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Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill supports DNR season closure: "Moose is iconic."

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today the moose population in Northeastern Minnesota has dropped 35 percent from last year.


Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues for December continue to improve

Lodging tax revenues for the final month of 2012 were up compared to December of last year county-wide.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Warmer weather and a bit more snow lies ahead

We may have turned the cold weather corner! WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about less cold and more snow heading into February.


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Nopolas lead Silver Bay to girls basketball win

 Alicia Nopola and Brandi Nopola each scored more than 20 points to lead the Silver Bay Mariner girls to a 74-30 win over the Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Monday night.
 


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Ely wins CC Invitational; CC/SB boys win Denfeld Invitational, girls second

 The Ely Timberwolves took both the boys and girls team titles in the Cook County Invitational Saturday at Pincushion Trails system in Grand Marais.
 


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Kieran Scannell nominated for national Presidential Scholars Program

Kieran Scannell of Grand Marais, a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, has been named one of more than 3,000 candidates in the 2013 U.S.


Lonnie Dupre

Lonnie Dupre talks about coming off the mountain

Lonnie Dupre is back in Talkeetna Alaska after a third attempt to summit Denali  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Lonnie Monday 4:30am Alaska time.


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Dupre airlifted off Denali

Cook County Arctic adventurer Lonnie Dupre has been airlifted off Denali and is back in Talkeetna, Alaska.


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Duluth News Tribune reports barrels pulled from Lake Superior contain active explosives

The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa says it found still-active explosives in barrels of military waste retrieved this summer from Lake Superior.