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Se. Tom Baak

Bakk ends bid for governor

District 7 Senator Tom Bakk this weekend decided to end his bid for the DFL endorsement for governor.


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Weekend News Wrap March 20

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

Fishing at sunset

Sen. Klobuchar questions Coast Guard nominee on small craft licensing

Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Thursday questioned Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., the President’s nominee to be U.S. Coast Guard Commandant.


Stations of the Cross by Rose Kadera Vastila

“Stations of the Cross" opens Sunday at Art Colony

During the up-coming Easter season, a special exhibit is being hosted at the Grand Marais Art Colony.


Cook County Commissioners

Commissioners begin discussion of county administrator position

At a special work session Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners began discussing the creation of a county administrator position.


Howling wolf. Photo: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

State pushes for de-listing wolves from Endangered Species list

The Department of Natural Resources Wednesday submitted a formal petition to the U.S.


Cook County Conversations

Boreal Access changes community blog location

The Boreal Access homepage looks different. The “Cook County Conversations” online forum is no longer positioned under the WTIP and News-Herald headlines.