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Ryan Redington in the 2018 Beargrease. Photo by CJ Heithoff

Ryan Redington wins 2018 Beargrease marathon

Ryan Redington won the 2018 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, arriving to the finish line near Duluth just after 5 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31.


Parking lot flood in downtown Grand Marais. Photo submitted by Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply

Water engineers work to mitigate flood issues in Grand Marais

How to curb flooding issues in downtown Grand Marais and the Lake Superior watershed were key talking points during a public meeting Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Cook County Community Center.


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.