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Anti-carp petition delivered to Obama administration

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said Monday that an online petition with 90,000 names has been delivered to the Obama administration demanding the emergency closure of two Chicago area na

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Order of the Arrow Scouts to trail build in county

The Boy Scouts of America will be in the Grand Marais area in force next June.

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WTIP News Wrap - Sept. 14/15

The WTIP News Department has expanded its local news coverage and now produces a News Wrap three times a week. 
 

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Mammals begin the process of storing up for winter

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

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Arrowhead Electric Coop CEO resigns

Don Stead, General Manager/CEO of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, Inc. has resigned from his position at Arrowhead and will be leaving Sept. 24.


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DNR creates new ruffed grouse coordinator position

The Minnesota grouse hunting season starts on the 18th of this month, and last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the creation of a new ruffed grouse c

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Superior National future back on county agenda

Supporters of Superior National Golf Course met with city, county and EDA members for nearly three hours last Thursday.

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Arrowhead Electric Coop funded for broadband infrastructure

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $82.4 million for broadband infrastructure expansion in St.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber September 11

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. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convience, or subscribe to a podcast.


Photo of Whirligig beetle courtesy of Roger Smith



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Climate change could bring major changes to BWCAW

Could the boreal forest of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness change to a more temperate hardwood landscape or even a grassland savanna? If so, when?

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Local Fishing Report for Sept. 10

9/10/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Grand Marais council to hold burn pile public meeting

Grand Marais has had a problem with the city’s burn pile. The smoke has bothered teachers and students at ISD166 and at the hospital and care center.

Over 100 international student workers sampled a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner at the Free Church in August

Work and Travel program brings international students to Cook County

Summer brings a lot of people to the North Shore: tourists, summer residents, and seasonal workers.  And for the last decade or so, international college students have been coming to Cook Co

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Rec Park numbers are up and highest in years

The Grand Marais Recreation Park board met this week. High on the agenda was the good attendance figures for August, not to mention a successful summer for the community garden.

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