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Commissioner Jim Johnson, far right

Commissioner discusses Superior National Golf Course issues

The status and future of Superior National Golf Course was a topic of discussion on the AM Community Calendar, Wednesday July 14. Commissioner Jim Johnson spoke with WTIPs Jay Andersen.

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A big day for the "Big Lake" this Sunday

There’s only one “big lake” around here, and that’s Lake Superior.  Native Americans in the region called it Gichigami, meaning “big water,” and they were

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.

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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.