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Weekend News Roundup for June 24

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Local election challenge, carp in the news, Rep.

Cook County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue responded to the call in Colvill.

Injured hiker rescued at Kadunce River

Cook County Search & Rescue and Colvill Fire Department successfully rescued an injured hiker at the Kadunce River this afternoon.

Rep. Rick Nolan

Rep. Nolan discusses his decision on running for governor, stance on copper mining

He’s not running for governor, but he did host some colleagues from the other side of the aisle for a mine tour. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with 8th District Rep. Rick Nolan.

ATVing is enjoyable, but remember to follow the safety regulations.

ATV season off to a tragic start statewide

A decade ago there were fewer than 100,000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) registered in Minnesota; today that number has jumped to nearly 300,000. In recent weeks,  a number of ATV accidents ma

McGough Construction at work on the new Public Works Facility

Former Tomteboda Resort now a busy construction site

In November 2016, the City of Grand Marais hired McGough Construction to serve as the construction manager for the city’s new public works facility.

Screenshot from campsite on Tuscarora Lake

Boundary Waters campsite left in 'sickening state'

A campsite on Tuscarora Lake inside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was left in disarray by unruly campers.


News from the health care foundation: awards and grants

County dental care program receives an award, also gets additional funding and local agencies are awarded health care funding as well.

LSProject logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: 'Body farm' finds a home near Lake Superior

Lake Superior is known for many unique features, and WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out about a recent, and strikingly unique, concept coming soon to the Big Lake. 

ISD 166 campus

School Board votes against renewing contract for art instructor

The School District 166 school board met last week to consider the contract of first-year art instructor Priscilla Beck.

Lake Superior

Water level in Lake Superior high in summer of 2017

Lake Superior’s water level has been a topic of conversation to start the summer here along the North Shore.