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City to use bike trail for snowmobile traffic

Grand Marais city councilors met with the chamber of commerce and snowmobile club on Tuesday.

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December 1st is World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st, is the 23rd annual World AIDS Day. The purpose of the annual event is to call attention to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic across the globe. 

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Sen. Al Franken interviewed on WTIPs "Daybreak"

Minnesota's U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke with WTIPs Jay Andersen on "Daybreak", Dec. 1.


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Isle Royale's cultural resources: an interview with Timothy Cochrane, NPS

Isle Royale National Park has begun public scoping for a Cultural Resource Management Plan (CRMP) and Environmental Assessment (EA), which will address the general management, preservation, publi

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National Park Service seeking public input on management at Isle Royale

The National Park Service is currently developing a Cultural Resource Management Plan for Isle Royale National Park.
 

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Local governor’s race recount goes smoothly in county

According to Cook County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers, the local governor’s race recount went smoothly on Monday with no challenges from either political party.

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County residents may see modest to large tax increases

The so-called Truth in Taxation – or T and T statements hit county mailboxes late last week prompting a flurry of phone calls and emails to County Assessor Mary Black.

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All things snowflake

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 27

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

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Rec Park bathhouse goes solar

Last week a small crew—helped by a crane—hoisted solar panels onto the roof of a bathhouse in the Grand Marais Rec Park. Mark Morgan is installing the panels on the bathhouse roof.