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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.


Wolf with radio collar - Grand Portage

Dr. Seth Moore: Studying and Managing Wolves

August 10, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


In the pool

County invites City to parley on Community Center

Cook County Commissioners and representatives from ORB Management want to sit down with the Grand Marais City Council and try to find a way out of the community center impasse.


Grand Marais Harbor -- "HarborCam"

Beach advisories lifted

The “Water Contact Not Recommended” advisories issued Tuesday for the Grand Marais Downtown Beach and Schroeder Town Park Beach have been lifted.  Elevated E.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Assisted living facility a possibility for Grand Marais

Spectrum Community Health is interested in building an assisted living facility in Grand Marais.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioner discusses Superior National and community center

Another discussion of Superior National Golf Course as well as thoughts on the proposed community center were among topics discussed on the AM Community Calendar program, Aug. 9.


Breakwaters at Grand Marais harbor

Elevated E. coli levels found at two North Shore beaches

Late yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Health warned people should avoid contact with the water at two North Shore sites.


Lake Superior

Lake Superior group to hold meeting in Grand Marais

The Lake Superior Binational Forum is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. They’ll be in Grand Marais on Friday, Sept. 9 to hear public comments about issues related to Lake Superior.


Twin Metals staff mapping a site

Twin Metals opens Ely office in new building

The new Twin Metals building in the Ely Business Park opened Friday, according to a report in the Ely Echo newspaper.