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No Such Thing as a Bad Kid - by Charlie Appelstein

"No Such Thing as a Bad Kid" workshops, April 13

There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Kid.   That’s the title of a book by author and youth care specialist Charlie Appelstein.  Appelstein will be in Grand Marais on


Health care costs

The Artist Fund can help area artists with health care reimbursements

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a program for regional artists that can help them access health care. It’s called The Artist Fund.


Clinic-hospital complex

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is focus for WTIP’s First Thursday broadcast

In a time of high insurance premiums, patients with no insurance at all as well as a host of other health care challenges, can a clinic like Sawtooth Mountain continue to serve everyone in Cook County


Vintage Zenith Portable

Weekend News Roundup for April 2

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories it's been following this week.


North Shore in Autumn by Margaret Carroll

New "Seasonal Voices" art exhibit to show at the Johnson Heritage Post

There’s a new art exhibit opening at the Johnson Heritage Post starting on April 1. It’s called “Seasonal Voices.” Peggy Thompson is one of the artists with work on exhibit.


Snowshoe Hare

Discovering and monitoring wildlife in your backyard

Have you ever wondered what animals are visiting your yard or property? Unbeknownst to many, there are a variety of creatures that visit and even live on your property that you may never see.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack office to open Monday

Eighth District U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack announced that his newest constituent services office in Duluth will officially open Monday, April 4. A grand opening ceremony with Rep.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor: Emergency Services Conference will hold airplane crash drill in city

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson stopped into Thursday's AM Community Calendar.


Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend

Lodging tax revenues for February were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


Healthy Living

Annual health survey does not include Cook County

Generally, the healthiest Minnesota counties are in the southern part of the state and the least healthy are primarily in the north. In fact Lake County is listed as one of the least healthy.