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Commissioners discuss county land development outside the city

The County Board met Tuesday and the discussion, not surprisingly, turned to the Dollar General store issue. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Gary Gamble.


County discusses Dollar General, retail development

The topic of a Dollar General store near Grand Marais reached the Cook County Commissoners during a public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs has this report. 


County schedules meetings on taxes, fees and septics

The county has a number of meetings coming up regarding fees, taxes and septic systems. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk



Portage trails also impacted by heavy, wet snow

A mix of winter weather made a big impact on local trail systems earlier this winter.


Local mushers finish strong in mid-distance Beargrease race

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs was up the Gunflint Trail on Monday morning to observe the scene at Trailcenter where the Beargrease marathon had a checkpoint and the mid-distance race came to an end.


A day with Minnesota's Border Patrol

The United States Border Patrol has an active presence here along the North Shore.


Local biomass heating plant faces uncertain future

A long-proposed biomass plant in Grand Marais appears as though it won’t happen anytime soon. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story.