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Recovery efforts intensify for Ty Sitter

A team of eight will go into the BWCAW on Thursday to set up a temporary camp in an attempt to recover the body of Ty Sitter from Swan Lake. Sitter was reported missing on June 10 while fishing.


Gaskin Lake Fire on Wednesday, June 15

Small fire in BWCAW being monitored near Gaskin Lake - updated Wed., June 15

                                                    

CCVB and Harbor Friends transfering Outdoor Classroom materials

Cook County Visitors Bureau to pick up harbor program

The Outdoor Classroom is an informational program developed by Harbor Friends. The organization is now dormant and they wanted the Grand Marais Rec Park to pick up the program.


Ty Sitter

Sheriff confident searchers have found body of missing person

Several teams of search crews have been focused on Swan Lake in the BWCAW looking for 23 year old Ty Sitter of Janesville, WI.


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Weekend News Roundup for June 11

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


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Marijuana grower arrested in West End

On the afternoon of May 26, the Cook County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant on the Caribou Trail in Lutsen on a tip marijuana was being grown at a residence.


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ISD166 to consolidate administrative offices

The ISD166 school board met earlier this week in special session to act on several issues including the consolidation of four administrative offices into three.


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Park Board discusses music in Harbor Park

The Grand Marais Park Board met on June 7. Music in Harbor Park, an outdoor classroom project proposal and plans for a new footpath entrance to the Rec Park were on the agenda.


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Deer tick collection in process at clinic

It’s deer tick season and these are the ticks that carry Lyme Disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoken with Dr. Sandy Stover about the deer tick collection at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.


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National climate change strategy in the works

From the Arctic to the Everglades, impacts like rising sea levels, warmer temperatures, loss of sea ice, and changing precipitation patterns are affecting the species Americans care about, the se