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Boaters required to unplug

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is increasing efforts to stop the spread of invasive water species over this Fourth of July weekend.

Male ruffed grouse drumming

Grouse count down, waterfowl unchanged

Minnesota is frequently the nation’s top ruffed grouse producer. But grouse run in cycles and last year was probably the peak in the 10-year population cycle.

Reconstruction of Ft. Charlotte by Howard Sivertson

Clearer picture of Fort Charlotte comes into focus

Up along the border on the Pigeon River is a small campground that’s on the site of a once large fur trading complex for the Northwest Company.

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Trapped Bees and Slap-Shot Gnats – All About Pollinating

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Workers on Wheels program starts Wednesday

First Congregational UCC Church of Grand Marais will be wheeling out bicycles for international workers on Wednesday, June 30. Dan Strayer is on the Workers on Wheels committee.

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First Thursday looks at child protection in Cook County

 “Protecting Children and Strengthening Families in Cook County” is the focus of this month’s First Thursday Community Conversation. Tune in from 6-7 p.m.

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Weekend News Wrap June 26

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


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Golfers list needs, solicit support from County

Superior National Golf Course needs some new direction, more marketing and an infusion of capital dollars. This was part of the message brought to Cook County Commissioners this week.

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North American Odyssey at the Inland Passage

On Earth Day, April 22, Cook County’s Dave and Amy Freeman of the Wilderness Classroom Organization began an 11,000 mile expedition, traveling across North America by kayak, canoe, and dogs