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Six Arressed for Drug Trafficking - Friday, March 15, 2019

Six Arressed for Drug Trafficking

Toronto Drug Dealer Arrested   Lake Supeiror News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 15,  2019   (LSN)  Police executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Finlayson Street just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.

The search was part of an ongoing Fentanyl and cocaine trafficking investigation by the joint task force, which includes members from the Thunder Bay Police Service, OPP, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service.

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Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street - Friday, March 15, 2019

Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street

Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 15,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect connected to a recent convenience store robbery.

Police learned a female suspect entered the store brandishing a knife and syringe. The suspect approached the store clerk at the counter and demanded money.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store at 346 North May Street just before 9 p.m. on March 12 for  a reported robbery that had just occurred at that location.

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PublicSafety

Global Trade Task Force - Monday, March 11, 2019

Homeland Security officials launch new Detroit task force to protect national security

 Global Trade Task Force  Lake Superior News
#LSN_PublicSafety   Global Trade Task Force

DETROIT, MICHIGAN  – March 11, 2019, 2019  (LSN)  ​In an effort to mitigate vulnerabilities within the commerce stream that threaten the nation’s consumers and to protect national security, Homeland Security officials recently launched its Global Trade Task Force (GTTF), a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-led multi-agency effort that leverages robust import and export controls and investigative authorities to combat illicit commercial activities. Authorities announced results from a recent task force effort Monday at Detroit’s Fort Street Cargo Facility

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Alien Smuggling From Canada - Saturday, March 9, 2019

Border Protection  Disrupts Alien Smuggling From Canada Into New York State

Border Protection  Disrupts Alien Smuggling From Canada Into New York State  Lake Superior News
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HOGANSBURG, NEW YORK   – March 1, 2019, 2019  (LSN)  On Thursday, March 7, U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted an alien smuggling event in Hogansburg, NY.  

On Thursday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Massena Border Patrol Station observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino in Hogansburg, NY. Border Patrol agents further observed suspicious behavior by the occupants and conducted a vehicle stop near Fort Covington, NY.  Six citizens of India were inside the vehicle including two who were identified as smuggled aliens.

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46 rescued from ice floe - Saturday, March 9, 2019

46 rescued from ice floe in western Lake Erie

Catawaba Island, Lake Erie, Ice Rescue  Lake Superior News
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CLEVELAND, OHIO -  March 9, 2019  (LSN)  The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies rescued 46 ice fishermen from an ice floe that broke free near Catawaba Island, Saturday.

An additional estimated 100 people were able to self-rescue themselves from the ice floe either by swimming or walking on ice-bridges that were still connected to the floe initially.

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Cook County Spring Road Conditions - Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Road Conditions Update

Cooki County  Spring Road Conditions Update  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - March 15, , 2019  (LSN)  Following this winter’s snowfall totals, Cook County asks drivers to remain vigilant as localized flooding is expected to continue as the long-range forecast predicts warming temperatures. Cook County Highway Department crews will work through the weekend to continue to thaw culverts, dig ditches, and push ice chunks off several county roads. Springtime truck weight restrictions will begin on Tuesday.

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Arts

BUYING THE FARM - Monday, March 11, 2019

BUYING THE FARM lands at Magnus Theatre

BUYING THE FARM lands at Magnus Theatre  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 11, 2019   (LSN)  Magnus Theatre continues the 2019-19 Season with a brand new Canadian play.  BUYING THE FARM by Shelley Hoffman and Stephen Sparks is a romantic comedy in two acts about a young real estate agent who approaches a third generation farmer to buy up his farm for development.  Things heat up when the young man meets the farmer’s feisty and smart niece, who is definitely against the urban sprawl that the land develope

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Great Lake Shipping

fire on the St Clair in Port of Toledo - Sunday, February 17, 2019

Coast Guard conducts pollution assessment following
fire on the St Clair in Port of Toledo

St Clair Fire in Toledo  _ Lake Superior News
#LSN_Shipping   Fire on the 
762-foot St Clair 

Toledo, Ohio   -  February 17, 2019  (LSN)  The Coast Guard is conducting pollution assessment of the Maumee River following a fire onboard a vessel at the CSX Torco terminal in Oregon, Ohio in the Port of Toledo, Saturday.

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Detroit Command Center were notified of the fire about 9: 30 p.m. by members of Coast Guard Station Toledo. The Coast Guard responded along with fire fighters from eight local fire departments

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Outdoor Tourism

Split Rock Lighthouse’s Longest-Serving Keeper - Monday, March 11, 2019

Split Rock Lighthouse’s Longest-Serving Keeper Retires After Nearly Four Decades on Lake Superior

Split Rock Light House By Peter Humeniuk   Lake Superior News
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TWO HARBORS, MINNESOTA  - March 11, 2019   (LSN)  For 36 years, Lee Radzak has cared for the National Historic Landmark and called it home  

Since it first opened in 1910, Split Rock Lighthouse on Lake Superior has only been entrusted to a handful of head lighthouse keepers. In April 2019, Split Rock's latest and longest resident keeper, Lee Radzak, will retire after 36 years in the role and 42 at the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS).

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BWCAW Permits Successfully re-launched - Sunday, March 10, 2019

Thousands book permit reservations for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in successful re-launch

Bournary Permits Available March 4, 2019   Lake Superior News
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DULUTH, MINNESOTA  - March 10, 2019   (LSN)  On March 4, nearly 10,000 permit reservations for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) were booked using the reservation system on Recreation.gov.  Visitors from all over the country, including non-profit organizations and youth camps, will be enjoying the BWCAW this season. 

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Sports

BORDER CATS SIGN TRIO OF PITCHERS - Thursday, March 14, 2019

BORDER CATS SIGN TRIO OF PITCHERS

BORDER CATS SIGN TRIO OF PITCHERS  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports      Eagleston              Leaser Josh          Joe Moran

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  March 14, 2019  (LSN)  Thunder Bay, Ont. - The Thunder Bay Border Cats are pleased to announce the signings of three pitchers for the 2019 Northwoods League season with the addition of Josh Leaser, Austin Eggleston and Joe Moran.

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