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Workers on Wheels program starts Wednesday

First Congregational UCC Church of Grand Marais will be wheeling out bicycles for international workers on Wednesday, June 30. Dan Strayer is on the Workers on Wheels committee.

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First Thursday looks at child protection in Cook County

 “Protecting Children and Strengthening Families in Cook County” is the focus of this month’s First Thursday Community Conversation. Tune in from 6-7 p.m.

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Weekend News Wrap June 26

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.


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Golfers list needs, solicit support from County

Superior National Golf Course needs some new direction, more marketing and an infusion of capital dollars. This was part of the message brought to Cook County Commissioners this week.

Dave and Amy Freeman

North American Odyssey at the Inland Passage

On Earth Day, April 22, Cook County’s Dave and Amy Freeman of the Wilderness Classroom Organization began an 11,000 mile expedition, traveling across North America by kayak, canoe, and dogs

BWCAW scene

Forest Service profiles wilderness visitors

Not everyone who visits Cook County heads for the woods.

Fall Lake-Fernberg area

Cell phone tower close to BWCAW is contested

The location of a 450-foot cell phone tower near Fall Lake northeast of Ely has wound up in court.

Don Wilson and Tristan Beaster

Storm over courthouse rain garden subsides

The recent storm of protest over a rain garden on the courthouse lawn has subsided in compromise.

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff Mark Falk talks about local law enforcement

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk visits WTIP each month to talk about local law enforcement happenings.