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High water at Rosebush Creek (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Heavy storms cause travel, communication problems

Recent heavy storms and steady, torrential rain are causing communications and travel problems on the North Shore and in the Duluth area.

Commissioner Tony Sertich

IRRRB sets budget and issues funding grants

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board met last week.

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Appeals Court allows AT&T cell tower near BWCAW

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Reversing a lower court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals says AT&T can build a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be visible within parts of the Bound

Rainy Weather

NWS forecast: Rain, rain -- then sunshine

The week ahead holds a lot of rain, then it’ll warm up and the weekend is looking good. WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.

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Weekend News Roundup for June 16

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

Mayor Carlson

A glitch for the Fourth parade

It looks like use of Wisconsin Street is going to require a county permit at $100.

Jodi Yuhasey

Domestic violence can increase in tough economic times

Domestic violence is prone to increase during tough economic times. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Violence Prevention Center director Jodi Yuhasey about domestic violence in Cook County.

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NRDC report: Poisoning the Great Lakes

Poisoning the Great Lakes: 25 Coal-fired Power Plants Responsible for Half the Region's Mercury Pollution

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Projections boosted for copper mine near Ely

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The company planning a copper-nickel mine near Ely has boosted its estimates of how much metal it's sitting on.

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Expect near normal precipitation and temperatures overall this summer

Sunday night’s thunderstorms didn’t dump heavy rains or big winds on Cook County as they did elsewhere. However, they ushered in a cool front after a hot Sunday.