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Higher Education

Financial Aid Information Night at Higher Ed, Wednesday February 25

Help is available locally for sorting through financial aid for higher education.  North Shore Morning host Julie Carlson learns more in this interview with Kirstin van den Berg of Cook Coun


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Weekend News Roundup for February 22

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. Eagles nesting, moose counted, more kids graduating and hard drugs on Duluth streets…all in this week’s news.


Mary Ellen Ashcroft

"Mapping Mystery" theme for "unexpected" art

“Mapping Mystery” is the title of an art exhibit set to open next month at the JHP.


Chel Anderson

WRAPS watershed collaborartion: why the watershed is important to Lake Superior

Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS is the local response to a pilot project to put together a comprehensive watershed plan for the north shore.


Kids Plus

Kids Plus in Cook County

Kids Plus raises money for youth activities in Cook County, and has a new partner, the Cook County Community YMCA.  North Shore Morning host Mary Manning learns more from Kids Plus boar


Birch Grove in the West End

West End Community Conversation, Wednesday at Birch Grove

Every community offers opportunities and challenges.  This Wednesday evening there’s a chance for West End folks to gather for discussion.  North Shore Morning host Jana Berka learns m


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Minnesota’s moose population trend shows no significant change

Aerial moose survey results for 2014 show no significant change in Minnesota’s moose population even though more animals were seen than last year.


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Weekend News Roundup for February 15

Each week the WTIP news team puts togeather a roundup of the week's news. Mining, feeding deer, the frozen Great Lakes, gypsy moths and much more…all in this week’s news.


Commissioner Jan Hall

Gypsy moths and heavy equipment discussed at County Board Meeting

Big highway department equipment purchases, closing out the YMCA budget and the impact of gypsy moths on the county.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital to pursue remodel plans

The hospital board held a special meeting Monday to discuss moving ahead with building and remodeling plans.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with the hospital/care center administrator Kimber Wraalstad