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Commissioner Jan Sivertson

Commisioner Sivertson discusses recent board meeting

Budgets, biomass, trails and aquatic invasive species, among other things. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson about this week’s county board meeting

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Judy Erickson

Chamber's government relations representative highlights legislative actions

Judy Erickson is a lobbyist with the Legislature for the Cook County Chamber of Commerce. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with her about her role in the 2015 session.

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'PlayCleanGo' event focuses on stopping spread of invasives, June 13

This Saturday is “PlayCleanGo” day – part of a national campaign to educate the public on the risks of transporting invasive plants.

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Cook County Historical Society hosts June 19 fishcake dinner fundraiser

A fishcake dinner fundraiser, several new exhibits, plus tours of the harbor are summer events offered by the Cook County Historical Society.

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Lake View dairy

Judge partially backs local farmer

Judge Michael Cuzzo has denied the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s request to find David Berglund of Lakeview Natural Dairy in contempt of court for refusing inspection of his farm.


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Stage Door - Rose Arrowsmith Decoux

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

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Photo by Umar Nasim via Flickr.

Presenter Jake Hjorth on his upcoming CCHE guest lecture on Islam

On June 11, Cook County Higher Education will host a Guest Lecture with presenter and retired minister Jake Hjorth.

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The BWCA. Photo by Robert Engberg via Flickr.

First ever Boundary Waters Expo starts on June 12

The first ever Boundary Waters Expo will happen June 12 through 14 at the Seagull Lake boat landing on the Gunflint Trail.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 6

Native bands are holding Sandpiper pipeline hearings. There’s unexplained pharmaceutical pollution in our lakes.

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Surveying food waste at local businesses

How much food waste is out there in Cook County?  The Northwoods Food Project wants to know; they are&nbsp

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