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Avoiding a drowning tragedy in Lake Superior

Watch a WDIO-TV report on rescue preparations for Lake Superior beaches and how residents and visitors can learn to avoid dangerous conditions. From WDIO-TV on July 13, 2018

Public Feedback and Participation Invited for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Media Release from the Cook County Office of Emergency Management and Public Information - July 13, 2018

City discusses plan of action to keep the golf course open

On Wednesday, Grand Marais city councilors spent a lot of time talking about illegally parked trailers/campers in town and a plan to keep the Gunflint Hills Golf Course open. By Brian Larsen of the Cook County News Herald - July 13, 2018

RV Motor Home Accident and Fire at Poplar River

Media release from Cook County. Valerie Marasco, Director – Emergency Management & Public Information, 218-387-5366 or

Why this tiny Michigan island was picked by NASA to measure Earth's radiation

A small, rocky island in Lake Superior known for getting hit with some wicked waves is the latest place NASA is using to gather data on Earth's radiation. By Tanda Gmiter - - July 12, 2018

Grand Portage Lodge and Casino holds Grand Opening weekend

The grand opening weekend events include a free barbecue to be offered on Friday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and there are additional gaming promotions and events through Sunday. From WDIO-TV - July 12, 2018

Former Minnesota teacher, coach dies in Boundary Waters after canoe capsizes

Niles R. Schulz, 75, of Minneapolis was found dead Tuesday evening, July 10, in Sawbill Lake near the portage to Kelso Lake, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. From the St. Paul Pioneer Press on July 11, 2018

Binational Poll Of Great Lakes Residents Shows Potential Need To Boost Water Literacy

Love for lakes is there, but so is some confusion about threats to the Great Lakes. By Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio - July 10, 2018

Three Stand-up Paddleboarders Lay Wreath over Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

On Tuesday, three young men departed on a trip which has never been done. They set out to paddleboard across Lake Superior, the largest, coldest, and most dangerous of the Great Lakes. From WLUC-TV - July 11, 2018

July 10 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

July 10, 2018 – Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, July 10 Board of Commissioners Meeting
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