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Weekend News Roundup for September 21

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. The Duluth Port has a new director, Asian carp continue to threaten, Rep.

Duluth (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Duluth panel discusses sex trafficking in Duluth, on Lake Superior ships

Over 40 people gathered at the American Indian Center in Duluth Thursday night for a panel discussion on the issue of human trafficking and prostitution - particularly of native women and children - i

Great Expectations

Math curriculum topic of discussion at GES

Great Expectations board met this week and among other things, math was on the agenda. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with GES administrator Peter James about tailored math programs.

John Schloot flashes a smile as the historic bear sign is re-installed, Friday, September 13, 2013.

Refurbished Gunflint Trail signs back in place

The historic Gunflint Trail signs in downtown Grand Marais are back in place after getting  much needed facelifts.

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Weekend News Roundup for September 14

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Barrel recovery resumes on Lake Superior, also experts assess the future of the big lake.

Commissioner Sue Hakes

County sets 2014 preliminary levy

The county commissioners heard from concerned citizens about rumble strips on Hwy 61, and they set the preliminary levy for 2014.

Mark Sandbo

EDA and the Small Cities Development Program in West End

There’s a housing survey and workshop through the Economic Development Authority coming up in the West End.

Ann Kiral packs meals for delivery.

Meals on Wheels; more than food

In Grand Marais, the Meals on Wheels program is offered by the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency through the Cook County Senior Center.  Meals are delivered Monday thru Friday with the option