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Internet-famous dog Schoep dies at age 20

July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BAYFIELD, Wis. — Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters of Lake Superior, died Wednesday at age 20. Continue Reading

Whatever happened to? Schoep the famous dog keeps going

December 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Laser treatments, supplements and cold weather add up to good times for Schoep, the geriatric Bayfield dog made famous by a photographer’s July 30 picture.
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Mother charged in 2-year-old’s death in Bayfield County rollover

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

A Bayfield woman is accused of the reckless homicide of her 2-year-old daughter and of causing great bodily harm to her 4-year-old daughter, 6-year-old son and 15-year-old sister in a one-car rollover in which she was the driver and the only person wearing a seat belt or safety restraint.

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Bayfield dog owner at ease with Internet fame

September 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

After nearly two decades together, John Unger and Schoep, the fruit farm caretaker and 19-year-old shepherd mix from Bayfield who have become an Internet sensation, seem to resemble each other not so much in appearance but in personality. Continue Reading

Donations roll in for web sensation Schoep the dog

August 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

It says something about the joyous frenzy that has arisen around John Unger and his dog, Schoep, this week that Unger and photographer Hannah Stonehouse Hudson have had to bring in a public relations agent.
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Bayfield, Wis., photographer’s photo goes viral

August 6, 2012 in DL-Online

A photo of a man cradling his 19-year-old dog in Lake Superior near Bayfield has drawn the attention of thousands of people since being posted on Facebook last week. The story behind the photo is touching. Continue Reading

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore generated $17 million in 2010, study says

March 22, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The 21-island Apostle Islands National Lakeshore often is called the jewel in the crown of the National Park Service. Now, a new study says it’s a valuable gem for the surrounding area as well.
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Bayfield growers have good Apple Fest crop

October 6, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Bayfield apple orchards are gearing up to offer their wares at Bayfield’s Apple Festival starting today.
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Bygones for September 10, 2011

September 9, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

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Sept. 10, 1971
U.S. Rep. John A. Blatnik, speaking in Duluth yesterday, urged a realistic timetable in implementing proposed Great Lakes pollution controls. Blatnik said controls must be achieved without destroying the economic advantage to shipping into Great Lakes ports.
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Bayfield’s Schneider reaches summit of Kilimanjaro

July 18, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Lori Schneider of Bayfield and her expedition made it back to camp around noon western African time today, sounding a bit tired. Continue Reading