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County OKs new fees schedule

Cook County Planning and Zoning officer Tim Nelson returned to the County Board with explanations for some fee increases proposed at a previous meeting.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber July 10

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convience, or subscribe to a podcast.


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Weekend News Wrap July 10

Each weekend the WTIP news department produces a wrap-up of the week’s news. More on broadband, news on the PolyMet mine project, Local Government Aid woes and more in this report.

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West End News July 9

This is a totally different West End News column.

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Fish Report for July 9

GRAND MARAIS AREA
 

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Artist Open House: Liz Sivertson

We’re premiering a new series called Artist Open House.

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Points North: Congress Must Stop Thinking and Start Acting to Protect the Great Lakes

A group of lawmakers said the idea to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking t


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Wildersmith July 9

Cool June passed…and the season of sweating has been added to our time of swatting. July came in hot as a bottle rocket, and the moose and I are none too happy.
 

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Grand Marais couple sentenced in sexual assault case

The victim of sexual assault from a Grand Marais couple finally saw his assailants sentenced in Cook County District Court Wednesday.
 

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Of Woods And Words: Raised On Radio

When my brother and I were very little, our family lived briefly on the edge of the Minnesota prairie. We didn’t have a T.V.

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Biomass energy use growing

Ever wonder what biomass is, and why all the fuss? Well, energy from biomass is fast becoming the new oil, and there’s a rush to get in on the action, and the funding.

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Iowa hunters marry in tree stand

Bob Carter and Matthew Brown spoke July 2 with Kim and Marvin Hunter (yes, that's their real name) about their recent 'camo' wedding in a tree stand.


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