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Weekend News Wrap March 20

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

Fishing at sunset

Sen. Klobuchar questions Coast Guard nominee on small craft licensing

Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Thursday questioned Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., the President’s nominee to be U.S. Coast Guard Commandant.


Stations of the Cross by Rose Kadera Vastila

“Stations of the Cross" opens Sunday at Art Colony

During the up-coming Easter season, a special exhibit is being hosted at the Grand Marais Art Colony.


Cook County Commissioners

Commissioners begin discussion of county administrator position

At a special work session Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners began discussing the creation of a county administrator position.


Howling wolf. Photo: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

State pushes for de-listing wolves from Endangered Species list

The Department of Natural Resources Wednesday submitted a formal petition to the U.S.


Cook County Conversations

Boreal Access changes community blog location

The Boreal Access homepage looks different. The “Cook County Conversations” online forum is no longer positioned under the WTIP and News-Herald headlines.


Commissioner Bob Fenwick

Fenwick to spearhead board role in Community Center planning

Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick Tuesday asked his fellow board members to allow him to take a lead role in planning for the new community center/pool project.


Mike Prom gets his head shaved to support the cause

Mush for a Cure raises $30,000 for breast cancer

This year’s annual Mush for a Cure Sled Dog Fundraiser, March 12-13, raised more than $30,000.  Of that amount, organizers say that a minimum of $28,000 will go to the National Breast Ca


GTHS Vice President Fred Smith watches as Ada Igoe signs on as Chik-Wauk site manager

Site manager hired for Chik-Wauk

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society announced the hiring of a site manager for the Chik-Wauk Museum, scheduled to open July 4.