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Silver Bay man remains hospitalized after Tac Harbor explosion

A 41-year-old Silver Bay man remains hospitalized at Miller Dwan Medical Center in Duluth after being injured in an explosion Monday morning at Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power plant.


Preliminary numbers show 45 moose killed in northeastern Minnesota hunt

VIRGINIA (AP)  — Preliminary figures show hunters registered 45 bull moose during Northeastern Minnesota's 2012 moose season.

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Weekend News Roundup for October 20

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

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Vikings start football, volleyball playoffs

The Cook County Vikings head into the football and volleyball playoffs starting on Tuesday, October 23.

General Election is Nov. 6

Commissioner explains county Voter ID stance

This week the county board voted not to support the Voter ID amendment. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jim Johnson who made the motion at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Education in Finland was topic for school administrators

Local school administrators attend Dept of Education  “alternative approaches to education” seminar.

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County Board opposes Voter ID amendment

The Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday went on record opposing the proposed Voter ID amendment to the state constitution.

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Sea Grant gets help with invasive species

Efforts by Minnesota Sea Grant to spread the word to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species have received a big lift — a $400,000 grant from the federal Great lakes Restoration Initiative.<