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Craig Horak

Craig Horak is new Tofte supervisor

Longtime Tofte Supervisor Paul James resigned from the town board at the beginning of November. Craig Horak has been appointed to complete his term.


Winter storm

First big weather and snow slated for this weekend

The first big storm and snowfall is expected this weekend. High winds and heavy wet snow could bring downed trees and powerlines inland from the shore.


Sam Gathje

North House interns' year culminates with Slojd project

Since last February, four young people with a deep interest in traditional crafts have inhabitated North House Folk School as part of the school's intern program.


Oshki Ogimaag student Jeffrey with the sign students made in recognition of veterans

Veterans Day events in the community

Veterans Day 2016 was recognized in a variety of ways in Cook County on Friday, November 11, in Grand Portage and Grand Marais. Rhonda Silence provides this brief report. 


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WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report

 

Cook County Law Enforcement Report

Grand Portage band member makes return trip to Standing Rock

Dana Logan is a Grand Portage band member who recently visited the protector camps near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.


Frost

Winter arrives this week

This is the week winter arrives, but probably not with a big blizzard, but more like rain and maybe a little snow.


Steelhead

DNR closing French River hatchery on Lake Superior

The Department of Natural Resources is closing a 1970s-era fish hatchery because of failing infrastructure and excessive energy consumption.


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Weekend News Roundup for November 12

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. This was election week and it was also the first week of deer hunting.