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Get through holiday family gatherings with less stress, more fun

Ann Possis spoke recently with William Doherty, family social science professor at the U of MN, about ways to enjoy family and avoid conflict during this holiday season.


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Grand Portage special primary results posted

Enrolled members of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa went to the polls Tuesday to vote in a special primary election.

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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for October were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.
 

"Best Christmas Pageant Ever" has a cast of more than 50!

The "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" opens Friday

With more than 50 children taking part in the Grand Marais Playhouse's production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," there&rsqu


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Avoiding stress makes holidays happier

The holidays can be stressful for families and stress can sometimes lead to domestic violence.

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Family food shelf use at all-time high

Hunger knows no season, but it can be particularly difficult in winter and around the holidays. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story about increased use at the food shelf.


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Walking the Old Road: Katie's Point

In this segment, the land history of “Katie's Point” along the bay in Chippewa City illustrates how questionable land transactions and county taxation policies significantly contributed to the final decline of the Chippewa City community.


Weekend News Roundup for December 4

Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 4

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week: governor's ballot recount, county tax increases, Isle Royale National Park begins evaluation of c


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber December 4th

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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Judge: Chicago locks can stay open over Asian carp

A federal judge Thursday turned down a plea from five states to order the immediate closure of shipping locks on Chicago-a

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Biomass feasibility study getting underway in Cook County

A study is getting underway in Cook County that will look at using woody biomass to generate energy for local use.  The study kicks off with a public meeting on Thursday, December 9.

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