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The goals of a North Shore hockey captain

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 7:39am
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The season is winding down for the North Shore Storm girls’ hockey team this year. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story about the team’s captain, Madison Roy.

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Mayor discusses city's timeline for Tomteboda property

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 6:30am
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The City of Grand Marais could move a bulk of its facilities and build new garages for city equipment at the top of the hill near WTIP by the end of 2016. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith-Decoux about the city’s timeline for such a project. 
 

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MNsure open enrollment period ends Sunday

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:16am
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The open enrollment period for MNsure under the Affordable Care Act ends on Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s Rachelle Christianson who serves as the program’s navigator.

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Local biomass heating plant faces uncertain future

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:42am
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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. 

 

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A below zero dip, then more snow and mild weather

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:42am
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A few more snowfalls coming this weekend and a below zero dip, then back to mild weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
 

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Winter photography class offered at Sugarloaf Cove

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 7:29pm

Winter can be a great time for outdoor photography, especially if you know the key tricks for getting impressive images in snowy Minnesota!

Join landscape photographer Chris Sandberg at Sugarloaf Cove for a class on winter photography at 10 a.m. Jan. 30. Sandberg has been shooting at the Cove and along the North Shore for the last 13 years, and has taught adult learners for over 20 years. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome at the class. 

The class will explore composition, lighting, scene selection, overcoming winter issues, equipment, and new software to advance your photo skills, with techniques that you can use all year long.

For more information call (218) 525-0001.

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