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Local Fishing Report for June 3


According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is that fishing’s picking up as we do a full swing into summer.

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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

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

Ore boat J. L. Block

Great Lakes levels low, bad news for shippers

Water levels are lower than usual in the Upper Great Lakes, which is bad news for the shippers who rely on those waterways.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff reminds residents -- visitors are on their way, so is increased traffic

In his monthly report, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk talked with WTIP’s Jay Andersen about gun permits, summer traffic, graduation and upcoming bike events.

National Weather Service

Tornado in Lake County this past weekend

Believe it or not a weak tornado blew through north of Silver Bay overb the weekend.

Prof. Randel Hanson and students are working to win a community orchard for Duluth

UMD renovates old apple orchard in Duluth

Duluth is vying to win a community apple orchard, and they need the public’s help to get it. Randel Hanson is with UMD’s Department of Geographical Sciences.

Agriculture and expanding population along the shore are two of the biggest issues facing Lake Superior's health

Dr. Gerald Niemi on linkage between landscapes and coastal ecosystems

More than 600 freshwater scientists from around the world are in Duluth this week for a conference called “Big lakes, Big world.” It’s the 54th International Conference on Great Lake

Black bear

Computer error causes re-run of bear hunt lottery

Bear hunters will have to wait a little longer to find out if they've been given a Minnesota bear hunting permit for 2011.

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Weekend News Roundup for May 28

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

The Great Lakes face many problems--including climate change, invasive species, contaminants and more

Duluth conference to look at major issues facing the Great Lakes

More than 600 freshwater scientists from around the world will be in Duluth next week for a conference called “Big lakes, Big world.”