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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

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

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Weekend News Roundup for April 30

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

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BWCAW permits required starting Sunday

Beginning May 1, fee permits are required to enter the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

A drug enforcement dog similar to the one used at ISD166

Random drug search comes up empty at ISD166

Thursday morning, two law enforcement officers accompanied by Kaiser the drug sniffing dog, searched portions of Cook County Schools buildings and parking lot.

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Community Center public meetings are scheduled

The Cook County Community Center Steering Committee has scheduled two public meetings in May for input and feedback on the project. The first meeting is Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m.

Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor reviews latest city council actions

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson goes over items on and off the latest city council agenda with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.

Turn in unused prescription drugs

Taking someone else's drugs can be bad for your health

On Saturday Cook County residents can participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Dr. Sandy Stover says it’s a good idea to get rid of drugs you don’t use.

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USFS wants public input on controlling invasive plants in BWCAW

Superior National Forest managers are seeking public input regarding a proposed pest management approach to reduce the introduction and spread of non-native invasive plants, or NNIP, in the Boundary W

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NWS meteorologist says more snow before spring

Winter won’t go away. It’s expected back today and tomorrow.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Drug take-back day is Saturday

This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.