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WTIP News Wrap - Sept. 14/15

The WTIP News Department has expanded its local news coverage and now produces a News Wrap three times a week. 
 

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Mammals begin the process of storing up for winter

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

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DNR creates new ruffed grouse coordinator position

The Minnesota grouse hunting season starts on the 18th of this month, and last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the creation of a new ruffed grouse c

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Superior National future back on county agenda

Supporters of Superior National Golf Course met with city, county and EDA members for nearly three hours last Thursday.

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Arrowhead Electric Coop funded for broadband infrastructure

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $82.4 million for broadband infrastructure expansion in St.

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Weekend News Wrap for Sept. 11

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

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Climate change could bring major changes to BWCAW

Could the boreal forest of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness change to a more temperate hardwood landscape or even a grassland savanna? If so, when?

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Local Fishing Report for Sept. 10

9/10/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Grand Marais council to hold burn pile public meeting

Grand Marais has had a problem with the city’s burn pile. The smoke has bothered teachers and students at ISD166 and at the hospital and care center.

Over 100 international student workers sampled a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner at the Free Church in August

Work and Travel program brings international students to Cook County

Summer brings a lot of people to the North Shore: tourists, summer residents, and seasonal workers.  And for the last decade or so, international college students have been coming to Cook Co