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Tofte native Dale Tormondsen to speak on the history of commercial fishing in Cook County at CCHS Museum.

West End News: July 28

There is a paradox that exists in the West End of Cook County at this time of year.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack talks about debt ceilings, “Cut, Cap and Balance” and more

Eighth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen on “Daybreak” July 28.


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

County OKs one percent money for Arrowhead broadband project

The cost of fiber optic has increased as has the determination to make the county’s broadband system as long-lasting and trouble free as possible.


Asian Carp in the Illinois River

More Asian carp DNA found near Lake Michigan

Scientists have turned up more genetic evidence of Asian carp above an electric barrier designed to keep them from invading the Great Lakes.


Artist's Point Wildflower Walk

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Carol Christenson, National Weather Service

Rain, but then sun for Dragon Boats

The weather looks wet for Tuesday night and Wednesday, but it’s looking good for the Dragon Boat Festival this weekend. That plus bow echoes and big billowy clouds.


Amanda Hand

Singer/songwriter Amanda Hand makes Roadhouse debut

Amanda Hand, local singer/songwriter, visited Studio A July 22 in advance of her performance the next evening at What's Upstairs? in Grand Marais. Her parents, singer Marilynne Hand and dobro player Cal Hand, joined in. 


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Delta planning to discontinue service to several small northern Minnesota communities

Ann Possis spoke July 22 with Eric Wieffering, business columnist for the Star-Tribune, about Delta Airlines' recent announcement of  plans to discontinue service to 24 smaller markets, including several in northern Minnesota.


ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 will again need to borrow as state sets aside aid

As a part of the agreement reached by Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders, the bills recently signed into law once again will use school districts to help balance the budget.


Jan Sivertson at a gallery opening

Third Thursday Community Conversation with local businesswoman Jan Sivertson

She’s been an active businesswoman for decades -- both in Cook County and Duluth.


Amanda Hand performing "Silos"

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Sundew in Bloom (Drosera rotundifolia)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 23rd

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Weekend News Roundup for July 23

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Ducklings

Magnetic North: Duck Days of Summer

Welcome back to Magnetic North and the duck days of summer.


Gunflint Canoe Races

Gunflint Canoe Races results

The annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races took place Wednesday evening, July 2oth, and raised $14,500 for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.


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