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Whitetail deer

Deer hunting licenses now on sale

With deer hunting licenses going on sale Monday, Aug. 1, state conservation officials announced new regulations for the coming season.


Superior National from the air

Commissioners get a look at Superior National recommendations

To help them decide how to proceed with management and improvement of Superior National Golf Course, the county board hired a golf course consulting firm.


Grand Marais by Anthony on Flickr

North Shore International Influence

Wha gwaan! Ahoj! Merhaba! Hello! Summer brings International youth to Grand Marais.


Pink!!

Weekend News Roundup for July 30

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


Fennel at the rapids

The Wilderness Classroom adventure is at the half-way mark

Dave and Amy Freeman, with their companion Fennel are on a 12,000 kayak, canoe, dog sled journey from the west coast to Grand Portage.


Option One, Community Center

Community Center project could go on hold soon

Cook County Commissioners are concerned that the City of Grand Marais does not have a place at the community center project table.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Budgets and more budgets: Grand Marais starts the process

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson says the city will be meeting regularly through the rest of the year to put the 2012 budget in place.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack talks about debt ceilings, “Cut, Cap and Balance” and more

Eighth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen on “Daybreak” July 28.


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

County OKs one percent money for Arrowhead broadband project

The cost of fiber optic has increased as has the determination to make the county’s broadband system as long-lasting and trouble free as possible.


Asian Carp in the Illinois River

More Asian carp DNA found near Lake Michigan

Scientists have turned up more genetic evidence of Asian carp above an electric barrier designed to keep them from invading the Great Lakes.