City of Tower

Vermilion Boat and Outing Company

The tourism business rapidly developed on Lake Vermilion during the last years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th. The allure of Lake Vermilion and the… [Read More]

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1939 Lake Vermilion postcard

Three people enjoy a moonlit paddle on Lake Vermilion in this 1939 full-color linen postcard. The card was used to report on a trip to Lake Vermilion and mailed from… [Read More]

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Tower’s historical relationship with the East Two River

A reader has contacted hoping to find out what information we can provide on the Tower Marina, (currently Standing Bear Marina), an East Two River landmark. We should first… [Read More]

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Game and Fish Men Here with Nets

State Fish and Game men lifting nets on the Pike River, circa 1912.   SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016 — Today, in honor of the cold and snowy fishing opener, we… [Read More]

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Ted Wheeler’s Livery

  Tower Stage Line at Ted Wheeler’s Livery. The livery is believed to have been located on the site of The Tower News building. This Tower Stage Line provided public… [Read More]

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