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Scientists believe moose acquire an often deadly brainworm in Minnesota when they eat snails and slugs carrying the parasite’s larvae. The problem is that previous collection efforts have found exceptionally low levels of brainworm larvae in snails and slugs. 
 
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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Much of the week’s news centered around the county tax levy – citizen input and county board decisions…all this and more in the week’s...
Lutsen Mountains gondola in the fall
If you have thoughts on the possible expansion of the Lutsen Mountains Ski Area, the time to comment is now.

Lutsen Mountains has proposed an expansion of the ski resort to 550 acres of adjacent Superior National Forest land – land that is managed by the U.S. Forest Service....
Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
During a meeting of the ISD 166 School Board on Thursday, Sept. 21, the topic of racism in the local school system was addressed. There were a number of public comments made during the meeting regarding the issue of racism, and the board discussed the topic as well.

WTIP’s Jay...
Mallards are fairly common in Cook County
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 23.

And while waterfowl hunting is not abundantly popular in Cook County and along the North Shore, it does occur and there are some hunters looking...
Susie Island chain in Lake Superior
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and The Nature Conservancy announced this week that Susie Island has been returned to the tribe.
 
The 142-acre island is the largest of 13 small, rocky islands jutting out of Lake Superior amid the high cliffs and hills where the...
Jan Sivertson
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Sauna setback
Cook County’s Land Services Director Tim Nelson provided the...

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Listening to the radio in bronze
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Much of the week’s news centered around the county tax levy – citizen input and county board...
Moose in Superior National Forest
An estimated 42 bull moose will likely be harvested this year during a moose hunt by three Chippewa...
Dr. Seth Moore
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior...
Setting the levy
Late last year the Cook County Commissioners' room was packed with taxpayers as the county board prepared to finalize the 2017 budget and levy. Now it’s time to do it again.

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