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High Summer Days Bring People To Superior’s Shore

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

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Senator increases pressure on keeping out Asian carp

Standing on the banks of the Mississippi River, U.S.

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New rideshare website for the North Shore

Are you looking for a ride to Portage next Wednesday?  Hoping to share gas expenses on a trip to the cities this weekend?  Well, thanks to the efforts of a local non-profit, there&rsquo

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Tall Ships sail to Duluth this week

While residents of Duluth and tourists to the Twin Ports await the arrival of nine Tall Ships on Wednesday, July 28, people along the upper North Shore have been straining to catch sight of at l

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Weekend News Wrap for July 24

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

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U of M researcher says EDA is useful

Last year the Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA) obtained a grant to have a third party evaluate the success and necessity of the organization.

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VA benefits in county top $1.5 million

According to a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs the 576 Cook County Vets received over $1.5 million dollars in benefits during the most recent reporting year, 2008.

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Non-Primary filings begin August 3

City, School Board and Hospital Board filings begin August 3. Offices open for the City of Grand Marais are for one Mayor and two City Counselors.

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Gunflint canoe races Wednesday

The annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races are happening on Wednesday evening, July 21st.  This annual Northwoods event is a fundraiser with the emphasis on FUN.
 

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Snakes In The Sun And Bugs On The Water

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