Male Found Deceased After Fall in Grand Portage Early Sunday

Media Release from Cook County Law Enforcement - March 12, 2018
Minnesota DNR Fall Colors Map
Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here

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