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Turn in unused prescription drugs

Taking someone else's drugs can be bad for your health

On Saturday Cook County residents can participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Dr. Sandy Stover says it’s a good idea to get rid of drugs you don’t use.

A BWCAW portage

USFS wants public input on controlling invasive plants in BWCAW

Superior National Forest managers are seeking public input regarding a proposed pest management approach to reduce the introduction and spread of non-native invasive plants, or NNIP, in the Boundary W

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NWS meteorologist says more snow before spring

Winter won’t go away. It’s expected back today and tomorrow.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Drug take-back day is Saturday

This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will conduct surveys and assessments on several area lakes and streams during the next few months.

Grass fire

Wildfire threat persists, Cook County restrictions set for Sunday

It may be cold and damp across much of Minnesota, but authorities are warning that wildfires are still a danger.

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DNR to begin to auction Iron Range mineral rights

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources opens bids on Thursday, April 28 for mineral leases that allow companies to prospect for copper, nickel, gold and other metals across northern Minnesota.<

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Michael Monroe has musical residency with local students

Multi-talented Grand Marais musician Michael Monroe will be spending a week with students at Great Expectations School.

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Howard Sivertson on Third Thursday

He grew up in a fishing family on Isle Royale. He’s made a study of voyageur history and the Lake Superior fur trade.

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Weekend News Roundup for April 23

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