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Weekend News Roundup for May 31

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. County elections filing continued this week. A water resources bill promises more money for the Great Lakes.


Registration Ends Friday for Small-Scale Gardening Class!

Gardening has changed over the years. Growing food used to be our main objective, but there's been a resurgence of gardening on a smaller scale.


Fish for dinner

Clinic to participate in mercury in fish project

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is beginning a study on mercury, fish consumption and  women of child-bearing age along the North Shore.


The Cook County YMCA will be offering programs this summer.

YMCA Summer Sports Programs

Summer is almost here, so WTIP talked with Colette Mueller, the Associate Executive Director of the Cook County YMCA, about the summer sports programs that Y will be offering.


Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Reasons for the Triclosan Ban

Over a year ago, the University of Minnesota released a study showing increased levels of triclosan in lakes across Minnesota.


Moose on Moss Lake

Voices from Poetry Night at the Library

A haiku about a moose, a poem about wilderness, or a poem about a favorite dog...these are some of the poems you can hear from the folks featured in this segment from the monthly poetry


Get Ready for the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival: July 25-27

The 11th annual North Shore Dragon Boat Festival will be held July 25-27.  WTIP's Joe Detrick talked with Ainslie Kincross a


Weekend News Roundup for May 24

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Art Therapy Exhibit at the Care Center

The Cook County Care Center has been working with residents in an art therapy project.  WTIP volunteer Barb Heideman sat down with Kay Rosenthal, Activity Director at the Care Center, and Belle J


Project Fair at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair is an annual event and WTIP’s Martha Marnocha talked to some of the people involved in this year's fair.