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Make your own Valentine

Grand Marais Art Colony: Upcoming events and activities

You can make your own personalized Valentine, attend a fiber retreat, or plan for July's Grand Marais Art Festival.


Rena Rogers

County to consider new ARMER towers

The Cook County board is being asked to add two ARMER towers for better emergency coverage.  The county ordinance calls for towers no higher than 199 feet.


February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Marybeth Wilkes of the Violence Prevention Center on North Shore Morning. 
 


Catalyst Dance presents "Niicugni" February 7

Catalyst Dance will be returning to the Arrowhead Center for the Arts with a performance titled “Niicugni.” WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with James Everest of Catalyst Dance o


Road Salts: Extensively used, but are they safe?

Winter, snow, travel conditions.  How does the use of road salts fit in?  Their use is controversial, considering the harsh impacts they can have on the environment.


Microsoft

Phony phone scam not from Microsoft

There’s a new phone scam surfacing in Cook County.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about phony Microsoft phone calls.


"Making It" Through Winter: North House skill-sharing series

Animal tracks, mending and more.  North House Folk School offers skill-sharing classes this month.  WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson spoke with North House Folk School program coordinator M


Dragon Boat parade

Dragon Boat partners hang up their paddles

The North Shore Dragon Boat Festival partners have officially
decided that they will not host the dragon boat festival in 2015.


New 'Special Needs Basic Care' program offered through PHHS

Cook County Public Health and Human Services has a new program for disabled adults.


John Twiest

Cook County cyclists complete the Arrowhead 135 ultra-marathon

Two Cook County cyclists recently completed The Arrowhead 135, a winter ultra-marathon in northern Minnesota.