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New Climate Preparedness Support for Lake Superior Communities

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Diane Desotelle - Sea Grant's new Climage Change Extension Educator.)

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Obama seeks $300 million for Great Lakes cleanup

President Barack Obama is requesting $300 million to continue funding a wide-ranging Great Lakes environmental cleanup program in the 2013 fiscal year.

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Mercury levels high in North Shore babies

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with study author and lead research scientist Pat McCann of the Minnesota Department of Health)

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather remains balmy for coming week

The week ahead looks like warm and dry weather through Sunday.

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Family of Dan Schlienz pursuing lawsuit

The family of Daniel Schlienz, who became ill in jail and later died after he was arrested for a shooting in the Cook County courthouse is pursuing a possible lawsuit against St. Louis County.

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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 11

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

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Mayor Larry Carlson discusses two recent city council meetings

The Grand Marais City Council held two meetings so far this month.

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Lodging tax revenues for 2011 are up compared to 2010

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

Dave Tersteeg

Grand Marais Rec Park -- fitness, 'connections' and the big rec and park trade show

The Grand Marais Rec Park pool is getting serious about their fitness workout program and it’s time for the annual recreation vehicle and campground trade show.

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Cook County GOP goes Santorum, DFL for Nolan in the 8th

Cook County Republican Caucus-goers went for Rick Santorum. According to local GOP party Secretary Mary Petz, Santorun garnered 33 of the 67 votes cast last night.