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Enrollment and vocational programs were topics at school board meetings

The ISD166 school board looked at ways to improve vocational programs at Cook County Schools. The Great Expectations board grappled with the good problem of class enrollment waiting lists.


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The Urban Hillbilly Quartet plays Studio A

Buck and Bob welcomed the Urban Hillbilly Quartet (Erik Brandt, Dave Strahan and Milo Mietzner) in their Cook County debut Jan. 14 on The Roadhouse.


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Community Center project managers propose oversight on all 1% projects

Tom Wacholz, who heads ORB Management, is the county’s choice to be the construction management team for the community center project.


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"Mush For A Cure" may face a bumpy legal trail in the future

This winter the Gunflint Trail will again host “Mush For A Cure,” a 24-mile dogsled event to raise money to fight breast cancer.


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'Basically' an 'epic, no-fail' survey of banished words for 2011

Tom Pink of Lake Superior State University in Michigan joined Buck and Bob Jan. 14 for their annual chat about the list of banished words for 2011. Don't miss this 'aha moment.'


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber January 15th

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.


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Weekend News Roundup for Jan. 15

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


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Isle Royale cultural resource plan comment period ends January 16

The deadline to comment on how Isle Royale National Park should manage its cultural resources closes on January 16.  The park is at the beginning of a process to come up with a Cultural Resource


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Local Fish Report for Jan. 14

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Our fishing expert, Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, says Saturday, the 15th, TROUT season opens outside the BWCAW. It’s already open inside.


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Knight Foundation grants awarded to Cook County Higher Education and WTIP

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation (DSACF) recently announced the distribution of more than a quarter million dollars in grants.  Among the recipients are two local non-profits, WTIP N


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City may be excluded from new community center planning

In 2005 the City of Grand Marais contracted with Burbach Aquatics of Platteville WI to study replacement or renovation of its municipal pool.


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