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Weekend News Roundup for Oct. 29

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


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I-35 set to open today

Keep your fingers crossed for dry weather this morning.


High-speed internet

Cook County OKs 1% money to Arrowhead broadband

The Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday signed an agreement to designate $4 million in 1% sales tax dollars to help finance Arrowhead Electric Coop’s broadband build-out.


Go Vikes!

Viking volleyball play continues tonight -- football Saturday

Cook County and Silver Bay travel to Hermantown tonight to meet in the Section 7-A volleyball playoffs.


Polar River valley

Ski Hill to continue taking water from Poplar River during drought

The DNR said on Wednesday that it's taking steps to let Lutsen Mountains keep drawing water for its snow-making operations despite a drought that has caused the river running through the north shore s


Go Vikes!

Volleyball Vikings advance in post season play

Despite some mental errors and missed cues, the Cook County Vikings won their Section 7-A volleyball playoff opener last night to set them up with a showdown with the Silver Bay Mariners.


Football

Football Vikings advance in post season play

The Cook County Vikings football team is travelling to highly regarded Deer River Saturday for a 2 PM semi-final round Section 7-A playoff game.


Volleyball

Volleyball Vikes start post season play tonight

At 7 p.m. tonight, the Vikings’ number-one seeded volleyball team hosts the second round match in Section 7-A playoffs. The 18 and 2 Cook County team will host 10-17-and-1 Duluth Marshall.


NASA: La Nina

Nice fall, but we could get a tough winter -- La Nina

It’s officially fall, but the weather has been accommodating. Maybe not so much this winter when we can expect cold weather and lots of snow.


Cook County Vikings

Playoffs start tonight at home

The football season gets really serious tonight when the 6 and 1 Cook County Vikings host the 2 and 5 Mesabi East Giants in the first round of Section 7-A playoffs in Grand Marais.