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Great Place Project announces 13 grant recipients for 2015

The 2015 Great Place Project recently announced this year’s mini-grant award winners. The grant funds will go toward creating great places in our community.

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Brown Bag Lunch series offers Summer Book Club beginning May 4

Cook County Higher Education will be offering a Summer Book Club discussion group featuring several books by William Kent Krueger.

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Dr. Terry Barclay

Community forum on 'Alzheimer's and Other Dementias' April 28

Early detection of Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia is important, in addition to learning more about these conditions. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Dr.

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Stage Door: Parents

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse. It’s a chance to meet the artists...and parents of the artists...involved in our local theater. 

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Vegetable and apple-growing workshops offered through Cook County Extension office

The Cook County Extension office will be offering 3 workshops on growing vegetables, in addition to a May workshop on apples.

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Remaining Isle Royale wolves

Isle Royale wolf population bottoms out at just three

The wolf population on Isle Royale has declined from a high of 50 almost 40 years ago to its current low of three animals today.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with wolf researcher Dr.

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Ham Run Half-Marathon follows "the trail less traveled" on May 2

The Ham Run Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run follow the “trail less traveled.” WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Emily Marshall of the Cook County YMCA on North Shore Morning.&nbs

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"Marketing for Nonprofits" - Brown Bag Lunch topic April 22

This week’s Brown Bag Lunch topic is ‘Marketing for Nonprofits.’ WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Erik Peterson of Bending the Arc Strategies on North Shore Morning. 

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Fundraiser offers potluck and family dance featuring the SplinterTones, April 25

A potluck, a family dance and the SpinterTones – it’s all part of a fundraising effort for the Cooperation Station Daycare and the Explorers Club Summer Youth Program being held at the Art

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