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Local Fishing Report for Labor Day Weekend

9/3/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

Trenching for fiber optic cable installation in Worcester, MA

Efforts to expand broadband access continue

Compared with the rest of the world, the United States isn’t very well connected. The information highway slows to a crawl before it reaches much of rural America, including Cook Count

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Lodging tax revenues project an upbeat picture

Lodging tax revenues for the month of July were up from June in the county according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


Of Woods And Words: How to Meet Your Neighbors

In the summer, in the woods, solitude can feel like an illusion. During the winter, just a handful of people live on our bay and life unfolds quietly, as if on your own whim.

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Lizard Lake fire update

The Lizard Lake fire is starting to quiet down. A combination of water dropping and high humidity is helping.


Early fall means the loons are gathering

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Plein Air painting competition under way in Grand Marais

Artists Neil Sherman and Brian Stewart visited The Roadhouse Aug.

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EPA seeks comments on Great Lakes restoration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking for input from the public on cleaning up and protecting the Great Lakes.

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Water Dropping Aircraft To Be Used Today On Lizard Lake Fire

The following information has been received from the US

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Sunday Morning Update on Lizard Lake Fire Suppression

The US Forest Service has been providing updates on the Lizard Lake fire in the Superior National Forest during the weekend. This latest report came at 10:40 AM, Sunday, August 29.

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