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Art News for April 10 weekend

A new show opened at the Johnson Heritage Post this weekend: "Out in the Shop: Cook County Furniture Makers" curated by Scott Pollock (left). This show is a must-see.


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 10

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to

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Campfire restrictions in effect

Campfire restrictions went into effect on Monday throughout the Superior National Forest.

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Behind the Work: Randy Schnobrich

This edition of Behind the Work focuses on Randy Schnobrich, woodworker and fine craftsman. With more than 20 years of woodworking under his belt, Randy has built everything from cabins to dogsleds, commissioned furniture to custom doors. Randy also teaches several woodworking classes at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais. 

AARP Tax Volunteers still at it

AARP Tax Volunteers still at it

The AARP TaxAide Volunteers are still at it, and there are three more opportunities to get your taxes done for free in Cook County:

Moose numbers continue to decline in the Arrowhead

Points North: No moose hunt app for this Minnesotan

I'm not applying for a Minnesota moose permit this year.


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Interstate construction begins – expect delays!

It’s called the Duluth Interstate MegaProject and we’ll be living with it for the next three years.


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House burning training scheduled for Saturday

The Grand Marais Volunteer Fire Department will hold a house burn training in conjunction with Mesabi Range Community College Saturday, April 10.

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Park Board OK’s community garden, sets improvement priorities

At Tuesday’s Grand Marais Parks and Recreation board meeting, the plan for a community garden got the go-ahead.


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Points North: Strange Steelhead Fishing

Steelhead began running in North Shore rivers nearly a month ahead of schedule. If the rivers get much dryer, they’ll have to walk rather than swim upstream to reach their spawning grounds.


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Budget and the 4-day school week among decisions pending at ISD166

Cook County Schools ISD166 is facing several big decisions as summer approaches. There’s the four-day week, breaks in the school calendar and the whole issue of the budget.

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"Wii for Seniors" read-a-thon a big success

The Grand Marais Senior Center is a happening place, especially now that they have a brand new Nintendo Wii game and widescreen TV, courtesy of some caring Sawtooth Mo

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Wildersmith April 7

No foolin’, its April already and the forest is easing into week two.  The magic of Easter Sunday opened gloomy, with drizzle and snow along some parts of the upper Trail.


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West End News April 7

The tax helpers will be at Birch Grove just one more Wednesday, April 14, which is just a day before the deadline for turning in your income tax returns.


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