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Alliance for the Great Lakes Calls for Action on Contaminant Threat

In this interview, WTIP volunteer Veronica Weadock talks with Lyman Welch, Water Quality Program Manager with the Alliance for the Great Lak

Climbing wall at city pool

City to purchase new boilers for the municipal pool

One Municipal pool boiler is what Grand Marais Larry Carlson called “dead” and the backup is sick. So this Wednesday’s meeting was time for action.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to vote on reducing superintendent position

If the ISD166 school board follows through on preliminary discussions, they could vote next month to reduce the superintendent’s  position to nearly half-time.

Lake Superior is in a warming trend due to climate change.

Dr. Seth Moore: Climate Change - Part II

September 28, 2011

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

Mayor Carlson

City to purchase new pool boilers

The Grand Marais Municipal Pool boiler is sick.

ISD166 campus

Big changes may be in store for ISD166 leadership

ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen Thursday morning about some important discussions that occurred at the school board’s Sept. 28 work session.

Underage drinking

County takes first step toward underage drinking ordinance

The Cook County Board has moved ahead for further consideration, adoption of a new Social Host Ordinance.

Fall colors are starting to peak on the West End, photo by Liz Foot

West End News Sept. 29

The fall colors in the West End seem to be reaching their peak this week and next. It’s a decent year for color, if not a great year.

Green Darner Dragonfly

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - September 17th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Minnesota's new poet laureate Joyce Sutphen on 'luxuriating in language'

Ann Possis spoke Sept. 23 with Joyce Sutphen, new poet laureate of Minnesota, about her new position and what poetry means to her.

Commissioner Sue Hakes

County considers a Social Host Ordinance to help curb underage drinking

A social host ordinance, EDA budget requests and good housing renovation news as well as an up date on county bonding projects.

Smoke on islands

Fire containment expected by end of the week

Hundreds of firefighters battling a forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness hope to have the blaze fully contained by the end of the week.

Autumn is in the air

Weather to get a little wet and then cool off

A little rain is expected Wednesday, then the weather turns dry into the beginning of next week.


John Morrin on ideas and purpose behind 'Undoing Racism' workshops

Bob Carter spoke with John Morrin of Grand Portage Sept. 23 regarding the 'Undoing Racism' workshop being offered locally Oct. 3-5, what it's about, and why it's important. John is a core trainer for the workshop, which is offered by the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.

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