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Significant snow could impact roads Sunday

A winter storm watch has been issued for Sunday morning through Monday, November 5. According to the National Weather Service, Cook County could see snow totals of 6 inches or more.


Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Talking with the mayor about the liquor store, YMCA and more

After every meeting of the Grand Marais City Council, WTIP invites Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux into the studio to hear his thoughts on what transpired in the meeting.


The city and county are reevaluating their contract for operation of the Cook County YMCA building

City requests more information from county on YMCA operations

The Grand Marais City Council met Tuesday, October 30, and had discussion on a number of ongoing matters.


Gunflint Trail

Forest Service shares plans for logging, prescribed burns near the Gunflint Trail

An open house was held Nov. 1 at the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais to discuss the Kimball Vegetation Management Project Area.


PolyMet processing site - former LTV Steel plant near Hoyt Lakes

DNR issues permits for PolyMet copper-nickel mine

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that it has issued permits for PolyMet Mining’s proposed NorthMet mining project in northeast Minnesota.


Wolves

DNR addresses wolf concerns in advance of firearm deer hunting season

This fall there were reports in Cook County of wolves encroaching on hunters, in particular, bear hunt


One of the new homes on Second Street in Grand Marais - Photo by Mary Somnis

Concerns, corrections on Nordic Star homes

The North Shore community has been watching One Roof Community Housing and the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) work together on housing projects for several years now.


Submitted photo

Sex trafficking prevention training now required at North Shore hotels

Human trafficking is a public health issue and a violation of human rights that occurs throughout the world and in communities across Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.


ISD 166 Principal Megan Myers and Hibbing Community College Provost Michael Raich check out the new culinary arts space

School District 166 culinary arts classroom ready for students

Officials who played a role in the creation of the new School District 166 culinary arts area got a look at the new space on Monday, October 22.