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  1. New Owl City album powered by 'Fireflies' hitmaker's wholesome Owatonna lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    It was 10 years ago this year. He was still living in his parents' basement in Owatonna, Minn., and working a colorless job at the local Coca-Cola distribution center.

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  2. Dad, 3 children likely suffered hypothermia when they died in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A father and his three children who died after their kayak capsized last week on Lake Superior likely suffered hypothermia. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the father likely died of hypothermia while the children likely died of hypothermia and possibly drowning, according to Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan.

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  3. After family tragedy on Lake Superior, a plea for kayak safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The fateful kayak ride off the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that killed all but one member of a Wisconsin family Thursday would have been strenuous for even a highly trained kayaker, regional experts said. It was a sobering reminder of the vastness and danger of the great lake, and of the precautions visitors must take when choosing to paddle it, Bob Krumenaker, the superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, said Saturday.

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  4. Dad, 3 kids die after capsizing on Lake Superior; mom survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Connie Laurn and Kaylee Barlow of Apple Valley taste some of the new treats outside the Blue Moon Dine-In-Theatre at the Minnesota State Fair. Three children and their father died Thursday when the watercraft they were paddling capsized on Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands.

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  5. Andy Shea, who kept the Twins in Minnesota, dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Andrew J. Shea was a sailor and a grillmaster, a lively character who worked his way up from a troubled childhood to become the consummate political insider. But he may be best remembered as the brilliant attorney who came up with the winning legal strategy that kept Major League Baseball from killing off the Minnesota Twins.

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  6. Ways to avoid post-vacation malaise, from a travel proRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    My brain lacks focus, so I sit at my desk accomplishing the bare essentials. The greeting on my office voice mail continues to tell callers that I will return on July 16. It is, as I write this, July 18. I've been biking around the lake when I should be on the bus, heading downtown.

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  7. $2.25M lighthouse-themed retreat overlooks Lake Superior, comes with boat barnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Inside the main living area, which is trimmed with old-growth Douglas fir reclaimed from the former Roosevelt High School. With its picturesque tower topped with wrap-around windows, Jerry Johnson's getaway home looks like a charming storybook lighthouse.

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  8. A link to the past for Native American lacrosse playersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Tillie Turner and Chaska Spears share an interest in their cultural ties to lacrosse, a sport with centuries-old roots in North America. The two are holding both their regular sticks and their sticks for the traditional version of their sport.

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  9. Spring closes the Madeline Island ice roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Cars drove over the ice road from Madeline Island to Bayfield on Monday, March 5, 2018. Photographed from La Pointe, Wis.

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  10. Ice road on frozen Lake Superior means freedom for residents of Madeline IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Star Tribune

    As keeper of the Madeline Island Ice Road, a slick 2A1 4 mile thoroughfare on the world's largest freshA water lake, Nelson scanned the surface for new cracks, soft dips or any other signs of weakening. He parked at a potentially thin spot and watched as his son dipped a roaring chain saw straight into the ice for a measurement: still 23 inches thick, plenty sturdy to hold cars and light trucks.

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  11. Home & Patio Show, cost vs. value remodeling, Lake Home/Cabin Show and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Star Tribune

    This cabin on Madeline Island was designed by Dale Mulfinger, who will share cabin stories at the Lake Home and Cabin Show. . Hundreds of exhibitors will demonstrate the latest in remodeling, decorating, gardening and landscaping.

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  12. Last ferry rides to Madeline IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Frigid temperatures and thickening ice prompted the closing of the ferry between Lake Superior Island and Bayfield, Wis., after 1,019 days of continuous operation. Gallery: With the temperature at zero and headwinds, few passengers ventured aboard the top deck to take in the view on the Nichevo II as it headed back to Bayfield after picking up passengers at Madeline Island Friday.

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  13. Madeline Island ferry closed for first time in three wintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Star Tribune

    For the first time in three winters, the Madeline Island ferry is closed. And at least some island residents are happy about it.

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  14. Researchers looks at wildlife on Madeline IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Researchers in northern Wisconsin have placed trail cameras on Madeline Island to gather a better picture of the wildlife diversity on Lake Superior's Apostle Islands. Northland College natural resources professor Erik Olson and 10 of his students scouted out open areas with low human traffic in the Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Big Bay State Park to place 25 cameras, Wisconsin Public Radio reported.

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