Monthly Archives: March 2012

And In The News, March 12

Bayfield Press, March 12, 1879 Kuchli of Outer Island came in with a team of three dogs, 30 miles in three hours 38 minutes, “which is rather good for this region.” Keeper Henry Kuchli provided some more detail in his … Continue reading

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And In The News, March 11

Bayfield Press, March 13, 1878 Special to the Press. Michigan Island, March 11 — At 10 o’clock yesterday evening, the Michigan Island lighthouse fire alarm sounded. Engine number one was on the scene of action in a very short time. … Continue reading

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In The News, March 10

Looking back in two steps: Bayfield County Press, March 10, 1911 Thirty Years Ago – Items of Interest Taken From Old Press Files The eight fishermen, including L. J. Bachand and Eli St. Andrews, who were carried out on an … Continue reading

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And In The News, March 9

Duluth News Tribune, March 9, 1906 Twenty Years To Saw Logs George Quayle Says Bayfield Has Much Activity Ahead of Her Bayfield, Wisconsin, will continue to be a saw mill town for twenty years more. George Quayle, of that village, … Continue reading

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And In The News, March 8

Bayfield County Press, March 8, 1890 Washburn was the scene of a frightful accident last Tuesday in in which master mechanic, Walters and brakeman Carleton who were employed on the logging railroad were instantly killed, and another brakeman and fireman … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Log, March 7

Outer Island Light Station, March 7, 1878 Variable, light. Ther. 39 to 47. On leaving the Station on the 2nd we run along with a fair wind till within ½ a mile of Red Cliff; here we encountered heavy ice; … Continue reading

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