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Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Insurance, finances and remodeling under discussion at the Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center board meeting

Blue Cross/Blue Shield, MN Sure, county budget cuts, and remodeling:  all under discussion at the recent hospital and care center board meeting.

Mining Truth: educating Minnesotans about sulfide mining

In the summer of 2012, a coalition of Minnesota conservation groups calling themselves Mining Truth started a public dialogue surrounding the proposed Polymet and Twin Metals mines near Lake Superior

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MN Sea Grant presentation tonight: Climate Change impacts on recreation and tourism

Minnesota Sea Grant is hosting the final  segment in a three-part speaker series on Climate Change, Thursday, September 26 at the Harbor House Grille in Grand Marais, starting at 7:30 p

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken: You can't change your fingerprints like you can your password

Apple wants you to use your fingerprint as a password for its latest iPhone. Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Al Franken about why he thinks that’s a bad idea.

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Weekend News Roundup for September 21

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. The Duluth Port has a new director, Asian carp continue to threaten, Rep.

Duluth (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Duluth panel discusses sex trafficking in Duluth, on Lake Superior ships

Over 40 people gathered at the American Indian Center in Duluth Thursday night for a panel discussion on the issue of human trafficking and prostitution - particularly of native women and children - i

Great Expectations

Math curriculum topic of discussion at GES

Great Expectations board met this week and among other things, math was on the agenda. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with GES administrator Peter James about tailored math programs.

John Schloot flashes a smile as the historic bear sign is re-installed, Friday, September 13, 2013.

Refurbished Gunflint Trail signs back in place

The historic Gunflint Trail signs in downtown Grand Marais are back in place after getting  much needed facelifts.