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Lead poisoned bald eagle - photo courtesy of the Raptor Center, University of MN

Wildlife advocates fail in bid to ban lead

In August of this year, five conservation groups, led by the American Bird Conservancy, petitioned the U.S.

Damaged pool roof. Photo by Carah Thomas

Municipal pool work to continue

The Grand Marais City Council met in a continued session on Friday, Nov. 12 to accept the bid of B.M.A. Construction to make repairs to the municipal pool.

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New management in the works for Superior Nat'l Golf Course

The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA) recently appointed a five-member management board to run Superior National Golf Course at Lutsen.  

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Community Center committee calls for architect proposals

The Cook County Community Center 1% Steering Committee met Saturday, Nov.

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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 13

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

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Two 1% sales tax projects take next planning steps

 
The Grand Marais Public Library expansion program and Birch Grove Center outdoor recreation project have been funded with 1% sales tax dollars for design planning.

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DNR seeks comments on area lake and stream management plans

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reviewing management strategies for Grand Marais area lakes and streams and is inviting public input. 
 

Ann Ward unloads a kiln full of bowls for the upcoming fundraiser/photo by Joan Farnam

Empty Bowls fundraiser draws attention to growing demand for food support

Empty Bowls, an international event to raise money to fight hunger while promoting art and community action, takes place at the First Congregation Church in Grand Marais this coming Thursday.


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Road construction is over in Duluth – for now

As of this Monday, Nov. 8, all traffic lanes and ramps in the Duluth I-35 Mega Project have re-opened.