Monthly Archives: February 2012

And In The News, February 14

The Lake Superior fishery was under stress long before the lamprey arrived in the mid-20th century. Here is one early hint of the resource’s eventual depletion– one of the great environmental tragedies of North American history. Bayfield County Press, February … Continue reading

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In The News, February 10

Bayfield County Press, February 10, 1883 Seth Snow, keeper of Raspberry Island light, came in the first of the week, and shook hands with his Masonic brethren of their gathering Tuesday. So what’s the big deal about this? Only that … Continue reading

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In The News, February 3

Remember that early windsled we talked about a couple of days ago? The “Maybe,” built in 1941? Well, it wasn’t exactly the first. Washburn Times, February 3, 1921 Air Iceboat Goes Through The Ice Lans Goodnough and Don Cameron’s air … Continue reading

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In The News, February 1

And more ice stories: Bayfield County Press, February 1, 1934 A Model T Ford truck, owned by Reuben Bissell of LaPointe, crashed through the ice on Monday, about a mile out from LaPointe. Rubin and George Bissell and Ed Loman … Continue reading

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