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Survey shows lack of knowledge, awareness for Great Lakes

The poll showed that 24% of people did not know the challenges facing the lakes. From CBC News · July 17, 2018

U.S group repatriates Canadian wildlands

A unique American charity works to help American landowners transfer their properties to Canadian conservation groups to preserve the lands’ wildlife and natural habitats — and without having to pay hefty Canadian tax bills. By Sara McCleary of Sault This Week - Monday, July 16, 2018

Video: Significant rise in Lake Superior water levels in the past month.

The National Weather Service in Marquette County says they've seen a significant raise of water levels in Lake Superior this past month. By Rebecca Bartelme of - July 16, 2018

Weekly Cook County Sheriff's Report

A copy of the Cook County Sheriff's Report is enclosed as a pdf. From Cook County - July 16, 2018

Video: Inside the L/B Cabin on the Lundie Tour

The 14th Lundie and Vacation Home Tour showed off some of those unique and spectacular places, including the L/B cabin in the Taconite Harbor area. By Amy Adamle of WDIO-TV - July 16, 2018

Parks & Trails Commission Seeking Two District Representatives

Cook County’s Parks & Trails Commission is seeking a District Two representative (effective immediately) and a District Four representative (beginning in August) for two-year terms. Contact: Lisa Kerr, Land Commissioner/Parks & Trails Director, 218-387-3654 or

Executives, professionals connected to cannabis industry avoid travel to U.S. for fear of lifetime ban

Lawyer says Canadians working in cannabis industry are starting to run into problems at U.S. border. From CBC News - July 13, 2018

Enforcement measures increase against unlicensed mariners carrying passengers for hire in Northern Minnesota

The Coast Guard is stepping up enforcement measures on boat operators illegally taking passengers for hire. By U.S. Coast Guard 9th District Great Lakes - July 15, 2018

Gypsy moth treatment planned in Split Rock, Beaver Bay

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is preparing to treat approximately 73,500 acres of land in the Split Rock and Beaver Bay area of Lake County to slow the spread of a gypsy moth infestation. From the Lake County News Chronicle - July 15, 2018

What happens when Lake Superior has too much water?

It dumps it into an already overflowing Lake Michigan. By Tony Briscoe - Contact Reporter, The Chicago Tribune - July 13, 2018
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