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Weekend News Roundup for May 28

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


The Great Lakes face many problems--including climate change, invasive species, contaminants and more

Duluth conference to look at major issues facing the Great Lakes

More than 600 freshwater scientists from around the world will be in Duluth next week for a conference called “Big lakes, Big world.”


Old projector at the Shore Theater in Grand Marais - photo by Stephen Hoglund

Memories of the Shore Theater - Rick Anderson

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being demolished.  The theater opened in 1937 and sat 310 people.  Once a movie house, it closed in the late sixties and has s


Taking Down the Old Theater/Stephan Hoglund

Buck Benson remembers the old Shore Theater

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being dismantled.


Community Center site plan

Commissioners agree to support new community center – with caveats

The purpose of their May 24 work session was for the county commissioners to agree to support – or not – proceeding with planning for a new community center.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Duluth councilman announces run against Cravaack

A Duluth city councilman today announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District.


Minnesota State Capitol

Session ends without budget compromise

The deadline for the end of the Minnesota legislative session has come and gone. No budget deals have been reached and a special session looms on the horizon.


Carol Christenson, National Weather Service -- Duluth

Weather Talk with Carol Christenson

Tornadoes in North Minneapolis, frost in the North Shore forecast. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this interview with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Sen. Klobuchar on tourism in Minnesota and tornado damage in North Minneapolis

Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen Tuesday morning on “Daybreak”.


Rep. David Dill

No budget in sight on last day of session

The final day of the Minnesota legislative session has arrived but there's no sign that Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP majorities are anywhere close to a deal on the state budget.