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Points North: North Dakota may be the next Paradise Lost

About a decade ago, North Dakota hunters, upset with increasing numbers of out-of-state duck hunters, urged the state legislature to pass new restrictions on nonresidents.


Fishing reel

Local fish report for Friday, September 14

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, “It’s been slow up here this past week.”


Fire danger continues

Official USFS information on Knife Lake fire conditions

About 6: 10 PM, Thursday, East Zone Fire  Management  Officer Patti Johnson of the US Forest Service released the following official information about the Knife  Lake Fire.


Fire danger continues

Small wildfires cause closing of some areas in BWCAW

A series of small wildfires are currently burning in or adjacent to northern parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  In light of this fire activity and projected weather, the US Fore


Mayor Carlson

City sets levy and community center strategy

The Grand Marais City Council met to set the preliminary 2013 levy as well as discuss strategies for meeting with the county board on their community center participation.


Knife Lake fire from the air

Wilderness Fire Updates -- Thursday, Sept. 13

The US Forest Service says aerial suppression efforts and fire crews are being used today to fight two small fires in the Gunflint and Tofte districts of the Boundary Waters.


Cook County Higher Education

Where: 
Third Street and Third Avenue, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm

Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events.

Fire danger continues

Ontario fire causes smoke, ash over Upper Gunflint Trail; small fire at south edge of BWCA

The US Forest Service reported at 5:25 PM, Wednesday, that the fire burning within a quarter mile of the northern shore of Knife Lake near Emerald Lake in Ontario is causing smoke again in the


Hovland Post Office

Some area post offices to see reduced hours

Many small rural post offices will see their window hours cut to as few as four per day by the first of the year.


Blue Water Cafe

Location

20 W Wisconsin Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
Phone: 
218-387-1597
Communication

“Building Assets for Kids” -- September's First Thursday on WTIP

Do your kids talk to you? Bring their concerns home? Do you listen? If so, that’s good news. If not, why not?


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New collaboration between Google & U of MN lets you visit Antarctica without leaving home

Brad Herried, cartographer & web developer at the U of MN Polar Geospatial Center, chatted with Buck Sept. 7 about the new joint project with Google that allows people to see special places in the Antarctic and Arctic without ever leaving home. The pic at left shows Brad capturing Google Street View imagery at the South Pole November 2011. Click here to go to the Street View page where this shot was taken.


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Am. Diabetes Assoc. Midwest state advocacy director Jim McGowan on diabetes prevention

Bob chatted Sept. 7 with Jim McGowan, Midwest state advocacy director for the American Diabetes Association, about the epidemic of diabetes and obesity, and what can be done to prevent and manage diabetes. Jim is also a musician who was here to perform at Cascade Lodge Pub in Lutsen, and he combined his two passions by writing and performing the "Stop Diabetes Blues."


Dr. Leonard Sax

Author-speaker Leonard Sax here in October.

Dr. Leonard Sax is a psychologist and family physician.


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