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Minnesota Youth ages 10-15 a special deer season - Monday, September 24, 2018

Youth ages 10-15 can participate in a special deer season

DNR Youth Deer special deer season  Lake Superior News
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ST PAUL, MINNESOTA  - September 24, 2018  (LSN)  Youth ages 10-15 can participate in a special deer season that runs from Thursday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 21, in 28 permit areas of southeastern and northwestern Minnesota, including in the Twin Cities metro permit area 601, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

“Youth deer season is about giving kids a unique opportunity to get out into the woods with a parent or mentor,” said James Burnham,

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Slate River Slaughter Halloween Display - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Slate River Slaughter Halloween Display
October 18th to 31st

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 18, 2018  (LSN) This small hobby group create a spectacular display to generates funds to donate to charities that are near and dear to the property owners’ hearts.  This is a FREE event to attend and operates on DONATIONS ONLY upon entering the display.  To keep their costs down as low as possible they dedicate hundreds of hours to building, repurposing many materials and fund the event themselves.  Their goals are to bring something fun for the community to enjoy every Halloween season and to raise donations for charities like Grace Place and the Thunder Bay District Human Society.

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Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel Announces Multimillion-dollar Renovations - Saturday, September 15, 2018

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel Announces Multimillion-dollar Renovations and Historic Rebrand

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September 13, 2018 – The Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel, Thunder Bay’s oldest and most iconic hotel property, has rebranded and is in the process of a multimillion-dollar renovation that will return the hotel to its historic, royal roots, it announced today.

Located in the downtown Waterfront District and built in 1911, the newly unveiled brand is a modern interpretation of the hotel’s original logo that is still engraved on the property’s walls.  The renovations include exterior façade improvements with the addition of classic canopies and flags, and interior upgrades include renovating and refurnishing the main lobby, elevators, guest rooms, ballroom and public spaces.

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Art Along the Lake - Thursday, September 6, 2018

Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

Art Along the Lake Cook County   Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA – Sept. 6, 2018  (LSN)   Imagine the visual excitement visitors will experience when viewing artwork by 50-plus local artists, who are inspired by one of Minnesota’s premier destinations on the North Shore.  Cook County is where the Sawtooth Mountains meet the shores of Lake Superior, and it will be ablaze with Fall color during the annual “Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour” Sept. 28 – Oct. 7.

 

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HAUNTED FORT NIGHT! - Wednesday, September 5, 2018

FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK’S HAUNTED FORT NIGHT!

FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK’S HAUNTED FORT NIGHT!  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - September 5, 2018   (LSN)   This October, Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) presents another bone-chilling Haunted Fort Night. This fall, sinister forces are stretching the forlorn barrier between the living and the departed, and the corrupted lost souls sense the weakness. These nightmarish creatures now call out, twisting and tormenting the innocent as they hunt for an escape from their purgatory of emptiness and endless misery.

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launch of the iCARE Thunder Bay Initiative - Monday, September 3, 2018

Official launch of the iCARE Thunder Bay Initiative

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THUNDER  BAY, ONTARIO  September 3, 2018  (LSN) I would like to bring to your attention the official launch of the iCARE Thunder Bay Initiative. This is a city-wide initiative to help move the City of Thunder Bay forward; by encouraging all residents in the community to show their true heart for the city.

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Sault hosting Crank The Shield cycling race - Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sault hosting Crank The Shield cycling race this weekend

Sault hosting Crank The Shield cycling race  Lake Superior News
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SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO - August 16, 2018 (LSN)  Mountain bike enthusiasts from across North America are descending on Sault Ste. Marie this weekend. From August 17 to 19, the community is hosting Crank T

 

Sault Ste. Marie is hosting Crank The Shield this weekend. The cycling adventure is taking place from August 17 to 19 at various locations. It features nearly 200 cyclists from across North America. As members of the media, you are invited to all portions of the event. 

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Coast Guard Rescue 3 People - Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Coast Guard Rescue 3 People Isle Royale

Coast Guard Rescue 3 People Isle Royale  Lake Superior News
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TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN -  August 8, 2018  (LSN)  A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan conducted a medevac from Isle Royale in Lake Superior, Tuesday.

 

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard District Nine Command Center were contacted by a Park Ranger on Isle Royal shortly after 9 p.m. local time, Monday, about an 18 year-old woman experiencing severe dehydration and slipping in and out of consciousness. The woman was part of a 3-person hiking party who set out on Monday morning.

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Emergency? Help Ornge find you! - Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Emergency? Help Ornge find you!

Ornge  Ontario Air Ambulance  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONARIO - August 1, 2018  (LSN) Ornge encourages those who live in (or visit) remote/cottage communities to download an Emergency Contact Sheet. This will help first responders access/locate you in an emergency situation

Hundreds of times each year, Ornge responds and transports patients from a variety of locations across Ontario including remote communities, cottage communities and urban centres. In remote and cottage communities, it is essential for homeowners, campers and cottage owners to know their location and other relevant health information when calling for help in an emergency situation.

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Parks & Trails Commission Special Meeting - Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Cook County Parks & Trails Commission Special Meeting

Cook County Parks & Trails Commission Special Meeting  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - August 1, 2018 (LSN)  The Cook County Parks & Trails Commission held their monthly meeting on July 30; however, no formal decisions or recommendations were made due to absences which resulted in a lack of Quorum. A special meeting will be on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, from 5-7 pm, in the Commissioners Board Room to address outstanding action items.

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Sunwing expands services from Thunder Bay - Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Sunwing expands services from Thunder Bay; adds direct flights to Punta Cana

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TORONTO, ONTARIO  – July 31, 2018  (LSN)  Sunwing is returning to Thunder Bay for a ninth season this coming winter and adding a new direct flight service to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for the first time. With the introduction of this new service, vacationers departing from Thunder Bay will enjoy convenient and direct access to three of the travel company’s most popular vacation destinations. Along with adding new weekly flights to Punta Cana operating between December 19, 2018 and March 27, 2019, the travel company is bringing back its popular winter flight services to Varadero, Cuba and Cancun, Mexico that will be available between November 6, 2018 and March 26, 2019 and December 24, 2018 and April 1, 2019 respectively.

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Celebrate National Carousel Day - Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Celebrate National Carousel Day by
Helping to Restore our 103 year old Carousel!

Horse Chippewa Park  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - July 25, 2018  (LSN) The Friends of Chippewa Park Carousel Restoration Team want you to celebrate National Carousel Day by not only heading out to Chippewa Park to ride our historic carousel today but by donating to the restoration campaign.

The campaign to raise funds for the restoration of the carousel has reached the halfway mark with $426,732.55 of the target $900,000 required, “but if we are to continue the restoration this fall we need to raise the remainder between now and year end” said Carousel Restoration Committee Co-Chair, Donna Gilhooly.

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Poker Run returning to Sault Ste. Marie - Friday, July 20, 2018

Poker Run returning to Sault Ste. Marie waterfront

Sault Ste Marie Poker Run     Lake Superior News
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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO July 20, 2018   (LSN)  They’re baaaa-aaaack! Dozens of high-octane speed boats are returning to the Sault Ste. Marie shoreline this summer. The third-annual Power Boating Canada/Poker Runs America CAN/AM President’s Cup VIP Poker Run is taking place July 27 to 29. This year’s event is slated to be the biggest yet, with many new and returning performance boats scheduled to take part in the weekend waterfront festivities.

 

This year’s Poker Run is Mardi Gras-themed. When taking part in the event, the public is encouraged to dress up in masks and beads to join the fun.

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89th Annual Fisherman’s Picnic Grand Marais - Wednesday, July 18, 2018

89th Annual Fisherman’s Picnic
Grand Marais

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GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA - July 18, 2018  (LSN) The 89th Annual Fisherman’s Picnic will be celebrated on Aug 2– 5 this year. The Picnic started with Commercial fisherman and their families having a picnic along the North Shore with families and friends during the slow fishing times.

The Grand Marais Lions Club made it an official celebration in 1952.  It is a time when family and class unions are held. While giving opportunities for friends to come together and reunite.

The annual Fisherman’s Picnic is a classic local festival where you can find everything from softball tournaments, fishing contests to lumberjack exhibitions and a parade on Sunday. Some of the wackier events are the fish-tossing contest (participants throw herring back and forth), a loon-calling contest, minnow races and pickled herring-eating contest.

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Parks & Trails Commission Seeking Respresentatives - Tuesday, July 17, 2018

aParks & Trails Commission Seeking Two District Representatives

Grand Marais, Sawtooth Bluff   Lake Superior News
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GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA – July 17, 2018  (LSN) – Cook County’s Parks & Trails Commission is seeking a District Two representative (effective immediately) and a District Four representative (beginning in August) for two-year terms.

“We are looking for two interested individuals to bring their enthusiasm and energy to the Commission,” said Lisa Kerr, Land Commissioner/Parks & Trails Director. “This is a great opportunity to be part of the future of Cook County’s parks and trails.”

 

The Parks & Trails Commission was established to advise and provide recommendations to the Cook County Board of Commissioners

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National Cherry Festival Airshow - Thursday, June 28, 2018

USCG Air Station Traverse City Open Ramp
National Cherry Festival Airshow