Two young children were rescued after falling from a cliff at Gooseberry Falls State Park on Saturday afternoon, the Lake County Sheriff's Office says. The two children were were airlifted to a Duluth hospital.
The U.S. Drought Monitor's weekly report says last week's rainfall did not alleviate drought conditions in the Northland. A severe drought continues from the Twin Ports into central St. Louis County and west along the Carlton-St. Louis County line.
On Wednesday, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank hosted a free food distribution event in Finland. Volunteers distributed over 320 boxes of food for 80 households at the Clair Nelson Community Center.
The U.S. and Canada are poised to extend their agreement to keep their shared border closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21. A final confirmation has not been given, according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke with The Associated Press.