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Eat for a Good Cause At Cook County Schools Fundraiser

The Cook County Education Foundation hosts the 11th Annual ‘Enriching Academics Through Sustenance’ fund raising event.  Better known as ‘E.A.T.S’, the event is Thurs

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Weekend News Roundup for March 8

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The MPCA hedges on OKing copper mining water runoff.


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North Shore forest restoration on WTIP’s First Thursday

The composition of the forest we see as we drive along the North Shore has experienced dramatic changes -- and not always for the better.


Emerald Ash Borer

Forest Pest Detection Training in Cook County

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the introduction and spread of invasive species across the county.   Early detection is especially important, and forest pest detector tra


Reverend Beth Benson

Meet the New Pastor in Grand Marais

Reverend Beth Benson is new to the community; and she looks forward to meeting you.  WTIP host Mary Manning learns more in this interview. 


Mush For a Cure

Mush for A Cure on the Gunflint Trail - March 7 and 8

WTIP's Ann Possis talks with Sue Prom about the 8th Annual "Mush for a Cure," being held on the Gunflint Trail this weekend (March 7 and 8


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Weekend News Roundup for February 28

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


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Cook County Senior Center Activities

From daily lunches to bus tours to computer access, the Senior Center is always a hub of activity.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Bill Shaffer and Kristen Anderson of the Cook County Cou


Apostle Islands Sea Caves

Large Crowds at Apostle Islands Sea Caves

There’s a lot involved in accommodating unusually large crowds at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsi