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Erma Vizenor, chairwoman, White Earth Band

Northern MN Bands to split $20 million

The federal government appears ready to make amends for a dark period in Indian relations 123 years ago that took timber and land from six northern Minnesota Chippewa reservations.

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Loyal following for weekly Water Fitness classes

Weekly Water Fitness classes at the Grand Marais Municipal Swimming Pool are attracting a loyal following.  Classes are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 9:00

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New Climate Preparedness Support for Lake Superior Communities

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Diane Desotelle - Sea Grant's new Climage Change Extension Educator.)

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Obama seeks $300 million for Great Lakes cleanup

President Barack Obama is requesting $300 million to continue funding a wide-ranging Great Lakes environmental cleanup program in the 2013 fiscal year.

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Mercury levels high in North Shore babies

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with study author and lead research scientist Pat McCann of the Minnesota Department of Health)

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather remains balmy for coming week

The week ahead looks like warm and dry weather through Sunday.

Dan Schlienz

Family of Dan Schlienz pursuing lawsuit

The family of Daniel Schlienz, who became ill in jail and later died after he was arrested for a shooting in the Cook County courthouse is pursuing a possible lawsuit against St. Louis County.

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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 11

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

Mayor Carlson

Mayor Larry Carlson discusses two recent city council meetings

The Grand Marais City Council held two meetings so far this month.

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Lodging tax revenues for 2011 are up compared to 2010

Lodging tax revenues for December were up for the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.