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Weekend News Roundup for Aug 28

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


Gray wolf

Wolf protection comment period extended

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is giving the public additional time to comment on a plan to drop gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the federal endangered species list.


Kids in a pool -- Google Images

City and county meet to grapple with swimming pool problem

County commissioners and Grand Marais council members held a work session Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to find a way to end the community center pool impasse.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Cravaack sets town-hall meeting in Duluth

U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack has scheduled an open town-hall meeting today at the Duluth airport.


Zebra mussels

Researchers conduct large-scale test of system to kill invasive species in ballast water

Researchers have conducted a large-scale test of a new system to kill invasive species hiding in the ballast water of Great Lakes freighters.


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Weekend News Roundup for Aug. 20

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


Chris Hoglund (by Stephan Hoglund)

Original Poetry: "Drowning in the Rain"

Chris Hoglund is a 17-year-old Cook County native who currently attends Perpich Center for the Arts for writing.


Dick Swanson

Dick Swanson on Third Thursday Community Conversation

He’s lived rustic at the top of the Arrowhead Trail, he served a time as the county attorney, he’s been active in community affairs for years, especially the Grand Marais Playhouse, and th