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Gitchi-Gami Trail ride this Saturday

More than 200 riders are expected to take part in the 10th annual Gitchi-Gami North Shore Bike Ride, this Saturday, August 21st.


Candidate filings brought last minute challenges in ISD166 races

The filing period for city, ISD166 school board and North Shore Hospital board ended Tuesday at 5 p.m.

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Judge: Court services could could be reduced locally

The state Judicial Branch cannot close down courthouses, but it can reduce the number of judicial service centers and their hours of operation.


Car Seat Clinic highlights child passenger safety

Saturday August 21 is the day to check the safety of your kid’s car seat between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Grand Marais Fire Hall.


Summer takes on color in the woods, roadsides

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

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Most MN small businesses eligible for healthcare tax credits

A report released last month shows that the majority of Minnesota’s small businesses are eligible for healthcare tax credits under the new national healthcare reform law. The report, &

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Local airports to receive federal grants

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Rep.

The big dock jump

Gunflint Notebook: The Dock Jump

In this edition of the Gunflint Notebook, Steve ponders all the thought that goes into a successful summertime jump off the dock—from the cannonball to swan dives to the Michael Jackson.

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap Aug. 14

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.


Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber August 14th

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.

Summer road construction is in full swing

Summer drives in unfamiliar territory

Welcome back to Magnetic North, a place so spectacularly wonderful that human beings will put themselves through summer road construction hell numerous times just to be here for a matter or hours or d

City Hall

City discusses what to do with its burn pile

The Grand Marais City Council has received several complaints about poor air quality when the city’s burn pile burns.


Candidate filings end Aug. 17

The filing period for city, ISD166 school board and North Shore Hospital board ends Tuesday, Aug.17. So far only a few candidates have filed.

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Local Fish Report for Aug. 13

8/13/10 -- 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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