Essay contest winner Will Brandenburg

Cook County Junior wins essay contest

The winners of the 12th annual PBS-8 High School Essay Contest have been announced and Cook County High School Junior Will Brandenburg took first place.


Asian carp

Asian carp control efforts continue

Efforts to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes continue, despite the U.S.


Close up of a snow flea

Snow fleas have an important ecological function

Now that we have some fresh snow, you might be seeing little spots of stuff that looks like pepper. If the spots jump around they’re more than likely snow fleas.


Steve's slippers

Comfort, warmth, and slippers on the Gunflint Notebook

On this edition of the Gunflint Notebook, Steve pays tribute to his slippers.


Sue Futterer, Public Health and Human Services director

County board to review Alternate Work Site plan

Cook County Commissioners will consider a plan that would define the on-site and off-site responsibilities of the Public Health and Human Services Director.


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Why There Are No Tigers In Borneo

This Indonesian tale pits the might of the tigers of Java against the wits of a little mouse.


Morrison family and other Sunday parishioners, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Chippewa City (Photo from CCHS)

Walking the Old Road: The Legacy of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

The Legacy of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church is the second segment in an ongoing series called Walking the Old Road: The Story of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Chippewa. Built before the turn of the century, the St. Francis Xavier Church has played an important part in the lives of the Ojibwe people who once lived in Grand Marais and Chippewa City, including the family of modern artist George Morrison, whose grandfather was a caretaker of the church.


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Art News for the Feb. 6 weeekend

All about clouds -- Travis Novitsky's photo, left, and the band Cloud Cult, which plays at Papa Charlie's on Saturday. Click to hear more.


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Weekend News Wrap Feb. 6

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

 

The Basics of Sleep

An interview with sleep expert, Dr Phillip Westbrook, discussing the basics of sleep.


 

Being Present

What does it take to live in the "now".


 

Being intentional

Exploring how to live more intentionally.


Tofte Fire Department gets a large grant

Local firefighters get federal grant

Members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation have announced that 21 communities across the state will receive $1,444,938 as part of The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.&nbsp


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