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Twin Metals staff mapping a site

Twin Metals opens Ely office in new building

The new Twin Metals building in the Ely Business Park opened Friday, according to a report in the Ely Echo newspaper.

Ontario fire

Ontario calls in help from the Minnesota firefighters

Two crews and a safety officer from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are in Ontario to help fight the Nipigon 66 fire.  Minnesota has an agreement through the Great Lakes Forest Fire

Listening to the radio, with beer

Weekend News Roundup for Aug. 6

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

WTIP's Summer Intern Annela Rova

WTIP's Summer 2011 Intern Annela Rova has a Rewarding Experience

Annela Rova joined WTIP as an intern for the summer of 2011, and has had a rewarding experience.

Duluth International Airport expansion: rendering

Duluth airport construction will continue with FAA deal

A deal to end the two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration should mean that construction of the Duluth International Airport’s new terminal will stay on track for complet

Spinning reel

Local Fish Report for Friday, Aug. 5

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, fishing is what we should be doing during Fisherman’s Picnic.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Cravaack meetings scheduled -- one in Grand Portage

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack will face voters directly in public meetings next week for the first time since voting against increasing the debt limit.

BWCAW scene

Judge nixes proposed 450-foot BWCAW cellphone tower

A judge has blocked AT&T's plan to build a 450-foot cellphone tower near the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Dave Tersteeg, Rec Park Manager

City Rec Park stays busy through banner summer

It's been a busy summer so far at the Grand Marais Recreation Park -- and it promises to stay that way into fall. WTIP's Jay Andersen has this interview with Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg.

Water clarity testing with a secchi disk

Water quality workshops to focus on landowner participation

Water quality workshops will be offered in the county later this month.