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Sen. Al Franken in committee

Franken bill would improve courthouse security

Sen. Al Franken is introducing legislation to make courthouses more secure.


The cast of Shout!

Playhouse presents Dinner Theater this weekend

The 1960's are making a comeback this weekend at the Harbor Light Supper Club in Grand Marais.


CCHS

ISD 166 public forum this Thursday at ACA

Cook County ISD 166 is hosting a community discussion on the district's 2012-13 budget from 6:00 -8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 9 at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais.


Interstate 35 - Duluth Mega Project

Interstate 35 lane closures scheduled for Feb. 7–8 in Duluth

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has advised that motorists traveling on Interstate 35 in Duluth will encounter lane closures Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb.


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There is snow in Cook County

There’s enough snow in Cook County to ski, snowshoe and snowmobile, even though that’s not the case in much of the rest of Minnesota.


Volks Ski 400 Community Challenge

Volks Ski 400 Community Challenge this Saturday

Established in 2010, the Volks Ski 400 is county-wide event which invites cross country skiers of all abilities to team up in an attempt to collectively ski all 400+ kilometers of Cook County’s


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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 4

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


Low water levels on Lake Superior

Lake level drop is normal for Jan.

The level of Lake Superior dropped three inches in January, about the usual decline for the month, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control.


Fish a likely source of mercury in food

Mercury levels high in North Shore babies

One in 10 babies along Minnesota's North Shore are born with unhealthy levels of mercury in their bodies. That, according to a new report on contamination around Lake Superior.


Sen. Al Franken

Senator Franken discusses wolves, manufacturing, mahnomen

Minnesota US Senator Al Franken talked about the Federal delisting of grey wolves, Minnesota's hi-tech manufacturing potential and mahnomen porridge with WTIP DayBreak host Roger&nb