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Dave Tersteeg

Grand Marais parks were "Picnic" busy

The Rec Park was full, Harbor Park was busy, all in all the city’s park department was in high gear.

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Khirlal Moktan

Nepal quake survivor visits Cook County

In late April this year and again in May devastating earthquakes struck the mountainous nation of Nepal.

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'Dance ‘til there is No More' fundraiser for Violence Prevention Center, September 12

The Violence Prevention Center of Cook County is sponsoring a 2015 Dance Party Fundraiser: "Dance 'till There is No More!" North Shore Morning host Yvonne Mills spoke with

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Common Tansy

Invasive Plants Workshop and 'Weed Pull' offered on August 9

If you’d like to learn more about identifying and controlling our local invasive plants, there will be a workshop and weed pull this weekend.

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Puppet Show

'Rendezvous Days' and Powwow at Grand Portage National Monument, August 7-9

There will be a recreation of an 18th century voyageur Rendezvous at Grand Portage National Monument this weekend.

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Gitchi-Gami Trail

Gitchi-Gami Trail Association sponsors 'North Shore Bike Ride' on August 15

The 15th Annual Gitchi-Gami Trail Association's North Shore Bike Ride will be held Saturday, August 15, starting at Gooseberry Falls State Park at 9 am.

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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Rainfall below normal and dry is still in the forecast

The weather promises to remain dry, in fact rainfall this summer is 4 inches below average. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 1

Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major   stories of the past five days.

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The threatened Northern long-eared bat

How to see in the Dark: Monitoring Bats on the Superior National Forest

"How to see in the Dark: Monitoring Bats on the Superior National Forest," is the theme of the August 1st Saturday Speaker Series event at Sugarloaf Cover Nature Center near Schroeder.

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Professional logrollers

The North Shore Rollers host the Minnesota State Logrolling Championships

The Minnesota State Logrolling Championships will take place in downtown Grand Marais on Saturday, August 1.

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