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Martha Schouweiler during the 2018 Beargrease. Photo by CJ Heithoff

UPDATE: Schouweiler wins 2018 Beargrease mid-distance race

UPDATE: Three-time defending champion Martha Schouweiler of Irma, Wis., has won the mid-distance race this year.

Lutsen town board gets fire department, EMS updates

The Lutsen township meets the third Tuesday of each month at the town hall on the Caribou Trail in Lutsen.

North House Folk School

UPDATE: North House acquisition of Dockside makes progress with IRRRB grant

It appears North House Folk School is one step closer to obtaining Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais.

Young girl seriously injured at Lutsen Mountains

A snowboarder and young skier collided at Lutsen Mountains ski area at about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, resulting in serious injuries for the skier.

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Update: Shutdown nears an end as federal agencies in Cook County start workweek

Update: Democrats got behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote. The House will have to vote on any measure the Senate passes before the gov

Parking lot in downtown Grand Marais on Oct. 3. Photo by Deb Benedict

Event to focus on flooded parking lot, stormwater management

If you’ve ever wondered why a parking lot floods in downtown Grand Marais or were curious about stormwater runoff impacting Lake Superior, a meeting later this month should be of interest to you

Laker by lighthouse by David R. Johnson

Shipping season comes to a close

Those of us who live along the North Shore enjoy seeing the big ships out on the Big Lake. WTIP’s Sterling Anderson finds out more about the lakers in this interview.

Gunflint Trail

Moose hit by two vehicles on Gunflint Trail

A moose was hit, but not fatally injured, on the Gunflint Trail between Loon Lake Road and Tucker Lake Road, and was reported to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 8:15

Woodland caribou. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Threatened caribou transferred between Lake Superior islands via helicopter

As of Jan. 15, a total of nine caribou were transferred to the Slate Islands near the Canadian town of Terrace Bay. The caribou came from another island on Lake Superior known as Michipicoten Island.

Cook County on state map

Study finds social security benefits go furthest in Cook County

The results of a new study by the firm SmartAsset claim Cook County is the place where social security dollars go the furthest in Minnesota.