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Diane Booth

Two 1% sales tax projects move ahead

Both the community center and library committees are poised to move ahead with use of the 1% sales tax money as part of their project funding.

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September 22 is National Centenarian Day

If you’re over 100 years old, then today, September 22nd is a special day.  It’s National Centenarian Day, and the North Shore Care Center in Grand Marais is throwing

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Coastal cleanup this weekend

The 25th annual International Coastal Cleanup is scheduled for this Saturday, September 25.
 

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Watercolor Society to exhibit at JHP

Over 30 members of the Lake Superior Watercolor Society will exhibit about 60 paintings at the Johnson Heritage Post. The opening is set for this Friday, Sept. 24.

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Pipeline failures and fatalities get the attention of lawmakers

Earlier this summer an oil pipeline owned by Enbridge Energy ruptured near Marshall, Michigan.  More than a million gallons of crude oil spilled into Talmadge Creek a

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Write-ins don’t always need to be written

As Cook County approaches the November 2nd General Election, the issue of write-in candidates surfaces. At least one write-in is announced for Grand Marais Mayor.

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Weekend News Wrap for Sept. 18

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

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School levy meetings set

On Nov. 2, Cook County Schools ISD166 will be asking residents to vote on an operating levy which would provide the district with approximately $377,000 for each of the next five years.

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Local Fish Report for Sept. 17

9/17/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Arrowhead Electric Coop representative elaborates on broadband grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, a grant and loan package of $16 million for broadband infrastructure in Cook County.