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EPA seeks comments on Great Lakes restoration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking for input from the public on cleaning up and protecting the Great Lakes.

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Water Dropping Aircraft To Be Used Today On Lizard Lake Fire

The following information has been received from the US


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Sunday Morning Update on Lizard Lake Fire Suppression

The US Forest Service has been providing updates on the Lizard Lake fire in the Superior National Forest during the weekend. This latest report came at 10:40 AM, Sunday, August 29.


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Weekend News Wrap for Aug. 28

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

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Fire smolders near Lizard Lake

Smoke was spotted on Aug. 26 by United States Forest Service (USFS) fire personnel traveling on the Gunflint Trail.


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Dog attack reported at Pincushion

On Wednesday, the Cook County Sheriff's Office investigated the report of a 19 year old Grand Marais woman who was attacked by a stray dog near the Pincushion Trail system.

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ISD166 prepares for levy referendum

In the past few years, the way public schools are funded has led to some far reaching changes at Independent School District 166.

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Taconite worker health study comes to Silver Bay

Taconite mining has been part of Minnesota’s landscape for decades, providing a  livelihood for thousands of people, on the Iron Range and the North Shore.  But taconite mini