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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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Minnesota woman named best auctioneer in the business

Kristine Fladeboe-Duininck of Spicer, Minn., was recently named 2010 International Auctioneer Champion by the National Auctioneers Association.


 

Bump Blomberg plays solo acoustic on The Roadhouse

Bob and Buck hosted local favorite Bump Blomberg July 16 for half an hour of music and chat. 


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New rideshare website for the North Shore

Are you looking for a ride to Portage next Wednesday?  Hoping to share gas expenses on a trip to the cities this weekend?  Well, thanks to the efforts of a local non-profit, there&rsquo

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Tall Ships sail to Duluth this week

While residents of Duluth and tourists to the Twin Ports await the arrival of nine Tall Ships on Wednesday, July 28, people along the upper North Shore have been straining to catch sight of at l

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber July 24

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 for July 24

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

Del Rosenquist picks raspberries in his Grand Marais garden/photo Joan Farnam

Men in the Garden

Jan Horak and Del Rosenquist talked about men and gardening on the July 15 Northern Gardening Show. Listen here. 


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U of M researcher says EDA is useful

Last year the Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA) obtained a grant to have a third party evaluate the success and necessity of the organization.

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VA benefits in county top $1.5 million

According to a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs the 576 Cook County Vets received over $1.5 million dollars in benefits during the most recent reporting year, 2008.

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Non-Primary filings begin August 3

City, School Board and Hospital Board filings begin August 3. Offices open for the City of Grand Marais are for one Mayor and two City Counselors.

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