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The new wooden carvings around Beaver Bay have historical significance -- the are sled dogs in honor of the town’s prodigal son, John Beargrease. Photos by Ken Vogel.

Beaver Bay is going to the dogs

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By Ken Vogel


With the help of a donation from Northshore Mining, the Beaver Bay Beautification Committee  has added an attraction to the city with historical significance. The committee chose to purchase several larger-than-life wood carvings of sled dogs replicating those that would have been used by the legendary John Beargrease and place them around town.

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