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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 2, 2016

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


New Year

A Mild New Year's weekend

The New Year’s weekend promises to be mild for this time of year…no 20 below temps like a couple of years ago.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City has committee openings for the taking

The City of Grand Marais has numerous openings on boards and committees, and the first of the year is a good time to fill them. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


PolyMet processing site

Minnesota mining industry digs deep into uncertainties

On many levels, it was a challenging year for Minnesota’s mining industry.


Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Distracted, impaired driving addressed by Sheriff

The State Patrol is stepping up efforts to combat distracted and impaired driving. It’s also an issue here at home.


Snowy roads

Snow to the south could slow traffic heading north

A little snow is back in the forecast, but nothing like what they expect to the south of us.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for December 26

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Lots of mining talk this week. The city council sets a levy and majority leader Sen.


Tis the season...

Forecast: cooling off this Christmas weekend

A little snow is back in the forecast, but Christmas weekend will get progressively colder. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Rita Plourde

Clinic ends year on a high note and looking for community participation

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has had its Moving Matters program extended and will keep its Giving Tree project into early January.


Lake Superior in Winter

North Shore lakes are warming, study suggests

A recent scientific study shows that lakes around the world are warming, including lakes here along the North Shore.