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  1. Project Aims to Reduce Mercury Levels in Women in MinnesotaRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | WDIO

    The Minnesota Department of Health is working with health clinics to reduce the level of mercury in women of child-bearing age without sacrificing the benefits of eating fish. Minnesota Public Radio reports the department worked with health clinics in Cook County and on the Grand Portage Indian Reservation to sample blood of nearly 500 women for mercury and healthy fatty acids.


  2. John Beargrease's Great-Grandson Takes Over Sled Dog RaceRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | WDIO

    For the first time, a direct descendent of John Beargrease will be the leader of the annual Northland sled dog marathon. Mike Keyport is the great-grandson of John Beargrease, the Grand Portage Chippewa man after whom the event is named.


  3. Border Patrol Officer Appears to Have Fatally Shot Himself in Grand PortageRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | WDIO

    The Sheriff's Office responded around 6 p.m. Sunday night to the Grand Portage Port of Entry. A man working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection was found dead there.


  4. 911 and Land-Line Phone Service Down in Parts of Cook CountyRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | WDIO

    March 7, 2017 According to Cook County authorities, phone service is down for portions of the county. This includes emergency 911 service.


  5. House of Representatives Remembers Two Harbors' BattagliaRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | WDIO

    The North Shore lost one of its longest-serving advocates in David Battaglia, the former Two Harbors Mayor and state lawmaker who died Wednesday at age 86. Battaglia leaves a decades-long legacy of public service, and on Monday, he was honored with a moment of silence at Minnesota's state capitol. In the very chamber Battaglia himself once sat in for 18 years, members of the House of Representatives paid tribute to the former lawmaker.


  6. Perspectives from Day Two on the Beargrease TrailRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | WDIO

    The mushers and sled dog teams on the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon have almost 200 miles under their paws by the end of the day Monday. Most teams had made it to Grand Portage by Monday evening when snow began to fall.


  7. Mushers Off to the Races as Beargrease BeginsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | WDIO

    Last week, race directors, the trail boss, the chief judge, the chief veterinarian, and several mushers discussed whether there is enough snow at the planned start location near Two Harbors and the route leading to Grand Portage Lodge & Casino. The Beargrease began at 11 a.m. at a gravel put about eight miles north of Two Harbors.


  8. Grand Portage Casino Ready to Reopen After RenovationsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WDIO

    The Grand Portage Lodge and Casino is one of Cook County's largest employers, and this year, it will be a John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon checkpoint too. Just in time for that event, the casino will reopen after renovations.


  9. Warm Weather Threatens Beargrease RouteRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | WDIO

    The unseasonably warm weather in the last several days is threatening to force changes to the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, which is scheduled to begin this weekend. Race directors, the trail boss, the chief judge, the chief veterinarian, and several mushers were due to hold a conference call on Monday evening to discuss whether there is enough snow at the planned start location near Two Harbors and the route leading to Grand Portage Lodge & Casino.


  10. Moose Being Hunted Again in Minnesota After 3-Year HiatusRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | WDIO

    A three-year hunting reprieve for the struggling moose population in Minnesota has ended with the planned shooting of 38 bulls by three Chippewa tribes. The Star Tribune reports that the targeting of moose ends a three-year period when state and tribal game managers stopped moose hunting because of an alarming population decline in Minnesota's Arrowhead region.


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