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Danielle Sosin

Duluth author Danielle Sosin talks about her latest book

Duluth author Danielle Sosin is well-known both in Minnesota and nationwide for her works of fiction, including Garden Primitives and her latest book, The Long-Shining Waters.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 7

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


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioner talks about community center meetings

On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11,  public meetings will be held in Grand Marais and Tofte on the proposed new community center.


U.S.Passport

Passport and birth certificate services now separated

Counties throughout the country are facing new regulations that are forcing them to rethink how and whether to issue passports. Cook County is no exception.


Gray wolf

Final: Feds to delist Great Lakes wolves

The U.S government formally announced its move to end federal wolf protection in the western Great Lakes region by the end of the year.


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Summer has arrived at the Grand Marais Rec Park

Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg was in the studio Wednesday morning.


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Many Cook County renters can’t afford the tab

According to a new study, Minnesota ranks at the bottom of 12 Midwest states for affordable rent. In Cook County 40 percent of renters are probably paying more than they can afford.


National Weather Service

Spring is taking its time arriving

North Shore weather continues to look like something other than spring.


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Weekend emergency drill recounted

This past weekend was the 22nd Annual Emergency Services Conference and it was a full scale drill.


Walleye

Fish testing in major walleye lakes show low PFC levels

Fish tested in nine of Minnesota's 10 largest walleye lakes had levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate that were either very low or undetectable, suggesting those lakes have very little or no contaminati