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County to replace Honeymoon tower lights

The strobe lights on the Honeymoon tower have been annoying area residents for a long time. That’s about to end with the blessing of the Cook County Board.
 

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EPA considering large grant for Flutereed River restoration

The Flute Reed River Partnership (FRP), a non-profit citizen’s action group working to improve water quality in and around the Flutereed River in Hovland, learne

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Chik-Wauk receives Historical Society grant

The Minnesota Historical Society has awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage of $25,000 to


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap June 5

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 10:00 a.m.


 

Fish are biting on area lakes

WALLEYES
Fathead minnow/photo from wikimedia commons

Local Fish Report

There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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A beach in Lutsen/photo from picasaweb by PAUL

West End News June 3

When we were in graduate school we had a friend who could come up with an appropriate saying for any occasion.


Black bear tracks/photo from wikimedia commons

Wildersmith June 3

Gunflint welcomes the month of the strawberry moon.  For the moose and me, the greeting is with trepidation due to the recent hot humid days along the Trail.


Resort room

Lodging tax revenues down slightly

Lodging tax revenues for the month of April are down from March county-wide -- a drop tourism experiences this time each year, -- according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treas

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Walking the Old Road: The Old Road to Grand Marais

The people of Chippewa City would regularly visit the town of Grand Marais, walking the "Old Road" along the rocky cliffs of Lake Superior. Because many Grand Marais Chippewa people had relatives in Chippewa City, the path was well used to and from town. As the white population grew, the town of Grand Marais became a hub of activity for people from all over Cook County.


Voting booths

Filing closes for candidates facing primary election

Tuesday was the last day to file for county offices. The 2010 Primary Election will be held Tuesday, August 10.

 

Memorial day program: Vietnam vet Jay Taylor on reintegrating into society after serving in war

Vietnam veteran Jay Taylor, author of "Point of Aim, Point of Impact," spoke with Bob Memorial Day weekend about the challenges veterans face in returning to everyday life.


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