Monthly Archives: November 2011

And In The News, November 11

Bayfield County Press, November 11, 1920 Apostle Islands Booze Station Smugglers Busy Because of Winter’s Approach; New Canada Laws Superior, Wis., Nov. 11- Two factors have increased smuggling of Canadian whiskey into north Wisconsin, over Lake Superior; according to reports … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Log, November 7

Everybody is lonely today, including the scholarly Francis Jacker and the eloquent Ella Luick: Raspberry Island Light Station, Keeper’s Diary, November 7, 1889 Mother left for home. E. is taking her to Bayfield so I shall be alone for a … Continue reading

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And In The News, November 6

Bayfield County Press, November 6, 1952 Sea Lamprey In Evidence The sea lamprey, blamed for the decline of lake trout in Lake Michigan, is becoming alarmingly abundant in Lake Superior according to the findings of a Conservation Department spawn-taking crew … Continue reading

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And In The News, November 5

Bayfield Press, November 5, 1870 The Superior Times reports: Mr. R. H. Pendergast, the proprietor of a nursery on Michigan Island in Lake Superior, 15 miles east of Bayfield, is in town this week delivering and selling fruit trees and … Continue reading

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And In The News, November 3

Washburn Times, November 3, 1921 Madeline Raids Saturday Cleverly hidden building near Big Bay was located by revenue men — some mash was discovered but no stills were found Assisted by the commander of a revenue cutter and some of … Continue reading

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And In The News, November 2

Bayfield County Press, November 2, 1933 Close Call For Fishermen Fishing Boat Caught In Weeds Another near tragedy occurred last Thursday when the fishing boat of H. Johnson was caught in some fishing nets. Henry Johnson and Gilmore Young were … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Log, November 1

Sand Island Light Station, November 1, 1898 Calm ’til after 12 midnight when it began to blow from the west. In less than half an hour, it was blowing a terrible gale. So bad that a tug towing two scows … Continue reading

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