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Weekend News Roundup for June 23

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Gray wolf

Wolf hunt survey shows large opposition to season

A vast majority of people responding to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources online survey oppose the idea of a gray wolf hunting and trapping season in the state.

Rosebush Creek flooding (Stephan Hoglund)

Health officials address health concerns in wake of flooding in NE Minn.

From the Minnesota Department of Health: Minnesota residents in parts of northeastern Minnesota hit by flooding can take steps to safeguard their health, state health officials said.

Bee and Sunflowers: photo by Carah Thomas

It's National Pollinator Week

June 18-24 is National Pollinator Week. Not sure what that means?

Highway 61 (Paul Weimer/Flickr)

Roads reopen across the Northland, some remain closed

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that northbound Interstate 35 has reopened this morning between Mahtowa and Highway 210 at Carlton.

High water at Rosebush Creek (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Heavy storms cause travel, communication problems

Recent heavy storms and steady, torrential rain are causing communications and travel problems on the North Shore and in the Duluth area.

Commissioner Tony Sertich

IRRRB sets budget and issues funding grants

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board met last week.

BWCAW scene

Appeals Court allows AT&T cell tower near BWCAW

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Reversing a lower court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals says AT&T can build a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be visible within parts of the Bound

Rainy Weather

NWS forecast: Rain, rain -- then sunshine

The week ahead holds a lot of rain, then it’ll warm up and the weekend is looking good. WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.

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Weekend News Roundup for June 16

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.