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Lake Superior Project—John Lyght and the Lyght Family

Lake Superior Project – John Lyght and the Lyght Family | WTIP

Cook County Historical Society

For nearly 100 years the Lyght family lived and worked in Cook County. Refugees from the deep south, the family raised 11 children in the Lutsen area and owned land on Caribou Lake. John served in the military and was elected Sheriff of Cook County in 1968. Producer Martha Marnocha learns more about the significance of this remarkable family in this episode of The Lake Superior Project.

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