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County-ISD166 discuss new community center

The county and ISD166 are once again talking about a collaboration. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report on the school, community center and the YMCA.


Water pump

National Ground Water Awareness Week is March 11-17

More than 1 million people residing in more than 400,000 households in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water.  While wells can provide high quality drinking water, sta


Tofte Town Hall

West End Townships election results

The West End Townships of Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder held their annual meetings and elections last night. In Lutsen, 118 votes were cast.


Pagami Creek fire crews. Photo: Duluth Pack

BWCAW wildfire aftermath includes campsite closures

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With just a few weeks before the spring camping season opens in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the U.S.


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Vikings, Mariners end boys' basketball seasons with Section 7-A losses

The boys’ basketball season ended Saturday for both Cook County and Silver Bay as the teams lost quarterfinal round games in the Section 7-A Playoffs.


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Cook County, Silver Bay advance in boys' basketball playoffs; play Saturday

The Cook County Vikings will face the Fond du Lac Ojibwe in the quarter-finals round of the Section 7-A boys’ basketball playoffs Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock.


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Grand Marais musher closes in on last day of "Sled Dogs to St. Paul"

Frank Moe, a ten dog team and contingent of mushing handlers are on an eight day trek to the State Capitol with petitions against sulfide mining pollution near the BWCAW.


Dave Tersteeg

Rec Park manager talks pool news

The news from the Grand Marais Rec Park is mostly about the pool. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg about pool news and an early start to the season..


Frank Moe & His Dogs/Cathy Quinn

Sled Dogs to St. Paul arrive in Duluth

Yesterday, Frank Moe and his team of sled dogs arrived in Duluth's Lester Park, marking the fourth day in their journey from Grand Marais to St. Paul in protest of sulfide mining in Minnesota.