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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for May were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


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Thursday is “Maroon Day” on the highways

The Minnesota State Patrol is increasing trooper presence on highways on June 30, which is historically the deadliest day on Minnesota roads.


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Summer weather ahead for holiday weekend

Even if the state government shuts down Friday, the weather along the North Shore will keep Cook County “open for business.” The National Weather Service in Duluth says there may be a litt


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Meteorologist talks about flooding and sunshine (finally)

What do flood warnings mean to those of us who live along the North Shore?


Visitor Center at Grand Portage State Park

State shutdown will affect local DNR services

If state government shuts down the end of the week because the governor and legislators can’t agree on a budget, many Department of Natural Resources services important to Cook County will shut


Radio-collared bear with cub.  Photo:  Wildlife Research Institute

Jackpot set for not shooting radio-collared bears in Northeast

A pair of anonymous donors have put up a $5,000 jackpot to discourage hunters from taking a radio collared bear in four Northeastern permit areas.


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Wildersmith: Wet Season and Wildlife Encounters

Summer solstice has marked a passing of the baton in our northern half of the universe. The Gunflint territory accepted its departing of spring in a rather damp way.


Photo by Department of Sustainability and Enviorment

Points North: Loss of Our American Soul - Development in the Wilderness

The past decade has brought sweeping changes to the high plains—the Big Empty sweeping westward from the Dakotas to the Rocky Mountains.


Rosemary Lamson - Parish Nurse

Behind the Work: parish nurse Rosemary Lamson

This edition of WTIP's ongoing series Behind the Work features parish nurse Rosemary Lamson.  Lamson is a retired public health nurse, now volunteering her time as a parish nurse.&nb


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Weekend News Roundup for June 25

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


Dr. Seth Moore - releasing a radio-tagged sturgeon in Pigeon Bay, Lake Superior

Dr. Seth Moore - Asthma/COPD Relief Project, Lake Sturgeon, and Summer Mentorships

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Sawbill gets some much needed rain

West End News June 23

As I write, we are experiencing a classic cold and windy three-day June rain.


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