The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released an analysis of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the PolyMet copper-nickel mine proposed for Minnesota’s Eastern Iron Range. The agency says the mining operation would result in “unacceptable and long-term water quality impacts,” and should not proceed as proposed.
The Cook County Schools ISD166 school board needs to make program reductions of $440,000 in school year 2010-11 to balance their budget.
Ann talked Feb. 19 with local GIS specialist Tom McCann about his volunteer work helping Haiti relief efforts, using his mapping skills, without ever leaving the county.
Buck chatted with Stephan Soleas of Taos, N.M., about the amazing good fortune that led his lost dog to find him in New Orleans, 1,200 miles from home. Listen to the interview.
Buck spoke Feb. 19 with Dr.
Local telephone service was disrupted this morning for about an hour around 8:30 a.m.
A bill to strengthen Minnesota mining laws was recently introduced in the state legislature.
Check out the current Grand Marais Active Community Action Plan. This is a document which has grown from the Safe Routes to School group and that continues to grow and change.
One way communities often try and grow their local economy is through business development. It was in this spirit that the county and city first started talking about developing a business park.
Grand Marais photographer Mark Tessier is the featured artist at Sivertson Gallery's Fireside Chats at 6 p.m. Saturday night.
Check out our video of the Sivertones live in the WTIP studio!
In the last decade, studies have revealed that endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDC’s, are present in virtually every watershed in the United States. There is growing concern that eve