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Cook County, Silver Bay advance in boys' basketball playoffs; play Saturday

The Cook County Vikings will face the Fond du Lac Ojibwe in the quarter-finals round of the Section 7-A boys’ basketball playoffs Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock.

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Grand Marais musher closes in on last day of "Sled Dogs to St. Paul"

Frank Moe, a ten dog team and contingent of mushing handlers are on an eight day trek to the State Capitol with petitions against sulfide mining pollution near the BWCAW.

Dave Tersteeg

Rec Park manager talks pool news

The news from the Grand Marais Rec Park is mostly about the pool. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg about pool news and an early start to the season..

Frank Moe & His Dogs/Cathy Quinn

Sled Dogs to St. Paul arrive in Duluth

Yesterday, Frank Moe and his team of sled dogs arrived in Duluth's Lester Park, marking the fourth day in their journey from Grand Marais to St. Paul in protest of sulfide mining in Minnesota.

Carol Christenson

Freezing drizzle, warming trend are in the forecast

There are some changes coming in the weather.

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Weekend News Roundup for March 3

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

Grand Portage Tribal Council Vice-Chairman John Morrin speaks at the Grand Marais rally / photo Stephan Hoglund

People rally against sulfide mining in Grand Marais

On Thursday about 100 people gathered in Grand Marais Harbor Park.

Ashley Deschampe.

Ashley Deschampe in final eight competitors for national three-point shootout

Cook County Viking Ashley Deschampe is looking for votes in her bid to make a trip to New Orleans for the National High School Three-Point Championship in late March.

Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage - photo by Stephan Hoglund

Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage at Sled Dogs to St. Paul Rally

The Stone Bridge Singers Drum is a group made up of 11 young men from Grand Portage. They kicked off Thursday’s “Sled Dogs To St.

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Lodging tax revenues for January are down compared to last year

Lodging tax revenues for the first month of 2012 were down from January of last year county-wide.