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Grey wolf

Wolf reinstatement leaves some without predator control options

Last winter a federal judge ruled to return the wolf to the Endangered Species List.


Child Protection in Cook County

Child protection is a community effort, and locally we have the support of Cook County Public Health and Human Services.


ISD 166 School Board sets calendar

A finalized school calendar, industrial arts expansion news and the Knowledge Bowl Team advances to state.  WTIP’s Jana Berka spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz on Daybreak.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

Update from recent City Council meeting

A possible IRRRB funding package, an update on the District Heating Project, and a proposal for observation binoculars by the harbor .  WTIP volunteer Joey Detrick spoke with Grand Marais Mayor J


Predictions and precautions for 2015 fire season

There’s a prediction that the spring of 2015 may be an active fire season.  WTIP’s Ann Possis spoke with Nancy Larson and Patti Johnson of the USDA Forest Service on Daybreak.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: The Role of Collaring in Moose Research

The moose population in northeast Minnesota has been in decline over the past decade. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, Dr.


The Great Place Project wants to know about your special place

It’s the second year for the Great Place Project, offering mini-grants for places that reflect the unique character and identity of the community.


Commissioner Frank Moe

Commissioners talk roads and radio towers with MnDOT

Septic inspections and plenty of talk about roads and radio towers. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe.


Tower

Commissioners resolve tower controversy – for now

On Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners unanimously voted to support a 180 foot ARMER radio tower for the Cascade tower location.


Chili Cook-Off Winners: "Tip Top Chefs" Julie Carlson and Sherrie Lindskog

Tip Top Chefs Julie Carlson and Sherrie Lindskog were this year’s winners of the 6th Annual International Cook County Chili Cook-Off.