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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:


Smallmouth bass

Local Fish Report for Friday, July 1

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, cold, rainy weather has slowed down fishing action but it should pick up over the weekend.


Highway 61 near Split Rock River: MnDOT recommends alternate route

Temporary paving operation slows traffic on Highway 61 near Split Rock

DULUTH, MN - Motorists traveling on Highway 61 near Split Rock River in Lake County are encountering traffic backups as MnDOT temporarily paves a two-mile section in preparation for a government shutd


Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor talks business, birds, burn pile and more

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson says business is booming, the Classic Car Show was a success, but we may have a bird problem.


Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for May were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.