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1 Man Dies, Another Missing In Lake Superior

One man has died and another is missing in Lake Superior after an attempted rescue at the Bluefin Bay resort in Tofte. The Cook County sheriff’s office got a call around 3 p.m. Tuesday of a man in the water. A 66-year-old who was trying to rescue the 40-year-old, then got pulled into Lake Superior himself by a large wave.

12/23/2014

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5 Condos Damaged In Bluefin Bay Fire

Five condo units in the Bluefin Bay condo unit on Lake Superior have been damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon in Tofte. The Cook County Sheriff’s office says the fire was reported just after 12:30 p.m. Flames were visible from the building’s roof. No one was injured in the blaze. Damage estimates have yet to been released.

06/08/2013

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Forest Lake Couple Drowns In BWCA Canoe Accident

A couple from Forest Lake died on Sunday after the canoe they were in capsized in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

10/09/2012

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