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Weekend News Roundup for January 24

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.


Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center board hears public comment on January 22, 2015.

North Shore Hospital to make OB decision by end of month

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center board Thursday held a lengthy discussion regarding the continuation of elective deliveries and whether or not they should continue to offer this se


Busy winter for the Grand Marais Playhouse

Winter is a busy season for the Grand Marais Playhouse.


Lonnie Dupre

Off the mountain and on the phone: a conversation with explorer Lonnie Dupre

After conquering the mountain solo in January, Lonnie Dupre is off the mountain and will back in Cook County by the end of the month.


WTIP's Deb Benedict and Will Moore with Senator Al Franken (January 17, 2015)

Senator Franken Visits Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for Discussion on State of Rural Health

On Saturday, January 17th Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Al Franken was at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for a discussion with local health care providers on the state of rural health.


Red Cross seeks 'everyday hero' nominations

The Red Cross is looking for nominations to honor heroes – people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, often in everyday life.


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.