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Tofte 4th of July Parade

West End News: June 30

As we dive into the heart of summer here in the West End community events are happening thick and fast. 
 


Scott Sorensen holds an impressive North Shore catch

Fly-fishing shop opens in Grand Marais

A new fly fishing gear and tackle shop has opened in downtown Grand Marais. The name of the business is Fly Box & Company.


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Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele talks safety & ethics in the woods

Just in time for the holiday weekend, we checked in with Kurt Steele, district ranger for the Tofte district of the U.S. Forest Service. He talked with Dick about safety, ethics, permits, and much more.


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Renewable energy projects could add many jobs to NE Minnesota economy

A recent report from the U of MN's Energy Transition Lab indicates that biomass and solar energy expansion could add over 2,000 jobs to the NE Minnesota economy. Ellen Anderson, executive director of the lab, joined Dave to talk about the study and the projects involved. You can learn more about the Energy Transition Lab's work here. 


Chamber director talks 'hypothetical' Tim Hortons in Grand Marais

In early June it was announced Tim Hortons, a popular sandwich, coffee and donut shop based in Canada, was expanding its Minnesota market.


Dr. Tiffany Wolf and Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore: Partnership with University of Minnesota looks at Grand Portage ecosystem health

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 


The Our Shores trio

Update on group running around Lake Superior pushing baby stroller

A group of three friends, including one Grand Marais resident, are running around Lake Superior this summer. They are pushing all their gear in a baby stroller.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 2

 Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. New judicial responsibilities in the District. Iron Rangers want Twin Metals hearing held locally.


Citizens' Climate Lobby addresses climate change

The Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan group working to spread the idea that each one of us can help to address climate change.


Frank Moe

Commissioner exits public meeting in protest of 'social justice issue'

Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe abruptly left a public meeting on Tuesday, June 28.


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Anishinaabe Way: "Those Who Belong" with author Jill Doerfler

The book "Those Who Belong: Identity, Family, Blood, and Citizenship among the White Earth Anishinaabeg" by UMD Professor Jill Doerfler, recently won the 2015 Midwest Independent Publishing


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 1

Ten days into official summer and we welcome July. It’s hard to believe, we have reached the month of the Ojibwe 2016 “halfway” moon.


Online voting for Minnesota parks and trails license plate ends July 4

Three entries remain in the DNR’s contest for a state parks and trails license plates.


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Lake Superior pollution is WTIP conversation topic

Everyone knows water runs downhill.


Superior National Forest Update: July 1

Hi.  This is Andrew Gale, seasonal interpreter, with the Superior National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte and Gunflint Districts of the For


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