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Sen. Al Franken on WTIPs “Daybreak”

Sen. Al Franken is closely watching a bi-partisan amendment to the financial reform bill he authored.

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Grand Portage general election results

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa held general elections on Tuesday, June 8. 
 

Powers, Johnson & Martinson look at Birch Grove Rec plans

Three 1% sales tax projects discussed at county board

At Tuesday’s county board meeting, commissioners discussed the status of three projects slated to use a portion of the 1% sales tax voted on back in November 2009.

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County to replace Honeymoon tower lights

The strobe lights on the Honeymoon tower have been annoying area residents for a long time. That’s about to end with the blessing of the Cook County Board.
 

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EPA considering large grant for Flutereed River restoration

The Flute Reed River Partnership (FRP), a non-profit citizen’s action group working to improve water quality in and around the Flutereed River in Hovland, learne

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Chik-Wauk receives Historical Society grant

The Minnesota Historical Society has awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage of $25,000 to


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap June 5

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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Lodging tax revenues down slightly

Lodging tax revenues for the month of April are down from March county-wide -- a drop tourism experiences this time each year, -- according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treas

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Filing closes for candidates facing primary election

Tuesday was the last day to file for county offices. The 2010 Primary Election will be held Tuesday, August 10.

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DNR conducting area fisheries surveys

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will be conducting surveys and assessments on several area lakes and