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Weekend News Roundup for November 16

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. The DNR is revising stream and lake management plans in the Grand Marais area.


Spice - an informational poster

Synthetic Drugs: what they are and why they're dangerous

To learn about synthetic drugs - what they are, who uses them and what the dangers are - we contacted the Minnesota Department of Health.


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioner discusses changes in county attorney office

The county board will upgrade the positions in the county attorney’s office.


Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church near Grand Marais, known locally as the “Chippewa City Church.”

Cook County Historical Society plans for the future

The Cook County Historical Society has just completed a long-range planning project for the Society's four historic sites in and around Grand Marais.
 


Crowd gathered at Cook County Courthouse to hear Special Prosecutor Thomas Heffelfinger. Photo by Carah Thomas

Change of venue granted in Scannell case

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell appeared in court this morning in Grand Marais for a Rule 8 hearing, after being indicted on Thursday, October 31, on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual cond


Restored Edison Fishery on Isle Royale

Isle Royale to Hold Public Meetings on Cultural Resources Plan

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Officials are kicking off a series of public meetings this week to discuss a plan for dealing with cultural resources at Isle Royale National Park.  


Science Workshops

Calling Science Educators -- Real Stories in Research: The Lake Superior Edition

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center near Finland is hosting two workshop for educators on Friday, November 15.  The workshops are part the Science Institute for Educators’ se


Ad for RCA portables

Weekend News Roundup for November 9

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Lake scene, Cook County

DNR seeks comments on area lake and stream management plans

Citizens interested in learning about or commenting on Minnesota Department of Natural Resources strategies for managing Grand Marais area lakes and streams have until Jan.


One percent

One percent tax revenues on the increase

Collection of one percent tax revenues is up as the economy slowly recovers.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report with Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers.