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Violence Prevention Center Director discusses abuse and how to help

In the summer, domestic violence tends to grow among residents and visitors alike.

 

Michigan’s Portage Lake Lift Bridge gets stuck

On Wedensday, Aug. 4 at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon the lift bridge between Houghton and Hancock, Michigan got stuck in the up position.


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Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session held in state

On Wednesday, August 4, top Obama Administration officials will hold a listening session in Minneapolis on the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.

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Invasive species continues summer spread

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the pesky invasive species known as spiny waterfleas has turned up in Burntside Lake near Ely.

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News Wrap

The WTIP News Department is expanding its local news coverage and will now produce a News Wrap three times a week.     
 

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Sun storms may light up local skies

The sun may be about to put on a colorful light show and North Shore residents could find themselves staying up late to watch.

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Area copper nickel mining talks shift to St. Paul

Increased trade between Minnesota and Chile is on the table today when Gov. Tim Pawlenty meets with Chilean Ambassador Arturo Fermandois in St. Paul.

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In Full Summer, The Kids Are Out To Play

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