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Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Foot bridge moves to park and swimming lessons are underway

The Community Connection foot bridge has been moved to the Grand Marais Rec Park, swimming lessons have started and a memorial tree has been approved in Harbor Park.


North Shore forest and river

North Shore Landowner Workshop Friday at Wolf Ridge

The North Shore Forest Collaborative will offer a free workshop for North Shore landowners on Friday, June 7, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Low temps usher in June

Frost and record low temps across the Northland, but the forecast is for warmer and dry weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.


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Weekend News Roundup for June 1

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. High moose calf mortality concerns the DNR, so does finding zebra mussels in Itasca County.


Moose calves

Moose calf deaths higher than expected

Within days of finishing a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources effort to capture 49 moose calves and fit them with GPS transmitter collars, 22 of the newborns already have died, most killed by b


Mayor Carlson

City saves on bond sales

The Grand Marais City Council met earlier this week; the spent some money and saved some as well.


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CCLEP offers homeowners resources for energy efficiency improvements

The Cook County Local Energy Project offers help for homeowners interested in energy efficiency improvements.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson learns more in this interview with CCLEP administrator V


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioner Martinson on administrators, septic systems and Sentence to Serve

The Cook County board discussed Sentence to Serve budget cuts, a county administrator position and impending septic ordinance. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with county commissioner Bruce Martinson.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff's looking for a safe graduation

Graduation is coming up and law enforcement wants it to be a safe time for seniors.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 25

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.