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Lonnie Dupre talks about coming off the mountain

Lonnie Dupre is back in Talkeetna Alaska after a third attempt to summit Denali  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Lonnie Monday 4:30am Alaska time.

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Dupre airlifted off Denali

Cook County Arctic adventurer Lonnie Dupre has been airlifted off Denali and is back in Talkeetna, Alaska.

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Duluth News Tribune reports barrels pulled from Lake Superior contain active explosives

The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa says it found still-active explosives in barrels of military waste retrieved this summer from Lake Superior.

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Weekend News Roundup for February 2

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

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Dupre hopes to leave Denali base camp on Friday

The amount of time Grand Marais Arctic Adventurer Lonnie Dupre will spend in base camp is dwindling as plans are being  made to airlift him off of Alaska's highest mountain.

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Cook County Invite Nordic Ski Meet moved to Saturday morning

A weather forecast  for below zero temperatures on Friday, February 1, has caused the Cook County Invite Nordic Ski Meet to be moved to 11 AM, Saturday, February 2, on the 2.5 k

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Dupre has "a day at the office" at base camp on Denali

Grand Marais Arctic adventurer Lonnie Dupre had "a day at the office" Wednesday after returning to his base camp at 7,200 feet on Alaska's Denali.

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CC/SB boys win Centennial Ski Meet; girls take second

The Cook County/Silver Bay boys and girls Alpine Ski Teams took first and second Tuesday in the Centennial Invitational held at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.

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Commissioner talks about fiscal responsibility

Commissioner Garry Gamble spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen about county fiscal accountability.

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Dupre at base camp; awaits airlift off Denali

Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre finished the last leg of his unsuccessful journey to reach the summit of Alaska's Denali Monday evening when he returned to his base camp.