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West End News Dec. 8

 Mary Somnis sent me an email the other day, calling my attention to a local shopping initiative called “Made On The Range.” It is a website, madeontherange.com – just like it


A missile being tested

Moments In Time: Military Contracts

Rick Anderson grew up in Grand Marais. One day at little league practice, he and his teammates looked up overhead and saw what looked like a missile heading out toward the big lake.


Cook County Dog Mushers, Inc.

Cook County Dog Mushers is on facebook! 

Location

c/o PO Box 69
Hovland, MN 55606
United States
Phone: 
218-475-0121
Brad Moore

PolyMet copper mine timetable slowed again

The proposed PolyMet copper mine in northeastern Minnesota is facing more delays in the timetable to finish its environmental review.


Conductor Bill Beckstrand

Community Christmas Concert: Rehearsals & Reflections

This year’s performances of the annual Community Christmas Concert in Grand Marais drew capacity crowds, December 4 & 5th.  In this feature, WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson talks with conductor and composer Bill Beckstrand, now in his second year as director.  Mark also recorded parts of the final rehearsal and spoke with orchestra and chorus members.


Gunflint Hills golf course

Golf, park entry and reservations around the corner

The city’s Gunflint Hills golf course is going to need more capital money and the Rec Park’s “Community Connection” goes back to the drawing board.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 board to meet on superintendent contract

Members of the Cook County school board are set to meet next week to hammer out a contract for Superintendent Beth Schwarz. According to board chair Mary Sanders the board will meet 8:30 a.m.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather looks typical for this time of year -- but not much snow in the forecast

It’s going to snow, but probably not here. It’s cold, but it’ll warm up.


Low water in a stream

What our local drought conditions mean to the Arrowhead

This year, particularly the last few months have been dry in Northern Minnesota. Dry to the point of drought.


Behind The Work: The Herring Roe Harvest

Joan and Bob Burrows work at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais each fall during the herring roe harvest.

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Photographer: 
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John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Location

PO Box 500
Duluth, MN 55801
United States
Phone: 
218-722-7631
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