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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 30

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A dog kennel and outdoor adventure center proposed for the county.


Kali the dog and her family enjoy trips to the Quetico and BWCAW.

Dog survives roaring waterfall, 10 days alone near Boundary Waters

A trip in the Boundary Waters and Quetico Provincial Park turned tragic on July 4, when a family’s dog slipped and fell into a raging waterfall.


Tennis

Courts resurfaced in time for Fisherman's Picnic tennis tourney

New tennis court surfaces, workforce housing and decisions on the new public works facility. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux


Stage Door: Practice Rooms

'Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.


Lake Superior beach

Water level in Lake Superior high in summer of 2016

The water level in Lake Superior has been notably high and grounds for discussion recently along the North Shore.


Gitchi-Gami Trail Association

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July weekend going out with nice summer weather

Nice summer weather ahead for the weekend, but keep an umbrella handy and maybe a light jacket. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Gregg Frosig


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Two Harbors becomes nearest location to renew driver's license for Cook County residents

Cook County residents looking to renew or be issued a Minnesota driver’s license need to do so in Two Harbors for the time being.


Taconite Harbor "back in the day"

West End News: July 28

The project to pave eight miles of the Sawbill Trail, which has been undergoing prep-work all summer, is finally underway. Mechanical breakdowns and storm damage elsewhere in the region had cause


A Year in the Wilderness: July 26 - South Lake

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Sled Dog Race

County approves mushing camp, youth facility near Pike Lake

A large dog kennel, mushing operation and outdoor recreation business is coming to Cook County near Pike Lake.

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this report. 
 


Amanda Weberg

AIS control just got easier

Washing off your boat and trailer to get rid of aquatic invasive species just got easier. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with AIS Coordinator Amanda Weberg about car wash convenience.


The Grand Marais State Bank

Grand Marais State Bank celebrates 100 year anniversary

The Grand Marais State Bank is celebrating 100 years of service and operation in Cook County this year.


The race took place on a rainy, muddy day.

The Lutsen 19er

Earlier this summer, youth producer Nina Woerheide took part in the Lutsen 19er mountain bike race. She shares her experience in this piece.


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