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Mayor Carlson

Boards and committees have openings to serve

It’s heading toward the end of the year and that means winding up official business for the City of Grand Marais.


Teresa Borak

Still time to get your flu shot

Sawtooth Mt. Clinic still has flu vaccine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants you to use it up.


North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum

Tofte Historical Society Storytelling Dinner this Saturday

The North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum in Tofte is hosting its 3rd Annual Storytelling Dinner this Saturday, December 1st at Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior.


Winter Sports Resource & Information Guide


WINTER SPORTS
RESOURCE & INFORMATION GUIDE

Beaver House customer with t-shirt.

Moments in Time: The Beaver House

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we hear the story of The Beaver House, a mom and pop bait and tackle shop that's been a fixture on the corner of Broadway


Commissioner Sobanja

Commissioner discusses county bond issues

The county gave the go-ahead to two issues of general obligation bonds. Commissioner Fritz Sobanja explained how bond issuances work.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken discusses the "fiscal cliff"

It’s been all over the news for weeks –“the fiscal cliff.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


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Cliffs spokeswoman talks about reductions in Silver Bay

Cliffs Natural Resources will idle part of its Silver Bay operation due to a slow down in the iron ore market.


Horseshoe shelf mushroom

You can find conks on your trees in the woods

You’ve seen those mushrooms growing like shelves on trees. They’re not dead, they’re alive and doing interesting things.


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Not your ordinary bike trip...this one's to the South Pole

Ann Possis visited Nov. 23 with polar adventurer, educator, guide, and former Cook County resident Eric Larsen about his upcoming adventure, Cycle South. Eric, the first person to reach both the North and South Poles and Mt. Everest in a single year, will start in mid-December to pedal from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole on a fat tire bike. You can follow his adventures here. Outside Magazine has a great article about it, too.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff announces special awards to courthouse "heroes"

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk announced  important recognitions due three people involved in the courthouse shooting of December last year.


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First-ever food history exhibit at Nat'l. Museum of American History opens

Buck chatted Nov. 23 with Paula Johnson, curator at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., about their brand-new exhibit, "Food: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000," which features Julia Child's kitchen, among other things. The exhibit examines some of the big changes in food and wine in postwar America.


Broadband

Broadband Commission representatives give an overview of activities

Broadband is getting closer every day to being a reality. With that service comes a whole basket of digital opportunities.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Winter's here, and to stay

Winter arrived with nice snowfalls last week, but what’s in store for this week?


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill talks about his new committee chairmanship

David Dill is in his tenth year of representing the people of District 3A. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.


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