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Grand Marais couple sentenced in sexual assault case

The victim of sexual assault from a Grand Marais couple finally saw his assailants sentenced in Cook County District Court Wednesday.
 

Slash from logging operations is one form of biomass

Biomass energy use growing

Ever wonder what biomass is, and why all the fuss? Well, energy from biomass is fast becoming the new oil, and there’s a rush to get in on the action, and the funding.

Mega-Project construction zone

Mega-Project poses detours for North Shore travelers

Work on the Duluth I–35 Mega–Project continues this week after a July 4 holiday break. The London Road corridor has narrowed down to a single lane between 24th and 32nd Avenues East.


Green frog

Frogs and lily pads go together in the summer

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

A photo from the 2009 Tofte Trek courtesy of the Sugarbush Trail Association

Tofte Trek results announced

Over 200 runners showed up for the 31st Annual Tofte Trek 10K Wilderness Run/Walk. Runners liked the slow drizzle, which cooled them down after about two miles into the race.


Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap July 3

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.


Fascinating displays at Chik-Wauk museum

Excitement builds over Chik-Wauk Museum opening

July 4th is a day to celebrate American history, and on this July 4th, the Gunflint Trail will celebrate its own history, with the grand opening of Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center.

Brass Messengers

Cook County Community Foundation funds eight local organizations

The Cook County Community Fund has granted more than $7,000 to non-profit organizations in Cook County for 2010