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After 80 years, family behind beloved North Shore five-and-dime sells to new owner

"I think the community, our customers, and our visitors will find great comfort in this transition."

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US Coast Guard plans to close its Grand Marais station by next summer

The plan is to consolidate the seasonal station with the one in Duluth.

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Investigation after assistant principal displays "joke" Gadsden flag during announcements

"My apologies to anybody who was offended by that part of the snake that was on that comic and it's been taken down," Cook County Schools Assistant Principal Mitch Dorr said the next day.

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A few Minnesota newspapers get new owners

Papers in southeastern and northeastern Minnesota have been sold.

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Man rescued after kayak capsizes on northern Minnesota lake

The man had hopped into a kayak to retrieve a boat that had gotten loose.

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Popular Grand Marais bike shop closing for good

Bike shops saw a boost from the pandemic, but it left some without access to inventory.

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Wunderbar Glampground in Grand Marais closes, auction underway

The glampground has apparently closed and a bank-ordered liquidation is happening now.

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Restaurant, two gift stores destroyed in Grand Marais fire

The Crooked Spoon Cafe is among the destroyed businesses.

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Major fire burning restaurant, stores in Grand Marais

Among those affected is the Crooked Spoon.

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Cook County warns cabin owners: Stay at your first home

The North Shore county is worried about its healthcare capacity.

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'Miracle on Ice' player committed, ruled mentally ill, dangerous

The 61-year-old was charged with assault in August.

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'Miracle on Ice' player ruled unfit to stand trial in MN assault case

Mark Pavelich was charged with multiple counts of felony assault in August.

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Grand Marais accused of house shaming over property survey

One responder called it 'tantamount to bullying.'

K-9 officer prevents young man's suicide in northern woods

He was found as he tried to evade a police dog and searchers.

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6 North Shore resorts bought by Minnesota investment group

The investors were only looking to buy one resort, but ended up buying an entire portfolio.

Polygamist cult leader's arrival in NE Minnesota the subject of town meetings

Locals are concerned after the brother of a cult leader bought a large piece of land in Cook County.

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Grand Marais is being plagued by a serial vandal

Someone has been tagging vehicles across the city.

Celebrate the North: A look inside the Wunderbar Glampground

The first in our video series that takes you to Northern Minnesota's hidden gems.

Gallery: Renowned builder is selling his North Shore dream house

Just down the road from the Canadian border, this estate is on the market for $1.45M.

Woman dies after driving off ledge as she checked out vacation cabins

She was trying to turn around on a steep driveway when she went over the edge.