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Border Patrol could be exempted from environmental laws

House Republicans want to give the U.S. Border Patrol unprecedented authority to ignore 36 environmental laws on federal land in a 100-mile zone along the Canadian and Mexican borders.

Cook County Vikings

Football and volleyball post-season home games this week

The Cook County Vikings open Section 7-A football and volleyball playoffs this week with action at home in Grand Marais.

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Weekend News Roundup for Oct. 22

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

Beth Schwarz

School board meets in Grand Portage to talk cooperation

The ISD166 school board on Tuesday met in Grand Portage.

Cook County Vikings

Post season puts winning Vikings on the field and the court

The Cook County Viking football team heads into the playoffs at the top of the Great Polar Red with a perfect 6 and 0 record and a 6 and 1 regular season record.

Library at school

Library set to move back in late Nov.

Work on the new Grand Marais Public Library expansion has gotten to the point where Librarian Linda Chappell can set a move-in target date.

Commissioner Fritz Sobanja

Budgets and buildings dominate county board meeting

The county board met this week and budgets were a big part of the discussion. Building projects were also discussed.

I-35 Mega Project

Mega relief for Duluth commuters

Motorists, rejoice! After two years of lane closures, reduced speed limits and traffic backups, Interstate 35 will soon flow unfettered through Duluth.

Empty Bowls

Art Colony is Touchstone Award recipient

Four area non-profits were selected Tuesday for the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation’s Touchstone Awards. The Grand Marais Art Colony was one of those winners.

NWS meteorologist Carol Christianson

It's Mid-Oct. and there's snow in the forecast (but not much)

It’s mid-October, so we shouldn’t be surprised at snow. It could happen this week.