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Wilder study finds overall number of homeless up sharply

After leveling off in the mid-2000s the number of homeless people in Minnesota has dramatically increased according to initial findings from Wilder Research’s triennial statewide homelessne

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Evacuation drill in Greenwood Lake area Tuesday evening

Once a year the Gunflint Trail Fire Department conducts an evacuation training drill, and on the evening of Tuesday, May 25, there will be a mock evacuation in the Gre

"Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply" - opening soon in Grand Marais.

New businesses coming to Grand Marais

There’s a buzz in the air in Grand Marais. Several downtown businesses have expanded, and three brand new ones are getting ready to open their doors. <

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap May 22

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.m.


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Lake Superior School District adopts 4-day week after referendum fails

Silver Bay and Two Harbors will switch to a 4-day school week beginning in the fall.

Burn pile

DNR has burning permits available online

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding a program that allows people to purchase burning permits online.