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Water clarity testing with a secchi disk

Water quality workshops to focus on landowner participation

Water quality workshops will be offered in the county later this month.


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North Woods Naturalist: Majestic Mergansers

Canoeing in the Boundary Waters will almost certainly bring you in contact with big broods of common mergansers.


Carol Christenson, National Weather Service

Stormy weather subsides and Fisherman's Picnic is looking good

Stormy weather pretty much all around us, but nothing severe and no flooding. There’s maybe a little rain in the forecast for Fisherman’s Picnic weekend.


Fires in Ontario

Fires continue in Ontario as dry weather stays on

Dry conditions and high winds are causing problems for forest firefighters in Northwestern Ontario.


Dragon Boat 2011 by Bob Pranis

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Now THIS is a cheeseburger...the Big Kahuna Donut Burger

Bob chatted July 29 with Jeffrey Brick, owner of Big Kahuna Foods and developer of the Big Kahuna Donut Burger, about his creation that will debut this summer at the New York State Fair.


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Photographer Layne Kennedy on storytelling with pictures

Photographer Layne Kennedy visited with Buck July 29 while he was in Grand Marais teaching a class at North House Folk School. Learn about his approach to his craft, and about his recent book on the BWCAW, "Paddle North." Photo courtesy Layne Kennedy.


At the Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival reflections

The 2011 Dragon Boat Festival is history. It was a huge event, with lots of people, vendors, music and, of course those impressive dragon boats coursing through the Grand Marais harbor.


Bump and Barbara Jean, Grievous Angel

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Whitetail deer

Deer hunting licenses now on sale

With deer hunting licenses going on sale Monday, Aug. 1, state conservation officials announced new regulations for the coming season.


Superior National from the air

Commissioners get a look at Superior National recommendations

To help them decide how to proceed with management and improvement of Superior National Golf Course, the county board hired a golf course consulting firm.


Grand Marais by Anthony on Flickr

North Shore International Influence

Wha gwaan! Ahoj! Merhaba! Hello! Summer brings International youth to Grand Marais.


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Weekend News Roundup for July 30

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


Fennel at the rapids

The Wilderness Classroom adventure is at the half-way mark

Dave and Amy Freeman, with their companion Fennel are on a 12,000 kayak, canoe, dog sled journey from the west coast to Grand Portage.


Wobbler crank baits

Friday Fish Report for July 29

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According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, fishing is picking up.


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