Tippers paddle hard at the 2010 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival

North Shore Dragon Boat Festival

The WTIP Tippers had a fabulous time on the harbor in Grand Marais this weekend for the 2010 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival.


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Forest Service offers weekly naturalist programs

Would you like to know more about loons?  Interested in black bears?  Or does a Saturday morning wildflower walk appeal to you? If so, you’re in luck.

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CaringBridge founder and CEO visits The Roadhouse

Sona Mehring, founder and CEO of CaringBridge,  a nonprofit that provides free websites connecting family and friends during a serious health event, talk


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Health Care Foundation funds new helmet and car seats program

A fund to provide bike and ski helmets as well as child car seats has been set up with a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation.

 

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber July 31

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 Wrap July 31

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week.  Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.


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Local Fish Report for July 30

7/30/10 -- There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

A contractor uses a suction hose to clean oil from the Kalamazoo River, Wednesday -Photo/The Kalamazoo Gazette, Jonathon Gruenke

Oil pipeline spill threatens Lake Michigan

On Monday, July 26, a 30 inch pipeline belonging to Enbridge, Inc., a Canadian-based company, burst near Marshall, Michigan, spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil into Talmadge C

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Local care center offers dietary variety to residents

During an interview on WTIP Wednesday, U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke about senior citizen concerns his staff had gleaned from several meetings around the state.

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Older women face increasing economic struggles

Older women in Minnesota, and across the country, are having a hard time making ends meet.

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City concerned about making future pool plans

In 2005 the city of Grand Marais formed a municipal pool committee and contracted with Burbach Aquatics to do a study on the feasibility of building a new pool versus renovating the existing one.


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Lake Superior Has a Fever (and we're all feeling the heat)

If you think summers along the North Shore are getting warmer, you’re right.  Average air and water temperatures in the Great Lakes region are higher than they used to be, and this yea

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High Summer Days Bring People To Superior’s Shore

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Senator increases pressure on keeping out Asian carp

Standing on the banks of the Mississippi River, U.S.

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