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Weekend Outdoors

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

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Veronica Weadock

Veronica has volunteered with WTIP since 2007, and is a regular host of the North Shore Morning on ThursdayShe served as a super enthusiastic captain of the '


EDA revamps lot prices in business park

How to sell Cedar Grove Business Park lots was the question at a meeting of the Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA), Monday, Nov. 23.


Weekend News Wrap Nov. 28

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 10:00 a.m. to hear the Wrap live or listen on our website at your convenience.


WTIP report featured on national program

 The Environment Report, a nationally syndicated show, picked up a report from WTIP on a Pine Marten relocation project. Check it out. 


As It Happens

Tune in weeknights from 6-7 for a news show produced in Canada that gets its stories straight from the horse's mouth by securing interviews with world leaders, rabble-rousers, bingo callers and deposed dictators. The program has a soft-spot for "characters" and never turns its nose up at something wild, weird, or wacky.


Messages of gratitude from local school kids

We who live on the North Shore and in the North Woods have a lot to be thankful for even during times of economic and other turmoil. The students in Lorelei Livingston's third grade class at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School understand being thankful. What follows is a selection of the poems that were written by students to reflect their gratitude. Thanks to Ms.


County looks into hiring manager

Cook County Commissioners are thinking about revamping the county’s management structure. Instituting a county administrator position has been a topic of discussion on and off over the years. With the passage of the 1 percent local option sales tax, the board is now seriously considering the matter.


NE Minnesota deer harvest down 20 percent

With 98 percent of registrations reported across Northeastern Minnesota, the 2009 deer harvest is down 20 percent from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Homestead property deadline Dec. 15

Cook County Assessor Mary Black is reminding property owners of the Dec.15 deadline to file a Minnesota homestead application.

If you have purchased a home in Cook County in 2009, and occupy the property as your primary residence before December 1, 2009, you may qualify to receive the homestead classification for taxes payable in 2010.


County holds septic hearing

Cook County is in the process of drafting a new septic treatment ordinance.  The state of Minnesota is requiring counties to adopt ordinances based on new rules issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.


West End News Nov. 26, 2009

A dream situation, which almost never comes true, is when the lakes freeze with a smooth surface and the ice is thick enough to be safe for skating.

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