Lake County, MN

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U.S. Highway 53 roadwork near Pike Lake starts Monday

Construction on southbound U.S. Highway 53 between Pike Lake and Twig, from just north of Midway Road to just north of St. Louis County Road 8, will begin Monday. The project will start with temporary crossover construction that will require left- and passing-lane closures on both north and south sides of Highway 53, a Minnesota Department of Transportation news release said this week.
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Russian tall ship returns to Lake Superior

After eight and a half months on land at the Loon's Foot Marina in Superior, the Pilgrim is back on the water. The 18th-century tall ship replica from Duluth's sister city of Petrovadosk, Russia, was launched back into the water May 30, according to the boat's Facebook page. The ship's first destination is a short jaunt up to Grand Marais for the Wooden Boat Show hosted by the North House Folk School.
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Quiet & sunny through mid week, Lake breeze today

High pressure sits to our north and east for today so expect sunny skies. Highs will climb into the 70s and low 80s for many, however, with an east wined those along the shore will see temperatures in the 60s to low 70s. Tonight, we'll continue under mostly clear skies...
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Standing with Stannard Rock

Since 1882, Stannard Rock Lighthouse has helped mariners navigate the stormy waters of Lake Superior. Now the tower called “the most remote lighthouse in North America” is poised to help navigate the future storm of changing climate conditions. But first, it needs an expensive dose of TLC to rejuvenate its interior spaces.

Duluth’s Lake Superior Zoo welcomes new baby monkey

DULUTH, MN-- Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo has a newborn monkey ready to greet the public. Táami is a four-week-old black crested mangabey monkey. Táami was born in May to mother Kiwi and is the newest member of her troop of four. Zookeepers say they are thrilled to welcome the new...
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Lake Superior Zoo is Aiding Animals Through Thermal Imaging

DULUTH, Minn.– The Lake Superior Zoo has been granted a special piece of equipment that allows them to make diagnoses on their animals from a distance. Through a thermal imaging camera Lake Superior Zoo is utilizing a new piece of equipment that is helping them find different injuries in their animals.

Dense Fog Advisory from FRI 9:01 PM CDT until SAT 4:00 AM CDT

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT SATURDAY…. * WHAT…Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. * WHERE…Southern Lake and Carlton and South St. Louis. Counties. This includes the Tribal Lands of the Fond du Lac. Band. * WHEN…Until 4 AM CDT Saturday. * IMPACTS…Hazardous driving...
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Park Point Rip Current Rescue

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) – A sudden wind shift on Saturday evening created rip currents along Park Point that caught four teenage swimmers who were pulled away from the Lake Superior shoreline. The Duluth Fire Department and St. Louis County Rescue Squad responded to the scene around the 3100 block of...
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Teenager rescued from rip current

Duluth Fire Department and St. Louis County Rescue Squad personnel rescued a swimmer in distress from a rip current in Lake Superior off Park Point on Saturday. The water emergency call came in at 6:43 p.m. The Marine 19 rescue boat, which had just finished responding to an unrelated incident, arrived near the 3100 block of Minnesota Avenue. Four teenagers had been caught in the current; two women got out and one man was attempting to help another when they became separated.
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Former Teacher Publishes Book About Shipwrecks in Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn.- A retired Hayward teacher and children’s author Kathy Groth released a book about shipwrecks in Lake Superior. Sunken: Shipwrecks of Lake Superior focuses on teaching kids and adults about the different wrecks through a fictional story with factual information about lost ships. Groth collected research from different areas surrounding the lakes, making it more adventurous.
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Lake Superior water levels nearing normal

An unusually dry May across the Northland left Lake Superior with a stable water level during a month it rises 4 inches on average. The International Lake Superior Board of Control reported the latest water levels Thursday, noting Lake Superior is now just 3.9 inches above the 102-year average for June 1. The big lake is now 6 inches below the June 1 level from 2020.
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Pixie’s Health Club near The Lake

Our best entertainment is a live cat video—Pixie skittering wherever she pleases, as fast as a speeding bullet--when she is not supine and as relaxed as we only hope to be. There is only one place in our home that she cannot get up to and routinely goes to all of them. One result is that there is no safe […]

Galaxy Prescribed Burn scheduled for Friday

From Superior National Forest, Gunflint Ranger District June 3, 2021. Township 59 North, Range 7 West, Section 6. Approximately 5 miles east of the community of Isabella in Lake County, Minnesota. Size:. 490 Acres. Purpose:. Areas included in the Galaxy project are timber harvest units where logging activities have taken...