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Grand Marais Arts Festival

Summer activities on Grand Marais City Council agenda

Grand Marais City Councilors were presented with a number of actions that mean summer is just around the corner.

Sen. Tom Saxhaug

New driver’s license may replace passports at border

If Sen. Tom Saxhaug has his way all you’ll need at the Minnesota-Ontario border crossing is a special driver’s license or ID card.

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Lost housing rehab funds reinstated for Cook County

There was some good news to report at the monthly meeting of the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority on Tuesday.


Se. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken weighs in on unemployment benefits and health care

Congress is back in session and a number of issues are pending, including the extension of unemployment benefits. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.

Camprire

County at record fire danger levels

Campfire restrictions remain in effect throughout the Superior National Forest.
 

Gov. Tim Pawlenty

County loses most of its state aid

Cook County Commissioners had to dip into a special fund to balance part of their budget for this year. County Program Aid and Market Value Credits were reduced when Gov.

Taking down burn house

Fire departments hold burn training

There was a lot of smoke and fire inside a house in Grand Marais over the weekend. It wasn’t a tragedy, but a planned training session for local firefighters.

Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 10

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

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Campfire restrictions in effect

Campfire restrictions went into effect on Monday throughout the Superior National Forest.

AARP Tax Volunteers still at it

AARP Tax Volunteers still at it

The AARP TaxAide Volunteers are still at it, and there are three more opportunities to get your taxes done for free in Cook County: