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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 2

 Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. New judicial responsibilities in the District. Iron Rangers want Twin Metals hearing held locally.


Citizens' Climate Lobby addresses climate change

The Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan group working to spread the idea that each one of us can help to address climate change.


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Commissioner exits public meeting in protest of 'social justice issue'

Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe abruptly left a public meeting on Tuesday, June 28.


Online voting for Minnesota parks and trails license plate ends July 4

Three entries remain in the DNR’s contest for a state parks and trails license plates.


Summer on Superior

Nice holiday weekend weather is forecast

Should be a nice summer weekend for the Fourth of July holiday…with a little rain mixed in. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson.


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Alumni football game in Grand Marais a first of its kind

On Saturday night, July 2, there will be an alumni football game played in Grand Marais. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs spoke with one of the game’s organizers about the event. 
 


LSProject: Why do we love Lake Superior?

Lake Superior is a big part of the landscape in northeastern Minnesota…and it has special meaning for most visitors and residents.


Hungry Hippie Hostel

North Shore hostel navigates plumbing issue, business soaring

The owners of the Hungry Hippie Hostel, which is located eight miles from Grand Marais, continue to make progress with a state inspection of their plumbing.


Congressman Rick Nolan shares his ideas with local residents and officials. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Panel and congressman talk moose, housing, tourism in Cook County

On Tuesday, June 28, Congressman Rick Nolan visited the North House Folk School for a roundtable discussion with local officials and members of the community.


Rep. Rick Nolan

Rep. Rick Nolan discusses tourism, steel and gun control

In town for a tourism roundtable, Congressman Rick Nolan also discusses China steel dumping and gun control issues in this interview with "Daybreak" host Jay Andersen.