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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 25

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


Bull moose

Moose population continues to decline; hunting season to be evaluated

Minnesota's moose population continues to decline, dropping from an estimate of 4,900 in 2011 to 4,230 in 2012, according to the annual aerial survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.<


L to R: James Tierney and Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission

Study outlines solutions to Asian Carp threat

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Great Lakes Commission executive director Tim Eder.)


Redistricting maps: Duluth News Tribune graphic

New Minn. legislative maps pair 46 incumbents

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's new legislative district maps pit 46 incumbents against each other and create 23 open seats.


Ashley Deschampe.

Ashley Deschampe competes for spot in national three-point shootout

Cook County High School senior guard Ashley Deschampe has been chosen as one of 16 girls to compete for the final spot in the National High School Three-Point Championship Shootout.


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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 18

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


Detour on Hwy 1

Detour begins Feb. 21 on Highway 1 south of Ely

Motorists will encounter a detour on Hwy 1 south of Ely beginning Tuesday, Feb.


Erma Vizenor, chairwoman, White Earth Band

Northern MN Bands to split $20 million

The federal government appears ready to make amends for a dark period in Indian relations 123 years ago that took timber and land from six northern Minnesota Chippewa reservations.


Water Fitness

Loyal following for weekly Water Fitness classes

Weekly Water Fitness classes at the Grand Marais Municipal Swimming Pool are attracting a loyal following.  Classes are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 9:00


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New Climate Preparedness Support for Lake Superior Communities

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Diane Desotelle - Sea Grant's new Climage Change Extension Educator.)