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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 18

Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major   stories of the past five days. Ely bear researcher loses a bid to collar. Native bands oppose the Sandpiper.

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Chippewa City Church {photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society}

120th Anniversary Celebration: Chippewa City Church, Sunday July 19

Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, known locally as Chippewa City Church, is the site of a celebration this Sunday, with history, music and more.

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Jim Boyd

Chamber to launch new business directory

The Cook County Chamber of Commerce is launching a new on-line business directory with many applications. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Chamber director Jim Boyd.

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Northland Wonders

'Northland Wonders' flower show held July 17

The Grand Marais Garden Club's annual flower show will be held on July 17.

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The beauty of Schroeder, MN

Schroeder Township Monthly: Power Plant Closing, John Schroeder Days, and more

The rest of the summer will be a busy time in Schroeder. WTIP spoke to Gale Ring of the Schroeder Township Board about the happenings in the area, including the Taconite Harbor Power Plant closing.

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Summer showers

Summer weather returns with a few showers

Summer returns to the North Shore, but it may be accompanied by a few showers. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart about weekend weather.

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"Feelin' Groovy" artwork created by Karie Wrich

"Feelin' Groovy" membership drive a success!

WTIP wrapped up our “Feelin’ Groovy” membership drive at noon on Monday, July 13, and we have a lot of people to thank for helping us meet, and exceed our goal of $30,000.


North House instructor Jo Wood offers class on 'Bead Embroidery' July 25-26

North House Folk School instructor Jo Wood will offer a "Bead Embroidery" class on July 25 and 26.

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Tofte Township news

The Tofte Township Board had its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9. WTIP host Tracy Benson spoke with Tofte Township Supervisor Jeanne Larson.  

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"Moon Over Buffalo" opens July 16 at Arrowhead Center for the Arts

“Moon Over Buffalo” is a comic play set in Buffalo, New York, in the 1950s and will open July 16 as part of the Grand Marais Playhouse Summer Festival. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson

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