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Burn pile

DNR has burning permits available online

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding a program that allows people to purchase burning permits online.

Se. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken on WTIPs “Daybreak”

Sen. Al Franken authored a bi-partisan amendment to the financial reform bill working its way through Congress.

Recycle old electronics Saturday, May 22

Waste electronics collections May 22 & June 5

The Cook County Recycling Center in Grand Marais will hold a waste electronics collection Saturday, May 22, from 9:00 a.m.

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap May 15

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.


Undate photo: Old Pigeon River border crossing

Enhanced driver’s licenses becomes law

An enhanced Minnesota driver's license will work like a U.S. passport, allowing state residents to re-enter the United States from Canada. Minnesota Gov.

Speed control sign

City council discusses traffic safety and speed signs

The Grand Marais City Council was brought up to speed on speed limits at Wednesday’s meeting.