The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in St. Louis County jumped 65 percent in Wednesday's update from the Minnesota Department of Health. Meanwhile, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, reported its first case.
City officials in Ashland said a sewage overflow led to over 7.1 million gallons flowing into Lake Superior. The City is taking steps to limit any public health hazard or potentially harmful effects on the environment.
Enbridge is seeking state and federal permits to build an oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The longstanding plan calls for an underwater tunnel to replace a segment of Line 5 that currently sits on the bottom of the lake.