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31st Annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon set to start on January 25

Commemorating the life of John Beargrease, the son of a Chippewa chief who delivered mail by dog sled, the 31st annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is set to start this Sunday. WTIP host


Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

Business Networking Luncheon topic: "Better Story, Better Business" on January 22

Cook County Higher Education is hosting their January Business Networking Luncheon.


Senator Franken

Senator Franken to Lead Rural Health Care Discussion Saturday January 17th in Grand Marais

Senator Franken Will Meet with Local Rural Health Experts As Part of his Efforts to Address The Unique Health Care Challenges Facing Rural Minnesota
 


Sawtooth Mountain Clinic FISH study still seeking participants

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is still seeking volunteers to participate in their study on mercury, fish consumption and women of child-bearing age along the North Shore.


Update on Lake Superior Binational Forum's recent loss of funding

The Lake Superior Binational Forum has been impacted by recent EPA funding changes. WTIP host Joey Detrick spoke with Lissa Radke, U.S.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith-DeCoux

First City Council meeting of 2015 includes new members and new mayor

The Grand Marais City Council just held its first meeting of 2015 with several new members and a new mayor.


On the Nature of Teaching: Sharing and Experiencing

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Commissiioner Jan Sivertson

County Board discusses new administrator position

The Cook County commissioners discussed the next step in hiring a county administrator.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Two new members join ISD166 board

ISD166 held its organizational meeting, the first of the new year. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about budget and new board members.


Louis Plante

Exhibit on history of snow travel at Cook County Historical Society

There’s a new exhibit exploring the history of snow travel at the Cook County Historical Society.