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Maximizing broadband's potential for the County: community meetings, June 2,3

The Blandin Foundation will be back in town to talk with residents about potential broadband projects.


Many Hands {Sharon & Nikki McCutcheon /Flickr}

new Cook County Youth Agency Coalition

The YMCA is the home of the new Cook County Youth Agency Coalition, or CCYAC (prounounced‘kayak’).


Paddling to Sunrise by Dawn LaPointe, Hermantown, MN

Johnson Heritage Post opening: Fire and Ice, May 29

WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson speaks with director Don Davison about the Johnson Heritage Post and their new photography exhibit ‘Fire and Ice, No Ordinary Landscape’.


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FISH project approaching enrollment deadline

WTIP volunteers Yvonne Mills and Mary Manning, two FISH project enrollees, spoke with Joyce Klees of the FISH project on North Shore Morning­.  The purpose of the project is to help women and


a new season at Chik-Wauk

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is now open for its sixth season.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for May 23

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a    roundup of the week’s top news stories. A wild rice deal reached in the Legislature. Airport runway is funded.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Budget reductions and a new bus garage discussed at ISD166

Proposed budget reductions and a badly needed bus garage. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz about money, kids and safe travel.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital votes against local energy project

This week the North Shore Hospital and Care Center board voted against joining the biomass energy project.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber Wraalstad.


Reducing the stigma of mental illness

"Make it OK" is a campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illness, promote open discussion, and encourage people to seek support wh


Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer workshops offered in Cook and Lake County

The emerald ash borer is considered the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America and to help educate the public about this insect, there will be workshops offered in Cook and Lake Co