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Local Fish Report for July 30

7/30/10 -- There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

A contractor uses a suction hose to clean oil from the Kalamazoo River, Wednesday -Photo/The Kalamazoo Gazette, Jonathon Gruenke

Oil pipeline spill threatens Lake Michigan

On Monday, July 26, a 30 inch pipeline belonging to Enbridge, Inc., a Canadian-based company, burst near Marshall, Michigan, spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil into Talmadge C

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Local care center offers dietary variety to residents

During an interview on WTIP Wednesday, U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke about senior citizen concerns his staff had gleaned from several meetings around the state.

New York City - Old Woman in Little Odessa - Brighton Beach - Brooklyn - photo by Adam Jones, Ph.D.

Older women face increasing economic struggles

Older women in Minnesota, and across the country, are having a hard time making ends meet.

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City concerned about making future pool plans

In 2005 the city of Grand Marais formed a municipal pool committee and contracted with Burbach Aquatics to do a study on the feasibility of building a new pool versus renovating the existing one.


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Lake Superior Has a Fever (and we're all feeling the heat)

If you think summers along the North Shore are getting warmer, you’re right.  Average air and water temperatures in the Great Lakes region are higher than they used to be, and this yea

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High Summer Days Bring People To Superior’s Shore

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

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Senator increases pressure on keeping out Asian carp

Standing on the banks of the Mississippi River, U.S.

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New rideshare website for the North Shore

Are you looking for a ride to Portage next Wednesday?  Hoping to share gas expenses on a trip to the cities this weekend?  Well, thanks to the efforts of a local non-profit, there&rsquo