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Volunteer Opportunities available at the Dragon Boat Festival this July

Ainslie Kincross and Matthew Brown of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival talked to WTIP about the upcoming event, how to get involv


Gypsy moths can be unknowingly transported by vehicles

Upcoming Gypsy Moth Quarantine

A gypsy moth quarantine is due to take effect in Cook and Lake counties as early as July 1, 2014.


Photo by Joe Houghton via Flickr.

Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program offering counseling and Rule 25 Assessments

WTIP talked to Greg Barnier, the director of Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program, a program that offers drug and alcohol addiction counseling and Rule 25 assessments in Cook County.


Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force promotes awareness

The Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force hopes to raise awareness and provide education.


Slow Start to Shipping Season

With the cool and foggy weather this spring, it’s been a slow start to the shipping season for the port of Duluth.  WTIP host Tracy Benson spoke with Adele Yorde of the Duluth Seaway P


Sheriff Mark Falk

Leaving offce, Sheriff Falk thanks community

It’s been a subdued month for law enforcement and a great nine year ride for the Sheriff.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Mark Falk about his tenure as Cook County Sheriff.


Summer Performances Planned for the North Shore Community Swing Band

The North Shore Community Swing Band will be performing in the area this summer. WTIP's Mary Manning spoke with Kathy Bolstad about how the band has evolved in addition to future plans. 


The Senior Center

Happenings at the Senior Center

There's always events going on at the Senior Center in downtown Grand Marais, and Warren Andersen and Bill Shaffer, members of the Council on Aging, talked to WTIP about some of the summer activit


GM Harbor_Photo from milebymile.com

Guided Walking Tours of the Grand Marais Harbor

This summer, the Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of the Grand Marais. WTIP talked to Molly Hoffman, the tour guide, about these walks.


Grand Portage National Monument (Jvstin/Flickr)

Grand Portage National Monument Update: June 20

Karl Koster is a ranger at the Grand Portage National Monument. He talked to WTIP about some of the events taking place at the monument this summer.