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Construction continues on I-35 between Duluth, Twin Cities

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Interstate 35 between Duluth and the Twin Cities Metro Area during Labor Day weekend will encounter two single-lane construction work zones.


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Steelworkers at two Minn. mines prepare to strike

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — Steelworkers at two Iron Range taconite mines say they're prepared to strike as soon as Saturday.


Carol Christenson

Hot weather set for the rest of the week

No severe weather left in the forecast, only sunshine and high temps, with sprinkles for Labor Day weekend.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital sees uptick in summer services

It’s summer on the North Shore and that means increased activity at Cook County North Shore Hospital.


Gray Wolf

Judge set to consider blocking Wis. wolf hunt

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Dane County judge is expected to consider this week whether to halt Wisconsin's new wolf hunt before it starts.


The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) is a non-profit local citizen's group focusing on energy issues in Cook County, MN.

Energy Plan adopted for county - public meeting Thursday 8/23

Last month, a comprehensive energy plan was approved by both the Grand Marais City Council and the Cook County Board of Commissioners.  According to George Wilkes of the Cook County Local Energy


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Congressman discusses issues affecting Cook County, upcoming campaign

Recently, Congressman Chip Cravaack was in Cook County to celebrate a newly-signed law that allows road crews to expand a section of Cook County Highway Eight.
 


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Summer is a busy time at the Cook County Food Shelf

Cook County has a local food shelf that is staffed by volunteers who take care of the food donations and get them out to folks who need help.
 


The Dakota War resulted in the largest one-day execution in U.S. history, on December 26, 1862

Documentary on Minnesota's Dakota War of 1862 to air on WTIP

On August 17, 1862 a group of four young Dakota men on a hunting expedition killed five settlers who lived along the Minnesota river in what is now southwest Minnesota, igniting a war that claimed


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Sobanja and Gamble, Doo-Kirk and Austin, Nolan and Cravaack to face each other in November

Rick Nolan has won the DFL’s three-way primary race to face Eighth District Congressman Chip Cravaack who faced no primary opposition.