Tornado

Severe weather drill on Thursday

Any time of the year severe weather can strike – wind, snow, rain – Cook County is not immune to bad weather.

Wood frag

Time for spring singing in the marshes and blooming in the woods

This is the time of year to hear frogs in the lowlands and start to see wildflowers in the forest.

Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund

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Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the great outdoors.
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A Flying School Bus

High fire danger brings additional staff and equipment to area

Staff and equipment is moving in across northern Minnesota to help as the wildfire danger continues to remain very high.

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Minnesota Women's Press celebrates 25 years

Bob talked Apr. 16 with Kathy Magnuson, co-publisher of the Minnesota Women's Press, about their 25th anniversary and what's ahead.


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Award-winning film "A Sea Change" to show at North House Apr. 24

Sven Huseby, co-producer of "A Sea Change," a documentary about ocean acidification, spoke with Buck Apr. 16.


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Travelin' Times -- Weekend Art News

Saturday is the last day to see the Lake Superior Community Theatre 's production of the "Little Shop of Horrow\rs" at the William Kelly High School Auditorium in Silver Bay.


Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 17

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

Farmland

Points North: Minnesota Wildlife Habitat: Rent or Buy?

When you are young and getting started in the world, one of your first challenges is deciding whether to own or rent a place to live.


 

Walking around Lake Superior?

Bob talked Apr. 9 with naturalists/educators Mike Link and Kate Crowley about their Full Circle Superior Expedition, a journey on foot around 'the greatest lake." They set off Apr. 29.


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Former MLB player Bob Fenwick talks baseball

In a local angle to the all-baseball edition of the show, Buck and Bob chatted with Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick about his major league baseball career. He played for the Astros and th


 

Play ball! Minnesota Twins director of public affairs visits The Roadhouse

Bob spoke April 2 with Kevin Smith, director of public affairs for the Minnesota Twins, about the upcoming season, the new outdoor stadium and all things baseball.


The Angry Trout Cafe has expanded/photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Several Grand Marais businesses expand

Visitors and residents alike may have noticed some changes to area businesses.


John McClure speaking to Tea Party group - photo by Carah Thomas

County Tea Party gathering held on courthouse steps

April 15 is the deadline day for Americans to pay their taxes. It’s has also become the day for tax protesters to hold Tea Party gatherings across the country.

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