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Visitor Center at Grand Portage State Park

State shutdown will affect local DNR services

If state government shuts down the end of the week because the governor and legislators can’t agree on a budget, many Department of Natural Resources services important to Cook County will shut

Radio-collared bear with cub.  Photo:  Wildlife Research Institute

Jackpot set for not shooting radio-collared bears in Northeast

A pair of anonymous donors have put up a $5,000 jackpot to discourage hunters from taking a radio collared bear in four Northeastern permit areas.

Photo by Amanda Slater on Flickr

Wildersmith: Wet Season and Wildlife Encounters

Summer solstice has marked a passing of the baton in our northern half of the universe. The Gunflint territory accepted its departing of spring in a rather damp way.

Photo by Department of Sustainability and Enviorment

Points North: Loss of Our American Soul - Development in the Wilderness

The past decade has brought sweeping changes to the high plains—the Big Empty sweeping westward from the Dakotas to the Rocky Mountains.

Rosemary Lamson - Parish Nurse

Behind the Work: parish nurse Rosemary Lamson

This edition of WTIP's ongoing series Behind the Work features parish nurse Rosemary Lamson.  Lamson is a retired public health nurse, now volunteering her time as a parish nurse.&nb

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Weekend News Roundup for June 25

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Dr. Seth Moore - releasing a radio-tagged sturgeon in Pigeon Bay, Lake Superior

Dr. Seth Moore - Asthma/COPD Relief Project, Lake Sturgeon, and Summer Mentorships

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

Sawbill gets some much needed rain

West End News June 23

As I write, we are experiencing a classic cold and windy three-day June rain.

Titambe West African Dance Ensemble

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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Shutdown could force more borrowing at ISD166

Cook County Schools could face the prospect of more borrowing to meet current expenses if state aids don’t come though after a potential state government shutdown July 1.

Detour sign

Hwy 61 detoured at Split Rock construction

Due to heavy rainfall, the road surface on Hwy 61 near Split Rock Lighthouse has collapsed.

Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center


28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States

Best of Ourselves: Healing - April 30, 2011

Healing means becoming more of ourselves.  


Best of Ourselves: Rituals - April 23, 2011

Rituals are often ignored or taken for granted.  However, consciously partaking in rituals can add meaning to our days. This program is a repeat from 2009.

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