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It'll take some time, but spring is around the corner

Slow but sure. Spring is coming this weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Miller

West End News: April 14

I’m reporting the West End News this week from the far west end, all the way out in Bozeman, Montana. I’m here on tour with the Plucked Up String Band.

Mary Somnis

EDA appoints Mary Somnis as director

 The Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) appointed Mary Somnis as its new executive director.

Jeff and Susan Gecas

Gunflint Tavern remodel nears completion

An extensive remodeling project is nearly complete at the Gunflint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais. We spoke with the owners of the Tavern, Jeff and Susan Gecas from inside their bar and restaurant.

Frank Moe

Mining resolution draws strong comments during meeting of the commissioners

 A resolution brought forth during Tuesday’s meeting of the Cook County Commissioners by Commissioner Frank Moe regarding copper-nickel mining in northern Minnesota will not be discussed as

Rena Rogers

County re-designing website and starts with "e-permitting"

The Cook County website is being re-designed and one of the first changes is the availability of e-permitting.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the county’s Management Information Syst

Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

County board does not move forward with mining resolution

On Tuesday the county commissioners had a full agenda and controversy over a proposed resolution on non-ferrous mining was dominant.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with board chair Heidi Doo-Ki

EDA President Howard Hedstrom

EDA hires new director

The Joint Economic Development Authority has a new director in Mary Somnis and long-time EDA member and past president, Mark Sandbo has left the board.

Poplar River

Development, growth and the future of the Lake Superior North Watershed

This is the first in a five-part series that focuses on clean and sustainable water along Lake Superior’s North Shore.

School News from Oshki Ogimaag: April 13

Nicholas reports the latest School News.

Moheb Soliman

Grand Marais Public Library hosts presentation on "A Great Lakes Vista"

Poet and performance artist, Moheb Soliman talks about “HOMES – A Great Lakes Vista” with WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson.

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Vikings baseball coach optimistic on 2016 season

 The Cook County Vikings baseball team is getting ready to start the season.

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