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Sue Futterer and Tim Nelson

County OKs new fees schedule

Cook County Planning and Zoning officer Tim Nelson returned to the County Board with explanations for some fee increases proposed at a previous meeting.

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Weekend News Wrap July 10

Each weekend the WTIP news department produces a wrap-up of the week’s news. More on broadband, news on the PolyMet mine project, Local Government Aid woes and more in this report.

Lures

Fish Report for July 9

GRAND MARAIS AREA
 

Liz Sivertson "Symbiosis"-- courtesy Sivertson Gallery

Artist Open House: Liz Sivertson

We’re premiering a new series called Artist Open House.

Gavel

Grand Marais couple sentenced in sexual assault case

The victim of sexual assault from a Grand Marais couple finally saw his assailants sentenced in Cook County District Court Wednesday.
 

Slash from logging operations is one form of biomass

Biomass energy use growing

Ever wonder what biomass is, and why all the fuss? Well, energy from biomass is fast becoming the new oil, and there’s a rush to get in on the action, and the funding.

Mega-Project construction zone

Mega-Project poses detours for North Shore travelers

Work on the Duluth I–35 Mega–Project continues this week after a July 4 holiday break. The London Road corridor has narrowed down to a single lane between 24th and 32nd Avenues East.


Green frog

Frogs and lily pads go together in the summer

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