The current ban on fires of any kind is not the first and not the most severe.
Spring is now official along the Gunflint Lake shores. It is declared so because the lake ice departed in the afternoon of April 10.
There was some good news to report at the monthly meeting of the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority on Tuesday.
A new show opened at the Johnson Heritage Post this weekend: "Out in the Shop: Cook County Furniture Makers" curated by Scott Pollock (left). This show is a must-see.