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Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will conduct surveys and assessments on several area lakes and streams during the next few months.

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Wildfire threat persists, Cook County restrictions set for Sunday

It may be cold and damp across much of Minnesota, but authorities are warning that wildfires are still a danger.

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DNR to begin to auction Iron Range mineral rights

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources opens bids on Thursday, April 28 for mineral leases that allow companies to prospect for copper, nickel, gold and other metals across northern Minnesota.<

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Michael Monroe has musical residency with local students

Multi-talented Grand Marais musician Michael Monroe will be spending a week with students at Great Expectations School.

Howard Sivertson/Lake Superior Journal

Howard Sivertson on Third Thursday

He grew up in a fishing family on Isle Royale. He’s made a study of voyageur history and the Lake Superior fur trade.

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Weekend News Roundup for April 23

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

Cirrus and Fennel running in lead

Dave and Amy Freeman talk about their 900 mile dogsled adventure

Friday, April 22 was Earth Day and one year ago, Dave and Amy Freeman of Grand Marais began an 11,000 mile expedition, traveling across North America by kayak, canoe, and dogsled.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to hold public meeting on proposed Admin cuts

The Cook County School Board will hold an open meeting on May 4 to hear how the public feels about proposed reductions in ISD166 administration. logo

DNR adds more counties to burning restrictions list

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that 16 more counties will be placed under burning restrictions, beginning on April 22 at 8 a.m.

Commissiioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioners hire golf course consultant

Cook County commissioners met Tuesday and took up a number of issues. But the most time was again spent on Superior National Golf Course.