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Dave Tersteeg

Grand Marais Rec Park fills as state parks stay shuttered

The Grand Marais Recreation Park is usually a busy place in summer.-- this month even more than ever. The reason is the government shutdown that has closed all of Minnesota’s state parks.


Road work

Work begins on CSAH 8

The Cook County Highway Department announced this morning that reconstruction on the section of County State Aid Hwy 8 from one half-mile south of CSAH 18 to the Airport Road began today.


WTIP's Community Garden Sign

WTIP's Community Garden Thriving in its Third Season

WTIP's community garden is in the midst of its third growing season, with a total of eight community members tending plots this year.  The season was officially kicked off in mid-June as rain bar


Carol Christenson

Weather hot and humid – and maybe wet – for weekend

It could be a warm and humid weekend for the Grand Marais Arts Festival. That kind of weather can often bring thunderstorms.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill talks about the government shutdown

The state government shut down on Friday, July 1. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 6-A Rep.


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Weekend News Roundup for July 2

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


Camping

With state parks closed, you can still be a happy camper

Even though the state parks are closed during the state government shutdown there are plenty of places to camp in Cook County.


State Capitol

Here’s the state shutdown rundown

Now that it’s a reality, here’s the latest on the Minnesota state government shutdown: