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A 65.25 acre parcel of land that includes 1,675 feet of Lake Superior shoreline was auctioned July 24. Photo submitted by Norbert and Heather Johnson.

State land on North Shore sold to Twin Cities couple

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The controversial sale of a parcel of land along Lake Superior's North Shore has netted $1.2 million for the state's school trust fund.


An Eden Prairie couple outbid the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in a public auction held Wednesday for the 65-acre parcel, located about 10 miles north of Silver Bay.

Buyer Robert Schachter said he and his wife, Karen Rylander, have no plans to develop the property.

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