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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


Bull moose

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.


Old time radio listening

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


gypsy moth

Gypsy Moth Quarantine Proposed for Lake and Cook Counties

The state of Minnesota is planning to impose a quarantine to limit the spread of destructive gypsy moths. This will affect residents and travelers in Northeast Minnesota.


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MNsure catching on in Cook County

The Minnesota Insurance Exchange known as MNsure has drawn over 300 Cook County residents to the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for assistance with enrollment.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with the clinic


Ice dripping

Warmer weather on the way

The really cold weather is about to depart and we might even see temps in the 20s in a day or two.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Steve Gohde.


Early radio listening

Weekend News Roundup for February 8

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Forest restoration, Asian carp, collared moose and more…all in this week’s news.


Care giver support

CarePartners offerings

Care Partners has a lot to offer.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Lindskog spoke with Kay Grindland of Care Partners on North Shore Morning.