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The next Brown Bag Lunch presentation will be "Social Media for Nonprofits and Small Businesses."  WTIP North Shore Morning host Joe Detrick spoke with Molly Solberg, director of sales and marketing at Duluth Pack, about how nonprofits and small businesses can optimize their use...

Affordable housing is a growing concern in Cook County, and there will be an informational meeting to provide assistance for potential home-buyers.  WTIP host Joe Detrick spoke with Abby Tofte, Cook County EDA Advocate, and Andrew Beavers, Lutsen Township Supervisor, about the...
Walleye
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. The work begins June 2 and runs through October 20.

Final reports on 2014 surveys will...
Site of the Parkside Public Access
The Grand Marais Park Board and DNR are working together on a new boat launch site. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park manager Dave Tersteeg about the Parkside Public Access...
Financial Fraud Dept.
Michael Drilling of Grand Marais pleaded guilty in federal court on April 17 to one count of securities fraud. The 47-year-old investment adviser was charged with defrauding 13 investors of nearly $6 million.

Drilling was a seasonal employee at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters the summers...
Superior National from the air

The resolution to set a public hearing concerning bonding for the Superior National Golf Course renovation project was put on hold at Tuesday’s Cook County Board of Commissioners meeting. The postponement, which will allow further discussion and consideration of alternative funding...
Virginia Mae Hope
The Grand Marais Public Library steps back in time this Friday with the help of the Minnesota Historical Society.  The library will be presenting a free history program on Virginia Mae Hope (1921-1944), World War II Women Airforce Service Pilot, at the Library on Friday, April 25,...

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Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. The Scannell trial date has been set. Deer feeding has ended, ships are moving cautiously and there’s s whitefish...
Linda Chappell
For over 20 years she’s been the Grand Marais Librarian. Now she’s decided to put that book back on the shelf and retire.

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