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Skatebording in Grand Marais

Patrick Knight filmed and edited this video of Grand Marais youth skateboarding down 1st Ave. West.

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Hotel room door

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for April were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.

Ore boat J. L. Block

Great Lakes levels low, bad news for shippers

Water levels are lower than usual in the Upper Great Lakes, which is bad news for the shippers who rely on those waterways.

Molly Zafft and Cece Olsen participate in BFS

Bigger, Faster, Stronger

High school athletics is serious business. With training now a year-round activity, it is expected that all participants spend time in the weight room.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff reminds residents -- visitors are on their way, so is increased traffic

In his monthly report, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk talked with WTIP’s Jay Andersen about gun permits, summer traffic, graduation and upcoming bike events.

National Weather Service

Tornado in Lake County this past weekend

Believe it or not a weak tornado blew through north of Silver Bay overb the weekend.

USFS Wilderness Ranger Brandee Wenzel at Rose Lake Falls in the BWCAW

Behind the Work: Brandee Wenzel

Brandee Wenzel is a Wilderness Ranger in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Black bear

Computer error causes re-run of bear hunt lottery

Bear hunters will have to wait a little longer to find out if they've been given a Minnesota bear hunting permit for 2011.

Star Flower Trientalis borealis

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber May 28th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

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Weekend News Roundup for May 28

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Sebastian Schnobrich

The Grand Finale

It wasn’t the easiest, and it wasn’t the most laid-back year of high school, but for Youth Radio Project senior Sebastian Schnobrich it was the most memorable.

Old projector at the Shore Theater in Grand Marais - photo by Stephen Hoglund

Memories of the Shore Theater - Rick Anderson

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being demolished.  The theater opened in 1937 and sat 310 people.  Once a movie house, it closed in the late sixties and has s

Lake trout

Fishing Report for May 27


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School News From Sawtooth Mountain Elementary, May 27

Teacher Ann Russ is retiring from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School at the end of the school year.

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