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IRRRB

IRRRB to cut budget 35% for fiscal 2012

The brief but dramatic drop in taconite production in 2009, with the accompanying drop in state taconite tax revenues, means less money will be available in the next year for Iron Range development pr


Commissiioner Jim Johnson

County begins budget setting process for 2012

The county board has started the long process of crafting a budget for 2012.


Great Expectations School

School districts meet to talk collaboration

Great Expectations and ISD166 met together recently to talk about cooperation and collaboration between the districts.


Moose in Superior National Forest

DNR issues draft moose management plan

Wildlife managers hope a new moose management plan will keep the immense icons roaming the Arrowhead for generations to come.


Fall stream colors -- photo, Lutsen Resort

Can predictions of summer into October be true?

After a bout with some heavy storms, weather in the days ahead looks quite summery. With any luck predictions of a long summer will come true.


Map -- Duluth News Tribune

Fond du Lac Band buys Spirit Island

A sacred Ojibwe island on the St. Louis Rivernow belongs to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Split Rock Lighthouse -- Google Images

Split Rock Lighthouse and Grand Mound earn National Historic Landmark status

Two historic properties administered by the Minnesota Historical Society have earned the coveted designation of National Historic Landmark.


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Qwest is now officially CenturyLink

If this month’s phone bill arrives in a CenturyLink envelope, it’s not a mistake, it’s official.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for August 13

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


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City hears proposal for assisted living facility

Spectrum Community Health has initiated preliminary development discussions with the City of Grand Marais and the Economic Development Authority. Mayor Larry Carlson explains.