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ISD166 prepares for levy referendum

In the past few years, the way public schools are funded has led to some far reaching changes at Independent School District 166.

Taconite processing plant at Silver Bay, MN

Taconite worker health study comes to Silver Bay

Taconite mining has been part of Minnesota’s landscape for decades, providing a  livelihood for thousands of people, on the Iron Range and the North Shore.  But taconite mini

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Late Summer Means The Bird Migration Is Near

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Wading at Bear Tree Park in downtown Grand Marais

Water quality testing resumes on North Shore beaches

Water quality monitoring on Lake Superior beaches typically starts at the beginning of the summer, but this year, because of staffing issues at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the work wa

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Firewise looking for grant applicants

External sprinkler systems can help protect properties in the event of a wildfire.  Installing them can be costly, but there is help available. 

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Hospital names new administrator

Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center has a new administrator. She is Kimber L.

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Governor sends new lakeshore regulations back to the drawing board

Minnesota regulators spent years devising more protective shore land and dock rules to guide new development along state lakes. But according to a report in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Gov.

News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap Aug. 21

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week.  Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.


Superior National Golf Course at Lutsen

EDA board supports golf course proposal

The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Authority (EDA) board of directors voted on Tuesday to support a proposal to turn over control and ownership of Superior National Golf Course at Lutsen