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Blue Christmas Service brings hope in a safe place

The First Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Blue Christmas Service at 7 PM, Thursday, December 6 to serve people who are going through a time of depression or grief during the Christm

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Congressman-elect Nolan talks about his return to the Hill

Minnesotans in the 8th Congressional District have a new Representative in Washington DC. WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently spoke with Congressman-elect Rick Nolan.

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Salvation Army red kettles are out for holiday fundraising

The bellringers are out with their red kettles, the smaller kettles are on business counters and it’s all because of Mary Sanders.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather will be up and down this week

The local weather is in for a quick change from somewhat balmy to colder. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about up and down weather.

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Cook County Go Team economic survey underway

The Cook County Go Team is looking for at least 500 county residents to help evaluate the county economy in a Community Perception Survey.

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Lodging tax revenues for October improve

Lodging tax revenues for the tenth month of 2012 were up compared to October of last year county-wide.

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Weekend News Roundup for December 1

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. An impaired waters study from MPCA, a conversation with Rep.

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Despite snow, snowmobile trails not ready for riding

Despite the recent snowfall throughout much of northern Minnesota, snowmobile trails are not yet ready for riding, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

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Cook County Historical Society featured on PBS North WDSE TV

The Cook County Historical Society recently took possession of the orginal Fresnel lens from the Grand Marais lighthouse.

Mayor Carlson

Boards and committees have openings to serve

It’s heading toward the end of the year and that means winding up official business for the City of Grand Marais.