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North Shore landmark gets national designation

August 18, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Two regional sites have been named National Historic Landmarks, the Minnesota Historical Society announced Monday.
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Road work creeps along on Hwy. 61

August 18, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Minnesota’s government shutdown in July delayed the State Highway 61 reconstruction project near Split Rock Lighthouse State Park but work is progressing, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said this week. Continue Reading

Determined North Shore state parks visitors ignore shutdown

July 6, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The lingering state government shutdown has had its effects on Lake County, especially at the state parks connected by Highway 61. Continue Reading

Split Rock to mark centennial of beacon lighting

July 31, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The towering landmark along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior will light its beacon today 100 years to the day of its first beacon lighting. Continue Reading

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Former keeper returns to lighthouse

July 29, 2010 in INFORUM

ST. CLOUD, Minn. Mike Roberts was the last U.S. Coast Guard officer on duty at Split Rock Lighthouse, the Minnesota tourist destination near Two Harbors that draws more than 100,000 visitors a year.
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