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Lodging tax revenues for March are mixed

Lodging tax revenues for the third month of 2012 were relatively steady compared to March of last year county-wide.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 28

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


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Earthworms: Good for Gardens, Bad for Boreal Forests

Ryan Hueffmeier knows a lot about worms.  He's a researcher with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD), and Program Coordinator with Gre


Commissioner Martinson

Commissioner explains negative Historical Society vote

At the recent county board meeting – a funding request from the Historical Society, a new Lutsen Fire Hall, Boreal-TV and the community center.


Mayor Carlson

Mayor reports on Grand Marais council decisions

City storefront loans, a ZipLine deal, new animal ordinance revisions and Hizzoner is ready to fish.


Bill Beckstrand (Miles Drake)

Borealis Chorale Spring Concert on Tuesday Classics

The Borealis Chorale & Orchestra held it's annual spring concert on Sunday, April 1.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Social Host ordinance in effect for prom

The past month has been reasonably quiet for law enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk about the social host ordinance, fishing opener and fireworks.


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Minn. Senate OKs hunting and fishing fee hikes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has voted to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses.