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A 29-year-old Colorado man dove from a popular cliff-diving spot in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Wednesday and never surfaced. Emergency crews from Lake and St. Louis counties found Chase Winkey on Thursday morning, 20 feet below the surface of Makwa Lake. His body was sent to the medical examiner in Hibbing for an autopsy. Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson said Winkey was staying on nearby Little Saganaga Lake in a party of four people who were jumping off a cliff that is known for diving. The cliff is about 60 feet high and the water is deep.
Wednesday, Aug. 7 After being anchored in the lake for several days, the Zealand Juliana arrived through the Duluth Ship Canal late Tuesday afternoon. It is shown with local tugs Minnesota and North Dakota. (Photo by Diane Hilden) DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Joseph L. Block, departing; Hon. James L. Oberstar, departing; Edwin H. Gott, arriving to load iron ore pellets; Algoma Montrealais, arriving to discharge cement Afternoon: Cason J. Callaway, arriving Evening/night: Cason J.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Joseph L. Block, departing for Two Harbors; Roger Blough, arriving to load iron ore pellets Evening/night: Zealand Juliana, arriving to load grain; Hon. James L. Oberstar, arriving to unload limestone; Roger Blough, departing with iron ore pellets SUPERIOR ENTRY Evening/night: Zeus/barge Deegan, departing; Stewart J. Cort, arriving to load iron ore pellets TWO HARBORS Evening/night: Joseph L.
A 20-year-old man drowned Friday evening while swimming in the Temperance River in Cook County. The Cook County Sheriff's Office reported that Pavel Shtrefleng of Eden Prairie, Minn., was swimming in a pool on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Highway 61, just below the bridge, at about 5:25 p.m. Friday when he got caught in the current and was pulled underwater. Shtrefleng's brother tried to reach him but was unable to do so because of the current, the sheriff's office reported. Shtrefleng was submerged for about four to five minutes before being released by the current.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Cason J. Callaway, departing; Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. Van Enkevort, departing; Grande Mariner, departing Afternoon: Sam Laud, arriving to discharge limestone SUPERIOR ENTRY Afternoon: Stewart J. Cort, arriving to load iron ore pellets TWO HARBORS Morning: Roger Blough, departing; Hon. James L. Oberstar, arriving; Cason J. Callaway, arriving; Edwin H. Gott, arriving For updated information 24 hours a day, call the Boatwatcher's Hotline at (218) 722-6489. Source: The U.S.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: Great Republic, arriving to discharge limestone; James R. Barker, arriving to load coal; Paul R. Tregurtha, departing Afternoon: James R. Barker, departing; Cason J. Callaway, arriving to discharge limestone; Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. Van Enkevort, arriving to load iron ore pellets Evening/night: Great Republic, departing SUPERIOR ENTRY No traffic expected. TWO HARBORS Morning: St.
Clearing skies meant sunshine and warmer weather in the Northland today - but they'll also lead to some chilly conditions tonight. The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a frost advisory for the early morning hours Monday for northern parts of the Northland, including the Iron Range, International Falls and areas of the Arrowhead away from Lake Superior. Low temperatures in those areas may fall into the lower to middle 30s early Monday morning, causing areas of frost that could damage sensitive plants.
The controversial sale of a parcel of land along Lake Superior's North Shore has netted $1.2 million for the state's school trust fund. An Eden Prairie couple outbid the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in a public auction held Wednesday for the 65-acre parcel, about 10 miles north of Silver Bay. Buyer Robert Schachter said he and his wife, Karen Rylander, have no plans to develop the property. "The person who showed us the property thought it should be left untouched," Schachter said.
The American Courage is shown at Graymont on Tuesday afternoon. The vessel is scheduled to depart the Superior piers this afternoon bound for Silver Bay where it will load iron ore pellets. DULUTH ENTRY Morning: James R. Barker, departing with coal; Joseph L. Block, arriving to unload limestone and load a partial load of iron ore pellets and departing in the evening Afternoon: Tall ships parade, beginning about 2 p.m. and lasting until about 3:30 p.m.; Kaye E.
DULUTH ENTRY Morning: American Courage, arriving to discharge limestone; Paul R. Tregurtha, arriving to load coal; Baie St. Paul, arriving to load coal; St. Clair, departing; Arthur M. Anderson, arriving to load iron ore pellets; Cason J. Callaway, departing; Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. Van Enkevort, departing Afternoon: American Courage, departing; Paul R. Tregurtha, departing SUPERIOR ENTRY Morning: Burns Harbor, departing TWO HARBORS Morning: Mesabi Miner, departing; Roger Blough, arriving; Cason J.