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Reconstruction of Ft. Charlotte by Howard Sivertson

Clearer picture of Fort Charlotte comes into focus

Up along the border on the Pigeon River is a small campground that’s on the site of a once large fur trading complex for the Northwest Company.

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Trapped Bees and Slap-Shot Gnats – All About Pollinating

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Workers on Wheels program starts Wednesday

First Congregational UCC Church of Grand Marais will be wheeling out bicycles for international workers on Wednesday, June 30. Dan Strayer is on the Workers on Wheels committee.

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First Thursday looks at child protection in Cook County

 “Protecting Children and Strengthening Families in Cook County” is the focus of this month’s First Thursday Community Conversation. Tune in from 6-7 p.m.

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Poop scooper finds 'pile' of cash

Steve Wilson, poop scooper with DoodyCalls Pet Waste Removal Service of St. Louis, Missouri, chatted with Bob June 25 about the cash he found in a pile of dog doo.


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"Pelada"--a documentary film about the other side of soccer

Bob spoke June 25 with Gwendolyn Oxenham and Luke Boughen, two of the filmmakers of the recently-released "Pelada," a documentary following two form


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50 years of the Pill in America on The Roadhouse

Elaine Tyler May, author of "America & the Pill," talked with Ann Possis and Bob Carter June 25 about the 50-year history of the Pill and how it changed American culture.


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Weekend News Wrap June 26

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


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Points North: Savor Midsummer’s Magic While It Lasts

It happens the same way every year. Sometime around Memorial Day I take a hiatus from fishing to plant the gardens and get the yard in shape for summer.

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Wildersmith June 25

What a week for the northland. The Solstice sends us off into summer…and we celebrate the full strawberry moon.
 

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Golfers list needs, solicit support from County

Superior National Golf Course needs some new direction, more marketing and an infusion of capital dollars. This was part of the message brought to Cook County Commissioners this week.

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North American Odyssey at the Inland Passage

On Earth Day, April 22, Cook County’s Dave and Amy Freeman of the Wilderness Classroom Organization began an 11,000 mile expedition, traveling across North America by kayak, canoe, and dogs

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