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First ever Minnesota-Wisconsin invasive species conference, Nov. 8-10

Minnesota and Wisconsin have come together for the first time to share resources and information about invasive species in the region.  A three day conference got under way in St.

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County to pursue prescription discount program

Nearly 43 percent of the nation’s 3,068 counties currently offer prescription drug discount opportunities to their residents. Cook County is about to join them.

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Frogs face the freeze in different ways

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist . She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


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October storm: the pluses and minuses

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


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Late migrating birds are in the fall skies

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


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Municipal pool needs storm damage repairs

The October 29 windstorm damaged the Grand Marais Municipal Pool. Jay Andersen has this story on the pool closure and re-opening.


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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 6

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Final election results for Cook County was the top story this week.


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Lake Superior water level down

Lake Superior’s water level declined three inches last month and is predicted to decline another inch in November.  Superior is now 13 inches below its long term average for this time

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Operating levy passes by narrow margin

On November 2, Cook County voters approved I.S