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Pagami Creek Fire stands at 90% contained

The forest fire burning since August in northeastern Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is now 90 percent contained, according to fire authorities yesterday.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - October 15th

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.

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Become a WTIP Youth Radio Producer!

WTIP invites all students in 9th through 12th grades to take part in its Youth Radio Project. Interested in media? Technology? Music? Entertainment? This is the place for you!

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Weekend News Wrap for October 15

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

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Dr. Seth Moore: Alternative Energy, Stream Restoration, and Youth Education

October 12, 2011

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

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Mayor: City supports grooming bike path for snowmobiles

The Grand Marais City Council has again approved grooming the bike trail for winter snowmobile use. That was one issue discussed at the recent city council meeting.


Two local organizations among Touchstone finalists

Nine finalists for Touchstone Awards have been announced by the Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation.


Open burning restrictions lifted in state

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is lifting restrictions on open burning statewide, thanks to the cooler, wet weather.

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Local Fish Report for October 14

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, the fishing has slowed a bit.

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County board to act on Grand Portage law enforcement

The Cook County board met and discussed among other things, ice real and synthetic, budgets and law enforcement in Grand Portage. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Sue Hakes.

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Peter James talks about Great Expectations School activities

Great Expectations School held their board meeting early due to the up-coming MEA vacation.

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ISD166 school board poised to make administrative cuts decision

After nearly eight months of discussion and many hours of deliberation, the ISD166 school board could make a major administrative decision on Oct. 18.

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West End News Oct. 13

 The Cook County Community Fund has produced a document called “A Guide To Giving” which is a directory of over 100 non-profit organizations that accept donations and are active in Co

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Two big game seasons end this weekend; numbers down

Both the bear and moose seasons end on Sunday, Oct. 16. According to DNR Assistant Area Wildlife Manager Dave Ingebrigtsen, harvest numbers are down.

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