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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber January 15th

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 Jan. 15

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


Isle Royale

Isle Royale cultural resource plan comment period ends January 16

The deadline to comment on how Isle Royale National Park should manage its cultural resources closes on January 16.  The park is at the beginning of a process to come up with a Cultural Resource


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Local Fish Report for Jan. 14

GRAND MARAIS AREA
Our fishing expert, Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, says Saturday, the 15th, TROUT season opens outside the BWCAW. It’s already open inside.


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Knight Foundation grants awarded to Cook County Higher Education and WTIP

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation (DSACF) recently announced the distribution of more than a quarter million dollars in grants.  Among the recipients are two local non-profits, WTIP N


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City may be excluded from new community center planning

In 2005 the City of Grand Marais contracted with Burbach Aquatics of Platteville WI to study replacement or renovation of its municipal pool.


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Mayor, newly elected council members sworn in

Mayor Larry Carlson took the oath of office at Wednesday’s Grand Marais City Council meeting. New councilor Bob Spry and re-elected councilor Bill Lenz were also sworn in.


Historic Split Rock Lighthouse - photo courtesy Minnesota DNR

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park adds acreage

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park acquired 19 acres in late December, thanks in large part to the efforts of the non-profit Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota. 


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County board moves to enhance public input at meetings

County commissioners revisited the issue of increased public input they began discussing on Jan. 4.


Seed catalogs are available by mail and may be found online, too.

Planning This Year's Garden

The Northwoods Food Project and Cook County Extension together with WTIP produce Northern Gardening, a radio show about gardening in Cook County.


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