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Sunday Morning Update on Lizard Lake Fire Suppression

The US Forest Service has been providing updates on the Lizard Lake fire in the Superior National Forest during the weekend. This latest report came at 10:40 AM, Sunday, August 29.


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Weekend News Wrap for Aug. 28

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

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Fire smolders near Lizard Lake

Smoke was spotted on Aug. 26 by United States Forest Service (USFS) fire personnel traveling on the Gunflint Trail.


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Wildersmith August 27

 The upper Gunflint finally received some rain that is worthy of mention.

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Dog attack reported at Pincushion

On Wednesday, the Cook County Sheriff's Office investigated the report of a 19 year old Grand Marais woman who was attacked by a stray dog near the Pincushion Trail system.

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ISD166 prepares for levy referendum

In the past few years, the way public schools are funded has led to some far reaching changes at Independent School District 166.

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All about Root Cellars

Guests on Northern Gardening discuss root cellars -- how they're built, what can be stored in them and more.


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Taconite worker health study comes to Silver Bay

Taconite mining has been part of Minnesota’s landscape for decades, providing a  livelihood for thousands of people, on the Iron Range and the North Shore.  But taconite mini

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Nashville songwriter Jerry Vandiver visits Studio A

Jerry Vandiver, award-winning Nashville songwriter, chatted with Buck and Bob about the Nashville music scene and played a few tunes Aug. 20.


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MN State Fair butter sculptor tells all on The Roadhouse

Artist Linda Christensen has been carving butter sculptures at the Minnesota State Fair for 38 years. She talked with Bob Carter Aug.


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Couple walking around Lake Superior reports in from Canada

Mike Link and his wife Kate Crowley are walking around Lake Superior on the Full Circle Superior expedition, a journey to explore and document the peopl


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